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  • Ballet dancers in toy costumes line up under an enormous Christmas tree Magical winter wonderland
    Kids

    Magical winter wonderland

    24 November 2020

    Junior reviewer Saskia Haluszkiewicz describes the immersive experience of being swept up into Clara’s world in the Nutcracker.

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  • The dancers of West Australian Ballet in The Nutcracker (2020). Photo by Bradbury Photography copy The stage is filled with dancers clad in pink tutus, standing in a pose. They all face towards the Sugar Plum Fairy and Sugar Prince who are centre stage, dressed in sparkling gold costumes. Behind them is Drosselmeyer and Clara. Still sparkling in season three
    Reviews

    Still sparkling in season three

    22 November 2020

    West Australian Ballet’s Nutcracker is on its third outing but it managed to win over an unwilling attendee, admits Nina Levy.

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  • Juan Carlos Osma and Mayume Noguromi in Le Corsaire pas de deux for GALA. Photo by Bradbury Photography Gala promises to be a people pleaser
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    Gala promises to be a people pleaser

    20 November 2020

    With a snappy program that is paced to suit our social media shaped attention spans, West Australian Ballet’s ‘Gala’ is designed for popular appeal, writes Nina Levy.

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  • a man leans over a woman trapped on a day bed A beautiful but chilling return to live opera
    Reviews

    A beautiful but chilling return to live opera

    23 October 2020

    The West Australian Opera has returned to the stage with a stellar local cast but Rosalind Appleby says the beauty doesn’t mask the darkness in ‘Cosi fan tutte’.

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  • Brenna Harding as Rose Pickles (right) with Natash Herbert as Dolly Pickles. Photo: Philip Gostelow. No clouds in Rose’s head
    Q&A

    No clouds in Rose’s head

    5 March 2020

    This is the second time that actor Brenna Harding has taken on the role of Rose Pickles in the stage adaptation of Tim Winton’s epic novel Cloudstreet. A co-production by Black Swan State Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre, directed by Matthew Lutton, the production debuted in Melbourne in 2019, and is currently playing Perth Festival. And Brenna is relishing the chance to revisit her role in the play, she tells Nina Levy.

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  • Chihiro Nomura as Alice and Juan Carlos Osma as Lewis Carroll in ALICE (in wonderland). Photo by Scott Dennis (14).JPG Chihiro Nomura as Alice and Juan Carlos Osma as Lewis Carroll in ALICE (in wonderland). Photo by Scott Dennis (14).JPG Whimsical and wonderful: an Alice for all ages
    Reviews

    Whimsical and wonderful: an Alice for all ages

    26 November 2019

    Junior reviews: West Australian Ballet, Alice (in wonderland) · His Majesty’s Theatre · Reviews by Bethany Stopher (13) and Saskia Haluszkiewicz, aged 9 · Opening night,…

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