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Arts Hub Dance Massive Diary – Cockfight

The Farm’s Cockfight Meat Market, North Melbourne 24-26 March 3 ½ stars Intergenerational tensions and masculine insecurities are explored with dramatic physicality in Cockfight, a dance theatre piece created by Gold Coast company The Farm in association with NORPA and Performing Lines. Set in a mundane office, the work sees Gavin Webber (co-director) and Joshua Thomson (co-director/set …

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Divercity review: Following different paths through time and space – The Age

DANCE DIVERCITY ★★★ Mariaa Randall Arts House, North Melbourne Until March 26 Before the performance of Divercity begins, choreographer Mariaa Randall invites audience members who identify as women onto the stage. There, we learn different Aboriginal words that translate as “girl” or “woman”. The context is clearly laid out through this simple sharing of language: Divercity explores the story of women and …

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Dance Massive diary 2017

ArtsHub’s series of snapshot reviews of work presented as part of Dance Massive. Like any arts festival, Melbourne’s contemporary dance festival Dance Massive is best explored by diving in headfirst. Seeing an array of works gives greater perspective on the program, and keener awareness of the choreographic trends and concerns on show. The main drawback …

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Open Studios program | Ausdance Victoria & Abbotsford Convent Foundation

Ausdance Victoria and the Abbotsford Convent Foundation are delighted to present a series of special showings at the Abbotsford Convent as part of the Open Studios program. These showings welcome artists whose work is site specific, responsive or sits outside traditional performance venues. The showings may inspire and provide insight into the making process, the …

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CALL OUT FOR VOLUNTEERS – YOUNG LEADERS

BE PART OF DANCE MASSIVE 2019 Seeking 30 young dance leaders to be part of an epic outdoor performance Chunky Move is looking for dynamic, confident and articulate individuals who are passionate about dance and getting people dancing. Young leaders will be mentored and supported in the role by a team of professional artists including Alice …

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Open Studios – New Works | Ausdance Victoria

Ausdance Victoria’s Open Studios – New Works is a program of open showings that provides the opportunity for dance artists and choreographers from all state and territories in Australia to present Contemporary Dance work-in-progress to audiences and producers in the informal and intimate surrounds of Chunky Move Studios in Melbourne, Victoria. Call for Applications The …

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Open Studios program | Ausdance Victoria & Abbotsford Convent Foundation

Ausdance Victoria and the Abbotsford Convent Foundation are delighted to present a series of special showings at the Abbotsford Convent as part of the Open Studios program. These showings welcome artists whose work is site specific, responsive or sits outside traditional performance venues. The showings may inspire and provide insight into the making process, the …

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CALL OUT FOR VOLUNTEERS – YOUNG LEADERS

BE PART OF DANCE MASSIVE 2019 Seeking 30 young dance leaders to be part of an epic outdoor performance Chunky Move is looking for dynamic, confident and articulate individuals who are passionate about dance and getting people dancing. Young leaders will be mentored and supported in the role by a team of professional artists including Alice …

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Open Studios – New Works | Ausdance Victoria

Ausdance Victoria’s Open Studios – New Works is a program of open showings that provides the opportunity for dance artists and choreographers from all state and territories in Australia to present Contemporary Dance work-in-progress to audiences and producers in the informal and intimate surrounds of Chunky Move Studios in Melbourne, Victoria. Call for Applications The …

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