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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.

 

“Weird and funny and dumb and moving”
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TheatreGriffin Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 5 Oct - 17 Nov 2018

“Weird and funny and dumb and moving”

Nick Coyle's new play explores the ways in which we are compelled to tone down our quirks for the sake of love.

Wildskin: What Are You Afraid Of?
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TheatreLismore City Hall, Lismore, NSW 28 Sep - 6 Oct 2018

Wildskin: What Are You Afraid Of?

New at NORPA: Aussie bush terror inspires a woman's journey to find her wilder self.

Think Before You Judge
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TheatreKings Cross Theatre, Sydney 27 Sep - 13 Oct 2018

Think Before You Judge

British writer Anna Jordan’s unflinchingly vivid Yen paints a picture of young men on the cusp of ferality.

Seven for September
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TheatreVenues across Sydney 1 Mar - 30 Sep 2018

Seven for September

Audrey Journal's stage picks for the first month of spring. Opera, tragedy, comedy and dinner-and-show - all with a twist.

The Misanthrope: Rhyme and Reason
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TheatreSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 28 Aug - 28 Sep 2018

The Misanthrope: Rhyme and Reason

Catherine Davies and Rebecca Massey are just one of the rhyming couplets in Bell Shakespeare's new production.

Horror: A nervous person’s guide
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ArchivedCanberra Theatre Centre, ACT 11 - 15 Sep 2018

Horror: A nervous person’s guide

We talk to Jakop Ahlbom about his company, his favourite horror films, and what makes an audience squirm.

“Bewitching”: How long-form theatre casts its spell
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Conversation 25 - 25 Sep 2018

“Bewitching”: How long-form theatre casts its spell

When anything over 90 minutes is considered long-haul, why do we still make marathon theatre?

Griffin 2019: Speaking to the influencers
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SeasonGriffin Theatre Company, Kings Cross, Sydney 22 Feb - 19 Dec 2019

Griffin 2019: Speaking to the influencers

Lee Lewis' 2019 season showcases the elements that make Australian plays sing in a world fast losing its faith in the explicable.

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