In an auto-biographical theatrical event, Todd MacDonald shares the deeply moving story about a father’s journey through the serious medical diagnosis of Lola, one of his twin daughters. Devised by the multi Greenroom Award-winning actor Todd MacDonald and acclaimed director Bagryana Popov, The Button Event is a one-man tour-de-force, fusing story-telling, direct address, documentary, physical performance,… Read more.
Shortlisted for the 2012 Rodney Seaborn Playwriting Award and commissioned by Queensland Theatre Company (QTC), Elaine Acworth’s Gloria premiered at the Bille Brown Studio on 24 July with an all-Brisbane cast. The touching story follows Gloria, who fled Australia in the 70’s to become a chanteuse in Europe. Now in her 50’s, Gloria returns to Australia to… Read more.
The muddy waters may have long receded but the after effects of the 2011 Brisbane floods are still being felt by many residents and companies alike. Some relief came to the Queensland Theatre Company (QTC) this week with the announcement of the Queensland State Government funding-match program of up to one hundred and fifty thousand… Read more.
Something terrifying happened recently in Brisbane; a group of refugees took over the Bille Brown Studio on Montague Road and gave the audience an experience that they would never forget; a gutsy and moving account of their lives so far. I Am Here is a work of real stories devised by Two Thumbs Up and… Read more.
Born from an Ausdance National program called Treading the Pathways, BlakDance Australia Limited’s purpose has always been to support Indigenous Australian dance and dancers. The Billie Brown Studio at the Queensland Theatre Company was a hive of activity earlier this month as BlakDance Australia presented a cultural artists symposium to share choreographic experiences and knowledge on… Read more.
The naughtiest Circus is in Town! Polytoxic Dance Theatre’s latest ‘mongrel mash-up of technicolour theatricality’, The Rat Trap has transformed QTC’s Bille Brown Studio into a Cabaret Tiki Bar where the audience in lock-down are at the mercy of the burlesque rat pack. This colourfully chaotic production with it’s sexy, talented troupe, kitsch décor, surprise… Read more.