Trained: National College of Dance, Newcastle Now: Trainee at Alonzo King Lines Ballet, San Francisco

Ukrainian-born Natalia Kusch, on tour as Aurora in 'The Sleeping Beauty', tells of her grief for her homeland.

Studied: Queensland Ballet Academy Now: Queensland Ballet Young Artist

Studied: Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year 2014. Now: Freelance, various projects

Studied: The Conlan College Now: Second year, WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts)

Studied: Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne Presently: The Project Space Resident Artist

Belle Beasley meets the dynamic duo driving this central Australian dance organisation.

Studied: New Zealand School of Dance Now: Dancenorth Australia

Trained: Transit Dance Contemporary, Melbourne Now: Dancenorth Australia

Studied: The Australian Ballet School Now: Artistic teacher at The Australian Ballet School

Studied: The National Ballet School Now: Company Artist with Queensland Ballet

Fact or fable? Vaslav Nijinsky is a part of ballet legend, but gossip and myth should not be taken as truth, writes Ariette Taylor.

As you are reading this article, Shaun Parker & Company is on the last leg of an overseas tour. Artistic director Shaun Parker spoke to Luke Forbes just before his departure from Sydney.

With auditions for the Moulin Rouge (the REAL Moulin Rouge, that is!) about to take place in Australia and New Zealand, Leila Lois spoke to the associate artistic director, Janet Pharaoh, about dancer life at the famous venue.

Out of this family of five siblings, four are dance professionals, and mum is a dance teacher! Belle Beasley finds out what life is like at home.

Pioneering choreographer and dancer Shelley Lasica will present a major new work at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, bringing together her exceptional understanding of movement, colour, audience and architecture.