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September 14th, 2023

RISING FESTIVAL opens today.
Music, food, arts and culture, all under moonlight in the heart of Melbourne.
Yellow Creative are proud to represent Gideon Obarzanek, Co-Artistic Director and Co-CEO. Dates: 7-18 June Schedule: Sneak Peak:

Congratulations to YCM clients Alice Babidge, Anchuli Felicia King, Gideon Obarzanek and Gracie Otto who have all been featured in The Australian’s inaugural THE LIST Arts & Culture 2022 as the top 100 figures shaping Australia’s creative future. Working across a broad range of disciplines, including writing, directing, design and choreography, these YCM clients have been recognized […]

Yellow’s Gideon Obarzanek and Hannah Fox have just been announced as co-artistic directors of a brand new winter arts festival in Melbourne. The new festival is a merger between long running Melbourne International Arts Festival and White Night. “They will join Executive Director Kath M Mainland CBE as the leadership team for the new festival […]

Gideon Obarzanek’s short film I WANT TO DANCE BETTER AT PARTIES has been awarded the prestigious DENDY Award at the 2014 Sydney Film Festival for best Live Action Short Film. Written and directed with  Matthew Bate, the film is based on the  stage play Gideon wrote and directed for the Sydney Theatre Company. Produced by Closer […]

Gideon Obarzanek’s  L’Chaim! (‘to life’ in Hebrew and Yiddish) is a thought-provoking and cutting-edge dance piece featuring the entire Sydney Dance Company. L’Chaim! rounds out a trio of pieces, collectively named INTERPLAY: three distinct dance pieces, (also choreographed by Raphael Bonachela and Jacopo Godani), with each choreographer presenting their own unique vision.  Featuring Stefan Gregory’s music, and written by […]

I WANT TO DANCE BETTER AT PARTIES, written and directed by Gideon Obarzanek, will screen as part of the 2013 Adelaide Film Festival. I Want to Dance Better at Parties is a documentary/drama from directors Gideon Obarzanek and Matthew Bate. Based on a true story, it looks at a man who begins private dance classes to […]

Gideon Obarzanek to choreograph a new work for Sydney Dance Company in 2014

Gideon Obarzanek awarded prestigious Creative Australia Fellowship

Gideon Obarzanek’s DANCE BETTER AT PARTIES opens at the STC

Gideon Obarzanek News

April 1st, 2012

Gideon Obarzanek Press

June 28th, 2011

Read about Gideon Obarzanek’s work.

Gideon Obarzanek Images

June 27th, 2011

A selection of images for Gideon Obarzanek

Gideon Obarzanek

May 12th, 2011

Gideon founded Chunky Move in 1995 and was the company’s artistic director until 2012. Gideon’s works have been performed in many festivals and theatres around the world in the UK, Europe, Asia and the Americas.