Show Profiles

Nilaja Sun – No Child

Nilaja Sun is well on her way to becoming a household name in Melbourne. Last year No Child premiered at the Melbourne International Arts Festival and received a host of rave reviews from both critics and audiences alike. But the story of a newly employed drama teacher coming to terms with the stark realities of… Read more.


Exploring what it means to be ‘Blak’ – in conversation with choreographer Daniel McKinley

‘Blak’ is more than just a deadly way of discussing Indigeneity in Australia. Over the last decade in particular it has become an increasingly popular signifier and is being enthusiastically embraced as a social and political response to Indigenous identity. It’s only fitting that a company like Bangarra, a monument in the Indigenous performance landscape,… Read more.


A dancer must dance like an actor speaks: Expressions Dance Company On Tour With R&J

Aussie Theatre’s Gillian Wills speaks with Natalie Weir, Artistic Director of Brisbane’s Expresssions Dance Company about their upcoming tour of R&J. “My style has taken a long time to evolve but it’s all about human emotion. I like to tell stories and the choreography is very emotional, highly physical, immediate and real. I like movements… Read more.



In conversation with Rachael Swain: Dramaturg and Creative Producer of Gudirr Gudirr

Exploring the notion of inter-cultural relationships includes a range of different conversations. Those between different cultural groups within Australia; Indigenous Australians and non-Indigenous Australians; and although not often seen in the limelight, Indigenous Australians of mixed descent with each other. Exploring the notion of inter-cultural relationships includes a range of different conversations. Those between different… Read more.


War Horse: Out of the ordinary

War Horse: Out of the ordinary

Internationally acclaimed play War Horse is heading down under with seasons in  Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. AussieTheatre’s David Allen caught up with some of the overseas cast and creative team at Lyric Theatre Sydney recently for an in-depth chat about the show.  The upstairs foyer of the Lyric Theatre is a good place to be on… Read more.


Victoria’s stars of the future

On Friday night, St Kilda’s iconic Palais Theatre will host an evening of some of Victoria’s most exceptional emerging performers in a concert event like no other – known most aptly as Top Acts. Clare Pickering went behind the scenes to talk with returning artistic director, Naomi Edwards, about this one night only extravaganza. Top Acts… Read more.


Blindscape: iPhone technology and circus arts combined – video feature

Blindscape: iPhone technology and circus arts combined – video feature

Described as “a boundary-breaking exploration of circus through smartphone technology”, we at AussieTheatre couldn’t help but be intrigued by Blindscape, a brand new show which mediates circus through interactive iPhone technology at Melbourne’s Next Wave Festival. What’s not to love, right? Matt Edwards recently caught up with producer of Blindscape Skye Gellmann and physical theatre performer Kieran… Read more.


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