Celebrating Christmas with Patrice Tipoki

Celebrating Christmas with Patrice Tipoki

Australian stage favourite and accomplished international leading lady, Patrice Tipoki has had an incredibly successful 2016. Rather than being satisfied with a restful holiday season after a stint playing Fantine on the West End, in Dubai and Singapore, she has released two vastly different solo songs over the last few weeks, both concerning different aspects… Read more.

Women in Australian Theatre: Lisa Campbell

Lisa Campbell

In 2016, 61% of mainstage Australian theatre works was written by men. 90% of international works programmed were written by men. This means that fewer than 30% of plays produced in Australia in 2016 were written or directed by women. On top of this, women in the industry are often treated poorly simply for being… Read more.

Seymour Centre will represent the under-represented in 2017


On November 16th the Seymour Centre revealed its 2017 season through a night of song, interesting synopses and introductions to theatre companies both familiar, and new to the Sydney scene. Hosted by Artistic Director Tim Jones and featuring guest speakers from each of the relevant production teams and theatre companies, it was a great night… Read more.

Poppy Seed Festival – discussing LadyCake with Anna Rodway

Poppy Seed Festival – discussing LadyCake with Anna Rodway

A self-described “theatre-maker, dessert-baker, actor and writer”, Anna Rodway is currently appearing in LadyCake as part of Melbourne’s Poppy Seed Theatre Festival. Below, Rodway talks to AussieTheatre about the vilification of Marie Antoinette (and all the women who have come after her), the importance of bravery and boldness in pitching new theatre, and why Poppy… Read more.

Poppy Seed Festival: discussing Blessed with Danny Delahunty

Blessed, currently appearing as part of Melbourne's Poppy Seed Theatre Festival.

Blessed, a fractured love story that spans fifteen years and explores “the stagnant horror of inter-generational Australian poverty in the context of religious mythology”, is the second work in a trilogy of political plays by writer Fleur Kilpatrick and director/producer Danny Delahunty. Chosen as one of four works to participate in Melbourne’s new Poppy Seed… Read more.

Photo feature: The Australian Ballet’s Nijinsky

Photo feature: The Australian Ballet’s Nijinsky

The Australian Ballet’s latest work is a frank love letter to one of the form’s legendary dancers. Vaslav Nijinsky changed dance forever with his explosive leap and his shockingly sensual choreography, before a dark descent into madness ended his career. Choreographer John Neumeier (Director Hamburg Ballet), charts Nijinsky’s rise and fall in Nijinsky – a… Read more.

No rest for the wickedly driven: Aussie actress Ramona Von Pusch makes a splash in the UK

Ramona Von Pusch | Image supplied

After working locally in the 2012 Australia and New Zealand tour of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, and the 2013 Melbourne season of The Graduate with Jerry Hall, Australian actress and 2011 ACA graduate Ramona Von Pusch made the move to pursue a career in London. Ramona most recently won Best Actress at the One-Reeler, short film awards for her role in Marlene, directed… Read more.