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Live art festival It's been a while in the works, but consider for a moment the challenge of mounting a festival based around an art form nobody can properly define. Live art'' is the term given to a certain mode of artistic practice that exists at
Chunky Move's new artistic director, Anouk van Dijk, might need a bigger mantelpiece: her first outing with the company won The Age Critics Prize at this year's Melbourne Festival, and now she's been honoured with the top dance award in her former
Move's An Act of Now , its first work under new artistic director Anouk van Dijk, has taken out The Age Critics Award for best major new Australian work premiering at the Melbourne Festival...Chunky Move's An Act of Now is one of nine works eligible
Theatre earned acclaim for its one-woman show, Murder at Warrabah House , at last year's Edinburgh fringe festival and is presenting a return season at Carlton's La Mama this week. La Mama is hosting Platform Youth Theatre this month, celebrating
Dance Review Reading and Acting Out a Letter (It Isn't Fan Mail) Gideon Obarzanek at Joyce SoHo Published: April 27, 2012 As the artistic director of Chunky Move , the successful Australian company he founded and is about to leave, Gideon Obarzanek
Friday-Saturday, Meany Hall, University of Washington; $20-$39 (206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org ).
Because a part of me always wants to go off and do other things and then I keep getting pulled back into a dance context." Since founding the Australian dance company Chunky Move in 1995, Obarzanek has consistently pushed the boundaries of how
Philippa Hawker February 14, 2012 Read later The transition ... will be "organic rather that a hard break" .....Photo: Jeff Busby IT WAS a great way to begin, says Anouk van Dijk of the first days she spent as artistic director at the contemporary
January 4, 2012 Read later Diverse influences the work incorporates chants from the 11th century to the late Renaissance, hakas, crowd utterances and individual pop songs sung simultaneously. Assembly has more than 60 people on stage. ''But the more
November 4, 2011 Never work with children, animals -- or sculpture...Connected, by the Australian contemporary troupe Chunky Move. (None of the dancers is chunky, but their moves aren't smooth.) It has a humdinger of a set by sculptor Reuben Margolin.