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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

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: 24 - 24 Jul 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: 24 - 24 Jul 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: 24 - 24 Jul 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: 24 - 24 Jul 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: 24 - 24 Jul 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: 24 - 24 Jul 2021

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Little Jokes in Times of War: Making the Past Present
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney 21 - 31 Jul 2021

Little Jokes in Times of War: Making the Past Present

"I just knew I wanted to be part of the story." Charlotte Salusinszky's solo performance piece explores her Grandma’s escape from Hungary in 1956.

Guru Dudu’s Silent Disco Walking Tours
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ArchivedBondi Festival Backyard, Bondi, Sydney 26 Jun - 4 Jul 2021

Guru Dudu’s Silent Disco Walking Tours

Group bonding, hard exercise and disco exhibitionism? It's time for the Guru.

White Pearl
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TheatreSTC Wharf 2 Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney 15 Jul - 4 Sep 2021

White Pearl

It’s just another day at the Singapore office of Clearday cosmetics. That is, until they discover that their new TV commercial has been leaked online.

Bardiya McKinnon
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Remembering ... 24 - 24 Jul 2021

Bardiya McKinnon

A sharp sense of loss and sadness comes with the news that Sydney actor Bardiya McKinnon has died.

Covid Crisis provokes Creative thinking
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Conversation 24 - 24 Jul 2021

Covid Crisis provokes Creative thinking

Working remotely and presenting work in non-theatre venues is both practical and achievable in these uncertain times.

Drew Fairley: Marine Operations
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Conversation 24 - 24 Jul 2021

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.

Theatres are closed. Acting happens regardless
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Conversation 24 - 24 Jul 2021

Theatres are closed. Acting happens regardless

A theatre without actors is just a building. But what are actors without theatres, asks Toby Schmitz.

Post-Covid 19, There is work to be done
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Conversation 24 - 24 Jul 2021

Post-Covid 19, There is work to be done

It's been a tough year, writes theatre maker Suz Mawer. But we can use the time on our hands to positive ends.

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