Performing Arts

Performance Arts have been generally merged into the more classical forms of stagecraft, ie. Ballet, Dance, Opera, Theatre and Gilbert & Sullivan, and are listed by title below. Performing music, both studio and live performance are best found under "Music Capsule". Right: The spectacular troupe of "Cirque du Soleil".

Essential Ballet: The Kirov Ballet (1993)

Starring: The Kirov Ballet

Ballet has always been one of Russia's most cultivated art forms. "Essential Ballet: Kirov Ballet" comprises two contrasting gala performances, showca... Read more

Every Little Step (2008)

Director: James D Stern, Adam Del Deo

For over three decades, there's been one singular sensation: "A Chorus Line", the groundbreaking hit musical inspired by the emotional lives of dancer... Read more

Evidentia (1995)

Starring: Sylvie Guillem

Top international ballerina Sylvie Guillem puts her own ideas about dance and movement on film. Collaborating with her chosen directors and choreograp... Read more

Faust (1985)

Director: Ken Russell

From the Vienna State Opera, with a superb cast revelling in Gounod's beloved melodies, here is the provocative, visually sumptuous 1985 production by... Read more

First Position (2011)

Director: Bess Kargman

Every year, thousands of aspiring dancers enter one of the world's most prestigious ballet competitions, the Youth America Grand Prix, where lifelong... Read more

Five Days in September: The Rebirth of an Orchestra (2005)

Director: Barbara Willis Sweete

After a tough spell, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra has a charismatic and passionate new conductor, Peter Oundjiian, and this vibrant documentary foll... Read more

Fledermaus (1997)

Director: Lindy Hume
Starring: Anson Austin, Amelia Farrugia, Gillian Sullivan, Anthony Warlow

Anthony Warlow stars as the gallivant Gabriel Eisenstien in this dazzling Australian production of Johann Strauss' comic operetta 'Die Fledermaus', th... Read more

Follies in Concert (1985)

Director: Herbert Ross
Starring: Andre Gregory, Barbara Cook, Carol Burnett, George Hearn, Lee Remick, Mandy Pati...

At a reunion of the fictional musical revue The Weismann Follies, the long-retired players relive their careers. A 1985 recreation of Stephen Sondheim... Read more

Fosse (2001)

Director: Matthew Diamond
Starring: Ben Vereen, Ann Reinking

This stage tribute to the man behind the brilliant, seductive choreography of hits including 'Cabaret' and 'Chicago' took Broadway by storm and racked... Read more

Frederic Chopin - A Life To Remember (2003)

Director: Paul Barton
Starring: Alan Kogosowski

This lavish documentary series features one-time child prodigy Alan Kogosowski in concert at London's Gibson Hall, performing over 30 of Chopin's most... Read more