Seesaw special: The Fringe sessions

Q&A with Fringe World 2018 artists.

shall we get comfy

Degrees of comfort

Are you sitting comfortably? If not, why not? These are some of the questions choreographer April Vardy asks in her ...
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Raglan Fetish show

You want content?

"You'll get your content" is the motto scrawled across the promo image for the Raglan Fetish Show, a one-man show ...
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Menagerie choir

Pop in harmony

Perth’s indie-pop choir, Menagerie, has become a staple at Fringe World since its debut in 2014. With a back catalogue ...
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minus one sister

About to fly the coup

SALT is a WA theatre collective making its debut at this year's Fringe World with the highly-anticipated Minus One Sister, ...
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The Honeymoon Suite

Abundantly kitsch

Those who were lucky enough to get a sneak peek at Bernadette Lewis's "The Honeymoon Suite" in STRUT Dance's "Short ...
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Poetry for our times

Poetry for our times

What do you get when you mix performance poetry, spoken word and rap? Star-Crossed Poets, a group of Perth performers ...
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52 hertz

Only the lonely

We all feel alone at times, but when you're experiencing loneliness it can feel like you're the only one. 52 ...
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Super Woman Money Program - Elizabeth Davie

Money, feminism and power… ballads

Sometimes comedy is the best way to explain depressing statistics, says Melbourne-based comedian Elizabeth Davie, and so she's having a ...
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The Motherhood

Take a long, hard laugh at yourself

If you've ever been in a relationship or looked after a child then you should relate to The Motherhood's 'Surviving ...
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Pierre Ulric

The scientist turned magician

Starting with love and ending in blood, Pierre Ulric's 'Confessions of a Magician' isn't your standard conjuring show. In his ...
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Dao of Dylan

Dylan done medium rare

Smart and sassy, Monique diMattina and Rebecca Barnard have juggled music and motherhood to bring you comedy cabaret act Dao ...
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Dark humour and haunting soundscapes

Dark humour and haunting soundscapes

Paully aka Paul Rowe, is the front man of Genrefonix, a Perth-based arts/music collective that will be taking audiences on ...
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Out of control

Out of control

Dance is uncontrollable, says Israeli choreographer Omer Backley-Astrachan, and that’s what he loves about the art form. He’ll be performing ...
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The wee small hours

The wee small hours

How did you sleep last night?  If you've had any experience with the frustrations of the sleepless wee hours, Night ...
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Making music on the fly

Making music on the fly

As his name suggests, Harlem's Dandy Wellington cuts a dapper figure on stage as bandleader in "Club Swizzle". But his role ...
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Dark verbatim

Dark verbatim

Have you heard of No Lights No Lycra?  It's that disco where you dance in the dark.  Lazy Yarns' second ...
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Pushing provocative buttons

Pushing provocative buttons

CULL is a new show from Melbourne-based company, The Very Good Looking Initiative (TVGLI).  Described as a darkly comedic look ...
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Shirtless in the 70s

Shirtless in the 70s

Alida Chaney is the director of Songwriter, a musical by Trevor Gibson that is based on his book, Shirtless on the Green Lino, ...
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A dedicated man of magic

A dedicated man of magic

Magic, piano playing, betrayal... what more could you ask for in a night out? Matt Penny's new show, Find the ...
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Dance makes the heart grow fonder

Dance makes the heart grow fonder

WA choreographer Ellen-Hope Thomson made her first work for Fringe, Ophelia, in 2016, while she was still a full-time dance ...
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A future that looks like the past?

A future that looks like the past?

Described as a one-woman, one-Roomba show, Future’s Eve will also feature a paddling pool, breakfast made live on stage and lasers, ...
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The four tasks of mourning

The four tasks of mourning

Grief is deeply subjective but the processes of healing apply to us all, says Marijke Loosjes. It’s this concept that ...
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Welcome to the House of Joys

Welcome to the House of Joys

Dreaming up new worlds for people to experience is what KAN Collective's Noemie Huttner-Koros loves about performance-making, so she's excited about ...
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Best of beads

Best of beads

Tiny and colourful, fiddly and fun, iron-together beads have been keeping children occupied for over 50 years. But can they ...
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A love letter to music: Jessie Gordon

A love letter to music: Jessie Gordon

Local songstress Jessie Gordon has been performing at Fringe World since its inception in 2012, and has picked up an ...
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