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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.

 

Chris Urch: Writing The Rolling Stone
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TheatreSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 5 - 21 Jul 2018

Chris Urch: Writing The Rolling Stone

British writer Chris Urch speaks to Audrey Journal about a play inspired by a notorious African newspaper's anti-gay campaigns.

Pop-Up Globe to change the way we look at Shakespeare
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TheatreMoore Park Entertainment Quarter, Sydney 5 Sep - 21 Oct 2018

Pop-Up Globe to change the way we look at Shakespeare

Seeing a Shakespeare play performed in something like the conditions it was written for has proven “life-changing” for many people, says Pop-Up Globe's Miles Gregory.

Has Shakespeare gone on Annual Leave?
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Conversation 20 - 20 Jun 2018

Has Shakespeare gone on Annual Leave?

Looking at the programming of our state and major companies this year, it looks like the Bard is being given a break.

Colour and movement: Craig Donarski fires up Casula Powerhouse
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Conversation 20 - 20 Jun 2018

Colour and movement: Craig Donarski fires up Casula Powerhouse

It takes a true live-wire to electrify a venue in danger of losing its mojo.

Red Line Underground: Digging Deeper
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SeasonOld Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney 3 Jun - 25 Nov 2018

Red Line Underground: Digging Deeper

The Old Fitzroy Theatre is deepening its monthly lineup of improv and burlesque shows with an entire Red Line Underground season.

A Big Turnaround or the New Parochialism?
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Conversation 20 - 20 Jun 2018

A Big Turnaround or the New Parochialism?

Looking at the main stages of Sydney, you could be excused for thinking that this is a golden age for new Australian drama.

In close-up: Tara Morice
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ArchivedGriffin Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 4 May - 16 Jun 2018

In close-up: Tara Morice

"For quite a while I was cast as the homespun girl, the dag, or the downtrodden girl with a heart of gold. I needed to break out of that.”

“a lens to look at our community”
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TheatreIPAC, Wollongong, NSW 22 - 23 Jun 2018

“a lens to look at our community”

Ahead of the revival tour of Letters to Lindy, playwright Alana Valentine speaks about "commanding the public space".

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