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.
Dance Bites: Above Ground
In this age of fake news and false advertising it’s refreshing to actually watch something that delivers what it promises. On the smell of an oily rag Kathryn Puie and…Read More
Afterglow: Generations This Saturday past I braved the plummeting temperatures and ventured to PACT Theatre to take in Afterglow: Generations. This was a double bill of solos featuring intergenerational artists who have…Read More
It’s been about a month since I last posted because I have been up to my elbows in drama, both of the personal and professional kind. I have been remounting…Read More
Mountain – Kristina Chan
As usual I have let the aftermath of a performance permeate my marrow and just before it becomes a faint existence in our collective consciousness I scramble to share a…Read More
Can dance possibly live up to expectation?
As usual I have let an event lie fallow, let life merge and converge before I revisit said event by engaging in print. The event in question on this occasion…Read More
Dance is the the hardest medium to sell
This past week marks what would be a rare event, a decision to forgo this year’s Australian Performing Arts Market, APAM. This was accompanied by an inevitable recurring pang, like…Read More
Is there ever a place for a star rating?
Woke up to a message on my phone this morning from a friend just wanting to quietly acknowledge our continued participation in dance. It put a spring in my step…Read More
Happy belated New Year!
Happy belated new year! It has definitely been a hot one so far at least. I chose to make a short trek to Barangaroo, taking part in Wiradjuri artist Emily…Read More
Blakout full of Shape Shifters
So we come to the end of another year. I know I should reflect on all that has come to pass, but my mind is still full of the images which…Read More
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