Articles by: Hayley Horton

Hayley was an arts worker in South Australia for twelve years working freelance for small to medium clients as well as for companies such as the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, State Theatre Company SA, Urban Myth Theatre of Youth and the Australia Business Arts Foundation. As part of her freelance work, Hayley founded the ATG Curtain Call Awards (which is now an annual gala event), co-produced three 24 Hour Show charity fundraiser events, has judged for the Adelaide Fringe Festival and reviewed for Aussie Theatre and the Adelaide Theatre Guide.Hayley now runs a boutique events and arts management business, Footlight Events and in her spare time, is involved with Adelaide’s amateur theatre community as a producer, performer and director.

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Under the Covers

Photo: Jeff Busby

Let’s face it, the Cabaret Festival might bring out the chardonnay sippers and the fedora wearers (particularly in force this year), but really it also brings out the freaks and the fabulous too. Jacqui Dark and Kanen Breen are strange bedfellows indeed. Part goth, part glam, part Addams Family their…

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Piano Lessons

Photo: Nicholas Purcell

Anna Goldsworthy’s memoir of her “awakening” as a concert pianist, recounting her life growing up learning piano under the guidance of her Russian piano teacher (who is on the Liszt list) is a critically acclaimed book released in 2009. Piano Lessons is the live enactment of this memoir. Part play,…

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Hot Picks

Photo: Mark Wojt

With the gala opening fast approaching and such a huge program on offer at this year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival it’s almost impossible to choose.  Here’s our hot picks for the season – the shows to most look forward to! Back for More We’ve seen them before, and we’ve had a…

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Between Two Waves at The Bakehouse Theatre

Ellen Steele. Photo by Olivia Zanchetta

It is heartening to see South Australia’s flagship theatre company getting behind some of Adelaide’s most prolific and promising independent artists. The core of this production is distinctly independent, with many emerging and/or freelance artists at the helm, but the solidarity of STCSA is markedly present and hopefully a means…

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OzAsia Festival: Red Sorghum

Red Sorghum. Image supplied.

I know very little about dance. I have not seen a huge amount of dance performances and I have no knowledge of the technical skill required for the various types of dances. Most of my understanding of dance comes from So You Think You Can Dance, which I haven’t watched…

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Jesikah by the State Theatre Company of S.A.

Kate Cheel as Jesikah. Photo by Sia Duff

State Theatre Company SA’s education program is primarily focused on delivering quality theatre to high school students that makes them think, analyse and engage with theatre on many levels. We as the general public get a very small glimpse into this program through just a small handful of performances at…

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