Tag Archives: Sydney Dance Company

Beasts in the wilderness, spirits in flight: SDC’s new double bill

Wildebeest, Sydney Dance Company, photo © Pedro Greig

We’re edging closer to the third decade of the 21st century but as the year 2020 approaches we seem to

The long and short of a dancer’s career in Australia

Fiona Jopp

News of the imminent departure of two Sydney Dance Company dancers made me think about the small number of jobs

Dancing in the shadows and playing with pomposity

Cacti, Sydney Dance Company, photo © Peter Greig

First impression of Rafael Bonachela’s new work, Lux Tenebris: Tribal clusters struggling to escape confined spaces. It’s hard to tell,

Farewell to Andris Toppe, dancer, choreographer, friend and colleague of so many in the Sydney Dance Company and The Australian Ballet

Andris Toppe

Andris Toppe has died in Melbourne at the age of 71, having being diagnosed with advanced cancer in early January.

Alexander Ekman, from Cacti to the Cow

Alexander Ekman, photo © Peter Greig

Next Friday, 26 February, Alexander Ekman’s box office hit, Cacti, is opening in both Wellington and Sydney, with a premiere

2016: The past, the present, and a very big challenge of the future

A hundred years ago the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway with Bachelor Days, a vaudeville show that included a song

Conform, Progress, Tempt, Regret: New Breed’s quartet in its second year

Richard Cilli and Petros Treklis, Sydney Dance Company New Breed, Conform, choreography Kristina photo © Peter Greig

Conform is one of the most powerful dance works of the year, lingering in the mind long after the performance

Kristina Chan’s exceptional new work, Conform

Confirm, Sydney Dance Company's New Breed, choreography Kristina Chan, photo © Peter Greig

At Sydney’s Carriageworks in Sydney last evening, the premiere of Kristina Chan’s Conform, was one of the most powerful new

Today, more than a thousand people gathered together to honour the life of Ken Crichton

Dr Ken Crichton

Dr Ken Crichton, a great friend of the Australian dance community, has died just 10 days before his 60th birthday.

Triptych: Where everything’s in three part harmony

Sydney Dance Company, Triptych, Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, David Mack and Jesse Scales, photo © Peter Grieg

Triptych is the most satisfying production staged by the Sydney Dance Company since Rafael Bonachela took the artistic director’s reins