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WAAPA Rise Dance: Rise
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Dance: Rise

26 April 2018

5-11 May @ Geoff Gibbs Theatre, WAAPA, Mt Lawley · Presented by the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts · WAAPA’s first dance season for 2018…

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William Rees as Frank with Co3 Australia dancer Andrew Searle. photo: Stefan Gosatti William Rees as Frank with Co3 Australia dancer Andrew Searle A winning reinvention
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A winning reinvention

12 April 2018

Review: Frank Enstein, The Farm with Co3 Australia · State Theatre Centre of WA, 12 February · Review by Nina Levy · When I first heard…

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Frank Enstein A tale of two companies
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A tale of two companies

27 March 2018

Raewyn Hill, artistic director of Co3,  takes Nina Levy behind the scenes of the contemporary dance company’s upcoming season of Frank Enstein, a darkly comic retelling…

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Dance makes the heart grow fonder
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Dance makes the heart grow fonder

16 January 2018

WA choreographer Ellen-Hope Thomson made her first work for Fringe, Ophelia, in 2016, while she was still a full-time dance student at WAAPA, and her second,…

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Omer and Sharon Backley-Astrachan ask questions about human behaviour in their work 'TOHU'. Tohu Fringe World: TOHU
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Fringe World: TOHU

5 January 2018

2-3 Feb, 6-10 Feb 2018 @ State Theatre Centre of WA • Presented by Omer and Sharon Backley-Astrachan • TOHU explores our chaotic existence as a mere…

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Dance: Short Cuts
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Dance: Short Cuts

19 October 2017

26-28 October @ King Street Arts Centre, Studio 3 ◆ STRUT Dance ◆ STRUT Dance presents its annual season of diverse new shorts from WA choreographers.…

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Dance: Valentine
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Dance: Valentine

8 October 2017

14 November – 2 December @ The Blue Room Theatre ◆ By Kynan Hughes ◆ It’s an old story. There is far too little love in…

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Photo: Damian Doyle Dancing at any age
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Dancing at any age

2 August 2017

Perth’s newest dance ensemble is rewriting the rules about who gets to perform, discovers Nina Levy. How old do you expect you’ll be when you retire?…

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