Lesley Graham

Lesley Graham has been active in dance and dance education for over 30 years. She is a regular reviewer for ArtsHub and Dance Australia, a curriculum consultant, and represents Ausdance National on the National Advocates for Arts Education (NAAE).

Lesley's Latest Articles

Performing Lines Sector Day Tasmania, large group of people sit and stand for a photo call.

Performing Lines Sector Day 2023

The annual conversation and discussion day for Tasmania-based creatives explored key initiatives and issues, while also welcoming new creatives to…

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Australian Performing Arts Forum 2023: an overview and summary

An overview of the recent Australian Performing Arts Forum 2023, held in Meanjin/Brisbane.

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Theatre review: The Paper Escaper, Theatre Royal Studio, Hobart

The Paper Escaper follows the adventures of a character who wants to leave a pop-up book and write their own…


Performance review: Interloper, Theatre Royal, Hobart

Tasmanian circus performers offer a gentle and generous piece of theatre.


Radical optimism on the island

The final festival from Lindy Hume saw artists making a range of important statements about their life experiences.


Off the main stage

Many of this year's Mona Foma events were local in origin or involved protests on a topical issues.

Performing arts sector day

Connections, projects and updates: Tasmania’s Performing Arts Sector Day

Lesley Graham reports on the discussions and conversations to emerge from the third Performing Arts Sector Day held in Launceston,…

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Lighting a FUSE in the youth arts sector

Lesley Graham summarises the themes and conversations at FUSE, the National Youth Performing Arts Summit, recently held in Sydney.