Monthly Archives: January 2014

2014 Prix de Lausanne finalists

Look out Japan, Brazil is catching up! There were seven candidates from Brazil selected for the Prix and four are

Dancing on the Pier

I was asked recently to write about the home of Sydney Dance Company and its history on Pier 4 at

“C’est ma vie”: Scenes from the life of Serge Lifar, creator of Suite en Blanc

Serge Lifar called his Suite en Blanc “a true parade of étoiles” and stars the dancers must be to navigate

Muntagirov quits English National Ballet to become the youngest male principal at the Royal Ballet

When Wayne Eagling was artistic director of English National Ballet he feared that the young dancer he mentored, Vadim Muntagirov,

The tale of Mary Poppins has hula-hoop king in a spin

At the end of last month, via dancelines, I had a message from Mat Plendl, who, at the age of

Forklift: dream time in the wee small hours

CarriageWorks is the ideal location for Kage’s new work, Forklift, in which three women and a 2.5 tonne forklift interact

New year news from the Australian Ballet

Tim Harbour has become the new resident choreographer at the Australian Ballet. A former senior artist with the company he

The beauty of balance

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”: Albert Einstein. Balance. Everybody needs it,

David Lichine’s Australian years with and without Borovansky

The audience at Sydney’s Theatre Royal was thrilled to see the glamorous Ballets Russes’ star for the first time. The