Tag Archives: Natalie Weir

Snow White vs the Evil Stepmother, danced to Mahler and designed by Gaultier

Snow White and the Prince, Snow White, Ballet Preljocaj

Cinderellas and Snow Queens, we’ve had a few. Sleeping Beauties, more than a few. But Snow Whites? Very few. The

The Helpmann Awards’ shortlist for Dance

Chloe Yeong and Sam Young Wright, Quintett, Sydney Dance Company, photo © Peter Greig

This year’s big favourite so far for the Helpmann dance awards is the Sydney Dance Company with six nominees across

A magic carpet ride through 2015

2015

I would, if I could, take a magic carpet ride to several continents and at least a dozen theatres to

Dance nominees in the Helpmann Awards, 2014

The Bright Stream, Maria Alexandrova as Zina, Bolshoi Ballet, photo © Damir Yusupov

The dance panel for the Helpmann Awards 2014 has shortlisted four works for Best Ballet or Dance Work, and in

Memories of the year that was, hopes for the year to come

Isabella Boylston, Swan Lake, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

Looking backwards before glimpsing forward, the two highlights of the Australian dance year were the season of the Paris Opera

A dance–a-thon with some X factor moments

Justine Summers and Steven Heathcote in Sweedeedee photo © Lynette Wills

Jirí Kylián founded Nederlands Dans Theatre III in 1991 for dancers aged 40 and over. It no longer exists, more’s

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

Natalie Weir’s big night

Where the Heart Is

The artistic director of Queensland’s Expressions Dance Company picked up two major awards at the Helpmann Awards at the Sydney