SPLIT

In a festival program which says as much about the state of dance, as it does our current consumption of dance, this year’s Melbourne Festival have chosen to re-mount three…

RITE OF SPRING

Yang Liping, last presented Under Siege, as part of Melbourne Festival in 2017, and while this most recent works bares many of the choreographers trademarks, it is lacking in the strengths that marked…

ANTHEM

Many (most often within the arts) herald works such as Anthem,as being necessary or vital  – threatening to fracture and disrupt the fragility of mainstream discourse. But when art still remains such…

HIGH PERFORMANCE PACKING TAPE

“Don’t try this at home” is fair warning that this show is not for the faint-hearted. A delectable blend of high octane stunts, humour and day-to-day objects pushed further than…

ANTHEM

“Does Australia really share a dream? Do we really sing with one voice?” Twenty-one years ago, four playwrights and a composer came together to create Who’s Afraid of the Working Class?…

COLOSSUS

Melbourne Critique is back in action, taking a look at what will be the last Melbourne Festival as we know it, and as Jonathon Holloway’s last festival as Artistic Director,…

THE TEMPLE

This work will divide people; there really is no middle ground, and it certainly is one of those works which will have you scratching your head post show, asking yourself…

WINDIGO

In Algonquin folklore there is a recurring figure, a cannibalistic creature, called the windigo. Windigo is monstrous greed, it’s a being overcome by a desire to possess and consume. In…

WEST SIDE STORY

Had she one bullet left and they played the show in reverse, I would have taken that bullet to save myself from two and a half hours of torture. How…

SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE

In Single Asian Female, the audience step out of their ordinary day to day, and step into the Golden Phoenix, a suburban Sunshine Coast Chinese restaurant, where a family of…