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  • A man stands relaxed on a street, wearing a blue jacket over a white shirt, and a big smile A new take on a timeless tradition
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    A new take on a timeless tradition

    1 June 2021

    In this podcast Michael Griffiths shares his vision as artistic director of the Perth International Cabaret Festival, plus a story he possibly shouldn’t tell from his days as a WAAPA student.

    Reading time • 3 minutesCabaret
  • A woman with long dark hair smiles at the camera Talking opera with Penny Shaw
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    Talking opera with Penny Shaw

    17 February 2021

    After 20 years of singing with the West Australian Opera, Penny Shaw is finally allowed to talk! The soprano is the MC for the City of Perth Opera in the Park this year and in this entertaining podcast she chats to Rosalind Appleby about life as an opera diva hosting gala events.

    Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
  • Iain Grandage_Artistic Director_cr Jessica  JWyld The lowdown on Perth Festival, 2.0
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    The lowdown on Perth Festival, 2.0

    15 February 2021

    Just hours before the opening night of the 2021 Perth Festival, Artistic Director Iain Grandage made time to chat with Seesaw arts writer and critic David Zampatti and Curtin Radio’s Jenny Seaton about what’s been going on behind the scenes, and what’s about to happen on stage (plus some insider tips).

    Reading time • 2 minutesPerth Festival
  • A COVID opera: WA Opera’s ‘The Telephone’
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    A COVID opera: WA Opera’s ‘The Telephone’

    17 December 2020

    2020 was the year we all discovered Zoom. In this final podcast from the Seesaw Lounge, West Australian Opera’s Music Director Chris van Tuinen discusses how the company staged a COVID comedy about the way we attempt to connect over technology.

    Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
  • A Festival to crush cultural cringe
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    A Festival to crush cultural cringe

    18 November 2020

    Listen to Perth Festival Artistic Director Iain Grandage tell Nina Levy why he’s so excited to be presenting a local line-up in 2021.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMulti-arts
  • A lady smiles at the computer, alongside is another image of a computer screen during a zoom call Curator Lee Kinsella reveals a visual arts treasure trove
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    Curator Lee Kinsella reveals a visual arts treasure trove

    13 November 2020

    Australia’s largest collection of women’s art is now available online. In the second podcast from the winter season of the Seesaw Lounge, curator Lee Kinsella takes us through some of her favourite works.

    Reading time • 3 minutesVisual Art
  • A man in a vibrant blue shirt sits backstage on a storage container Behind the scenes at the ballet: A conversation with Aurelien Scannella
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    Behind the scenes at the ballet: A conversation with Aurelien Scannella

    21 October 2020

    The winter season of the Seesaw Lounge is being released as a podcast series. In this first interview West Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director Aurelien Scanella offers fascinating insights into the company’s artistic machinations in his conversation with Nina Levy.

    Reading time • 2 minutesDance
  • Photo: Daniel James Grant A man stands, holding one end of a rope Behind the scenes of KISS Club
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    Behind the scenes of KISS Club

    9 September 2020

    What is KISS Club? Nina Levy spoke to pvi collective’s Kelli McCluskey to dive into a world of imagination.

    Reading time • 4 minutesMulti-arts
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