In Crimson. Photo: Jessica Russell. Bathed in red light, a group of young people cluster around one person who appears to have fallen to the floor. They seem to be jeering, or haranguing him. Decadent plague party delights

Decadent plague party delights

14 July 2022

Choreographer Natalie Allen is inviting you to an end-of-the-world party. If you’re up for some decadent dance, says Liz Cornish, you should accept.

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What's on in Perth: The Hoopla Sessions. Pictured is a group of people standing amongst inflatable sculptures, decorated in brightly coloured stripes What to SEE: July gig guide
What to SEE

What to SEE: July gig guide

22 June 2022

Got the rainy day blues? Our July gig guide is packed with shows and exhibitions that will warm your heart.

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Natalie Allen performs in Julia. Natalie Allen as Julia Gillard has one finger raised and her mouth open as though she has swung around to retort. She wears a bright red wig and blue suit. A dance work for our times

A dance work for our times

23 May 2021

Solo dance work JULIA is a work for our times, a powerful statement of feminist resistance and rage, with a glimmer of hope, writes Nina Levy.

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Julia at Harvey Town Hall Natalie Allen performing JULIA. Wearing a bright red wig and a blue suit over a white t-shirt, she is leaning over a table with one arm extended as though punctuating a point. A springboard to empower women

A springboard to empower women

5 May 2021

It’s been nearly 10 years since Julia Gillard made her landmark misogyny speech in parliament, but local director Sally Richardson believes there’s never been a better time to look back to that seminal moment in Australian history.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio


Cleaver Street Studio