Sydney Festival Ladies in Black - photo by Lisa Tomasetti

Ladies in Black

Ladies in Black is a gentle, nostalgic little musical about a young girl, Lisa (Sarah Morrison), who takes a temporary job in Goodes department store; while she waits for the results of her leaving certificate examinatio...
Arts Centre Melbourne Briefs

Briefs

Simply put, Briefs is a delightful and ever so cheeky show that demonstrates that moulds are there to be broken and how years of creative persistence pays off. The tradition of burlesque in some form is all likelihood as...
MKA 186,000

186,000

186,000 gets inside. I was about to type, ‘Like a Trojan Horse’, but that would suggest it reaches you through subterfuge, instead of welcoming it with an open sternum. One of the things you notice about 186,...
Deakin The Luxury Resort of Doctor Jedd - photo by Jason Smith

The Catalyst Festival

The Catalyst Festival is a showcase of theatre from the graduate students of Deakin University’s Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama). The students have been working in groups for the past few months – talking, writing, and...
Circus 1903 - photo by Jim Lee

Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus

Just when you think you’ve seen every possible connotation of circus, along comes a show that blows you out of the water. Circus 1903 is that sort of show. This brilliantly realised concept sees 20th century circus re-im...
Australian Dance Party Nervous - photo by Lorna Sim

Nervous

The selection of the romantic burnt-out Dome at Mt. Stromlo Observatory, with its magnificent valley views enhanced by a spectacular sunset, was an inspired choice by dance-maker, Alison Plevey and her Australian Dance P...
Pip & Pop, Rainbow Dream, 2016 - photo by Ones Production

Pip & Pop: When Happiness Ruled

You walk into Pip & Pop‘s new Perth exhibit as a giant would in an Adventure Time cake-based utopia sprinkled with glittery fluorescent unicorn crack. Floating in PICA’s voluminous open gallery until Christmas, When ...
Riot Stage F - photo by Sarah Walker

F.

F. begins with a nubile figure gently rippling under golden light. Actually it begins before this, with a subterranean hum filling the space before she steps out as the audience find their seats. It’s an arresting way to...