DANCE

Dance Rites shares and preserves First Nations culture for all

Culture, traditional dance and language will pump through the veins and into the heart of Sydney this month with the return of Australia’s fifth...

Aboriginal acrobat flips into the spotlight at Circus Oz

Circus Oz Big Top returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Victoria to premiere their latest creation, Aurora. One member of the Circus Oz cast...

Laughter and deep reflection go hand in hand in this unique performance

My Urrwai is a funny, unique & intimate show created by Deadly Funny Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award winner Ghenoa Gela Sponsored: Ghenoa reflects on...

New dancing ground on Darkinjung country

NAISDA Dance College has just celebrated the opening of Nhangara Barayi—a dancing ground linked to learning, community and storytelling. The opening took place on Darkinjung...

Kutcha Edwards to perform during NAIDOC Week at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

We acknowledge the Bunurong / Boon Wurrung Peoples, Traditional Custodians of the land on which Koolin-ik ba Kirrip-buluk (family and friends) event is held...

It’s both harrowing and full of laughter: see the dance shaped by young people in custody

Dance. It has the power to improve memory and mood. To this effect, it’s being utilised as part of a project to engage young...

Kokatha woman appointed to helm of Bangarra

Bangarra Dance Theatre has appointed Indigenous dancer and choreographer Frances Rings as its inaugural Associate Artistic Director. Ms Rings is a Kokatha woman from South...

Are you a Torres Strait dance team after funding?

An invitation has been extended for Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area dance teams to submit applications for funding to perform at the 2019...

Sixteen Indigenous dancers soon en route to Big Apple

Some of Australia’s most talented First Nations dancers and performers are heading to New York. Sixteen artists will join those from the United States and...

Dance off keeps lore alive in Sydney spectacular

Internationally acclaimed dance troupe, the Nunukul Yuggera, has won this year’s Dance Rites competition at the Sydney Opera House. The dancers from Queensland took out...

New dancers set to make their debut

The two newest dancers to join the celebrated Bangarra Dance Theatre in Sydney come from opposite ends of the country. Lillian Banks is a Yawuru...
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