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Interplay TVC

Our New Interplay Commercial

12 March 2014

We are excited to share our Interplay commercial with you. Shot in our Walsh Bay studios, the TVC features dancers Juliette Barton and Thomas Bradley as they perform an excerpt from Rafael Bonachela’s 2 in D Minor accompanied by violinist Veronique Serret. Click the VIDEO tab above to… Read more


Moves of Interplay – Dancer Thomas Bradley

07 March 2014

Each week we take you behind the scenes and through the moves of Interplay. Rafael Bonachela never knows exactly when he will get inspiration for his works, but says that ‘often life will bring it to me in one way or another’. In the case of… Read more

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Interplay #2: Rafael

06 March 2014

In our latest Interplay video, hear from Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela as he talks about Interplay in relation to our 45th anniversary. Rafael speaks about the creative development period for his work 2 in D Minor and introduces choreographers Jacopo Godani and Gideon Obarzanek. Click the… Read more


Interplay #1: Prologue

03 March 2014

We are excited to start sharing our new Interplay video series with you. First up is Interplay #1: Prologue. Watch out for more episodes over the coming weeks. Thanks to our talented multimedia artist Peter Greig for creating this beautiful content. Click the VIDEO tab above to watch.

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Moves of Interplay – Dancer Jessica Thompson

25 February 2014

Each week we take you behind the scenes and through the moves of Interplay. Jacopo Godani’s Raw Models:  Set to a commissioned score by German electro acoustic music duo, 48nord, Jacopo Godani describes his work Raw Models  as ‘the result of a small war declared against… Read more


Stephanie Lake on Elektra

21 February 2014

Stephanie Lake writes about choreographing the dance element for Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Elektra.  I approached the creation of the choreography for Elektra as a subconscious response to the highly expressionistic and emotional music.  Rather than a literal representation of the Elektra narrative I wanted to… Read more

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Rafael Bonachela to lead Sydney Dance Company to its 50th Anniversary

20 February 2014

We are thrilled to announce that Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela will be leading Sydney Dance Company for 5 more years, taking the Company to its 50th Anniversary. Read more about this exciting development and Rafael’s latest work 2 in D Minor via DanceTabs here. ‘Rafael has commissioned a… Read more

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Moves of Interplay – Dancer David Mack

18 February 2014

Each week, we will take you behind the scenes and through the moves of Interplay:  Rafael started with a very open creative development process for his work 2 in D Minor, bringing many options to the studio and asking the dancers what they wanted to work… Read more

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My first week in the Pre-Professional Year

17 February 2014

Pre-Professional Year student Leah Marojevic reflects on her first week in our Pre-Professional course: I have so thoroughly enjoyed my first week with Sydney Dance Company’s Pre-Professional Year. It has been a full and varied start, a taste of the pace of learning to come.… Read more


Shooting in the Studio – Behind the scenes

14 February 2014

Yesterday in the Studios at Walsh Bay, we took over Studio 3 to shoot the commercial for the upcoming season of Interplay. Two of the dancers, Juliette and Tom, were joined by violinist Veronique Serret for a beautiful new clip, produced by STUDIO. Here is… Read more