Tyrone Robinson performing Amrita Hepi's Outside In. Tyrone Robinson performs on a small stage in an old warehouse. Microphone in hand, he leans back in a deep hinge, one leg forward and one back for balance. Above his head is a large panelled window. A request fest for our times

A request fest for our times

9 November 2021

Dreamy nostalgia meets supercool dance moves in Amrita Hepi’s song-dedication-driven dance show, and Nina Levy says it’s worth tuning in.

Reading time • 4 minutesDance
Mitch Harvey. Photo: Matsu Photography A dancer stands, his stance wide and knees bent, his body writhing and arms flying. He is lit from behind by a series of bright lights Dystopia in a Northbridge warehouse

Dystopia in a Northbridge warehouse

4 November 2021

At once urban and animalistic, Mitch Harvey cuts a powerful figure in his new solo work, says Nina Levy. But can he fill the vastness of his performance venue?

Reading time • 5 minutesDance
The cast of 'The Tempest' in action. Centre is Mararo Wangai. Photo: Daniel J Grant. What to SEE: The Tempest
What to SEE

What to SEE: The Tempest

3 November 2021

Black Swan State Theatre Company is inviting audience members into the dream-like world of Shakespeare’s Tempest, promising an experience from which you won’t want to wake. Nina Levy spoke to director Matt Edgerton to find out more.

Reading time • 10 minutesTheatre
Queer wordsmith delivers wit and wisdom

Queer wordsmith delivers wit and wisdom

29 October 2021

Blending autobiography, history lessons and a glitter wand-toting, drag queen fairy godmother, Stace Callaghan’s Queer as Flux is one you shouldn’t miss, says Nina Levy.

Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
A man dressed as a sailor sits in front of a screen onto which is projected an ocean. What to SEE: CinemaStage
What to SEE

What to SEE: CinemaStage

27 October 2021

West Australian company Theatre 180 has been charming audiences with a new approach to storytelling that marries live performance to the silver screen.

Reading time • 10 minutes
Amy Perejuan-Capone, Parenthesis (Four Movements at the Hard Border), digital video still, 2021. Image courtesy of the artist. A bird's eye view of four hang gliders on an airfield. The wings are brightly coloured with geometric stripes. Paying life-sized homage to flying machines

Paying life-sized homage to flying machines

21 October 2021

We may not be able to leave the country yet but local artist Amy Perejuan-Capone is finding other ways to take flight. Ahead of the opening of her latest exhibition, ‘Sky Cave’, she told Nina Levy about the projects that are seeing her fly into family history.

Reading time • 10 minutesVisual Art
riter Chris Isaacs and Director Matthew Edgerton. Photo: Annie Harvey  Two men and a dog sit on concrete steps outside a red-brick building. The men appear to be in conversation; they are looking at each other and seem relaxed. The dog gazes at the camera with a sweet expression. It's mouth is open and its tongue looks very pink against its black fur. What to SEE: Bite the Hand

What to SEE: Bite the Hand

4 October 2021

What would happen if your pet dog was given the language and intelligence of a human being? That’s the premise of new play Bite the Hand, a dark comedy that asks discomforting questions about freedom.

Reading time • 10 minutesTheatre
Three actors are in costume, a woman dressed as a black cat, a woman in a short colourful dress representing a bird, and a man in red short overalls and yellow cap Still hungry for the wolf

Still hungry for the wolf

30 September 2021

Revisiting an old favourite is always a pleasure for Nina Levy and her young companion, and Peter and the Wolf doesn’t let them down.

Reading time • 6 minutesDance
A black and white photograph of a trapeze artist, hanging upside down, by her hands. Her legs are split under the trapeze. A shaft of light illuminates her. The setting is some kind of industrial warehouse. What to SEE: Friends of the Freo Big Top

What to SEE: Friends of the Freo Big Top

29 September 2021

CircusWA will be inviting punters into the Freo Big Top this October, for a fundraising show that promises to envelop audiences in the magic of circus.

Reading time • 10 minutesCircus
Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio