Sydney Dance Company

 Dance

 

Biography

Sydney Dance Company is a legendary force in Australian contemporary dance. Its performances have appeared on the great dance stages of the world, from the Sydney Opera House in Australia, to the Joyce Theatre in New York, the Grand in Shanghai and the Stanislavsky in Moscow.

Its dancers have left audiences breathless, it has presented Australian art to the world, and brought the world to Australia.

Dance in Australia would be inconceivable without it.

Actively creating and touring new work under the Artistic Directorship of Rafael Bonachela, the Company maintains an ensemble of 16 exceptional dancers. Programs of dance include works by Bonachela and by guest choreographers including Jacopo Godani, Alexander Ekman and Gideon Obarzanek, as well as collaborations with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and with composers 48nord and Ezio Bosso.

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Reviews

“Utterly beguiling … some of the finest, most inventive evenings of dance you are likely to see on the world stage.”

Limelight Magazine

“UNDER Rafael Bonachela, Sydney Dance Company has become an ultra-sleek ensemble. The dancers are extraordinary…”

Sunday Telegraph

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“Utterly beguiling … some of the finest, most inventive evenings of dance you are likely to see on the world stage.”

Limelight Magazine

“UNDER Rafael Bonachela, Sydney Dance Company has become an ultra-sleek ensemble. The dancers are extraordinary…”

Sunday Telegraph

“Sydney Dance Company has never looked stronger, sexier or more playful. ”

Sun-Herald

“Sydney Dance Company is at the peak of its powers…some of the most exciting contemporary dance I’ve seen in years.”

Sun-Herald

“jaw-dropping feats of physicality”

Daily Telegraph

“The dancers are beautifully articulate… bound by a shared energy.”

The Australian

“one is constantly reminded of just how superlative a troupe of dancers is comprised in the SDC. One can’t imagine any group making the most extraordinarily demanding moves look so effortless and doing that so uniformly.”

Crikey

“The SDC dancers are hotter than ever and fiercely talented, so watching them perform is certainly captivating”

Daily Telegraph

“Bonachela’s complex and ever-changing movement vocabulary, combined with Sydney Dance Company’s gorgeous ensemble, equals a winning formula… The non-stop choreography bursts with invention.”

Herald Sun

“This performance is at the French-Champagne-and-Beluga-Caviar end of the entertainment menu – something everyone should experience at least once in their lives.”

Stage Whispers

“Hi-octane dance, savvy LX and thrilling music…Don’t blink – this is seriously great work from a seriously great company.”

Limelight Magazine

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