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Elissa Blake

Audrey contributor, Writer

Elissa is a career arts and culture journalist with a personal background in dance. She trained at The Age in Melbourne, where she was once nominated for Victorian Yachting Journalist of the Year. She got the door prize instead.

She served as deputy editor – then editor – of Rolling Stone Australia from 1997 – 2003, and as locum editor of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Spectrum. She has written for several glossies and has been a longtime contributor to the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the Sun Herald.

 

Seven Tips for Classic Comedy
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TheatreSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 2 Mar - 6 Apr 2019

Seven Tips for Classic Comedy

The Miser's Michelle Doake reveals some of the secrets behind one of the funniest performances of the year.

Merrigong: The X-Factor
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SeasonMerrigong Theatre Company, Wollongong, NSW 28 Mar - 30 Nov 2019

Merrigong: The X-Factor

Merrigong Theatre Company aims to build a new audience alongside new work from young and diverse creatives.

Grounded: The New Face of Modern Warfare
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TheatreRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 14 - 23 Mar 2019

Grounded: The New Face of Modern Warfare

Flying solo in George Brant's hit play, Emily Havea straps in for the ride of her theatrical life.

Barbara and the Camp Dogs
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TheatreBelvoir, Surry Hills, Sydney 4 - 28 Apr 2019

Barbara and the Camp Dogs

This 2017 hit returns to Belvoir for a special encore season before embarking on a national tour.

Dead Cat Bounce Lifts Lid on Love and Addiction
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TheatreGriffin Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 22 Feb - 6 Apr 2019

Dead Cat Bounce Lifts Lid on Love and Addiction

Unrequited love brings out the best and worst in people, says playwright Mary Rachel Brown. “Sometimes it brings out some pretty shocking behaviour.”

In Between Two
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TheatreRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 28 - 30 Mar 2019

In Between Two

Joel Ma has some advice for anyone who cares to listen: talk to your grandparents, ask them questions and record their voices.

KING: Lessons in Manthropology
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ArchivedSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 20 - 24 Feb 2019

KING: Lessons in Manthropology

Choreographer Shaun Parker zooms in on the Y chromosome in a new work examining masculinity and power.

Queer arts central at Seymour Centre
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ArchivedVenues across Sydney 8 Feb - 3 Mar 2019

Queer arts central at Seymour Centre

While the beating heart of Mardi Gras celebrations will always be Oxford Street and Darlinghurst, the pulse of its performing arts can be felt loud and hard across town.

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