An uneven program of contemporary ballets from established and emerging choreographers.
Rhys Ryan is an emerging contemporary dance maker, performer and writer. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) from the Victorian College of the Arts and is engaged as a performer and choreographer in Melbourne’s independent dance scene.
Articles by Rhys Ryan
Australia’s biggest choreographic competition remains a hotbed of experimentation.
Three leading female choreographers take on Beethoven’s Grand Fugue to thrilling effect.
Ireland’s Teaċ Daṁsa responds to natural forces, Celtic music and the classical canon.
Another ancient legend for modern times from master storyteller Akram Khan.
Working with Australian and Chinese dancers inspired an ode to reinvention.
World-class dancers and stunning costumes combine in a new ballet art film.
A radical work featuring robots and live animals from Chunky Move’s new director.
An accomplished rendition of the iconic ballet, but the production needs an update to avoid racial stereotyping.
The exquisite young artist has returned from injury a wiser, more mature dancer.
A reimagined story ballet that tells an intricate story of three powerful women.
Chinese choreographer Yang Liping returns to Australia with her latest production.
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo debuts in Australia with its dark take on Swan Lake.