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Deca Dance

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Deca Dance showcases a choreographic style that is founded on fluidity, especially in spinal movements.
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Name of newspaper/magazine/digital:

Arts Hub

 

Page number of article/electronic:

http://www.artshub.com.au/news-article/festival/news-article/review/festivals/deca-dance-198064

 

Date of article:

11 February 2014

 

Summary of article:

This article is about the performance entitled 'Deca Dance' performed by the Batsheva Dance Company at the State Theatre Centre as part of the Perth International Arts Festival from the 9th to 12th of February. It is a review of the performance written by Carol Flavell Niest and describes the performance as well as giving background on the Batsheva Dance Company. The company was founded by Martha Graham and Baroness Batsheva De Rothschild in 1964 and has developed into a world class contemporary dance company.  The article also gives information about the current Artistic Director Ohad Naharin, who has held his position since 1990 and has developed the company under his own style of training.

 

Is it publicity for a performance?

This article is publicity for the performances by the Batsheva Dance Company of 'Deca Dance'. The performance is described as a resume of the Artistic Director, Ohad Naharin's work, demonstrating the enormous strength and flexibility that is built by the Naharian method.

 

What kind of performance?

'Deca Dance' is a contemporary dance performance, performed as part of the Perth International Arts Festival from the 9th to the 12th of February. It is performed by the Batsheva Dance Company at the Heath Ledger Theatre at the State Theatre Centre of WA. 

 

Is it an editorial? What is the breaking news?

The breaking news of this article is the promotion of the performance 'Daca Dance' by the Batsheva Dance Company. The performance is choreographed by the Artistic Director of the company Ohad Naharin, with the costumes designed by Rakefet Levi and Sharin Eyal and lighting by Avi Yona Bueno.


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There is a picture of the some of the dancers from the Batsheva Dance Comapany performing a section of 'Deca Dance'. The photograph features a woman doing a half around-the-word on her shoulder and two men standing straight behind her. This picture gives the reader an idea on the genre of the performance, which is contemporary, and also the costumes, being quite minimal and plain, enhancing the quality of the dancing.

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Tracie Morley

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Tracie Morley has wide experience in just about every facet of the entertainment industry, including music theatre, film and TV.
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Name of newspaper/magazine/digital:

Dance Australia Magazine

 

Page number of article/electronic:

http://www.danceaustralia.com.au/news/tracie-morley

 

Date of article:

28 January 2014

 

Summary of article:

This article is about Tracie Morley, choreographer and professional dancer. She was the assistant choreographer for the film 'The Great Gatsby' and is currently performing and choreographing in the musical 'King Kong'. It is an interview with her about her wide experience in just about every facet of the entertainment industry, including music theatre and TV. The article is comprised of information about her dance background, including her family background in theatre and dance, where she trained, and the highlights of her professional career.

 

Is it publicity for a performance?

This article is not exclusively publicity for a performance. It focuses on Tracie Morley and her life as a professional performer and her experiences in theatre and film. It does however promote the musical 'King Kong' as it describes Tracie's role in the show and the experience of working with a puppet as the main character.

 

What kind of performance?

Th article shows the highlights of working as a professional dancer, choreographer and performer on Broadway and in major films such as 'Happy Feet', 'Moulin Rouge', 'Bootman' and 'The Great Gatsby'. 'King Kong' is a musical telling the story of King Kong, a giant gorilla.

 

Is it an editorial? What is the breaking news?

This article is not providing breaking news, it is telling the reader about the internationally renowned choreographer, dancer and performer Tracie Morley. It gives information about her career, inspiring readers to follow as a performer and to show the reader where this promising care can lead.

 

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There is a picture of dancers rehearsing a dance. The photo features the dancers doing a kick showcasing flexibility and steps included in the choreography of the dance.

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Dance Australia: Perth International Arts Festival: West Australian Ballet

Dance Australia: Perth International Arts Festival: West Australian Ballet | Dance in Society | Scoop.it
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Name of newspaper/magazine/digital:

Dance Australia

 

Page number of article/electronic:

www.danceaustralia.com.au

 

Date of article:

11 February 2014

 

Summary of article:

This article is about the West Australian Ballets performance of 'Radio and Juliet' as part of their 'Ballet at the Quarry' season.. This performance is part of the program for the 2014 Perth International Arts Festival.The article is a positive review of the performance.

 

Is it publicity for a performance?

This article is publicity for the performances by the West Australian Ballet in their season of 'Ballet at the Quarry'. The performance includes excepts of different choreography with the final piece being the title choreography of 'Radio and Juliet'. This work can be seen as a deconstruction of the famous classical ballet 'Romeo and Juliet' and is very open to the audiences own interpretation.

 

What kind of performance?

The article promotes the 'Ballet at the Quarry' performances. They are performed by the West Australian Ballet company but are not strictly classical ballet style. The works are more of a neo-classical genre, including aspects of both classical ballet and contemporary dance.

 

Is it an editorial? What is the breaking news?

This article is providing a review of the performance so the breaking news is the review of the performance. It is also giving information about the show and telling the reader what to expect when thy go to see it.

 

Is there a picture? What is it?

There are two pictures in this article, one of dancer Brooke Widdison Jacobs, who plays the corseted female in 'Radio and Juliet'. It is a photograph of her dancing in the show which gives the reader of the article more visual information about the show including what to expect of the costumes and some of the steps used in the choreography. The second photograph is of dancers Claire Hill and Christian Luck in the piece entitled 'The Sofa'. The use of these pictures also give the reader clues about the genre of the performance as the positions of the dancers are quite contemporary-based showing that although the show is performed by the West Australian Ballet, it is not a strictly classical ballet production.

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Go the Swans - Arts - Entertainment - smh.com.au

Go the Swans - Arts - Entertainment - smh.com.au | Dance in Society | Scoop.it
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Name of newspaper/magazine/digital:

Sydney Morning Herald

 

Page number of article/electronic:

www.smh.com.au  Arts section (page number not given)

 

Date of article:

September 2, 2005

 

Summary of article:

This article is about Garry Stewart and his involvement as Choreographer for the Australian Dance Theatre in their production of 'Birdbrain'. The article promotes the performance and gives an insight into the production and gives background information and view of the the show from the Choreographers perspective which is very interesting.The article also shows the reader how Australian dance has been received throughout the world. By comparing the Australian Dance Theatre production of 'Birdbrain' to the long-running play 'The Mousetrap', it is conveying that dance is a growing interest not only in Australia but also throughout the world.

 

Is it publicity for a performance?

This article is publicity for the performance of 'Birdbrain' by the Australian Dance Theatre. It is essentially a review of the show from the Choreographers perspective which adds to the insight and honesty of the publicity. The performances are taking place at the Riverside Theatres in Parramatta, Sydney on Wednesday September 9th 2005.

 

What kind of performance?

The performance 'Birdbrain' is a primarily contemporary dance production that also combines with a range of disciplines from classical ballet, to contortionism, gymnastics, yoga, and breakdancing. The storyline of the show is a deconstruction based on the famous classical ballet 'Swan Lake'. It follows the main storyline of 'Swan Lake' in that it is "the story of the bachelor prince who becomes enchanted with the leader of the swan maidens."

 

Is it an editorial? What is the breaking news?

The breaking news of this article is that the production of 'Birdbrain' is closing and is "putting the bird to bed". It is advertising its final shows in Sydney's Riverside Theatres before the production closes after five years of touring around the world with it.

 

Is there a picture? What is it?

There is a picture in the article of dancers from the Australian Dance Theatre. They are performing a sequence from the show 'Birdbrain'. This photograph complements the article in providing good publicity for the production by showing off the execution of some of the perhaps harder movements in the performance. The purpose of this photo is to influence the reader of the article into attending the performance before they have even read the article.

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Win one of two double passes to see Balletboyz at the Sydney Opera House

Win one of two double passes to see Balletboyz at the Sydney Opera House | Dance in Society | Scoop.it
Sydney Opera House will present one of the UK's hottest all male dance ensembles BalletBoyz - The Talent in the Drama Theatre this May.
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Name of newspaper/magazine/digital:

Dance Australia Magazine

 

Page number of article/electronic:

http://www.danceaustralia.com.au/news/win-one-of-two-double-passes-to-see-balletboyz-at-the-sydney-opera-house

 

Date of article:

4 March 2014

 

Summary of article:

This article is about the performance of 'BalletBoyz - The Talent', which is an all male dance ensemble. It is being presented at the Sydney Opera House from the 13th to the 17th of May 2014 at the Drama Theatre. It is a two - part programme featuring the works of 'Serpent' by Liam Scarlett and 'Fallen' by Russel Maliphant and is described as an explosive feast of dance meets film in an evening of exhilarating movement, stunning music and awesome talent.

 

Is it publicity for a performance?

This article is publicity for the performances of 'BalletBoyz - The Talent' in the Sydney Opera House's Drama Theatre. The show features ten emerging young dancers from different dance backgrounds and training and led by former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt.

 

What kind of performance?

'BalletBoyz - The Talent' is an exclusive event, not affiliated with any festival or programme. The performance presents one of the UK's hottest all male dance ensembles and was founded by its leaders and former Royal Ballet dancers, Michael Nunn and William Trevitt. It has a distinctive style fusing spectacular dance both energetic and graceful by its incorporation of dancers from different backgrounds and training, demonstrating a passion for dance and natural, unharnessed talent.

 

Is it an editorial? What is the breaking news?

The breaking news of this article is telling the reader that they can enter a competition to win one of two double passes to see 'BalletBoyz - The Talent' at the Drama Theatre at the Sydney Opera House fat 7pm on Tuesday 13th May 2014. It gives information on how to enter and that the winners names will be published in the e - news of the Dance Australia Magazine.

 

Is there a picture? What is it?

There is a picture of two dancers from 'BalletBoys - The Talent'. They are Flavien Esmieu and Andrea Carrucci and are pictured performing Liam Scarlett's 'Serpent'. It shows what the dance will be like and gives the reader an idea of whether they would like to see it and therefore can enter the competition.

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Dancing by the sea

Dancing by the sea | Dance in Society | Scoop.it
The first artworks have been installed for the landmark 10th Sculpture by the Sea, which opens at Cottesloe beach on Friday.
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Name of newspaper/magazine/digital:

The West Australian

 

Page number of article/electronic:

http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/21822845/dancing-by-the-sea/

 

Date of article:

March 5 2014

 

Summary of article:

This article is about the Sculpture by the Sea, an art exhibition that takes place every year at Cottesloe beach and showcases sculptures made by artists from Australia and overseas. The article explains that the Ochre Contemporary Dance Company will be opening the exhibition with a free performance from 6pm on Saturday. The sunset show will present 'Stories of the land and sea', choreographed by Simon Stewart and Penelope Mullen.

 

Is it publicity for a performance?

This article is publicity for the performance of 'Stories of the land and sea' by the Ochre Contemporary Dance Company. it is advertising the free performance at Cottesloe beach that coinsides with the opening of Sculpture by the sea. The article is also publicity for the Sculpture by the sea to attract people to attend the exhibition.

 

What kind of performance?

The article promotes the Sculpure by the sea which is an art exhibition at Cottesloe beach running from the 8th to the 24th of March. The dance performance by Ochre Contemporary Dance Company is part of this exhibition and helps to showcase the importance of the arts in our society and in Western Australia. 

 

Is it an editorial? What is the breaking news?

The breaking news of this article is to let people know about the Sculpture by  the sea and to promote the dance performance that is part of the exhibition.

 

Is there a picture? What is it?

There is a picture of some of the dancers from the Ochre Contemporary Dance Company who are performing at the Sculpture by the sea. The dancers featured are Jesse Martin, Tyrel Dulvarie and Floeur Alder. They are in dance poses to show the reader what the performance may be like and to show off their skills as professional dancers and performers.

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Sergey happy to help City Ballet - inMyCommunity - Perth, Western Australia

Welcome to inMyCommunity, the local community portal for the people of Perth in Western Australia run by the Community Newspaper Group. Covering everything from local news, local sport, local shopping, local lifestyle, local real estate, local blogs, local groups, local entertainment and lots of comment, opinion, information and fun stuff
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Name of newspaper/magazine/digital:

Western Suburbs Weekly

 

Page number of article/electronic:

Pages 1 and 10

 

Date of article:

February 2014

 

Summary of article:

This article is about Sergey Pevnev, principle artist of the West Australian Ballet. It is about his role as a mentor and teacher for Perth City Ballet. It features his role in Perth City Ballet's production of 'Giselle' and his future aspirations regarding teaching and dancing. The article give background information about Sergey's move to Perth from St Petersburg in Russia.

 

Is it publicity for a performance?

This article is publicity for the performances by the pre-professional ballet company, Perth City Ballet. The performances are of the famous classical ballet 'Giselle' in January 2014 at the Quarry Amphitheatre.

 

What kind of performance?

The article promotes the ballet 'Giselle' performed by Perth City Ballet. 'Giselle' tells the story of a girl called Giselle (danced by Sergey's wife and fellow WA Ballet principle, Fiona) who is in love with Albrecht (danced by Sergey), who is a prince in disguise. Hilarion, who is in love with Giselle, exposes Albrecht's true character to Giselle and she then dies from her weak heart. Albrecht is then haunted by the spirits of jilted maidens, the Willis. It is a very famous ballet, produced in the romantic period.

 

Is it an editorial? What is the breaking news?

This article is not providing breaking news, it is focusing on Sergey Pevnev and his role as a mentor, dancer and teacher for Perth City Ballet. It is however promoting the Perth City Ballet production of 'Giselle'. The article is also giving information to the reader of Sergey's future aspirations and family life.

 

Is there a picture? What is it?

There is a picture of the ballerinas from Perth City Ballet who are performing in 'Giselle'. They are performing a section in Act 2 of the ballet as Willis.  This photograph is a good advertisement for the performance and accurately reflects the most famous part of the ballet 'Giselle' which is the dance of the Willis.

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Carrie Bickmore Dance has always been a big part of my life

Carrie Bickmore Dance has always been a big part of my life | Dance in Society | Scoop.it
The Project presenter Carrie Bickmore talks about her childhood, how she stays healthy, and what she's looking forward to this year

Via Catherine McDonnell
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Name of magazine:

Good Health

 

Page number of article/electronic:

Pages 12 and 13

 

Date of article:

February 2014

 

Summary of article:

This article is about Carrie Bickmore, presenter of 'The Project' she is talking about her childhood,  how she stays healthy and the part dance has played in her life. She also talks about what she is looking forward to in this year including being a host for 'So You Think You Can Dance'.

 

Is it publicity for a performance?

This article is not publicity fir a performance. Its main theme is focusing and promoting health and well being as well as slightly promoting 'So You Think You Can Dance'.

 

What kind of performance?

The article promotes the television series 'So You Think You Can Dance'. The programme is a dance competition that showcases Australian dancers performing many different styles of dance.

 

Is it an editorial? What is the breaking news?

This article is not sharing breaking news. Its role is to share information about Carrie Bickmore. The purpose of this is to inspire people to live healthier and to promote Carrie as a role model.

 

Is there a picture? What is it?

There is a picture of Carrie Bickmore in the centre of the spread to show who she is and to highlight the main focus of the article. There is also a smaller picture of her 'Favourite things' which is connected to a subsection of the article.

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