Matador - courtesy of Bass Fam Creative

Matador

A thrilling mix of burlesque, dance and circus; this show delivers world class performers across a large number of fields. Described by Director Bass G Fam as “a thematic story with almost no narrative” ̵...

Parasite

The Palme d’Or winning dark-comedy, Parasite, is a difficult film to review. On the one hand, Parasite presents itself as a long-awaited entry from a director who has spun the global spotlight back onto South Korean cine...
NICA Dispersion - photo by Sean Paris Photography

Dispersion

Dispersion is a showcase courtesy of the second-year students at the National Institute of Circus Arts. But, it’s refreshing more than a kinetic, often acrobatic, occasionally death-defying recital. Playing out is lovely...
EDC The Dinner Party - photo by Megan Cullen

The Dinner Party  

Natalie Weir originally created this work for Expressions Dance Company in 2015 under the title The Host. As she explains in her program notes, one of the meanings for a “host” is “an animal or plant on which parasites l...
Emma Dean stars in Broken Romantics A Unicorn’s Quest For Love - photo by James Thomas

Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2019 Gala

If, due to illness or mishap, you couldn’t be at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, then the Melbourne Cabaret Festival is possibly worth a look. Opening Galas of more recent years have shared a diversity of programme tastes...
The Street Theatre A Doll's House, Part 2 Camilla Blunden as Anne Marie and Rachel Berger as Nora - photo by Shelly Higgs

A Doll’s House, Part 2

When Nora makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children in the final scene of Ibsen’s The Doll’s House, a door slams and the curtain falls. Lucas Hnath’s 2017 play A Doll’s House, Part 2 takes up where Ib...