This interview is the final chat in our series exploring How We Do What We Do. It feels perfectly appropriate that we conclude my interview collection of incredible artists with the actor who is behind this series being commissioned in the first place – AussieTheatre’s Editor-In-Chief Erin James, who is currently enjoying a wave of… Read more.
On Monday 29 April, six Sydney performers will take to the stage for the chance to become the inaugural Project X winner as part of Broadway Unplugged’s April event. Project X – a joint initiative of AussieTheatre and Broadway Unplugged – is a competition that has been giving up-and-coming performers the chance to shine onstage… Read more.
I sat down at my desk today and it suddenly occurred to me that I have been Editor in Chief of AussieTheatre.com for just over 12 months – and to use a cliché, I simply cannot believe how fast the time has flown by. On July 1 2011, my co-director Matt Edwards and I officially… Read more.
AussieTheatre is excited to launch a new industry-based section of our website: Australian Recordings. We have put together a collection of albums – cast recordings and solo ventures – recorded by Australian performers in a special page entitled ‘Australian Recordings’, so our readers have access to a myriad of Australian talent at their fingertips. “We have… Read more.
Bombshells, written by contemporary Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith, is a series of vignettes of six women on the brink of breakdown (or break through), all played by award winning performer Christen O’Leary. With a Helpmann Award, a Matilda, and two Green Room Awards, O’Leary was an obvious choice for Queensland Theatre Company’s artistic director Wesley… Read more.
Over the last week the AussieTheatre Forums have found a new home. If you have been a regular user of the forums in the past then you will notice a lot of differences. They are still a little rough around the edges, but we are slowly getting there. In the next couple of days you will… Read more.
AussieTheatre.com has had an enormous year in 2011. Our analytics team has been sifting through the data collected this year and thought we’d share some of the interesting stats we have discovered. Fact: Since March, the amount of people accessing AussieTheatre.com on an iphone/ipad has increased by 744%. (Yes, we are definitely looking at the… Read more.
After watching the myriad of talented young performers in the NSW State School’s Spectacular last month, Suzanne Mackay praises the work of our secondary education and questions the lack of tertiary support for artists in Australia…
It’s true that a picture says a thousand words and if you are a Billboard buyer in Times Square, you better hope that image also leads to a million dollars as well!
APO Arts Academy at Dance World Studios has been well known in Melbourne since its inception in 1987 as a training platform for young dancers. Over the last few years, the school has begun to receive national and international acclaim in other arts disciplines also, including Music Theatre. In 2009, Nick McMahon and Directors Chris… Read more.