A young man sits cross-legged on a darkened stage. He is illuminated by a series of lights which surround him on the floor. He is smiling enigmatically as he raises his right hand Intimate view from the spectrum

Intimate view from the spectrum

29 September 2021

Awesome Festival continues, with a beautifully constructed, personal perspective of life on the autism spectrum that leaves Lydia Edwards and junior reviewer Bethany Stopher with a rare feeling of connection to the protagonist.

Reading time • 8 minutesTheatre
York_production still_17_HR. Shakira Clanton, Jacob Narkle. Image credit Philip Gostelow Haunting new play is a must-see

Haunting new play is a must-see

23 July 2021

Weaving together thrilling ghost stories and chilling accounts of WA’s brutal colonial past, Black Swan State Theatre Company’s York tells a tale we all need to hear, says Bruce Denny, in his debut review for Seesaw.

Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
Shaping the future from the past

Shaping the future from the past

25 February 2021

Performed by moonlight on the banks of the Derbarl Yerrigan, WA Youth Theatre Company’s BESIDE is an unforgettable immersive theatre experience about the past and the future, Claire Trolio writes.

Reading time • 5 minutesPerth Festival
Two people sitting in a graveyard at night, talking Unearthing hidden stories
The Festival Sessions

Unearthing hidden stories

27 January 2021

Performed in the East Perth Cemeteries, WA Youth Theatre Company’s REST takes its audience on an exploration of the hidden stories of our collective past.

Reading time • 6 minutesFringe World Festival
Photo: Anthony Tran Cream of the crop 2020

Cream of the crop 2020

9 December 2020

It feels more important than ever to celebrate the arts in 2020. And so, in spite of the challenges faced by the arts community this year, we are thrilled to bring you Seesaw’s annual ‘Cream of the Crop’ round-up, in which we ask our writers to reflect on the year that was and the year to come.

Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
A young woman sits on a couch with a bowl of popcorn From the loungeroom

From the loungeroom

17 July 2020

Seesaw is thrilled to collaborate with WA Youth Theatre Company to present a series of blogs from the company’s Loungeroom Project.

Reading time • 2 minutesTheatre
Photo: David Cox Young girl wearing boxing gloves, punching with joy. Brave and heartfelt

Brave and heartfelt

21 January 2020

Surveying the ways in which young people are navigating the world today, WAYTCo’s ‘Body Rights’ is guaranteed to sell out, writes Jenny Scott.

Reading time • 5 minutesFringe World Festival
Reading time • 4 minutesTheatre
Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio