Anna Westbrook

Anna Westbrook is an interdisciplinary queer feminist storyteller, critic, creative producer, poet, and freelance educator, currently working on her second novel and a collection of essays. She has a PhD in writing from the University of New South Wales and is the author of Dark Fires Shall Burn.

Anna's Latest Articles

Oil. Image is of a older grey haired woman in glasses and bulky padded yellow/green coat, who is pointing at a prism, which is also being looked at by a younger woman in similar attire with shortish brown hair and kneeling down.

Theatre review: Oil, Wharf 1 Theatre, Sydney

An historical play that explores the fault lines of colonialism, empire and capitalism.


Theatre review: Constellations, Wharf 1 Theatre

A rom-com that plays around with the concept of multiverses.


Dance mentorship leads to a decade-long relationship

Joel Fenton joined Shaun Parker and Company in 2013 and will be part of its forthcoming European tour.


Theatre review: Do Not Go Gentle, Roslyn Packer Theatre

Patricia Cornelius' award-winning play about ageing and raging against the dying of the light is remounted in this large-scale production.


Theatre review: At What Cost?, Belvoir St Theatre

Powerful First Nations Tasmanian play about the knots of identity goes on tour.


Music review: Angel Olsen, Sydney Opera House

The singer-songwriter returns to the Opera House to a standing ovation.


Performance review: The Mirror, Sydney Opera House

Circus, choreography and cabaret combine in this unmissable show.

Performance review: HTRK, Sydney Festival

The cult Melbourne duo's hallucinogenic music is dreamy and melancholic.


Theatre review: The Tempest, Sydney Theatre Company

A pared-back production after Kip WIlliams' previous screen-heavy theatre adaptations.


Theatre review: RBG: Of Many, One

A solo show that spans the eventful life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US legal trailblazer and global feminist icon.

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