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Kohesia Lady seated with 6 men standing A passport to another place
Q&A

A passport to another place

24 January 2019

For West Australian jazz musician Kate Pass, music is a means of transcending cultural and geographical boundaries, a passport to other places and a way of…

Reading time • 5 minutesFringe World Festival
Michael Griffiths Lucky Songs by Kylie A man sitting at a piano holding up two albums by Kylie Minogue He should be so lucky
Q&A

He should be so lucky

23 January 2019

It all started with Madonna, says Michael Griffiths. The award-winning Australian cabaret performer has been touring Fringe festivals with his tribute acts since 2014. His new…

Reading time • 5 minutesFringe World Festival
The ageless craft of circus
Q&A

The ageless craft of circus

21 January 2019

Rachel Bodenstaff of CircusWA and Natano Fa’anana of Casus Circus have joined forces and talent to create Cutting Teeth for CircusWA’s Sliders Youth Circus.  Described as ‘a whimsical and fun…

Reading time • 8 minutesFringe World Festival
Yalyalwuy Gondarra Yalyalwuy Gondarra standing in front of an Aboriginal painting. A steep learning curve
Q&A

A steep learning curve

19 January 2019

As returning Fringe World favourites, the Djuki Mala dancers need no introduction. The ensemble’s charismatic blend of choreography from both traditional and contemporary Yolngu culture has…

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
The Big City A clown in the city
Q&A

A clown in the city

18 January 2019

Louis Spencer’s new work The Big City has come full circle. Bringing together clowning, cabaret, comedy and puppetry in what he describes as  “a Pixar-esque bundle”,…

Reading time • 6 minutesFringe World Festival
Feminah Wreaking feminist havoc
Q&A

Wreaking feminist havoc

18 January 2019

Charlotte Otton may be a Sydneysider by birth but in the four years that she’s been living in Perth, she’s carved out a niche for herself…

Reading time • 5 minutesFringe World Festival
A man doing magic Creating a world of magical realism
The Fringe Sessions

Creating a world of magical realism

17 January 2019

It took more than an earthquake to stop Jeff Robinson from pursuing his dreams of being a circus artist. Now known as “The Quizzical Mr Jeff”,…

Reading time • 4 minutesCircus
Poorly Drawn Shark Twisting the narrative
Q&A

Twisting the narrative

17 January 2019

Whether you loved or loathed Elizabeth Gilbert’s novel Eat Pray Love (and the film that followed), local theatre-maker Andrew Sutherland is inviting you to question Western…

Reading time • 6 minutesFringe World Festival
Girl standing in front of dystopian looking building A not-so-imaginary future
Q&A

A not-so-imaginary future

16 January 2019

Unprecedented heat waves, floods, bushfires… at a time when the effects of climate change are all too evident in Australia, the premise of A Region Where Nobody…

Reading time • 9 minutesFringe World Festival
Carla Lippis. Photo: Veronika Marx A sultry woman with a shiny black bob peers out from behind red fabric. When rock n’ roll met cabaret
Q&A

When rock n’ roll met cabaret

16 January 2019

Suave in her suit, Carla Lippis is the epitome of cabaret cool with her shiny bob, heavily lined lids and cigar placed nonchalantly between crimson lips. And…

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival

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