Dancewest Blog

Report on Panpapanpalya Former Ausdance WA Projects Manager Amy Wiseman attended Panpapanpalya on behalf of Ausdance WA. Amy has completed this fantastic report on her experience at the conference. We thought it was better late than never to share this report on what was such an...

Shastram - The Journeys of Indian Classical Dancers explores the history, people, society and evolution of an ancient and diverse art form. Ghirija Jayarraj wants to bridge the gap between Indian Classical Dance and the world. She is the Creative Director of Shastram, an initiative designed to...

Dancers explore their comfort zones in April Vardy's new work for all ages at FRINGE WORLD 2018, Shall We Get Comfy? Are we most comfortable being in the comfort of our own home? Do we find comfortability within others? How long does it take to get physically...

A future that looks like the past? Seesaw talks to Ausdance WA member Michelle Aitken about her FRINGE WORLD 2018 show Future's Eve. First published January 12, 2018 on Seesawmag.com.au Described as a one-woman, one-Roomba show, Future’s Eve will also feature a paddling pool, breakfast made live on stage and...

This past week the Ausdance WA team had the pleasure of seeing the opening performance of Co3 Australia's newest production THE ZONE. Kat Italiano responds. Since my introduction to contemporary dance a few years ago, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing several of Raewyn Hill’s works....

Recently, the inimitable Andrew Morrish was in town to co-present Collaborations 2 – Text / Movement / Improvisation / Script professional workshops and showings for STRUT Dance. Morrish collaborated with renowned WA Actor/Director Humphrey Bower to explore a diverse set of relationships between movement and text. We asked visiting artist...

Unstoppable – Momentum Dance, 5 August 2017 at The Redmond Theatre, Ocean Reef. What if you found a way to keep on dancing after the age of 30, 40, 50, 60, 100? This resounding question posed by an older-than-usual group of dancers and dance makers is at the...

This past week, improvisational artist Andrew Morrish returned to STRUT Dance to co-present and facilitate Collaborations 2 - Text / Movement / Improvisation / Script. The workshop sees Morrish collaborate with renowned WA Actor/Director Humphrey Bower to explore a diverse set of relationships between movement and text. With one...

Guest contributors Dana Nguyen and Ariane Beyer provide unique responses to Co3 Australia's recent Co:Youth production, Project NEXT. Response 1: An Audience Member's Perspective. Co3’s Act-Belong-Commit Co:Youth ensemble presented Project NEXT on Saturday 15 July 2017, performed in All Saints College’s Centre for Performing Arts. Using four...