FORM is delighted to introduce Vicki Van Hout as our resident blogger since 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.
Australia’s grassroots dance advocate Karen Kerkhoven
Damnit, as this bloody pandemic sprawls into the inconceivable future so too do our fates. I switch on every media platform and all I get is yet another doom ridden…Read More
Back to the land of shapeshifters
Right about now I would be serving my last few days in quarantine before bumping into the theatre for a run of ‘plenty serious TALK TALK’ (psTT) as part of…Read More
Save the Theatre and Performance Studies Department!
I’d like to say we’re footloose and fancy free but we’re neither at the moment, are we? It’s more like we’re living in an alternate universe, as non-descript citizens in…Read More
Sandsong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert
Shoulders shimmied, torsos rattled, hands quivered and feet skipped, shunted, stomped, scurried and skittered across the floor. Frances Rings’ and Stephen Page’s latest choreographic collaboration SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy…Read More
Meryl Tankard Taking Sydney Stage
I have been meaning to write about Meryl Tankard’s work of late as I’ve seen three projects in a little over a month. Each of the works involved an overt…Read More
the foul of the air
What happened to March then? I distinctly remember pledging to be all over March Dance like a hot rash or ‘white on rice’ but unfortunately by the time I was…Read More
I Ran Away To The Circus
I’ve gone on an excursion. Yes, I ran away to the circus. Hey wait. Haven’t I fed you that line before. No? Maybe I kept it under wraps that I…Read More
Welcome to 2021
So, I can’t bounce in a nearby nightclub, or jump a jig at a wedding, but I could park my derriere in reasonably priced seating and ring in the New…Read More
The Doors Are Officially Open
The doors are officially open. Disclaimer – line up, get the phones out and don the masks, socially distance from the masses in discrete groups and conduct your greetings in loud declarative voices, from an…Read More
Phoenix – Legs On The Wall
As the weather heats up so too have the pandemic’s shackles, with wiggle room emerging as tiny cracks in the crackdown of lockdown, whether imposed on us from the voices…Read More
When Is It OK To Accept A Dance Job For Free?
This has proven to be, like our native foliage, a perennial question that rears its ugly head with alarming regularity and has once again come to the forefront of our…Read More
Why I make promises in print is beyond me. Alas no, I did not go online and do classes outside my cultural comfort zone as intended but I did stumble…Read More