The Report - courtesy of Transmission Films

The Report

With this year’s explosive political-drama, The Report, director-writer-producer Scott Z. Burns crafts a deeply-enthralling look into the American Senates investigation of the CIA and their use of torture practices...
Stephanie Lake's work Auto Cannibal in Matrix - photo by YIN Peng

Matrix

Matrix is the result of a collaboration by Queensland based Expressions Dance Company with one of China’s leading contemporary dance companies, BeijingDance/LDTX. Earlier this year, six ensemble members of Expressions Da...
Queensland Ballet Cinderella

Queensland Ballet: Cinderella

It was Ben Stevenson who discovered young ballet dancer, Li Cunxin, during a teaching trip to the Beijing Dance Academy. Realising the young dancer’s potential he offered him a scholarship to study with the Houston Balle...
The Australian Cast of Ragtime - photo by Jeff Busby

Ragtime

The Production Company could hardly have chosen a better musical to celebrate the culmination of its 21st year, and its last show in the State Theatre before it undergoes renovations. Because it requires huge and particu...
The Year of Magical Thinking Jillian Murray - photo by Jodie Hutchinson

The Year of Magical Thinking

All of the show’s darkness, curiosities, and grace are borne from a simple setup: a single chair, a small table, a glass of water. Regulars to fortyfivedownstairs will be struck by the side windows uncovered. Everything ...
Daniel Assetta and Chiara Assetta star in Siblingship - photo by David Hooley

Siblingship

Cabaret is the perfect medium for performers to showcase their talents. It allows them to highlight their strengths and reveal performing skills previously unknown to audiences through the roles in which they’ve been cas...
Opera Australia Il Viaggio a Reims at the Sydney Opera House - photo by Prudence Upton

Il Viaggio A Reims

It’s not often that the conductor of an opera wins more applause than the cast, but that was what happened on the opening night of Il Viaggio a Reims in the Sydney Opera House. Australian conductor Daniel Smith, for his ...
Mansion Timmy J Hickey Skylar Delphinus - photo by Ben Vella

MANSION – The Experience

Earlier this year, Bass Fam Creative brought us Matador – a beautiful exploration of love and lust through dance, circus, and burlesque. Despite Melbourne slipping out of summer then, the performers turned the Melb...