three dancers A mixed bag of Short Cuts
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A mixed bag of Short Cuts

22 June 2018

Review: STRUT dance “Short Cuts, Program A” · King Street Arts Centre, June 14 · Review by Varnya Bromilow · If you’re not familiar with contemporary dance,…

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Musée du quai Branly. Spectacle. White Spirit, Transe soufie et street-art. Du 6 au 15 novembre. 

La quête du divin passe chez les soufis par la transe, la répétition du même motif chanté et dansé, qui exprime l'ardent désir de l¿âme de retrouver sa source originelle. Shoof (Hosni Hertelli), street-artist tunisien, la perçoit comme « une énergie pure qui vient du profond intérieur, qui ratisse large, qui s¿étend sans fin, transporte tout sur son horizon, pour
étrangement le recentrer, le « verticaliser »,tel un point de lumière qui fuse pour communier avec le ciel ». 
Il est accompagné par une grande voix de la mosquée des Omeyyades de Damas, Noureddine Khourshid de la confrérie soufie Shâdhiliyya, l'une des plus importantes du monde arabe et de deux danseurs de la confrérie Mawlawiyya des derviches tourneurs de Damas.
Ce spectacle, dans la confrontation du sacré et du profane, de la musique et de l'art visuel, propose une expérience sensorielle et spirituelle forte. White Spirit On the outside, looking in
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On the outside, looking in

5 March 2018

Perth Festival review: Ensemble Al Nabolsy & the Whirling Dervishes of Damascus White Spirit · His Majesty’s Theatre, 3 March · Review by Louisa Wales · It’s not…

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Attractor Super attractor
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Super attractor

2 February 2018

Propelling its dancers into a state of ecstatic physical abandonment, Attractor has been a hit at festivals in the Eastern states. Ahead of the work’s Perth…

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Photo: Damian Doyle Dancing at any age
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Dancing at any age

2 August 2017

Perth’s newest dance ensemble is rewriting the rules about who gets to perform, discovers Nina Levy. How old do you expect you’ll be when you retire?…

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Jenny Simpson Twist, turns and music: Jenny Simpson (Part I)
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Twist, turns and music: Jenny Simpson (Part I)

2 August 2017

This year Jenny Simpson is celebrating a decade at the helm of AWESOME Arts, an organisation dedicated to making incredible arts experiences for WA’s children. Nina…

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Dance: THE ZONE
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Dance: THE ZONE

7 June 2017

7 – 9 Sept: 7.30pm, 12 – 16 Sept: 7.30pm, 8, 12 & 14 Sept: 11am (school matinees), 13 Sept: 1pm, @ Heath Ledger Theatre, State…

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Dance: Terror Incognita

18 May 2017

August 18 & 19 @ State Theatre Underground. Presented by STRUT Dance – Andrew Morrish, Humphrey Bower and Guests. Giants of the performance world Andrew Morrish…

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Liz Cornish. Photo: Damian Doyle. Liz Cornish. Photo: Damian Doyle. Dance: Unstoppable
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Dance: Unstoppable

5 May 2017

5 August @ The Redmond Theatre, Prendiville Catholic College. Presented by Momentum Dance. Momentum Dance is unstoppable… presenting an ambitious triple bill of choreography for life-long…

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