Engage: The Company

Amanda Zawisza

My Week at Professional Intensive: Amanda Zawisza

24 May 2018

Hailing from Detroit, dance student Amanda Zawisza flew down to Sydney for our week-long Professional Intensive training program. Designed for tertiary performing arts students, graduates, and professional dancers, the program teaches participants Company repertoire, choreographic process, and challenging creative tasks such as structured improvisation. We sat down with… Read more

Jacinta Janik cropped

PPY18: Jacinta Janik

18 May 2018

For the first 2 weeks of term 2, we have been focusing on a choreographic development by guest artist Ashley Wright to be performed at our graduation season at Carriageworks in December. Ashley is incorporating elements of physical theatre that bring an extra layer to… Read more

Chloe Leong in Paris

Chloe Leong: a Paris diary

24 April 2018

Sydney Dance Company recently performed three works – Rafael Bonachela’s Lux Tenebris, Cheng Tsung-lung’s Full Moon and Gabrielle Nankivell’s Wildebeest – at the historic Théâtre National de Chaillot. While on tour in Paris, between travel, rehearsals and performing, Company dancer Chloe Leong kept a tour diary for Audrey Journal. Paris, April 11, 2018 The… Read more

Rafael Bonachela ab [intra]

Rafael Bonachela: Purposely Creating Awkward Encounters

04 April 2018

ab [intra] is Rafael Bonachela’s first full scale work since the critically acclaimed 2 One Another and Project Rameau in 2012 and makes its world debut in Sydney this May before touring nationally. We spoke with Rafael about ab [intra] and his creative process. “ab [intra], meaning from… Read more

Chloe Young

Chloe Young: 2018 Company Trainee

21 March 2018

Pre-Professional Year 2017 graduate Chloe Young joined the Company in 2018 as a Trainee. Chloe’s first challenge was learning repertoire for the South America Tour at the beginning of the year. We chatted with her about her first few months at the Company. How did… Read more

Eugenie English PPY18

PPY18: Eugenie English

16 March 2018

As the one in the position of learning, I want to be asked questions and I want to ask questions. I want to know why we do the things we do, rather than just simply do them. I began my year with one intention –… Read more

Juliette and Bernie 2 One Another rehearsal

Diary of a Dancer with Juliette Barton

14 March 2018

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a Company dancer is like? We asked Sydney Dance Company dancer Juliette Barton to give us a glimpse behind the curtain. What’s your morning routine before you arrive at the studio? I like to sit on… Read more