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Pictured is dress rehearsal for West Side Story production on June 26, 2021 at Crown Theatre in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell) What happens when a classic becomes controversial?
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What happens when a classic becomes controversial?

19 August 2021

In the wake of fiery debate on social media after the publication of Seesaw’s review of West Side Story, we invited WA arts leaders to weigh in on the question of what we do when beloved classic works perpetuate outdated views and values.

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L-R Todd Anderson, Jonas Carnegie in The Beauty Index, Mandurah by Annette Carmichael, photo by Mark Labrow Four men move across a stage with their arms reaching to the left across their bodies and their knees bent. They focus strongly to the right. They are dressed in shades of black and dark grey. Dreams of dancing men
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Dreams of dancing men

3 May 2021

In The Beauty Index, choreographer Annette Carmichael offers a future for masculinity that embraces softness as much as strength.

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Magical and moving

4 March 2020

In Denmark, Nina Levy cannot help but feel part of the joy of the collective dance performance, Chorus.

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