Author: rachelavogel

Dear Graduating Dance Students,

Watching dance helps me breathe. It’s akin to the breath of life, the blood that surges and courses through my veins. So I get it. I know why you want to study dance. Your performance last night was fantastic, I really enjoyed it; it was creative and stimulating and you are to be congratulated. I thought, rather than critique it,… Read more →

Tertiary Dance Week

Steph Hutchison in “Work” Happy Monday Movers! Just in case you didn’t know, this week is Tertiary Dance Week at Dancehouse. A new better-than-awesome initiative for postgraduates from dance universities around Australia to gather, share and laugh over some good-fun dance work/ideas. This program is a site for sharing and discussion around the research explored in these tertiary institutions. There… Read more →

Review: The Red Tree

I didn’t really know what I was walking into when I drove the hour and a half down the highway to East Geelong. Nestled in a renovated church, Geelong’s new dance theatre company, Blink Dance Company, was staging their first work with an adaption of Shaun Tan’s The Red Tree. Storyline’s get the better of me. I love a narrative… Read more →

Put Your Hands Up!

Hey Movers! It’s been a hectic few weeks here, but the sun is once again shining and I’ve come here baring an invitation. Tonight I’ll be one of the hosts for City of Melbourne’s First Friday Dance Club, programmed by Ausdance Victoria. It’s your chance to put on your dancing shoes and have a bit of a boogie with us… Read more →