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  • Photo: Stephen Heath Photography Tilting away from predictable themes
    Reviews

    Tilting away from predictable themes

    16 September 2020

    David Zampatti is happy to discover that this year’s student-devised works from WAAPA’s Performance Making students have not been infected with anything of a viral nature.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesTheatre
  • No winter blues at The Blue Room
    Features

    No winter blues at The Blue Room

    4 August 2020

    Dedicated to the celebrating innovation and creativity, The Blue Room Theatre’s annual Winter Nights festival feels more vibrant than ever, despite pandemic-related challenges. Ara Jansen finds out what’s blossoming out of this year’s program.

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    Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
  • Stepping into the spotlight?
    Features

    Stepping into the spotlight?

    27 May 2020

    The performing arts sector has been devastated by the pandemic shutdowns… but recovery could provide a window of opportunity for local independent artists. Nina Levy investigates.

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    Reading time • 10 minutesPerth Festival
  • Leah Shelton performing in her work ‘Bitch on Heat’ at The Blue Room Theatre during Fringe World 2019. Photo: FenLan Chuang. A woman (Leah Shelton) wearing a reg wig and a nude bodysuit, stabbing something covered by a while sheet with a knife. More pain as funding suspended
    Features

    More pain as funding suspended

    8 May 2020

    Rosalind Appleby investigates the reasoning behind the cancellation of key State Government arts funding, and how it impacts the local arts sector.

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    Reading time • 9 minutesTheatre
  • Photo: Anthony Tran Pushed to the brink
    Opinion

    Pushed to the brink

    5 April 2020

    In difficult times we turn to the arts for comfort… but as the COVID-19 crisis intensifies, the Australian arts sector is being eroded, writes Nina Levy.

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    Reading time • 8 minutesTheatre
  • Photo: Annie Harvey The phenomenon of pornography
    The Fringe Sessions

    The phenomenon of pornography

    4 February 2020

    Charlotte Otton and Andrew Sutherland are both known for making smart and subversive theatre. They’ve joined forces in 30 Day Free Trial, to explore pornography and performance.

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    Reading time • 8 minutes
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  • Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival
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