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  • The Two Pigeons, Frederick Ashton, Lucette Aldous & Kelvin Coe, Principal Artists, The Australian Ballet. Photo ©David Parker 1975) A black and white photograph of Lucette Aldous, as a woman in her thirties, sitting in front of Kelvin Coe. They are both in ballet costume; his arms are wrapped around her and his head leans on hers. Always dancing in her heart: a tribute to Lucette Aldous
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    Always dancing in her heart: a tribute to Lucette Aldous

    18 June 2021

    As the international ballet community mourns the loss of Lucette Aldous AC, who passed away 5 June 2021 at the age of 82, choreographer and former director of West Australian Ballet Barry Moreland reflects on the joys of the time he spent with his dearly loved friend and colleague.

    Reading time • 9 minutesDance
  • A person wearing sequined silver dress and black ruffled coat stands behind a microphone A final bow for living legend
    Q&A

    A final bow for living legend

    17 June 2021

    Cabaret icon Carlotta will give her farewell performance at the Perth International Cabaret Festival, after six decades on the stage. She chats with Rosalind Appleby about a life spent following her heart.

    Reading time • 5 minutesCabaret
  • Under an arch three cowboys are leaping in the air, watched by a cast dressed in assorted bright constumes Students star in euphoric musical
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    Students star in euphoric musical

    14 June 2021

    WAAPA’s music theatre students remount George and Ira Gershwin’s delirious Crazy For You a decade after its fabulous 2011 production, and for David Zampatti, the thrill is still there.

    Reading time • 7 minutesMusical Theatre
  • Seated in a lounge room are a man playing guitar and a woman leaning forward and singing Come and sit at our campfire
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    Come and sit at our campfire

    9 June 2021

    Noongar songs will be performed in a space where Noongar people were once forbidden to tread, when Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse perform at the inaugural Perth International Cabaret Festival.

    Reading time • 6 minutesCabaret
  • Reading time • 3 minutesCabaret
  • 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
  • Dayana Hardy Acuna as Giselle, Oscar Valdes as Albrecht with the dancers of West Australian Ballet in Giselle (2021). Photo by Bradbury Photography In the white tutu of the a Wili, Dayana Hardy Acuna holds an arabesque en pointe, leaning on the shoulder of Oscar Valdes who kneels in front of her. To their right is a line of white tutu clad Wilis. Romantic tale transcends the centuries
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    Romantic tale transcends the centuries

    14 May 2021

    West Australian Ballet’s 2021 season of Giselle demonstrates that this 180 year old ballet still has the capacity to touch audience’s hearts, says Kim Balfour.

    Reading time • 7 minutesDance
  • Francesca Fenton and Ella-Rose Trew embrace, while being pushed by Rachel Arianne Ogle. Photo: Christophe Canato Two women stand on a wooden dolly that is being pushed by another woman, who is on her knees. The two women on the dolly embrace. A massive golden curtain glistens in the background. Dance to savour
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    Dance to savour

    12 March 2021

    Perth Festival commission Slow Burn, Together is a dance work that allows time for boredom… but Rita Clarke says the effect is quite the opposite.

    Reading time • 6 minutesPerth Festival
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