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A Quick Chat With David Page

David Page in Page 8. Photo by Heidrun Lohr.

David Page is a composer, performer, and Artist in Residence at Bangarra Dance Theatre. He is a descendant of the Nunkul people and the Munaldjali clan of the Yugambeh tribe from South East Queensland. He’s bringing his show Page 8 back to Sydney, so we caught up with him and asked a few…

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New Ridiculusmus show opens tonight at Arts House

David Woods. Photo by Jemima Yong

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland by UK-based theatre company Ridiculusmus open tonight at the Arts House Meat Market. Kevin Turner sat down with Co-Artistic Director David Woods, who makes up the main “artistic double act” with Jon Haynes, and talked about how a mental health treatment practised in…

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A Quick Chat With Ben Pfeiffer

Ben Pfeiffer

Ben Pfeiffer knows the Australian arts industry from all angles. Working as an actor, director and the founder/Artistic Director of The Artisan Collective, he is constantly immersed in the world of Australian theatre. We take time to chat with Pfeiffer – a VCA Graduate and co-writer/co-director of The Artisan Collective’s…

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Meet the rising stars of Schools Spectacular

RIsing stars of Schools Spectacular.

What do David Harris, Lucy Maunder, Amanda Harrison, Julie Goodwin and Trevor Ashley have in common? They were all featured artists in Schools Spectacular. Schools Spectacular showcases the best performing arts talent from NSW Public School students. It boasts a prestigious alumni of musical theatre talent who all went on…

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Melbourne Festival Chat: Kate Fryer

Melbourne Festival Chat: Kate Fryer

Kate Fryer is a co-founder of independent acrobatic aerial theatre company Dislocate. Their Melbourne Festival show, If These Walls Could Talk, is another world premiere for the festival. Fusing theatre and circus, it’s a story about life, death and everything in between in an apartment overs five generations of tenants. What do you love most…

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The Adelaide Festival of Arts 2015 programme

Blow the Bloody Doors Off!!. Photo by Bleddyn Butcher, Adelaide Festival of Arts

To a capacity crowd in the William Magarey room of the re-developed Adelaide Oval David Sefton revealed his programme for the 2015 Adelaide Festival of Arts, his third as Artistic Director. In keeping with Sefton’s agreeably idiosyncratic style; a predictably unpredictable collection of art forms are set to dominate the…

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Melbourne Festival Chat: Roslyn Oades

Roslyn Oades

Roslyn Oades new work, Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday is already a must-see see of this festival. Developed by Malthouse and the Melbourne Festival, it’s based on interviews with people facing eighteen and eighty – ages that bookend adult life – and features Oades’s “headphone verbatim” technique. What do you love most about your Melbourne Festival show?…

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