Engage: The Company

New Breed Holly Doyle

New Breed Choreographer Spotlight: Holly Doyle

14 November 2018

Sydney Dance Company dancer and choreographer Holly Doyle is one of the four female dance makers taking the helm for this year’s New Breed. Her new work Out, Damned Spot! investigates the ritualised practices of cleansing, driven by an electronic soundtrack by Dane Yates. Ahead of Holly’s New Breed debut,… Read more

New Breed Prue Lang

New Breed Choreographer Spotlight: Prue Lang

07 November 2018

Prue Lang, one of four extraordinary dance makers showcased in this year’s New Breed, is accoladed as a longtime soloist and choreographer for William Forsythe’s Frankfurt Ballet and as a founding member of Meryl Tankard’s Australian Dance Theatre. We sat down with her to talk about… Read more

New Breed Katina Olsen

New Breed Choreographer Spotlight: Katina Olsen

06 November 2018

Wakka Wakka and Kombumerri choreographer and performer Katina Olsen is one of four talented dance makers debuting brand new pieces for this year’s New Breed, our annual showcase of fresh ideas and raw talent from some of Australia’s most exciting choreographers. Her choreographic interests lie in Indigenous cultural dance and story with an interdisciplinary approach… Read more

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‘Forever & Ever’ costume designer Paula Levis on her creative process

18 October 2018

Collaboration is vital in the creation of a new work, with many people involved; from the dancers to choreographers, lighting designers, composers, and costume designers. Forever & Ever costume designer Paula Levis and choreographer Antony Hamilton have worked together before. Several motifs, shapes and symbols… Read more

Frame of Mind

Inside Rafael Bonachela’s ‘Frame of Mind’

19 September 2018

First premiering more than three years ago, Rafael Bonachela‘s multi award-winning Frame of Mind gains a new life on stage in our latest, star-studded double bill Forever & Ever alongside a brand new work by Antony Hamilton. A deeply personal piece, Frame of Mind features a contemporary-classical soundtrack by Bryce Dessner from… Read more

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Life on the road with Company dancers Bernhard and Emily

30 August 2018

A Company dancer’s life is certainly a busy one. From rehearsing new repertoire, local performances, to touring around Australia and internationally, there is never a dull moment! We asked Bernhard Knauer who has been dancing and touring with the Company since 2010, and new Company… Read more