Out on location, filming for “Hit the floor together” in Sutton. And eating healthy food between takes! Continue reading
In October 2012, QL2 ran another in our series of photography workshops for dancers: “Still Moves”, 12 hours with professional photographer Lorna Sim. ”For dancers in dance photography: you as subject, you as photographer. Equipment, technical issues, staging, lighting, and direction; … Continue reading
Hi there! My name is Alison Plevey, Soft Lander (2010), currently working as QL2 Education Officer and occasional teacher for the Quantum Leapers when I’m around. I am the key artist in an Education Pilot Project, to improve dance education outcomes … Continue reading
I spoke with Ruth Osborne now she is back from Taipei, where QL2 Dance teamed up with Perth’s Steps Youth Dance Company to perform, workshop, and participate in the Dance and Child International (DACI) & World Dance Alliance (WDA) joint summit. … Continue reading
It’ll all be over too soon — and they’ll be back in Australia to tell stories. In the meantime, here’s some photos from rehearsal and dress run of Scratch the Surface at the DACI/WDA showcase in Taipei. There’s some more stories over … Continue reading
At last! Some snaps from the Quantum Leap + STEPS group in Taipei. From the opening parade, and rehearsal for the “Young People’s Performance” where they performed the short (10-minute) version of “Scratch the Surface”. You can see some more … Continue reading
After weeks of preparation in Perth and in Canberra, and then a week together here with James O’Hara, its off to Taipei tomorrow morning (5am in Canberra — 4°C) to the DACI/WDA conference. Just before leaving, the group — … Continue reading
The costumes for the trip to Taiwan are officially complete! On Sunday the 8th of July we had the second and final sewing bee, where we did fittings on all the dancers, adjusted singlets and finished the denim pants. It … Continue reading
Big welcome to the 10 dancers from STEPS Youth Dance in Perth, together with STEPS Artistic Director Alice Lee Holland and GM Cassandra Lake. And choreographer for “Scratch the Surface“: James O’Hara. Down to -3° in Canberra tonight — a … Continue reading
We had a sewing bee on Sunday 17th June, where volunteers helped to make the denim pants for the 10 Perth dancers who will be joining the 10 Canberra dancers for the trip to Taiwan. It was a huge help … Continue reading
STEPS Youth Dance Company (Perth) and Quantum Leap youth dance ensemble from QL2 Dance (Canberra) have been invited to perform in Taiwan at the Dance and the Child International (daCi) Conference in July 2012. As part of this exciting opportunity … Continue reading
Jess Smith and Amanda Lee are two dancers in this years’ Quantum Leap project Me Right Now. I caught up with them both after one rehearsal to get some insight into their thoughts and feelings about the show, its themes … Continue reading
A few shots from the show!
Me Right Now is all over. Enthusiastically received by audiences, and variously received by critics. Thanks to everyone who came, and especially those who wrote about it. If you’ve got something to say, tell us! Either here, or in an … Continue reading
One more day to go – We have a Saturday matinee and the closing night evening performance tonight.
Choreographer Matt Cornell is interviewed on stage, and he talks about why he sought to work with Quantum Leap, about the motivations for creating his piece, and about the group of boys he made the work with!