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Australian Arts

Sheer erotic pulsation

11 June 2022

9:00 AM

11 June 2022

9:00 AM

Anyone whose extreme youth was graced by the experience of watching the Nederlands Dans Theater is liable to be astonished by the fact that Kunstkamer, an anniversary work for this strange and grand company which has always negotiated the gulf set between modern dance and classical ballet, should not only be performed by the Australian Ballet but that the artistic director David Hallberg should be centre-stage as a kind of twitching stammering madman-in-chief of a work which is a monument to the attempt to animate the body with a thousand distortions and dislocations in order to dramatise whatever illuminations and...

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