FORM is delighted to introduce Vicki Van Hout as our resident blogger for 2016. Over the coming year Vicki will be blogging and tweeting for FORM about all things dance. Follow the musings of Vicki through the performance world as she informs you about what’s happening and what not to miss.
One is the only number
This blog is all about the solo. One body. In the current lights and tights performance economy where bodies add dollars, it’s a no-brainer that many of us start our careers literally…Read More
Other Mother Tongues Pt 2.
A lab and a work in development. It’s official, I am a slacker. I have let a job ruminate in my belly for a little over a week. A week…Read More
Other Mother Tongues- speaking in codes (Pt 1)
This blog represents yet another short series, dedicated to artistic otherness in two parts. It’s inspired by two solo performances and one cross or intercultural workshop (I can never decipher…Read More
Why is it that second runs in contemporary dance remain so relatively rare? We bust our humps to make a work in some cases and it might see the light…Read More
An Epilogue To NAIDOC Part Three
Rounding out my NAIDOC experience was an evening spent at Shopfront Theatre in Carlton, facilitated by company Dirtyfeet, featuring choreographers Thomas E S Kelly and Matt Cornell. I am selfishly…Read More
An Epilogue to NAIDOC Part Two
From Bangarra to the MCA ARTBAR. It seems almost surreal to place these events in the same sentence. But there you go, I have done it for part two of…Read More
An Epilogue to NAIDOC
It’s been a while and I’ve been off the radar so to speak, so as a treat I am presenting a whopping three part blog to be digested as a…Read More
The Launceston Transplant
A friend of mine informed me recently that I have the life of Riley. Today I am inclined to agree with him. For I am in Tasmania, in residence, in…Read More
Criteria for Diversity
Where else but in a rehearsal room can you have a serious discussion about the inner psychology of being a machine- as if indeed you have become one? In the…Read More
BOLD Festival Musings
Shhhhh. Don’t tell anyone I’m here- with you. I’m out on the lam. Holed up in my house writing a thesis. About dance. Yes, the thing I hold dear, is…Read More
In Difference – Craig Bary – Dance Bites 2017
Two men sit facing one another as we fill the theatre for Craig Bary’s In Difference. The stage is black and I don’t look for the bits and pieces that…Read More
Another Sydney Festival done and dusted.
I walked through the big ballooned archway to the cries of, ‘Who are ya?!’, and thought for a minute that I’d caught the wrong flight from Newark airport and somehow…Read More