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
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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.

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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 ·

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Spring Gig Guide for Kids
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Spring Gig Guide for Kids

21 September 2019

Recently I attended a concert by the WA Symphony Orchestra with several eight year olds and their mothers. We sat in the choir stalls behind the…

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Luke Carrol, Tony Briggs, Melodie Reynolds-Diarra.BITNW_STC_2018Brisbane_creditPrudenceUpton_049. Luke Carrol, Tony Briggs, Melodie Reynolds-Diarra.BITNW_STC_2018Brisbane_creditPrudenceUpton_049. Building bridges with laughter
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Building bridges with laughter

15 September 2019

Review: Black Swan presents Sydney Theatre Company, Black is the New White · Heath Ledger Theatre, 14 September · Review by Jan Hallam · Before the…

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BSSTC's production of Medea - by Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks, original concept by Anne-Louise Sarks after Euripides; at Studio Underground, State Theatre of WA; Perth, WA. Photographed on 8th August 2019, by Philip Gostelow. BSSTC's production of Medea - by Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks, original concept by Anne-Louise Sarks after Euripides; at Studio Underground, State Theatre of WA; Perth, WA. Photographed on 8th August 2019, by Philip Gostelow. The power of the ordinary
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The power of the ordinary

13 August 2019

Review: Black Swan State Theatre Co. with WA Youth Theatre Co., Medea · State Theatre Centre of WA, 10 August · Review by David Zampatti ·…

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Lachlan-Ives-Alexandria-Steffensen-Jack-Molly.image-credit-Philip-Gostelow.jpg A modern-day Medea
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A modern-day Medea

26 July 2019

How do you take an ancient Greek play about betrayal and revenge, that culminates in a mother murdering her two children, and reimagine it into relevance…

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Celia Pacquola, SamLongley, Geoff Kelso, Rob Johnson. Photo: Philip Gostelow. Celia-Pacquola.Sam-Longley.Geoff-Kelso.-Rob-Johnson.The-Torrents-image-credit-Philip-Gostelow An unforgettable tale for our times
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An unforgettable tale for our times

20 June 2019

Review: Black Swan State Theatre Company and Sydney Theatre Company, The Torrents · State Theatre Centre of WA, June 19 · Review by David Zampatti ·…

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Shelagh Magadza, Andrew Haggar, Business News chief executive Mark Pownall and Ben Elton. Photo: Gabriel Oliviera Mixing the moguls and the maestros
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Mixing the moguls and the maestros

12 June 2019

Business and arts leaders pose creative ways to boost WA culture and the economy but Mark Naglazas finds it is a fraught path to success. The arts and…

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Water_Production_Stills-37. Glenda Linscott. Amy Mathews. Emily Rose Brennan. Richard Maganga. photo credit Daniel J Grant A scene from Water, featuring Glenda Linscott. Amy Mathews. Emily Rose Brennan. Richard Maganga The perils of polemic
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The perils of polemic

15 May 2019

Review: Black Swan State Theatre Company, ‘Water’ ·
Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA ·
Review by Varnya Bromilow ·

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Julia Hales and Joshua Bott. Photo: Toni Wilkinson. A woman is striking a pose. A man is dancing. A call for belonging
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A call for belonging

22 March 2019

Review: Black Swan State Theatre Company, You Know We Belong Together · Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, 21 March · Review by Nina…

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