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17/05/2017: Andrew Ross, who is directing the upcoming production of Samuel Beckett's End Game for the Black Swan State Theatre Company. Ross was the founding Artistic Director of BSSTC. Photographed at Lot 20 bar, Perth WA. Philip Gostelow/The Australian Pictured is Andrew Ross AM, he is an older gentleman sitting at a table, his arms crossed. WA theatre great dies
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WA theatre great dies

21 March 2022

Andrew Ross exits the stage after reshaping Western Australian theatre in a truer reflection of this land and its stories.

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An image from Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company's performance of Panawathi Girl, pictured is multiple actors posed at the ending of a scene. Panawathi girl emerges from turbulent time
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Panawathi girl emerges from turbulent time

11 February 2022

Perth Festival’s Panawathi Girl is a polished production that uses music to tell an important story and ignite the heart, writes Barbara Hostalek

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Maniya Amin Dehghan, Harry Hamzat, Satchen Lucido and Happyness Yasini. Presented by Perth Festival and co-produced by Performing Lines WA and Encounter. Four young people of colour stand on stage. At the front one young woman points hopefully at something out of shot. The set is the deck of a boat. Cream of the crop 2021
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Cream of the crop 2021

15 December 2021

Which shows were Seesaw Mag’s favourites this year? We ask our writers to reflect on the year that was… and the year that will be.

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And the Earth Swallowed Them Whole. Photo: Peter Cheng A dancer is dwarfed in a sea of black silk that undulates and ripples around her. Take a surf through Perth Festival
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Take a surf through Perth Festival

15 November 2021

Perth Festival’s 2022 line-up promises to submerge you in an ocean of arts. Nina Levy dives into the performing arts program with Festival Director Iain Grandage to fish out some of the highlights.

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Bruce Denny. Photo: Duncan Wright Bruce Denny stands in a shaft of light, one hand raised as though trying to block the glare. In the background is a corrugated fence. A rich and hearty recipe for success
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A rich and hearty recipe for success

30 April 2021

Telling a cracking good story, the debut season of Zac James’s Kangaroo Stew has all the right ingredients, says Michelle White.

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Digging into the FIFO dream
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Digging into the FIFO dream

19 October 2020

Returning to the stage for the first time since the pandemic, Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company has teamed up with Goolarri Media Enterprises to present a new work that provides us all an opportunity to reflect on the way we live our lives, says Barbara Hostalek.

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A First Nations actor stands arms outstretched with cast members kneeling in an arc around her Standing moorditch
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Standing moorditch

26 June 2020

Four years after being assaulted by Transperth transit officers, actor Della Rae Morrison finds hope for the future in the arts industry. Rosalind Appleby reports.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio