Tag Archives: Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom’s sweet and simple story falls under the weight of ornamentation

Strictly Ballroom, flashback scene, photo © Douglas Kirkland

In Baz Luhrman’s Strictly Ballroom, every actor and dancer on stage gives their best, as professionals always do. But their

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

Keith and Colin: it was all strictly ballroom – in the beginning

Keith Bain & Coralie Hinkley in Central Australian Suite by Bodenwieser, 1957. Photo © Max Dupain

The tributes and obituaries for Keith Bain, who died on July 4, show once more how ballroom dancing was such