Artists

The word “independent” seems so powerful. It suggests agency, self-sufficiency and freedom. Susan Bendall gains an insight into how it is possible to survive when you go it alone.

The Australasian Dance Collective will stage the Australian premiere of Hofesh Shechter's 'Cult' in Brisbane next week. The famous choreographer spoke to Susan Bendall about his affection for this early work and his trust in Amy Hollingsworth.

Australian Ballet soloist Nathan Brook is this year's winner of the Telstra Ballet Dancer of the Year Award.

Choosing a new career after retiring from dance can be difficult, but Chantel Roulston loves being a Pilates instructor as much as she loved being a dancer.

Natalie Allen chats about Julia Gillard and representing THAT speech in dance.

Australian Ballet Resident Choreographer Alice Topp talks to Dance Australia's Emma Sandall about the challenges a ballerina faces in finding her creative voice. Enjoy!

Chris Horsey is the choreographer for 'Wakefield', the new Australian television psychological mystery series. He discusses his next big ideas with Sally Clark.

Caterina Mete gives Susan Bendall the wobble on a being a wiggle.

Demand for pointe shoes in a wider range of skin tones is growing. Taylor Venter explores the issue and its relation to diversity in ballet.

'Dance Australia' caught up with the choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, and found out what it was like auditioning and staging the show via virtual technology from New York.

Early in 2020 Sara Ouwendyk did what thousands of dancers before her have done – she set off on an overseas audition tour. She chose the wrong year.

Shannon Burns was a dancer in Opera Australia’s first ‘La Traviata’ on Sydney Harbour in 2012. Now she is the choreographer. We asked her about auditioning this year’s production, which is now in full swing after being cancelled last year.

Lewis Major is an award-winning independent choreographer, producer and creative entrepreneur.

Your chance to livestream this beautiful work by Australian choreographer Craig Davidson, performed by Junior Ballett Zurich.

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 Kleioris had to.

A dance company in Canberra? It has Michelle Potter's vote.