Dance on screen & stage
Deckchair Flicks celebrates the world of dance with a fun selection of your favourite contemporary, cult and classic dance films on the big screen in the courtyard of Riverside Theatres. Don't miss the high octane dance pieces, curated by Western Sydney Dance Action, hitting the stage before each film.
You can totally immerse yourself in the behind-the-scenes world of dance with an engaging series of dance documentaries and talks each night prior to Deckchair Flicks.
TAP (PG) | January 18 at 6pm
Just released from prison, Max Washington must decide which of his previous professions to return to burglar or tap dancer.
Hairspray (PG) | January 18 at 8pm
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
La Danse - Paris Opera Ballet (PG) | January 19 at 6pm
The film follows the production of seven ballets by the Paris Opera Ballet.
Mao's Last Dancer (PG) | January 19 at 8pm
A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin.
Only When I Dance (Rating TBA) | January 20 at 6pm
Two young kids try to dance their way out of the favelas of Rio.
Billy Elliot (M) | January 20 at 8pm
A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.
This Is It (PG) | January 21 at 8pm
A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London.
Every Little Step (M) | January 22 at 6pm
Follows the plight of real-life dancers as they struggle through auditions for the Broadway revival of A Chorus Line.
Rocky Horror Picture Show (M) | January 22 at 8pm
Newly engaged Brad and Jan get taken on a weird and wonderful journey when they find themselves in the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky (M) | January 23 at 6pm
Dramatisation of Russian Ballet Star Vaclav Nijinsky's diaries which detail his madness as well as his homosexual relationship with Ballet Russe impresario Sergei Diaghilev and his marriage to his Italian wife.
The Red Shoes (G) | January 23 at 8pm
A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.
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Dance performance & film: 8pm
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
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