What's life really like for women in the Islamic world? To what extent is our opinion of them based on Western prejudice? We profile five remarkable women who challenge conventional stereotypes.
In master storyteller Graeme Murphy's hands, the world's favourite ballet becomes a witty, dramatic and ultimately devastating story of love and betrayal.
Featuring over 3500 of the state’s most talented singers, dancers and musicians, the Schools Spectacular is a brilliantly choreographed and costumed production on an epic scale.
Produced specifically for upper secondary schools by the ABC's Education Television unit, Artzone features a profile of 9 Australian artists and their work.
In this examination of Australia's leading choreographer and founder of the Sydney Dance Company Murphy returns to his childhood home in Tasmania where he talks about his childhood adventures, his
Saibai Island in the Torres Strait is so far north it's only four kilometres from Papua New Guinea.
A celebration of three timeless ballets - Firebird, Petrouchka, and Les Sylphides - performed by The Australian Ballet at the Sydney Opera House, and broadcast live on ABC2.
At just 26, Stephen Page became the artistic director of the internationally acclaimed Bangarra Dance Company.
In 1999 a unique dance company was established in Barcelona with the aim of turning a selection of the best contemporary dance students from around the world into first class professionals.
From rehearsals to the big day, Compass follows Australia's much loved dance troupe The Merry Makers as they rehearse and make their way to Disneyland in California for their first ever overseas pe
Imagine getting away to a beautiful tropical paradise where you can be entertained by hundreds of the Pacific’s most talented artists and performers.
Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the greatest love story ever told – but it hasn’t been told by one of Australia’s greatest storytellers…until now.
This is a dramatised series which raises a variety of personal issues to do with friendship. The same set of characters is used in each of the programs, but each program is self contained.
This three part series looks at parts of the body.
Highlights what people can do with trained footwork and the different ways animals use their feet to move around.
This five-part series looks at the ways in which buildings are designed for specific purposes. Taking a technology perspective, each program identifies the reasons behind a building's design.
This six-part series looks at a range of cultural and religious celebrations, with an emphasis on the participation of children in these colourful events.
A montage of the different human sensory organs, showing how they move; the ways we use them; the ways they help us.
Aims to stimulate children's curiosity and imagination; widen their horizons and encourage them to explore their environment; raise issues and present enjoyable experiences which relate broadly to
A four part series on various aspects of food technology.
How many children believe that food comes from the supermarket? This series of six programs looks at what happens to certain foods before they reach the supermarket shelves. How do the crops grow?