Artists

Dance is a playground for injuries but what if you’re told you have 18 months at most to live? Ian Knowles conquered brain cancer to found the Inspired Dance Film Fest Australia (IDFFA) and IDFFA Schools Festival.

Three major injuries would make any average human being rethink a career that depended on one's body. Dancers are not average human beings.

Eliza Cooper, artistic director of Sydney Experimental Arts Ensemble, remembers her time at Sydney Dance Company's Pre-Professional Year.

Every dancer will work their way through injuries during their career – sprains, strains, twists and tears. But some dancers conquer major setbacks. This series provides glimpses into what it takes to come back.

The Spring issue of 'Dance Australia' features our annual pullout Full-Time Studies Guide, which includes inspiring personal accounts by graduates of their study experience. Read Libby Rose Niederer, a company artist with the Queensland Ballet, as she looks back on her student days.

The next issue of 'Dance Australia' features our annual pullout Full-Time Studies Guide, including inspiring personal accounts by graduates of their study experience. In this sneak peek, professional choreographer LUCAS JERVIES looks back on his time as a student at the Australian Ballet School.

The blood-sucking vampire is about to stalk the West Australian Ballet’s stage again. Karen van Ulzen talks to the ballet's creator, Krzyzstof Pastor.

Meet Martelle Cho, now dancing with Norwegian Ballet 2.

Choosing to dance is choosing to be taught that life can be hard and is not always fair. But it is also choosing to experience something unique and remarkable. How can you not? Dimitri Kleiroris had to.

Emily Molnar was supposed to come to Sydney with BalletBC in June, and we took the chance to interview her for 'Dance Australia'. Then she was announced the new director of NDT.

Dance will wait patiently for you to find it because it knows that is inevitable for those it has chosen. Here is how Sydney Dance Company dancer, Jacopo Grabar, found dance.

The joy of dance isn’t complicated. But life is and building a life in dance, even more so. Here is why Sydney Dance Company dancer, Victor Zarallo, has.

Kelly is presenting his dance work, 'Silence', in the Brisbane Festival this year.

Mia Heathcote is very used to being asked if she had any choice in her career. As the daughter of former dancers with the Australian Ballet, Kathy Reid and Steven Heathcote, it is assumed that her destiny was decided for her.

Australian Kiely Groenewegen is lapping up life in the Big Apple.

Geraldine Higginson chats to Jade Wood and Marcus Morelli, two rising stars of The Australian Ballet.