When WA Ballet debuted its world premiere of Dracula in 2018, it was love at first bite.
When producer Michael Boyd realised he would have to cast his cabaret show solely with WA talent, he was unsure how it would go. But he soon learnt COVID-19 had provided and unexpected benefit.
For WA performers, landing a gig is hard work in the best of times but during a pandemic it is tougher than ever. But two Perth stage stars have found a way to make it work.
Powerhouse singer Casey Donovan was born to play the sassy women of music theatre.
Fringe-style performance has found its home in Normal Place, a local streaming platform
It took a hiatus in odd jobs and primary school teaching for Meegan Cullen to find her way back to drama, but she has grasped it with both hands.
The Blue Room Theatre is a place very close to Katt Osborne’s heart.
Black Swan State Theatre Centre of WA’s Unsung Heroes director Emily McLean enjoyed not having to factor in quick costume changes or stage entry/exit points.
WA Opera offer young talent fairy tale roles on The Nightingale.
A filmed show of the critically acclaimed rap musical Hamilton, which tells the story of US founding father Alexander Hamilton, will start streaming next month at a significant moment in history.
Perth actors wondering when they’ll be allowed to welcome crowds back have called for guidance and extra investment into the sector.
A technical hitch turned into a blessing when Spare Parts Puppet Theatre artistic director Philip Mitchell had trouble logging in to the Performing Arts WA Awards virtual ceremony via Zoom.
Barking Gecko Theatre has taken the opportunity to rethink its program for the year to keep connected to its young audience.
WA Opera cancels premiere, regional events and classes.
Ella Tweedie is helping to steer the ship as Platinum Entertainment sets sail with a “rocked up” version of a Gilbert and Sullivan favourite.
Striking imagery, stirring music and bodies in motion come together in Mam, an abstract and evocative dance production from Irish choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan.
The name Hofesh Shechter has rock-star status among the contemporary dance elite.
Leviathan adds up to an exhilarating collaboration.
No stranger to baring her soul on stage, performance artist Bryony Kimmings’ latest show charting her struggle with post-natal depression is highly emotional at times, but ultimately uplifting.
Matthew Lutton has managed to bring the ultimate West Australian story to the stage in a way that feels like home.
Bryony Kimmings’ latest show exploring her experience with postnatal depression was initially something she planned to keep off the stage.
Calamity follows Meow Meow like a cursed shadow in Pandemonium.
Telling you how the 50-strong dance piece Colossus made me feel is simple. Leaving Studio Underground, I was smiling from ear to ear, enjoying a sense of belonging and wonder.
Like many West Australians, Matthew Lutton first read Cloudstreet in school and, he notes with some relief, he liked it.
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