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  • A girl in black stands to surrounded by percussion instruments Graduates hope for arts future
    Features

    Graduates hope for arts future

    15 December 2020

    Who’d want to be embarking on a career in the performing arts right now?! Patrick Gunasekera takes a look at the challenges facing arts graduates and discovers hope for the future.

    Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
  • A girl floats through the air, her flowing white skirt billowing behind Launching bravely into 2021
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    Launching bravely into 2021

    27 November 2020

    Nobody knows what 2021 will hold but as Western Australia’s major arts organisations launch their programmes for next year David Zampatti discovers a mix of bravery and caution that bodes well for our artists and their audiences.

    Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
  • A man in a vibrant blue shirt sits backstage on a storage container Behind the scenes at the ballet: A conversation with Aurelien Scannella
    Podcasts

    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
  • A man in a suite talks in front of media microphones $76 million for the arts
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    $76 million for the arts

    6 August 2020

    The state government’s announcement of an arts sector funding package brings welcome relief to an industry decimated by COVID-19. Rosalind Appleby reports.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMulti-arts
  • Breaking through isolation
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    Breaking through isolation

    5 August 2020

    WA’s lockdown meant physical isolation, but the subsequent plethora of online performances and activities has allowed many to engage in arts experiences that might otherwise be out of reach. Claire Trolio reflects on the doors that have been opened by the pandemic.

    Reading time • 9 minutes
  • black and white image of a man with a beard and arms oustretched Film fest couched by COVID
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    Film fest couched by COVID

    29 June 2020

    Couched Online Fest provides a glimmer of light for film lovers as the Revelation Perth International Film Festival is postponed until December.

    Reading time • 6 minutesFilm
  • A boy playing the piano reading from a tablet Kids in COVID
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    Kids in COVID

    24 June 2020

    Let’s hear from the kids! Seesaw’s junior reviewers share their experience of lockdown, and how engaging with the arts helped them through.

    Reading time • 8 minutesMusic
  • six wind musicians performing on a darkened stage Orchestral comeback
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    Orchestral comeback

    16 June 2020

    After a disastrous start to the year the West Australian Symphony Orchestra is returning to the stage, albeit without an audience. Rosalind Appleby discovers how the orchestra has fared through the COVID-19 crisis.

    Reading time • 8 minutesMusic
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