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  • 'Every Beautiful Thing' with Luke Hewitt, Black Swan State Theatre Company. Photo: Philip Gostelow Luke Hewitt, a middle-aged man wearing a collared shirt, holds a half-eaten chocolate ice cream. He looks very happy! The bright side of life
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    The bright side of life

    4 August 2021

    Ice cream, skinny dipping, laughing so hard you shoot milk out your nose… Every Brilliant Thing is a play about all the things that are worth living for. Ahead of the show’s Perth season, Nina Levy spoke to performer Luke Hewitt (with a cameo from director Adam Mitchell) to find out more.

    Reading time • 9 minutesTheatre
  • Natalie Allen performs in Julia. Natalie Allen as Julia Gillard has one finger raised and her mouth open as though she has swung around to retort. She wears a bright red wig and blue suit. A dance work for our times
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    A dance work for our times

    23 May 2021

    Solo dance work JULIA is a work for our times, a powerful statement of feminist resistance and rage, with a glimmer of hope, writes Nina Levy.

    Reading time • 6 minutesDance
  • Julia at Harvey Town Hall Natalie Allen performing JULIA. Wearing a bright red wig and a blue suit over a white t-shirt, she is leaning over a table with one arm extended as though punctuating a point. A springboard to empower women
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    A springboard to empower women

    5 May 2021

    It’s been nearly 10 years since Julia Gillard made her landmark misogyny speech in parliament, but local director Sally Richardson believes there’s never been a better time to look back to that seminal moment in Australian history.

    Reading time • 10 minutesDance
  • Photo: David Cox St John Cowcher performing in the 2019 season of Playthings. In this photo he is on the phone and looks worried. In the spotlight: St John Cowcher
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    In the spotlight: St John Cowcher

    21 April 2021

    From puppeteering to fronting a rock opera, St John Cowcher has done it all. Nina Levy caught up with the versatile local theatre maker, performer and puppeteer, ahead of his next engagement, performing in Black Swan State Theatre Company’s Playthings.

    Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
  • Music as call for change
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    Music as call for change

    5 March 2021

    Erin Hutchinson is transported by the loud and the quiet of Black Brass’s maelstrom of music, memory and storytelling.

    Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
  • Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and Pavan Kumar Hari. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Cream of the crop 2019
    Features

    Cream of the crop 2019

    13 December 2019

    Which shows were Seesaw writers’ favourites this year? What were the highlights and lowlights for the arts in WA? And which artists will our contributors be looking out for in 2020? As 2019 draws to a close, Seesaw writers reflect on the year that was and the year that will be.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMusic
  • Photo: David Cox Behind the scenes of the suburbs
    Reviews

    Behind the scenes of the suburbs

    22 November 2019

    Review: WA Youth Theatre Company, The Cockatoos · Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of Western Australia, 21 November · Review by Robert Housley · Behind the…

    Reading time • 4 minutesTheatre
  • Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa. image credit Daniel J Grant.jpg It’s finger-clicking good
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    It’s finger-clicking good

    16 October 2019

    Review: Black Swan State Theatre Co. & Barking Gecko Theatre, ‘Fully Sikh’ ·
    Studio Underground, 12 October ·
    Review by Xan Ashbury ·

    Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
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Cleaver Street Studio

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