Queensland Ballet The Nutcracker

Queensland Ballet: The Nutcracker

After an absence of twenty-five years, Queensland Ballet returned to the Canberra Theatre, with their production of Ben Stevenson’s acclaimed version of The Nutcracker. This production was devised by Stevenson for the Ho...
What's Yours Is Mine - photo by Theresa Harrison Photography

What’s Yours is Mine

There’s a constant state of calamity throughout What’s Yours Is Mine. Scenes from a road trip are compressed and unreal, lasting barely a minute before shifting into longer passages of literal and metaphorical mayhem. On...
Frank Ferrante in An Evening with Groucho

An Evening with Groucho

Frank Ferrante claims to have performed this show more than 3000 times in more than 400 cities around the world. More remarkable then, that his performance remains so fresh and engaging as he brings to life one of the mo...
Australian Ballet Nijinsky Jake Mangakahia - photo by Kate Longley

Nijinsky

Even for those who have never seen a ballet, the very word, Nijinsky, conjures up visions of an exotic dancer reputed to have been the greatest male ballet dancer in the world. That is, of course, until Rudolf Nureyev ca...
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LadyCake

Now in its second year, the Poppy Seed Theatre Festival is a curated programme of works by independent theatre companies. For their part, Three Birds Theatre present LadyCake, a play that puts a new slant on events from ...
Arts House Tremor - photo by Bryony Jackson

Tremor

There’s a buzzing when you enter. The lights are low, but as the audience’s eyes adjust, slivers of reflected light from long, thin pieces of metal can be seen. Too many to count. Sonorous beachgrass, like something out ...
Deceptive Threads - photo by Ponch Hawkes

Deceptive Threads

Travelling in Asia in the 1990s, David Joseph’s exposure to the living tradition of ancestor worship inspired him to find a way to honour his own family’s history. The result, co-devised with director Karen Berger, is De...
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Jatayu Moksham

Designated by the Indian Parliament in 1994 as an ‘Institute of National Importance’, the Kalakshetra Foundation is dedicated to the preservation of Bharantanatyam dance and Gandharvaveda music. Rukmini Devi ...