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Darren Yap: More Resilient, More Selective
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Darren Yap: More Resilient, More...

“I’ve realised life has to balance with work”: Theatre director Darren Yap on cooking, meditation and holding onto the best of lockdown.

When: 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Catherine Văn-Davies: The art of holding on
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Catherine Văn-Davies: The art of...

"Hold on tightly, let go lightly": Actor and theatre-maker Catherine Văn-Davies puts 100 per cent into her work, even if it disappears tomorrow.

When: 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Drew Fairley: Marine Operations
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Drew Fairley: Marine Operations

Thanks to Covid-19, Drew Fairley was trapped for two months aboard a passenger liner going nowhere. One thing prevented him from being all at sea.

When: 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Shakespeare for Teenagers: Blessings in Disguise
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Shakespeare for Teenagers: Blessings in...

Shakespeare had huge faith in the young actors who gave us the original Juliet, Lady Macbeth, or Rosalind and Viola. So why don't we, asks George Kemp.

When: 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Fall! Falter!! Dance!!!
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Fall! Falter!! Dance!!!

Ryuichi Fujimora blends storytelling, 80s dance flicks and anecdotes of personal failure into a "pet project" work of contemporary dance.

Where: Wayside Chapel (Upstairs), Bondi, Sydney When: 2 - 3 Jul 2021

Young Frankenstein: Some Kind of Monster
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Young Frankenstein: Some Kind of...

You pay a price for years of pretending to be someone you’re not, writes Matthew Backer, star of Young Frankenstein.

Where: Hayes Theatre Company, Potts Point, Sydney When: 18 Feb - 20 Mar 2021

Cultural criticism and cultural memory
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Cultural criticism and cultural memory

In a newly published Platform Paper, Alison Croggon considers the state of critical writing in Australia and asks, should it disappear, to whom would that matter?

When: 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Winnie Dunn: claiming space
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Winnie Dunn: claiming space

If you want to represent a community, find someone from that community and employ them to do it, argues Sweatshop's Winnie Dunn.

When: 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Counting the cost of COVID-19
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Counting the cost of COVID-19

Director Anna Houston counts the costs involved in the COVID-19-related postponement of the Australian premiere of Is God Is - and it's more than just financial.

Where: Old Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney When: 18 - 18 Oct 2021

The Young Artist As Cultural Citizen
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The Young Artist As Cultural...

Youth theatre should not be training for thought and action in the future, argues Iris Simpson. It should be training for now.


When: 18 - 18 Oct 2021

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Wayne Scott Kermond: Frequent Flyer
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Wayne Scott Kermond: Frequent Flyer

Fourth generation song-and-dance man Wayne Scott Kermond is a living link to the vaudeville tradition.

Shauntelle Benjamin: A season of self-discovery
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Conversation 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Shauntelle Benjamin: A season of self-discovery

"Constantly in flux and questioned, rarely settled on": Shauntelle Benjamin on ADHD, gender fluidity and engaging with more people of colour in Australia’s arts scene.

Darren Yap: More Resilient, More Selective
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Conversation 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Darren Yap: More Resilient, More Selective

“I’ve realised life has to balance with work”: Theatre director Darren Yap on cooking, meditation and holding onto the best of lockdown.

Lisa Fa’alafi: Brown Honey Keeps Flowing
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Conversation 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Lisa Fa’alafi: Brown Honey Keeps Flowing

"We put our team's health and well-being first": Hot Brown Honey’s Lisa Fa'alafi on finding peace in a pandemic and looking towards the future.

Eugyeene Teh: The Act of Giving
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Conversation 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Eugyeene Teh: The Act of Giving

Designer Eugyeene Teh is an artist fuelled by the deliberate act of giving, writes Suzy Wrong.

Vivian Nguyen: Words Unspoken
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Conversation 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Vivian Nguyen: Words Unspoken

"Our bodies are still adjusting to everyday life": Playwright and actor Vivian Nguyen reveals her stage fright in the post-pandemic arts world.

Catherine Văn-Davies: The art of holding on
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Conversation 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Catherine Văn-Davies: The art of holding on

"Hold on tightly, let go lightly": Actor and theatre-maker Catherine Văn-Davies puts 100 per cent into her work, even if it disappears tomorrow.

Hamlet: a play that speaks to pandemics past and present
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Conversation 18 - 18 Oct 2021

Hamlet: a play that speaks to pandemics past and present

It took 30 plague deaths to close the playhouses in Shakespeare's time. Now all it takes to close a theatre is one case of COVID.

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