Three dancers of the Australian Ballet met on a recent Monday afternoon in Melbourne for a photo shoot, and giggles, lots of giggles. Meet Isobelle Dashwood, corps de ballet, Christopher Rodgers-Wilson, soloist, and Amy Harris, senior artist. Photographed by Taylor-Ferné Morris with dancewear and styling by Keto.
Isobelle Dashwood, the Australian Ballet. Photograph by Taylor-Ferne Morris
The son of a painter and a set designer, director/choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot was, it seems, destined to have a life in the theater. Born and raised in Tours, in central France, in 1960, he studied dance and piano at the Conservatoire Nacional de Région de Tours before joining the Rosella Hightower International School of Dance in Cannes.Continue Reading
One would think that a dance inspired by the events of the January 6 insurrection—yes, a dance!—would not be the ideal stuff of theater, but the eight members of Laurie Sefton Creates (formerly Clairobscur Dance Company), succeeded in giving life to Sefton’s premiere “Herd. Person?”, while the dance, itself, was occasionally problematic.Continue Reading