Quantcast

Latest Strictly Ballroom Stories

2014-02-23 04:20:19

SYDNEY, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of couples have danced on the forecourt of Sydney Opera House today in a specially choreographed Strictly Sydney moment. This event, under the direction of international celebrity, Baz Luhrmann, celebrates the forthcoming opening of Strictly Ballroom The Musical with previews from 25 March. Strictly Ballroom The Musical is exclusive to Sydney, secured by Destination NSW, the lead Government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism...

2011-05-22 20:00:00

SYDNEY, May 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Baz Luhrmann and NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell have today announced that the stage musical of the iconic Australian film Strictly Ballroom will have its world premiere and first run in Sydney at the Lyric Theatre from September 2013. "Today I'm very pleased to announce Baz Luhrmann and producers Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan of Global Creatures have chosen Sydney over London and New York for the world premiere of the much anticipated, Strictly...

2010-10-19 15:41:45

The colorful Australian film "ËœStrictly Ballroom' has been used in a breakthrough scientific experiment to locate the color processing centre in the human brain. The unconventional method helped researchers at The Vision Centre to find regions of the brain that respond particularly strongly to color. Their work could in future help in the treatment of patients who have become color blind due to brain injuries or a stroke. "In non-human primates there's a proposed "Ëœcolor...

24798cc37a0c5fd16e673ecf58d2cfb71
2009-09-29 15:02:43

Australian film and stage director Baz Luhrmann is filling in for judge Len Goodman on U.S. TV's Dancing with the Stars this week. Luhrmann's movie credits include Strictly Ballroom, William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet and Moulin Rouge! The BBC said he appeared on Monday's edition of the U.S. reality competition show and is expected to return for Tuesday's installment, as well. Goodman usually travels back and forth between Los Angeles and London where he also serves as judge on...

f34f8adf9e0d1b0f880f6fd1730ceedc1
2008-12-19 16:04:12

Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann has bought the rights to F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age novel The Great Gatsby, Variety.com reported. Luhrmann's films include Moulin Rouge, William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Strictly Ballroom and the current release, Australia. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said Luhrmann plans to concentrate on making a Gatsby adaptation after he finishes campaigning on behalf of Australia this awards season. A screenplay for the latest incarnation of...

2008-11-12 09:00:26

Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann says "Australia," his big-screen epic starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman, isn't finished yet. The BBC quoted Luhrmann as saying he has until Friday to complete his $130 million, World War II-era movie, which is to open in U.S. and Australian theaters Nov. 26 and in the United Kingdom the following month. Luhrmann, whose films include "Strictly Ballroom,""William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet" and "Moulin Rouge," made the revelation about his looming deadline...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
Related