Articles on ‘Black Swan State Theatre Company’

WA’s Black Swan State Theatre Company Launches 2018 Season

WA’s Black Swan State Theatre Company Launches 2018 Season

Western Australia’s Black Swan State Theatre Company’s newest Artistic Director, Clare Watson, launched her first season for 2018 to an eager and excited crowd Monday night. The 2018 season will deliver three mainstage shows in the Heath Ledger Theatre and a record five shows in the Studio Underground. This includes three world premieres, two co-productions… Read more.

Win a double pass to Clinton The Musical, Perth

Matt Dyktynski as Bill Clinton in Clinton The Musical. Image by Robert Frith

Clinton: The Musical is heading to Perth for the first time after a sell-out season Off Broadway, and we are offering a double pass to one lucky AussieTheatre reader in Perth! Penned by Australian writing duo – brothers Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge – this hilarious musical will be just the antidote we need in… Read more.

NIDA announces Kate Cherry as Director/CEO

NIDA announces Kate Cherry as new CEO

This week the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) today announced that Kate Cherry will step into the role of Director and Chief Executive Officer from November 2016. Kate joins NIDA following nine years at Western Australia’s Black Swan State Theatre Company, where she served as Artistic Director/joint-CEO. Kate has been attributed with re-invigorating Black… Read more.

Gasp! by Queensland Theatre Company

Remember when the advertising industry first introduced bottled water? Many thought it was a ridiculous idea that would never take off and I for one, refused to buy it on political/ethical grounds. Ben Elton’s hil’air’ious satire Gasp! looks at a money hungry mining company which is devouring our resources one commodity at a time. When… Read more.


Every once in a while a show comes along that will stay with you for a long time. Ben Elton’s satirical work Gasp! is one such show. It’s little wonder that this show has stood the test of time and still holds as much relevance as it did when it was first developed for London… Read more.

Black Swan’s 2015 Program includes Major Broadway Musical

Following on from previously produced musicals Bran Nue Dae and the Sapphires, Western Australia’s The Black Swan State Theatre Company announced it would end its 2015 season with the Tony Award winning Broadway musical Next to Normal. Starring Rachel Beck the musical has been voted one of the top ten musicals of the 21st century…. Read more.