Joanna Murray-Smith’s much-performed Honour gets a thoughtful revival and a little makeover.
Deborah Jones is a writer and critic specialising in dance, with an honours degree in Drama from the University of Newcastle. A former, long-serving Arts Editor of The Australian newspaper, she is currently the paper’s national dance critic. She is also the Sydney correspondent for the London-based Opera magazine and is a regular contributor to The Australian Ballet’s theatre programs. She has previously written several dance features for Limelight.
Articles by Deborah Jones
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