Bangarra's origins at NAISDA
4:37

Bangarra's origins at NAISDA

Clip from Message Stick

Dance

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Message Stick documents the history of the Bangarra Dance Theatre, including its origins at NAISDA with the late Russell Page.

Message Stick documents the history of the Bangarra Dance Theatre, including its origins at NAISDA with the late Russell Page.

Bangarra and Australian Ballet collaborate
3:31

Bangarra and Australian Ballet collaborate

Clip from Living Black

Dance

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Living Black meets the people responsible for Warumuk, the Bangarra Dance Theatre's collaboration with the Australian Ballet.

Living Black meets the people responsible for Warumuk, the Bangarra Dance Theatre's collaboration with the Australian Ballet.

Bangarra leaders discuss operating in mainstream
2:51

Bangarra leaders discuss operating in mainstream

Clip from Living Black

Dance

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Stephen and David Page discuss Aboriginality and stereotyping in contemporary dance.

Stephen and David Page discuss Aboriginality and stereotyping in contemporary dance.

Bangarra artistic director reveals creative process
1:37

Bangarra artistic director reveals creative process

Clip from Creative Minds

Dance

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Stephen Page reveals the creative process behind his work with the Bangarra Dance Theatre.

Stephen Page reveals the creative process behind his work with the Bangarra Dance Theatre.

Bangarra performance at Sydney 2000
2:58

Bangarra performance at Sydney 2000

Clip from Creative Minds

Dance

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Stephen Page discusses the Bangarra Dance Theatre's involvement in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Stephen Page discusses the Bangarra Dance Theatre's involvement in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

A Thousand Encores
55:57

A Thousand Encores

ABC November 3, 2009

Dance

Drama

Music

History

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Thursday's Fictions
50:58

Thursday's Fictions

ABC November 8, 2009

Music

Dance

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Thursday's Fictions has the raw intensity, epic dimensions and fantastical imagery of legend or myth. Director/Choreographer Richard James Allen has created a rich world ...

Thursday's Fictions has the raw intensity, epic dimensions and fantastical imagery of legend or myth. Director/Choreographer Richard James Allen has created a rich world filled with intriguing ideas and stunning imagery.

Versailles Stories
25:57

Versailles Stories: Putting On A Show

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 19, 2009

Design and Technologies

Dance

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The world famous equestrian theatre Zingaro rehearses a spectacular show in the grounds of the palace of Versailles under the watchful eye of its formidable director Bartabas. ...

The world famous equestrian theatre Zingaro rehearses a spectacular show in the grounds of the palace of Versailles under the watchful eye of its formidable director Bartabas. Tension builds as the erection of the stadium that will seat thousands of spectators falls behind schedule and riders and horses prepare for what must be a perfectly choreographed and timed performance.

Tony Yap
10:37

Tony Yap

ABC November 25, 2009

Dance

Asia and Australia

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Tony Yap, one of Australia's most acclaimed contemporary dancers, mixes ancient Asian traditions with contemporary western experience, evoking a life lead between worlds in ...

Tony Yap, one of Australia's most acclaimed contemporary dancers, mixes ancient Asian traditions with contemporary western experience, evoking a life lead between worlds in this dance-art film.

Versailles Stories
25:50

Versailles Stories: Follow The Guide

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS November 26, 2009

Design and Technologies

Dance

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Versailles is one of Europe's main tourist attractions, drawing over 3 million visitors a year. That's a lot of people to walk through the palace's rooms and corridors and a ...

Versailles is one of Europe's main tourist attractions, drawing over 3 million visitors a year. That's a lot of people to walk through the palace's rooms and corridors and a lot of history to cover, from the Sun King, Louis the XIV to the French Revolution in 1789. The tour guides of Versailles are a passionate and dedicated lot, but their profession is threatened by the advent of the audio-guide.

Versailles Stories
26:01

Versailles Stories: Fountains And Fireworks

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS December 3, 2009

Design and Technologies

Dance

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The grounds of Versailles contain some 50 spectacular fountains connected by 35 kilometres of pipes. This water system was designed and built under the direct supervision of ...

The grounds of Versailles contain some 50 spectacular fountains connected by 35 kilometres of pipes. This water system was designed and built under the direct supervision of Louis XIV, a great lover of water features and pyrotechnics. Today, a small team of engineers, maintenance workers and pyrotechnics experts prepare a spectacular show that combines water features, fireworks and a cast of hundreds to recreate the pageantry of Versailles, from the time of Louis XIV, the French Revolution and Napoleon, until the turn of the 20th century.

Sylvie Guillem
1:27:29

Sylvie Guillem

SBS December 5, 2009

Dance

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

Versailles Stories
25:44

Versailles Stories: Marketing Marie-Antoinette

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS December 10, 2009

Design and Technologies

Dance

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Marie-Antoinette's private quarters in Versailles, the Petit Trianon, where she entertained lavishly, and the "peasant cottage", where she played shepherds, are in a sorry ...

Marie-Antoinette's private quarters in Versailles, the Petit Trianon, where she entertained lavishly, and the "peasant cottage", where she played shepherds, are in a sorry state of disrepair and closed to the public. Versailles' president, Christine Albanel, wants to transform the run-down estate into a major attraction.

Versailles Stories
25:55

Versailles Stories: Masters Of Time

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS December 17, 2009

Design and Technologies

Dance

Music

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Frederic Didier, head architect of Versailles, supervises a team of restorers, sculptors, stone masons, carvers, gardeners, and other highly skilled staff who fight a constant ...

Frederic Didier, head architect of Versailles, supervises a team of restorers, sculptors, stone masons, carvers, gardeners, and other highly skilled staff who fight a constant battle against time and decay. The painting collection alone comprises 6400 paintings, which means 6400 frames are in need of constant attention. Then there is the furniture, the sculptures, the decorative elements, the mural paintings and so on: a work in progress of Herculean proportions.

The Nutcracker Story
48:46

The Nutcracker Story

ABC December 20, 2009

Music

Dance

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
The Nutcracker Story pays homage to one of the world's favourite fairytales - the Nutcracker. It tells the story behind this famous tale and looks at what makes Tchaikovsky's ...

The Nutcracker Story pays homage to one of the world's favourite fairytales - the Nutcracker. It tells the story behind this famous tale and looks at what makes Tchaikovsky's enduring ballet so popular with children and ballet companies the world over.

The Fabulous Flag Sisters
52:32

The Fabulous Flag Sisters

SBS December 24, 2009

Music

Dance

Drama

Personal and social capability

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In 1977, three men in frocks became an overnight sensation on Italian television. Irreverent, sexy and outrageous, they were Le Sorelle Bandiera - The Flag Sisters. Out of ...

In 1977, three men in frocks became an overnight sensation on Italian television. Irreverent, sexy and outrageous, they were Le Sorelle Bandiera - The Flag Sisters. Out of drag, they were Tito Le Duc (a Mexican), Mauro Bronchi (an Italian) and Neil Hansen, a boy from Perth, WA. The Fabulous Flag Sisters tells the story of how a boy from Oz became an Italian superstar - in a frock.

Behind The Scenes Of Wicked
21:10

Behind The Scenes Of Wicked

7two January 2, 2010

Drama

Music

Dance

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Go behind the scenes of the smash hit musical, Wicked, to see exclusive rehearsals and meet the talented cast.

Go behind the scenes of the smash hit musical, Wicked, to see exclusive rehearsals and meet the talented cast.

Art Nation
26:27

Art Nation: February 14, 2010

ABC February 14, 2010

Visual Arts

Music

Drama

Dance

Media Arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified