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Angels In New York
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Angels In New York

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  March 4, 2010
There are now only seven weeks left before opening night and none of the actors has been up in the flying rigs yet! Lyn cracks the whip and puts the leads through their paces, ...

There are now only seven weeks left before opening night and none of the actors has been up in the flying rigs yet! Lyn cracks the whip and puts the leads through their paces, but again time is against them. Can Lyn have the cast ready for opening night? Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.

Danced by the State Ballet Berlin, performed by the State Orchestra Berlin. Choreography by Mauro Bigonzetti. Developed in collaboration with the Staatsballet, Berlin.

Danced by the State Ballet Berlin, performed by the State Orchestra Berlin. Choreography by Mauro Bigonzetti. Developed in collaboration with the Staatsballet, Berlin.

The world's biggest youth variety extravaganza, the Schools Spectacular, is celebrating its 27th year. ABC3's Kayne and Amberley join forces with John Foreman to bring you all ...

The world's biggest youth variety extravaganza, the Schools Spectacular, is celebrating its 27th year. ABC3's Kayne and Amberley join forces with John Foreman to bring you all the colour and excitement.

Now in it's 11th year, the professionally produced arena spectacular celebrates the incredible singing, dancing and musical talents of over 1500 state school students from all ...

Now in it's 11th year, the professionally produced arena spectacular celebrates the incredible singing, dancing and musical talents of over 1500 state school students from all over Queensland.

Every two years people are drawn to Far North Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. Featuring the Duchess Marrinyama Dancers; from Mossman Gorge, the Wabal Wabal ...

Every two years people are drawn to Far North Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. Featuring the Duchess Marrinyama Dancers; from Mossman Gorge, the Wabal Wabal Women; and Goobidi Manjal Men's groups.

A toe-tapping compilation of the best song-and-dance routines from the Hollywood greats, hosted by Gene Kelly and other top names from the dance world.

A toe-tapping compilation of the best song-and-dance routines from the Hollywood greats, hosted by Gene Kelly and other top names from the dance world.

The Schools Spectacular showcases a 2700-strong choir, 2300 diverse dancers, an 80-piece symphony orchestra, a world-class stage band and a huge number of outstanding solo ...

The Schools Spectacular showcases a 2700-strong choir, 2300 diverse dancers, an 80-piece symphony orchestra, a world-class stage band and a huge number of outstanding solo performers.

This Oscar-winning musical stars Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra as sailors enjoying an eventful shore-leave and includes a dance for Kelly with Jerry the cartoon mouse.

This Oscar-winning musical stars Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra as sailors enjoying an eventful shore-leave and includes a dance for Kelly with Jerry the cartoon mouse.

Every two years people are drawn to Far North Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. This episode features the Aurukun Dancers and the Wabu Nan ...

Every two years people are drawn to Far North Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. This episode features the Aurukun Dancers and the Wabu Nan Geth Dance Group from Umagico.

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. This episode features the Pormpurraw Dancers and ...

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. This episode features the Pormpurraw Dancers and Whantunahjaban from Townsville.

Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil ...

Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. US title: Leap!

Check out the amazing Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival. This episode features the Mapoon Dance Troupe and from Yarrabah the Gura Buna Gunggandji, the Yindjii Lower Coast and ...

Check out the amazing Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival. This episode features the Mapoon Dance Troupe and from Yarrabah the Gura Buna Gunggandji, the Yindjii Lower Coast and the State School Dancers.

Award-winning filmmakers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt - aka The Ballet Boyz - join The Royal Ballet as they embark on a historic tour to Cuba. It's the first time a major ...

Award-winning filmmakers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt - aka The Ballet Boyz - join The Royal Ballet as they embark on a historic tour to Cuba. It's the first time a major international ballet company has visited Cuba since the revolution and coincides with its 50th anniversary.

Featuring dancers from the Sydney Dance Company, this film is set inside a house rocking back and forth on a cliff above an endless ocean, where a woman dreams of imaginary ...

Featuring dancers from the Sydney Dance Company, this film is set inside a house rocking back and forth on a cliff above an endless ocean, where a woman dreams of imaginary beings who live on the rocks below.

The ballet Sylvia, composed by Leo Delibes in 1876, tells the story of Sylvia, an Amazon beauty, Aminta, a handsome shepherd, and the god Eros. Sir Frederick Ashton's ...

The ballet Sylvia, composed by Leo Delibes in 1876, tells the story of Sylvia, an Amazon beauty, Aminta, a handsome shepherd, and the god Eros. Sir Frederick Ashton's choreography was written for Margot Fonteyn, and it places strong emphasis on the role of Sylvia. Darcey Bussell, who returned to the stage in this Royal Ballet production 18 months after giving birth, is famous English ballerina. Roberto Bolle from Italy plays Aminta. At the end of Acts I and II, Bussell takes the viewer backstage.

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. This episode features the Yimbaala Dance Group from Hopevale and ...

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. This episode features the Yimbaala Dance Group from Hopevale and the Lockhart River Dancers.

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. This episode features Mayi Wunba Dancers from Kuranda and from ...

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing. This episode features Mayi Wunba Dancers from Kuranda and from Coen the Allkumo Malkati Dance Team.

Every two years, thousands of people are drawn to far north Qld to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. Featuring from Coen the Allkumo Malkati Dance Team and ...

Every two years, thousands of people are drawn to far north Qld to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. Featuring from Coen the Allkumo Malkati Dance Team and the Lockhart River Dancers.

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. Featuring the New Mapoon Dancers and the Wujal ...

Every two years thousands of people are drawn to far north Queensland to see traditional Aboriginal dancing at its very best. Featuring the New Mapoon Dancers and the Wujal Wujal Dance Troupe.

As The Australian Ballet approaches the 50th anniversary of its first performance, Artscape looks back at its origins and goes behind the scenes during the company's latest ...

As The Australian Ballet approaches the 50th anniversary of its first performance, Artscape looks back at its origins and goes behind the scenes during the company's latest take on the classical ballet, Swan Lake.

Chunky Move has been a giant on the Australian contemporary dance landscape since 1995. This film tracks the 16-year history of this seminal Melbourne-based dance company ...

Chunky Move has been a giant on the Australian contemporary dance landscape since 1995. This film tracks the 16-year history of this seminal Melbourne-based dance company through the eyes of its founder, and outgoing Artistic Director, Gideon Obarzanek. The program follows Obarzanek and takes a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations of two major new works, Connected and Faker.

Angels In New York
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Angels In New York

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  February 18, 2010
Two young Aussie rookie producers attempt the seemingly impossible: to take an unknown musical straight to Broadway! Write a musical and get it on Broadway - maybe in your ...

Two young Aussie rookie producers attempt the seemingly impossible: to take an unknown musical straight to Broadway! Write a musical and get it on Broadway - maybe in your dreams. But for Marcus and Ken, unknown Aussie natives it's a whole new reality. Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.

Angels In New York
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Angels In New York

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  March 11, 2010
The world awakes to the crash of the stock markets around the globe. Marcus receives a call plunging the production of "Angels the Musical" into turmoil. Will the show go on? ...

The world awakes to the crash of the stock markets around the globe. Marcus receives a call plunging the production of "Angels the Musical" into turmoil. Will the show go on? Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.

Angels In New York
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Angels In New York

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  February 25, 2010
Two young Aussie rookie producers attempt the seemingly impossible: to take an unknown musical straight to Broadway! Tonight, the team heads south in search of funds, and a ...

Two young Aussie rookie producers attempt the seemingly impossible: to take an unknown musical straight to Broadway! Tonight, the team heads south in search of funds, and a theatre. Frank's connections in the South take them to Louisiana in search of Christian dollars to find new investors into the project. Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.

This intimate documentary follows leading Australian choreographer Lucy Guerin and her company as they embark on an ambitious new project.

This intimate documentary follows leading Australian choreographer Lucy Guerin and her company as they embark on an ambitious new project.

Join 3600 talented singers and dancers, and musicians aged 5 to 18, from NSW public schools, as they take over Sydney's Entertainment Centre to present a school musical ...

Join 3600 talented singers and dancers, and musicians aged 5 to 18, from NSW public schools, as they take over Sydney's Entertainment Centre to present a school musical extravaganza of epic proportions.

Parkinson: Masterclass
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Parkinson: Masterclass: Carlos Acosta

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  September 7, 2014
This week Parkinson meets acclaimed ballet dancer Carlos Acosta. Acosta was born in communist Cuba as the 11th child of a truck driver. His family grew up in poverty and as a ...

This week Parkinson meets acclaimed ballet dancer Carlos Acosta. Acosta was born in communist Cuba as the 11th child of a truck driver. His family grew up in poverty and as a child he frequently played truant and grew up playing football in the streets, dodging trouble and the law. Seemingly destined for a life of delinquency, Acosta turned his life around; winning the Prix de Lausanne aged 16 and becoming the principal dancer at the Royal Ballet aged 25.

Motel Deception
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Motel Deception: Dance

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  February 23, 2012
An immersive dance experience combining TV, dance and an interactive website.

An immersive dance experience combining TV, dance and an interactive website.

Three ambitious and moving dance performances - Chroma, Limen, and Infra - created by choreographer Wayne McGregor for the Royal Ballet. Fluid movements and athleticism ...

Three ambitious and moving dance performances - Chroma, Limen, and Infra - created by choreographer Wayne McGregor for the Royal Ballet. Fluid movements and athleticism combine to create a fascinating hybrid between classical and modern dance.

As part of their tribute to the Ballets Russes, the Ballets de Monte Carlo's artistic director Jean-Christophe Maillot has produced a very contemporary version of Fokine's ...

As part of their tribute to the Ballets Russes, the Ballets de Monte Carlo's artistic director Jean-Christophe Maillot has produced a very contemporary version of Fokine's Scheherazade.

Starring Rudolf Nureyev and Sir Robert Helpmann this ballet is considered one of Australia's greatest artistic achievements - originally filmed in an Essendon airport hangar ...

Starring Rudolf Nureyev and Sir Robert Helpmann this ballet is considered one of Australia's greatest artistic achievements - originally filmed in an Essendon airport hangar Melbourne in 1973, in 40 degree heat over 25 days.

A collaboration between British choreographer Wayne McGregor and researchers in cognitive science, creating a high-tech system capable of finding creative solutions to ...

A collaboration between British choreographer Wayne McGregor and researchers in cognitive science, creating a high-tech system capable of finding creative solutions to choreographic problems.

Filmed over two years, the program follows one of the stars of the Paris Opera Ballet, French prima ballerina Aurelie Dupont as she prepares and performs Swan Lake, The Lady ...

Filmed over two years, the program follows one of the stars of the Paris Opera Ballet, French prima ballerina Aurelie Dupont as she prepares and performs Swan Lake, The Lady of the Camellias, Raymonda and Le Parc.

Now in her mid-forties, world famous French Ballerina Sylvie Guillem decides to broaden her artistic palette and takes on a new Asian orientation with collaborative dance ...

Now in her mid-forties, world famous French Ballerina Sylvie Guillem decides to broaden her artistic palette and takes on a new Asian orientation with collaborative dance works with choreographers Akram Khan and Russell Maliphant.

A combination of an old swing dance move and a new hip-hop celebration move, Jess Quinn shows you Silento's Whip/Nae Nae dance, guaranteed to have people "watch me, watch me." ...

A combination of an old swing dance move and a new hip-hop celebration move, Jess Quinn shows you Silento's Whip/Nae Nae dance, guaranteed to have people "watch me, watch me." Learn it at home and be a part of the dance crew.

In October 2012, Ella Havelka, a descendant of the Wiradjuri people, became the first Indigenous dancer to be invited into The Australian Ballet in its 50-year history.

In October 2012, Ella Havelka, a descendant of the Wiradjuri people, became the first Indigenous dancer to be invited into The Australian Ballet in its 50-year history.

An immersive dance experience combining TV, dance and an interactive website.

An immersive dance experience combining TV, dance and an interactive website.

One of three ambitious and moving dance performances created by choreographer Wayne McGregor for the Royal Ballet. Fluid movements and athleticism combine to create a ...

One of three ambitious and moving dance performances created by choreographer Wayne McGregor for the Royal Ballet. Fluid movements and athleticism combine to create a fascinating hybrid between classical and modern dance.

Three ambitious and moving dance performances created by choreographer Wayne McGregor for the Royal Ballet. Fluid movements and athleticism combine to create a fascinating ...

Three ambitious and moving dance performances created by choreographer Wayne McGregor for the Royal Ballet. Fluid movements and athleticism combine to create a fascinating hybrid between classical and modern dance.

Jean Christophe Maillot's creation for the Ballets de Monte Carlo is a highly charged and erotic interpretation of Ravel's ballet, discarding the traditional pointes and ...

Jean Christophe Maillot's creation for the Ballets de Monte Carlo is a highly charged and erotic interpretation of Ravel's ballet, discarding the traditional pointes and adopting a loose and sensuous choreography which goes well beyond the classical repertoire.

Fifty years ago this week, the Australian Ballet presented its first performance at Her Majesty's Theatre in Sydney. To celebrate, the company is presenting a 50th Anniversary ...

Fifty years ago this week, the Australian Ballet presented its first performance at Her Majesty's Theatre in Sydney. To celebrate, the company is presenting a 50th Anniversary Gala which is being especially filmed for Sunday Arts.

Choreographer and dancer, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, collaborates with the kung fu monks from the Shaolin Temple and artist Antony Gormley to produce a unique and extraordinary ...

Choreographer and dancer, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, collaborates with the kung fu monks from the Shaolin Temple and artist Antony Gormley to produce a unique and extraordinary dance hybrid.

During an excursion to the circus, Christian's dad makes promises he's unable to keep. Tara tries to repair her friendship with Kat, and Sammy goes public with his new romance.

During an excursion to the circus, Christian's dad makes promises he's unable to keep. Tara tries to repair her friendship with Kat, and Sammy goes public with his new romance.

Abstract modern dance piece where two male dancers, one in the real world and an animated one in the cyberworld of Second Life, gradually start to cross over into each other's ...

Abstract modern dance piece where two male dancers, one in the real world and an animated one in the cyberworld of Second Life, gradually start to cross over into each other's performance space.

Two original and moving dance pieces, choreographed by the veteran Dutchman, Hans van Manen, using the music of Benjamin Britten and the Estonians Arvo Part and Tueuer. The ...

Two original and moving dance pieces, choreographed by the veteran Dutchman, Hans van Manen, using the music of Benjamin Britten and the Estonians Arvo Part and Tueuer. The pieces are energetic and sublime in their poise and subtlety.

Necessary Games is a collection of three award-winning short dance films. Featuring members of Adelaide's Restless Dance Theatre, each of the three films showcase unique and ...

Necessary Games is a collection of three award-winning short dance films. Featuring members of Adelaide's Restless Dance Theatre, each of the three films showcase unique and compelling dance performances by disabled and non disabled dancers.

Set to the music of Stockhausen this high octane and sophisticated modern dance performance is choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj, and performed by his own ballet troupe. ...

Set to the music of Stockhausen this high octane and sophisticated modern dance performance is choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj, and performed by his own ballet troupe. Directed by Olivier Assayas.

This film is a stunning meeting between the artistic worlds of choreographer Jose Navas and filmmaker Philippe Baylaucq. It is the first film to use 3D thermal imaging to ...

This film is a stunning meeting between the artistic worlds of choreographer Jose Navas and filmmaker Philippe Baylaucq. It is the first film to use 3D thermal imaging to produce visuals never seen before.

Following the New York City ballet's performance of Jerome Robbins' 1958 'ballet in sneakers', this short documentary charts the progression of the latest production and looks ...

Following the New York City ballet's performance of Jerome Robbins' 1958 'ballet in sneakers', this short documentary charts the progression of the latest production and looks back at how the original performances wowed audiences around the world.

This fantastic production of Tchaikovsky's ballet, Swan Lake, celebrates 275 years of Russian ballet. The Mariinsky, under the direction of the legendary Valery Gergiev, has ...

This fantastic production of Tchaikovsky's ballet, Swan Lake, celebrates 275 years of Russian ballet. The Mariinsky, under the direction of the legendary Valery Gergiev, has some of the world's greatest dancers and plays to sell-out audiences wherever it performs.

Under the guidance of Bangarra Dance Theatre, 28 young kids from the Queensland regional town of Beaudesert are about to go on a journey that will change their lives forever.

Under the guidance of Bangarra Dance Theatre, 28 young kids from the Queensland regional town of Beaudesert are about to go on a journey that will change their lives forever.

An exuberant song and dance fest, celebrating salsa, the music of Cuba, with the Lady Salsa ensemble.

An exuberant song and dance fest, celebrating salsa, the music of Cuba, with the Lady Salsa ensemble.

A modern dance/movement piece by Sue Healy, featuring Shona Erskine and five Japanese dancers filmed in Tokyo.

A modern dance/movement piece by Sue Healy, featuring Shona Erskine and five Japanese dancers filmed in Tokyo.

Hosted by former Bangarra dancer and choreographer, Frances Rings, Dance on Screen - a two-part special - celebrates the wonderful world of dance.

Hosted by former Bangarra dancer and choreographer, Frances Rings, Dance on Screen - a two-part special - celebrates the wonderful world of dance.

Acclaimed director Wim Wenders (Wings Of Desire) returns to the screen with this vibrant and poignant tribute to modern dance legend Pina Bausch, using lavishly staged dance ...

Acclaimed director Wim Wenders (Wings Of Desire) returns to the screen with this vibrant and poignant tribute to modern dance legend Pina Bausch, using lavishly staged dance pieces.

Built around an intimate interview with the acclaimed Canadian dancer and choreographer, Peggy Baker, 4 Phrases is an artful animation and documentary hybrid that travels ...

Built around an intimate interview with the acclaimed Canadian dancer and choreographer, Peggy Baker, 4 Phrases is an artful animation and documentary hybrid that travels through a variety of techniques to celebrate Baker's work and legacy.

Dance With The Elements
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Dance With The Elements: Water

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  September 11, 2015
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Four dances, one representing each of the four elements - air, earth, water and fire. The dances for each element have been choreographed to three different, often contrasting ...

Four dances, one representing each of the four elements - air, earth, water and fire. The dances for each element have been choreographed to three different, often contrasting pieces of classical music. The aim of the films is to introduce primary school children with special education needs to a range of classical music - taking them on an immersive, imaginative journey, and encouraging them to get up and join in with the action they are watching on-screen.

Dance With The Elements
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Dance With The Elements: Earth

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  September 4, 2015
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Four dances, one representing each of the four elements - air, earth, water and fire. The dances for each element have been choreographed to three different, often contrasting ...

Four dances, one representing each of the four elements - air, earth, water and fire. The dances for each element have been choreographed to three different, often contrasting pieces of classical music. The aim of the films is to introduce primary school children with special education needs to a range of classical music - taking them on an immersive, imaginative journey, and encouraging them to get up and join in with the action they are watching on-screen.

One hundred years ago Diaghilev founded the Ballets Russes in Paris. Seventy years ago this company was to change Australia forever. A Thousand Encores is the story of how ...

One hundred years ago Diaghilev founded the Ballets Russes in Paris. Seventy years ago this company was to change Australia forever. A Thousand Encores is the story of how the greatest ballet company of the 20th century - the celebrated Ballets Russes - came to Australia and awoke a nation, transforming the cultural landscape of the conservative 1930s, leaving a rich legacy that lasts to this day.

After a major renovation lasting more than seven years, the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow finally re-opened towards the end of last year with an extravaganza of ballet and opera ...

After a major renovation lasting more than seven years, the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow finally re-opened towards the end of last year with an extravaganza of ballet and opera in an all-Russian program, featuring a cast of thousands. Natalie Dessay, Angela Gheorghiu and Svetlana Zakharova are just a few of the star names performing in front of lavish stage sets to celebrate the best of Russian music and dance.

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