Tag: Dancehouse

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 →

In response to Dancehouse Diary’s question: Why Dance?

In the National Dance Forum 2013, the question on everybody’s lips is “why dance?” In response, Dancehouse Diary (Issue 4) has asked four dancers/choreographers for their ideas and observations on the issue. Martin del Amo creates a striking response: “…Make no mistake, there is a lot to be said against it. It’s hard, it doesn’t get easier, it’s highly competitive,… Read more →

Dance Massive 2013

I was lucky enough in leaving England that I landed myself back in Oz for the creative Melbourne dance festival: Dance Massive. Dance Massive is a biennial festival that began in 2009 and involves collaboration between three dance theatres in Melbourne: Arts House, Dancehouse and Malthouse Theatre. In 2009, I remember a night deemed “180 seconds in (Disco) Heaven or… Read more →