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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.

 

Live and Sweaty: Why Once is Cameron Daddo’s Dream Show
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MusicalIllawarra Performing Arts Centre, Wollongong, NSW 24 - 28 Jul 2019

Live and Sweaty: Why Once is Cameron Daddo’s Dream Show

Once allows Cameron Daddo to showcase another side of his performer personality - and show off one of his most treasured possessions.

Mermaid surfs the new wave of environmental consciousness
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Family ShowsIPAC, Wollongong, NSW 18 - 20 Jul 2019

Mermaid surfs the new wave of environmental consciousness

Imagination, computer software and old plastic bottles help bring a mermaid tale to life.

The Dismissal: A Democratic Song ‘n’ Dance
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ArchivedSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 18 - 22 Jun 2019

The Dismissal: A Democratic Song ‘n’ Dance

Blake Erickson and Jay James-Moody bring some of the ol' razzle-dazzle to the story of Australia's greatest constitutional crisis.

Monkey Business
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ArchivedKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney 14 Jun - 6 Jul 2019

Monkey Business

"I don’t know whether I should feel insulted or complimented": Jamie Oxenbould goes ape to play a frustrated actor with Hollywood dreams.

Gloria: High drama in Office Space
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ArchivedSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 6 - 29 Jun 2019

Gloria: High drama in Office Space

Just another day turns into something unforgettable in American writer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Gloria.

Follow Me Home: Beyond Statistics
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ArchivedRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 29 - 31 May 2019

Follow Me Home: Beyond Statistics

Lewis Treston's new play takes audiences beyond youth homelessness statistics and into individual circumstances.

The Digital Divide
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ArchivedRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 20 - 29 Jun 2019

The Digital Divide

Our digital devices can be both tools and weapons, says Girl in the Machine playwright Stef Smith.

Made to Measure: Wedding Belle
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ArchivedSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 19 May - 1 Jun 2019

Made to Measure: Wedding Belle

Megan Wilding goes the full meringue to explore issues of body image and size in Alana Valentine's new play.

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