Billy Mustapha is a professional dancer born and raised in Canada. Living between Vancouver and Los Angeles for the past three years, Billy has been working as a series regular on season 2 of Emmy Award winning TV show, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist as an actor/dancer alongside world renowned choreographer, Mandy Moore. Dance Writer caught up with Billy to get an insight into how to break into the industry as a male dancer.
Arts Centre Melbourne’s Morning Melodies returns to Hamer Hall to delight audiences with a stellar line-up of music theatre, cabaret, opera, jazz and dance from May to December 2021. The much loved, feel-good concerts will celebrate Australian performers including David Hobson, Silvie Paladino, Zoy Frangos and Trevor Ashley as well as future stars with performances from The Australia Ballet School and Victorian College of the Arts.
Now an annual tradition, The Australian Ballet School’s performance opens Art Centre Melbourne’s 2021 Morning Melodies program with En Pointe – a wonderful repertoire filled with energy, athleticism and the refined skills of the School's young dancers; celebrating the art of ballet with new works from Stephen Baynes and Simon Dow along with the romance of Paquita.
The audience flows like electricity between each static performance location. Anticipation and mystery grow on this chilly Melbourne evening as they travel, guided by subtle fairy lights and small hand-held torches.