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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.

 

Man With The Iron Neck: Hope from Pain
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FestivalSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 23 - 26 Jan 2019

Man With The Iron Neck: Hope from Pain

Tickets for Legs On The Wall's Indigenous story are selling fast - except on Australia Day. What's up with that?

Force Majeure: How to Move a Masterpiece
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ArchivedArt Gallery of NSW, The Domain, Sydney 10 - 12 Jan 2019

Force Majeure: How to Move a Masterpiece

If a dancer performs live in an art gallery, do they become an artwork? Sydney's Force Majeure is poised to find out.

KXT 2019: A Snapshot of the Future
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SeasonKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 10 Jan - 23 Dec 2019

KXT 2019: A Snapshot of the Future

Kings Cross Theatre banks on emerging talent in a season that looks beyond the horizon.

Rose Riot: Sport for Jove Makes History
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TheatreLeura Everglades Gardens, Leura, NSW 12 - 27 Jan 2019

Rose Riot: Sport for Jove Makes History

Damien Ryan's Rose Riot joins the dots to make sense of Shakespeare's History cycle.

Brett & Wendy: A Love Story Bound by Art
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FestivalRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 18 - 27 Jan 2019

Brett & Wendy: A Love Story Bound by Art

Sydney Festival: A deep dive into the world of the Whiteleys has theatre maker Kim Carpenter revisiting conflicted feelings about his own direction in art.

New Breed 2018
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ArchivedCarriageworks, Eveleigh, Sydney 29 Nov - 8 Dec 2018

New Breed 2018

Audrey review: Humour, drama and glimpses into secret places in Sydney Dance Company's annual showcase of rising talent.

Director Profile: Dino Dimitriadis
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ArchivedOld 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 28 Nov - 22 Dec 2018

Director Profile: Dino Dimitriadis

Dino Dimitriadis is preparing a “farewell of sorts” with his Apocalypse Theatre Company production of Mary Rachel Brown’s All My Sleep and Waking.

The Serpent’s Teeth: Breaking Barriers, Not Building Walls
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ArchivedKings Cross Theatre, Sydney 9 - 24 Nov 2018

The Serpent’s Teeth: Breaking Barriers, Not Building Walls

Why Daniel Keene's two-part drama is "the right play for now".

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