Infectious beats and bold visuals fuse with breathtaking physicality as celebrated Bulareyaung Dance Company perform tiaen tiamen Episode 1 for the first time beyond the shores of Taiwan.
SA arts & culture news in brief: Australian Dance Theatre’s Daniel Riley to perform in a special return season of Tracker, Adelaide Fringe announces the first recipients of its 2024 grants, and a picnic to celebrate 35 years of Young Adelaide Voices.
If you love a tutu spectacular, you’ll love The Australian Ballet’s new production of Swan Lake with dancers swathed in a river of tulle accompanied by the music of Tchaikovsky played by our top orchestras.
Yuldea tells a powerful story of survival through an alchemical union of movement, vision, music and spirit that elevates this production from mere performance to sacred ceremony
Specially commissioned for Illuminate Adelaide, Restless Dance Theatre’s immersive production invites audiences to step into a liminal space where spinning reflections and plays of light open up a multitude of surprising new perspectives.
This intensely physical stage work created by a collection of independent artistic collaborators is – at its highest points – made hypnotic through the use of some genuinely original devices and ideas.
From the divine elegance of Rafael Bonachela’s I Am-ness to the wild explosion of Antony Hamilton’s Forever & Ever, this triple bill is a vibrant celebration of contemporary dance forms and what they have to say about the origins of dance.
If you’ve never seen Canadian dance theatre company Kidd Pivot, you’ve never seen anything like Revisor. This is the type of ground-breaking work that only happens once in a generation.
Australian Dance Theatre’s Tracker is a powerful evocation of the life of artistic director Daniel Riley’s great-great uncle, Alec “Tracker’ Riley, through an ambitious blend of contemporary dance, theatre, and ceremony.
Christian Spuck’s imaginative and memorable take on Verdi’s Requiem was enthusiastically received by the opening night audience, with his choreography with Ballett Zürich reinforcing the work’s power.
In this generous work-in-progress season, First Nations-led dance company Karul Projects is not only sharing its creative process, but also inviting audiences to engage in an achingly-long-overdue ceremony. ★★★★
A mesmerising, immaculate contemporary dance production overflowing with emotional resonance, the Australian debut of Taiwanese company Hung Dance’s internationally acclaimed work is a Fringe gem of heart-stirring beauty. ★★★★★
Gabrielle Nankivell’s collaborative and immersive project weaves an uncanny, endearing and unforgettable portrait of a place made more real by the unreal.
The invasion of their homeland both haunts and propels a displaced group of Ukrainian ballet dancers who will showcase their culture and strength to Adelaide audiences with their touring production of Swan Lake.
Choreographer and filmmaker Sue Healey is blending her two areas of expertise – while adding the challenge of a live broadcast from Robe’s rugged coastal cliffs – to pay homage to a story of migrant hardship and tenacity.
In his first major work for Australian Dance Theatre, artistic director Daniel Riley detonates the truth bomb that is SAVAGE, blowing apart the systems of confusion and obfuscation that imprison us all.
Around 200 performers, including 36 dancers from Switzerland’s largest professional ballet company, will feature in the 2023 Adelaide Festival centrepiece: choreographer Christian Spuck’s epic production of Verdi’s Messa da Requiem.
Australian Ballet artistic director David Hallberg cleverly combines sections from three of history’s most physically challenging ballets to create a perfectly executed snapshot of the form’s evolution.