Heart to heart – Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company has grown! The program, William Forsythe’s Quintett and Rafael Bonachela’s Frame of Mind, are deep, emotional and heartfelt works. The long leggy lines that the company is noted for are looking more and more like the flow of the choreography and less like punctuation marks. Rafael is forging ahead and the dancers […]

Close + Glass = Whitwell

Just last night—a hot Sydney scorcher—I spent time in the cool of the MCA enjoying the current exhibition – Chuck Close – Prints, Process and Collaboration. Chuck Close makes exquisite, highly focused, photo realistic portraits which are usually built up of hundreds of small units of different colours. Unit by unit they make up a […]

Chance Encounter

A positive experience with a teacher can be a life-changing event—it can illuminate a future pathway one might take or, at the very least, expose one to a different philosophy or point of view. Such a moment occurred this week in Sydney and came in the form of Melissa Toogood, Melissa Toogood is an Australian […]