Red Stitch Actors Theatre Olga Makeeva and Edward Orton in Jurassica photo by Jodie Huntchinson

Jurassica

From the Jurassic to our own Anthropocene epoch, environmental pressures push all life towards adapting to survive. Sometimes that means getting better at blending in. Migrants to Australia, starting from that first non-...
Melbourne Festival Strut & Fret Limbo

Melbourne Festival: Limbo

These days, arts festivals appreciate the variety and accessibility that a circus-based show can add to a program. In Limbo, Melbourne Festival 2015 has picked a ripper; one with the familiar propelled to extremes, and d...
EDC Carmen Sweet

Carmen Sweet

Originally created by Natalie Weir for a gala performance with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Carmen Sweet has been reworked by Weir into a perfect vehicle for Expressions Dance Company. In terms of Weir’s mission wh...
Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games

Lord of the Dance – Dangerous Games

Michael Flatley may not have been in the Canberra Theatre in person for the opening of the latest version of his dance show, but he was there in hologram form dancing with his son, Michael St James Flatley, in a filmed s...
Love Loss Lattes

Melbourne Fringe: Love, Loss and Lattes

In Love, Loss and Lattes, performer Missy aims to use circus and physical theatre to tell a story of how coffee relates to events in her life. Just as many steps have to be successfully negotiated to arrive at good cup, ...
Backstage with the Thurmans

Melbourne Fringe: Backstage with the Thurmans

AboutFace Productions were founded in New Zealand in 1994 and they are now a Melbourne-based company “specialising in original and contemporary image-based theatre for all ages.” Past credits include constructing puppets...