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Cassie Tongue joins Sydney Theatre Awards voting panel

Cassie Tongue

AussieTheatre’s Deputy Editor Cassie Tongue has been named as the latest member on the Sydney Theatre Awards voting panel. The Sydney Theatre Awards are run by a group of theatre critics to celebrate the strength, quality and diversity of theatre in Sydney, including Elissa Blake (Sun Herald), Jason Blake (Sydney…

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If you have time, you waste it

If you have time, you waste it

It’s Tuesday the 6th of May. I’m writing a column! This is a novel experience for the year; an unprecedented venture and let’s face it, the possibilities are endless. WHO KNOWS what I might have been doing during my online absence. I might have been riding elephants in Zimbabwe, or parachuting from…

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An open letter to artists: know your worth

Know your worth. Image by

This week, something horrible and something wonderful happened in our industry. Horribly, a request from an American company was sent to Australian agents and dance schools seeking dancers for a new Kylie Minogue video clip stating that, due to budget constraints, these dancers would not be paid. There have been many reports in…

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Kate Walder: Back home and back in the sh*t

Kate Walder: Back home and back in the sh*t

Hi everyone, So I’m home; Sydney, Australia. Paris est fini. Et je suis triste mais aussi relieved. I don’t know what the word for 'relieved' is in French so I’m just going to continue inserting English words into French sentences instead of actually looking them up. It’s more fun. And…

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Exciting New Ventures

Ensemble cast of Harvest Rain's Oklahoma! Image by Trent Rouillon

Les Solomon finds a new theatre and a new theatre company worth exploring This last week with the cancellation of The Addams Family without a tour and an early closure of the Sydney season could easily make both agents and performers throw their hands up in horror and wonder why we…

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