• Reading time • 10 minutesFringe World Festival
  • Carina Roberts and Gakuro Matsui in The Nutcracker How to watch ballet

    How to watch ballet

    16 November 2023

    If you’ve booked tickets to Christmas favourite The Nutcracker and you’re not sure what to expect, look no further! Rita Clarke has you covered.

    Reading time • 10 minutesDance
  • Reading time • 7 minutesMulti-arts
  • STRUT Dance comes of age

    STRUT Dance comes of age

    29 September 2023

    There’s pride in the past and optimism for the future as STRUT Dance celebrates its 20th birthday. Nina Levy catches up with organisation’s homegrown artistic directors as they look back and forward.

    Reading time • 10 minutesDance
  • All production images, rehearsal and cast of 'Mosaic' by Andrea Avezzu A group of dancers clad in sequins cluster together in Scott Elstermann's Mosaic. Dance dreams are made of this

    Dance dreams are made of this

    28 September 2023

    Less than a decade into his career, local choreographer Scott Elstermann has presented work at the prestigious Venice Biennale, mentored by the renowned Wayne McGregor. He gives guest writer Ruby Michael the lowdown.

    Reading time • 9 minutesDance
  • Spring into the school holidays

    Spring into the school holidays

    21 September 2023

    From Awesome activities to magical nannies, there are so many marvellous ways to have a jolly holiday, writes Julie Hosking.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • A man with a moustache and curly hair stares out to the distance. He is wearing a dark jacket over a white buttoned-up shirt. The ocean and a dark sky are behind him. Silver lining behind dark clouds

    Silver lining behind dark clouds

    13 September 2023

    What if you only had memories to guide you? Breaksea artistic director Matt Ward invites us to ponder the power of human connection.

    Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
  • A tall thin man in a black suit poses, head tilted, one hand in his pocket, his other holding a smouldering cigarette up to his face. This is Willy DeVille. The great unknown
    What to SEE

    The great unknown

    12 September 2023

    A new documentary digs into the mystery of an enigmatic singer who could – and should – have been a superstar, writes Norman Burns. 

    Reading time • 7 minutesFilm

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio


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