We look at the impressive repertoire Bangarra has and delve into the dynamics of this unique dance company and its performers gaining an understanding of the creative processes involved.
Get an inside look at the creative process with this premiere series of in-depth interviews with the leading figures in the arts world. Artistic Director of the Bangarra Dance Theatre discusses his love for Indigenous dance.
Bangarra Dance Theatre redefined how the world thinks about Indigenous dance. The brothers behind it, director Stephen Page and music composer David Page have dedicated their lives to depicting the world's oldest living culture in new ways. In an intimate conversation with Living Black, the Page brothers reveal how they made their way from a housing commission in Brisbane to directing and composing the Indigenous performance for the Sydney Olympic Games.
It's been seven years since Dubbo mother-of-four Lateesha Nolan disappeared. This week her family speaks out about their heartache. In this week's instalment of The Music Project, acoustic soul artist Evie J Willie performs in the Living Black studio. And we take a look at Bangarra Dance Theatre's collaboration with the Australian Ballet.
Danced by the State Ballet Berlin, performed by the State Orchestra Berlin. Choreography by Mauro Bigonzetti. Developed in collaboration with the Staatsballet, Berlin.
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.
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.
Former Stranglers front man Hugh Cornwell reveals the inspiration for several of the band's biggest hits, and performs them in the studio.
Malinga explores the work of Indigenous artists living on the Central Coast of NSW.
We speak with two of the NAISDA Dance College student's mentors, Jasmine Goulash and Raymon Parsons, the latter of whom has been a part of the college for a long time. Presenter and artist Gavi Duncan talks more about his life and his work across many skills and genres. Meet his local art group, including award-winning traditional artist Gary Purchase, and explore the mural of Darkinjung history that artist Megan Cain painted in Kariong with the help of half a dozen trainees.
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.
A talented ballerina and a former hockey player work together to achieve their dancing dreams.
Gustavo Dudamel puts an intimate flourish on Verdi's Requiem, the Los Angeles Times writes about Dudamel's performance of Verdi's Requiem at the Hollywood Bowl. "A page was turned and a new chapter begun in the maturation of a music director." Dudamel is joined by a cast of high-class singers: Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, who regularly performs at La Scala, the Wiener Staatsoper, London's Royal Opera or the Salzburg Festival, the upcoming star tenor Vittorio Grigolo, who regularly guests at La Scala, Covent Garden, and the MET, Michelle DeYoung, who performs with leading orchestras like the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Julianna Di Giacomo, who regularly guests at the MET, the LA Opera and other international opera houses.
All-stars from the previous Step Up instalments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.
Ten years has passed since a fire broke out in Paris - leaving only a mask behind. As the love story continues in Coney Island, NY, The Phantom's undying love has grown for the soprano singer, Christine Daae. Christine, her 10-year-old son, Gustave, and husband, Raoul, the Viscount de Changy, travel to Coney Island where Christine is scheduled to sing for Hammerstein, but ends up singing for the mysterious Mister Y. They don't know what lies ahead. Christine and Erik confess about their past. Christine and Raoul reunite with old friends; and Christine sings for her mysterious masked man once more.
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 beings who live on the rocks below.
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