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Inside View: John Bell’s Acting Shakespeare Masterclass
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Inside View: John Bell’s Acting...

Suz Mawer attended a three day Acting Shakespeare Masterclass with John Bell. She shares her experience.

When: 30 - 30 Jun 2022

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: 30 - 30 Jun 2022

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: 30 - 30 Jun 2022

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: 30 - 30 Jun 2022

Eugyeene Teh: The Act of Giving
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Eugyeene Teh: The Act of...

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

When: 30 - 30 Jun 2022

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: 30 - 30 Jun 2022

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: 30 - 30 Jun 2022

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: 30 - 30 Jun 2022

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KXT: An Elegy In Traverse
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney 15 - 30 Jul 2022

KXT: An Elegy In Traverse

Saro Lusty-Cavallari bids a fond farewell to the eccentric little theatre in which the audience formed the backdrop to every show.

Time for a change …
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Conversation 30 - 30 Jun 2022

Time for a change …

After five years, Audrey Journal will cease to publish new content from June 30, 2022.

M.Rock: Back on Deck(s)
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TheatreRebel Theatre, ATYP, Walsh Bay 21 Jun - 17 Jul 2022

M.Rock: Back on Deck(s)

The indomitable Mabel Mudge is back and ready to show you a good time. Are you ready for M.Rock?

Moon Rabbit Rising: An Invitation
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TheatreBelvoir Downstairs, Surry Hills, Sydney 29 Jun - 10 Jul 2022

Moon Rabbit Rising: An Invitation

A ticket to Moon Rabbit Rising is an invitation to listen, wonder and explore, writes Mym Kwa.

Pretty Poly
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MusicalFlight Path Theatre, Marrickville, Sydney 14 - 23 Jul 2022

Pretty Poly

Polyamory is usually framed as a test, one which a relationship passes or fails, writes Lucy Matthews. But it doesn't have to be that way.

The uncrowned queen of cabaret
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CabaretHayes Theatre Company, Potts Point, Sydney 19 - 24 Jul 2022

The uncrowned queen of cabaret

Queenie van de Zandt has worn many hats − performer, writer, director and arts educator – but her abiding passion is cabaret.

Theatre and The Responsibility of Change
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Conversation 30 - 30 Jun 2022

Theatre and The Responsibility of Change

Writer-director Chris Bendall shares his thoughts on making a work of environmentally conscious theatre during this election campaign.

Inside View: John Bell’s Acting Shakespeare Masterclass
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Conversation 30 - 30 Jun 2022

Inside View: John Bell’s Acting Shakespeare Masterclass

Suz Mawer attended a three day Acting Shakespeare Masterclass with John Bell. She shares her experience.

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