Marked by inconsistency, The Australian Ballet’s reimagined Swan Lake delivers strongly on some elements, less so on others.
Rhys Ryan is a Melbourne-based emerging dance artist working across performance, choreography and critical writing.
Articles by Rhys Ryan
Romantic ballet reimagined as grotesque body-horror in the latest work from renegade choreographer Florentina Holzinger.
The Australian Ballet brings its 1973 film Don Quixote to life in this vibrant rendering of one of ballet’s much-loved classics.
After a 20-year absence from our stages, John Cranko’s classic still packs an emotional punch, showcasing its principal dancers to Sergei Prokofiev’s monumental score.
A mixed program of contemporary works, carried by an exhilarating Australian premiere from New York choreographer Justin Peck.
Not seen for over 120 years, this meticulously reconstructed ballet offers ample colour and charm but lacks freshness.
Energy abounds in Manifesto, Stephanie Lake’s thrilling work for nine drummers and nine dancers.
Sydney Opera House has launched a digital season of five of Sir Matthew Bourne's most popular dance works, available on its streaming platform, Stream, throughout November.
A new, experimental arrangement of Sue Healey’s iconic moving-image portraiture.
Dance has long favoured the young, but just because you’re not as flexible as you once were doesn’t mean you can’t communicate, says Alice Topp, who has formed a collective of independent artists called Project Animo.
Acclaimed choreographer Alice Topp and lighting designer Jon Buswell have launched a new dance collective for independent artists called Project Animo.
A high-tech movement and sound installation that prioritises form over substance.
An uneven program of contemporary ballets from established and emerging choreographers.