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  • A group of brightly dressed performers fill a stage with a backdrop of linen strips hanging from the ceiling like tree trunks Into the Australian woods
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    Into the Australian woods

    31 March 2021

    WAAPA’s Australianised Into the Woods is an adventurous adaptation that didn’t quite hit the mark, says Erin Hutchinson.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMusical Theatre
  • It’s Brecht done very well
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    It’s Brecht done very well

    28 March 2021

    Graduating WAAPA students handle Brecht’s masterpiece, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, with fabulous gusto and conviction, David Zampatti writes, and he gives them a resounding “wow!”

    Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
  • Momentous clash
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    Momentous clash

    27 March 2021

    It’s Bach and ballet versus jazz and fan dancers in WAAPA’s ‘Restart’, and Rita Clarke enjoys the fun of the clash in styles.

    Reading time • 4 minutesDance
  • Ibsen explores freedom to choose
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    Ibsen explores freedom to choose

    26 March 2021

    Ellida, a new adaptation of Ibsen’s The Lady from the Sea, is an ideal vehicle for WAAPA’s third-year acting students, David Zampatti says, and they tackle it with verve and skill.

    Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
  • Love and Information. Photo: Stephen Heath Photography Four women wearing shift dresses and masks like beaks dance, while watched by two other women who look surprised. They are all bathed in varying shades of red light. Christmas play is fuelled by fun
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    Christmas play is fuelled by fun

    11 December 2020

    WAAPA’s Performance Making students rip into Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information with gusto, reports David Zampatti.

    Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
  • Photo: Christophe Canato Half the length, double the impact
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    Half the length, double the impact

    20 November 2020

    Changes to programming give audiences more opportunity to appreciate the impressive physicality of WAAPA’s dance students, says Lauren Catellani.

    Reading time • 5 minutesDance
  • Brent Rollins and Nathan Turtur in Natassija Morrow's 'Ramalen'. Photo: Minni Karamfiles @minnikaramfiles Pictured are Brent Rollins and Nathan Turtur in Natassija Morrow's 'Ramalen'. Nathan is counter-balancing Brent who is mid-flight. Choreographic seedlings
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    Choreographic seedlings

    7 August 2020

    LINK Dance Company returns to the stage with a program of works-in-progress that reveals both the dancers’ creativity and resilience, writes Nina Levy.

    Reading time • 5 minutesDance
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