Boylesque all part of the bizarre and beautiful on show at Perth Fringe Festival – WA today


Boylesque all part of the bizarre and beautiful on show at Perth Fringe Festival
WA today
Six performers show off their circus, drag, dance, comedy and theatric skills in a show of feathers, flesh and fabulous costumes. The show is sure to be popular with the Brisbane-based troupe having won best circus act at the last two Perth Fringe ...

Let’s do the time warp again – The West Australian


Let's do the time warp again
The West Australian
We're sitting inside the plush Lyric Theatre at Brisbane's Queensland Performing Arts Centre, where Richard O'Brien's beloved musical The Rocky Horror Show will, later that evening, have its Australian premiere. McLachlan is looking unnervingly ...

New studio space gives a boost to community creativity – The Queensland Times


New studio space gives a boost to community creativity
The Queensland Times
"We are rehearsing with six dancers from Melbourne and Brisbane for that. "I am also doing a piece for the Anywhere Theatre Festival." The other two companies resident at Mill St Studios are Test Pressing and Dance 4300. Test Pressing is an ...

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Li Cunxin Queensland finalist for Australian of Year – Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

Li Cunxin Queensland finalist for Australian of Year
Brisbane Times
He embarked on a lifelong and at times lonely journey to not only reach the pinnacle of dance, but pen an award-winning autobiography, Mao's Last Dancer. "As a child I was always full of dreams, full of hope," he said. "My aspiration was to help my ...

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Gloria from Modern Family and Dora the Explorer lures young Aussies to Latin … – Courier Mail


Gloria from Modern Family and Dora the Explorer lures young Aussies to Latin ...
Courier Mail
A local business owner will open his second Spanish restaurant soon while free Latin dance classes across Brisbane have people dancing (almost) in the streets. Jamie Webb who owns tapas restaurant Peasant in Petrie Tce will soon open Gordita in ...

Ballet star returns to his roots – Brisbane Times


Ballet star returns to his roots
Brisbane Times
Daniel Gaudiello was a precocious seven year old when his mother packed him off to Rosanna Castellana's Promenade Dance Studio on Brisbane's northside. He returned on Thursday as a principal with the Australian Ballet. “I used to say to all the friends ...

Scaling new heights: Australia’s circus love affair shows no sign of waning – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

Scaling new heights: Australia's circus love affair shows no sign of waning
The Guardian (blog)
... city-wide snowfall of feathers from the spectacular Les Studios du Cirque Place des Anges at the Perth festival in 2012 is likely to forget it, and nor will the raw fearlessness of the acrobatic ex-street kids in Circolombia's Urban at the 2013 ...

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Chloe shooting for irish dancing world championship – Caboolture News


Chloe shooting for irish dancing world championship
Caboolture News
Chloe trains six days a week for two to three hours to perfect her skill at Scoil Ard Rince, one of Brisbane's top Irish dance schools. "It's a strong, focused, competitive school," Breeda said. While Irish dance has a strong emphasis on physical ...

McLachlan makes Rocky Horror an absolute pleasure – Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

McLachlan makes Rocky Horror an absolute pleasure
Brisbane Times
Wearing golden leggings, a tiger print shirt and cowboy boots, the original Riff Raff took to the stage at the end of the Friday night show, remarking on the longevity of his crazy musical (forty years and counting), thanking the Brisbane audience for ...

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Theatre’s ‘party pooper’: Wesley Enoch’s nasty side – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

Theatre's 'party pooper': Wesley Enoch's nasty side
Sydney Morning Herald
Back then, Enoch was a Brisbane theatre wunderkind, a handsome, impish and precocious 17-year-old who won just about every theatre prize in town. Now, at ... ''He can get nasty,'' confides Stephen Page, artistic director of Bangarra Dance Company.

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