Tag Archives: Gideon Obarzanek

Hannah O’Neill joins the elite of the Prix Benois de la danse

Hannah O'Neill, Paquita, Paris Opera Ballet, photo © Laurent Philippe

The annual Prix Benois de la danse held at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, is a northern hemisphere event. So it’s

To Life! Sydney Dance Company takes a step away from the dark side

If you’ve never attended a Jewish wedding it’s hard to visualise the power of the Hora, danced by the wedding

Sydney Dance Company in 2014

Charmene Yap and Andrew Crawford, Raw Models, photo ©  Wendell Teodoro

For the Sydney Dance Company’s 2014 season, the artistic director, Rafael Bonachela, has commissioned new works by the Greek choreographer,

A place of solitude and dreams: Jacob’s Pillow celebrated in an inspiring new documentary

A 2006 performance on the Inside/Out stage at Jacob's Pilllow, photo © Christopher Duggan

Never Stand Still, a film about a dance festival, launched the Spring Dance festival in Sydney this week. It’s a

An infinite array of storms, swans and stars

Ella Havelka and Jake Mangakahia in Warumuk, photo © Jeff Busby

In 1996, the last year of her artistic directorship of the Australian Ballet, Maina Gielgud programmed a triple bill of

Kristian Fredrikson scholarship won by Anna Cordingley

Witch's costume for Macbeth, Bell Shakespeare Company, 2012

The Melbourne based designer Anna Cordingley has been awarded the 2012 Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship for Design in the Performing Arts.

High hopes for the new year

Happy New Year

I’m anticipating a happy new dance year with the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Australian Ballet, the 60th anniversary of

Australian Ballet reveals its 50th anniversary program

Lucinda Dunn and Robert Curran, Onegin,  photo © Georges Antoni

The Australian Ballet began its life in Sydney at Her Majesty’s Theatre in 1962. But 50 years on, Melbourne will

Dutch choreographer to succeed Obarzanek at Chunky Move

Anouk van Dijk

Anouk van Dijk is to be the next artistic director and chief executive of Chunky Move, succeeding the founding artistic