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.
Wrapping up the Year with a Dance Compendium
Since Dr Garry Lester’s generous appearance here as guest-blogger to review Cloé Fournier’s work Mea Culpa, I have been impressed by the amount of Dance on offer in the ensuing…Read More
The exclamation Mea Culpa is used as an acknowledgement of one’s fault or error. It’s an interesting entrée into a world replete with conundrums. In accepting one’s part in a…Read More
Alleyne Dance – A Night’s Game
It was fitting that the opening night of Alleyne Dance’s A Night’s Game featured a short presentation from the participants of a week-long workshop led by twin sisters Kristina and…Read More
Between Tiny Cities
The lights were already dimmed as we filed into the Studio theatre at the Opera House. A big circle was marked and lit on the floor. There were no chairs….Read More
Ritual – Passing It On
Ritual – the doing of the thing and the active witnessing of it. It’s been about a month since the last offering of Dance Bites 2019 at Parramatta Riverside Theatres….Read More
One Reconciliation Week, Two Performances
I clicked on the official Reconciliation Week website to obtain a proper understanding of the implications regarding this annual period. The website speaks of working toward a future of better…Read More
Hi guys. Am writing on the fly yet again. It’s 5.15 in the ay em and all I hear is the gentle hum of the fridge I could touch with…Read More
March Dance – one hell of a splash!
March Dance made one hell of a splash on our dance calendars and it seemed like every other mover was featured. In fact, this was one mean feat featuring over 102…Read More
BRING IT ON !
This blog straddles the interim between my foray to New York and the ensuing moving madness of March Dance which promises over 70 dance events. BRING IT ON! Warning: you…Read More
The Serpent/s project
I close the blogosphere this year by regaling you with a personal choreographic (ad)venture. I have been in the midst of a choreographic maelstrom. Ever the typical independent artist, I…Read More
First Nations Dialogues
It’s been a week since I returned from a whirlwind excursion to my old stomping grounds in New York city. There I was an international student at Martha Graham (when…Read More
Vale Douglas Wright and thank you Brian Carbee
As an Australian indigenous contemporary dance artist I am always called on to articulate what that means. My reply has been well rehearsed as I explain that dance is an…Read More