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Pre-Professional Year 2017 so far…

17 February 2017

Our  Pre-Professional Year are just wrapping up three weeks of their studies, here’s some insights from the students on what they’ve learned so far: “If I could sum up it up in one word it would be AUTHENTIC. Authenticity in our turnout, authenticity in our improvisation and… Read more

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Pre-hab Interview with Company Physiotherapist Ashlea Mary Cohen

13 February 2017

What is pre-hab? Pre-hab is a protective approach to avoid pain and injury. It involves exercises that improve and maintain spinal mobility, enhance muscle strength & endurance, proprioception and joint control. What is the importance of pre-hab, specifically for dancers? Pre-hab training allows dancers to… Read more

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Pre-Professional Year 2017: Week 1 with Marni Green

03 February 2017

They’ve only just begun, but as week 1 of our Pre-Professional Year course comes to an end, student dancer Marni Green gave us an insight into her experience so far: ‘I would never have thought that after only one week of PPY, that my mind would have… Read more

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New Company Dancer

23 January 2017

We are delighted to welcome Davide Di Giovanni to the Company in 2017. Davide started his dance life in Teatro Alla Scala in Milan when he was 15. He then received a full scholarship to study at the renowned ballet school Balletto Di Toscana, joining the junior company at… Read more

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Rafael Bonachela’s Top Five Festival Picks

04 January 2017

We’re excited to share the upcoming world premiere of Nude Live with you, a collaboration with the Art Gallery of NSW for Sydney Festival opening this week! In Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela’s latest creation, dancers respond to works by renowned artists such as Picasso and Matisse featured in… Read more

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New Breed Composer Spotlight: Marco Cher-Gibard

07 December 2016

Marco Cher-Gibard is the commissioned composer for Epic Theatre, choreographed by Shian Law for New Breed. Here’s an insight into his work for the piece: How would you describe the music for Epic Theatre? I would describe the music for Epic Theatre as a kind of electronic dance… Read more

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New Breed Composer Spotlight: Ned Beckley

05 December 2016

Ned Beckley is the commissioned composer for of dust, choreographed by Rachel Arianne Ogle for New Breed. Here’s an insight into his work for the piece: How would you describe the music for ‘of dust’? Magnificently beautiful and simultaneously destructive. The sonic formation throughout undergoes vast gravitational… Read more

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Stuck In The Middle With You: A Virtual Reality Film

25 November 2016

Stuck in the Middle With You is a Closer Productions Film made in Association with Sydney Dance Company. Concept developed from an original dance work choreographed by Gideon Obarzanek, commissioned by Sydney Dance Company. Using cutting-edge virtual reality technology, viewers are taken on a vibrant and… Read more

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New Breed Choreographer Spotlight: Rachel Arianne Ogle

16 November 2016

Rachel Arianne Ogle is a Perth-based performance artist and one of the four choreographers creating new pieces for our third edition of New Breed (29 Nov – 10 Dec) at Carriageworks. What can audiences expect from your piece? A magnetic and electric world, perpetually expanding and contracting,… Read more

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New Breed Choreographer Spotlight: Jesse Scales

11 November 2016

Jesse Scales is a Sydney Dance Company dancer and one of the four choreographers creating new pieces for our third edition of New Breed (29 Nov – 10 Dec) at Carriageworks. What can audiences expect from your piece? Emotions. Or lack thereof. An opportunity to… Read more