The Unbelievables The Titan - photo by Jacquie Manning

The Unbelievables

One of the things you can say with confidence about The Unbelievables is that it definitely does what it says on the box. Over the course of the show, the audience are privileged to watch a group of performers at the top...
The Wind in the Willows Doru Surcel as Badger

The Wind in the Willows

The edge of one of the lakes in the Botanical Gardens plays host to The Australian Shakespeare Company’s adaptation of The Wind in the Willows. Weaving a classic story with live music and comedy, Rabbit, Ratty, Mole, Bad...
James Batchelor Deepspace - photo by Gregory Lorenzutti AAR

Deepspace

At a time when choreographers are constantly challenged to come up with new movement styles and arresting images, James Batchelor stands out for the individuality of his deeply intellectual approach to imagery and moveme...
Bakers Dozen The Hitmen

The Hitmen

The Hitmen is a little reminiscent of Angels in America. Not because it charts a nation’s unsteady struggle through the onset of the ‘80s AIDS crisis, through the interlocking stories of a Mormon couple torn asunder by t...
QL2 Dance On Course 2017 Fly By The Seat of My Pants

On Course 2017

The final event in QL2’s 2017 program, On Course 2017 provided, as it has done for the last 10 years, young dance-makers involved in full time university dance studies, the opportunity to flex their choreographic muscles...
La Mama The Caretaker - photo by Sarah Walker

The Caretaker

In his book On Theatre, French literary critic and philosopher Roland Barthes described a play as a “cybernetic machine”. In this and other physical machines deployed along the way, The Caretaker, created and performed b...
Impure Thoughts Claire Healy - photo by James Penlidis

Impure Thoughts

Claire Healy fought a good fight against the torrential rain and weather madness outside the Melba Spiegeltent. While at times it sounded like it was going to lift the building up and fling us to Oz, Claire and her band ...