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March 8, 2019

Dancer Jack Ziesing on using movement and gesture as a communication tool

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Emanating poise and rigour, Jack Ziesing feels most comfortable using movement and gesture to communicate the matters close to his heart. A company dancer for Dancenorth, and a performer in …

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February 25, 2019

Distilling life’s complexities through set design with Liminal Spaces

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Located in a wide and open street in Hobart, Tasmania, Liminal Studio is an interdisciplinary design house operating outside the traditional confines of architecture. Weaving together interior, furniture, object and …

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February 14, 2019

Childbirth as a catalyst for creation with Dancenorth’s Amber Haines

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Along with physical changes such as a tide of surging hormones and an inextricable hunger for liquorice, soft cheese or pickles, pregnancy often prompts us to alter our priorities and …

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February 8, 2019

Contemplating our world through contemporary dance with Dancenorth’s Kyle Page

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For Dubbo-raised director, choreographer and dancer Kyle Page, the decision to pursue dance as a career seemed more like an instinctual progression than a formal affair strategised in the classroom …

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September 6, 2018

Pianist Timothy Young on living in Italy and the artists who inspire him

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Growing up in a small and bucolic town in regional Victoria, pianist Timothy Young wanted to play the piano before most of us could throw a ball or tie our …

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August 14, 2018

Kristian Chong: law graduate turned pianist

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Known for his superlative and intelligent pianism, Kristian Chong didn’t always enjoy playing the piano. A law and commerce graduate, Chong began his classical music education at a young age, …

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August 8, 2018

Evoking mood and emotion through light and shadow with Elegy’s lighting and set designer Rob Sowinski

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Based in Naarm (Melbourne), Rob Sowinski’s lighting and set design practice is emotive, explorative and alluring. Often influenced by the colour and tone of a piece’s writing, Sowinski elegantly manipulates …

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August 5, 2018

Reinventing the way we play and listen to the piano with Zubin Kanga

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London and Sydney-based pianist and composer Zubin Kanga has made a name for himself with works that are innovative, perplexing and sophisticated. A specialist in contemporary piano music, his expressive …

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June 1, 2018

Andrea Lam on the most valuable advice she received in music school

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Born in Sydney, and now residing in the thumping cosmopolitan heart of New York City, pianist, recitalist and chamber musician Andrea Lam made her orchestral debut with the Sydney Symphony …

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