"As I read the background for each artist, I learnt of their lives, and the communities and country they were connected to. Some had discovered their art early in life, many at a later stage, but all were proud to honour their ancestry with their works." Janey Hakanson reviews.
Upon arriving at the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, I stood wide-eyed in the foyer, throwing nervous glances at the large, lifeless figurines staring down from above me. I took my seat at the back of the room and tried to shake my childhood fear of inanimate humanoids. Catherina Pagani reviews.
Following the company's superb adaptations of 'The Rabbits' and 'The Red Tree', Barking Gecko brings another children's story to the stage with 'Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories'. Gabriella Loo sheds a tear and reviews.
Fresh off a Melbourne stage, the production opened at the Malthouse Theatre in March before venturing here. At 90 minutes (no interval), the ambiguous ending to this thriller will have you tearing at your hair, but one thing’s clear: it’s not safe at the Rock. Review by Samuel J. Cox.
"The show is one of the strangest dance pieces I have ever seen, but one I haven’t stopped talking about since. It’s intriguing, uncomfortable and certainly different from traditional notions of dance." Melissa Scott reviews PIAF performance Pindorama, directed and choreographed by Brazilian dancer Lia Rodrigues.
"It’s a pretty cool concept when you think about it: two hours of undeterred personalities voicing their wild thoughts and ideas in front of an exposed audience who are willing to hear them". Lee Robinson reviews.
Born and trained in LA, the American actor Kenneth Ransom has been based in Perth - a semi-regular on the Black Swan stage, his recent performances include Glengarry Glen Ross, Dinner, The House on The Lake and The Motherf**ker with the Hat. Samuel J. Cox interviews.
Nothing should be more clandestine than a crazy party. It is the only way to prevent society’s most judgmental from trying to turn up and ruining everyone else’s readiness to get weird. Reuben Wylie interviews Frank Mitchell.