Dance

Silent Bodies

It is only recently that McAllister returned to perform, for the first time since becoming artistic director, in the Australian Ballet’s production of The Merry Widow in Melbourne. On a stage saturated by diamond-studded dresses and scarlet curtains, McAllister appears as Njegus, the bumbling secretary to the ambassador. Pantomimic and slapstick, the fantasy is in full swing—and McAllister knows how to play the game. The audience drinks deeply from his perfectly timed winks and silly walks, revelling in the comedy.

24 October 2018
Profile: Freya McGrath

Dancing with Freya McGrath is a transformational experience—it is an ecstatic declaration of the power of the body, and in her latest work she asks you to enter that space too. Will you take the plunge?

27 September 2018
Fringe Festival: Freya McGrath Dances For 24 Hours

“I’ve discovered and created a great deal of who I am, and what I care about, on the dance floor,” Freya McGrath says.

23 September 2018