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Theatre Review: The Pulse, Gravity and Other Myths (Adelaide Festival)

Adelaide’s contemporary circus powerhouse return to the stage with a bold new work that is unlikely to have been made…


Are local artists enough to save our festivals without international headliners?

Can 'hyperlocal' arts programming save Australia’s previously thriving festival scene? Or are audiences still looking for the big names from…


Must see performing arts of 2021: Part Two – dance and circus

Our Performing Arts Editor Richard Watts selects more of the shows he’s most excited to see in 2021.


‘This is a pause, not a stop’: lockdown devastating for Perth artists

PICA and Perth Festival have postponed the opening of numerous events, while Fringe World has cancelled five nights worth of…

Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Producer, Perth Festival

If you're organised, a good listener, good humoured and comfortable sitting with fear, being a producer might be the job…


Custom-built circus centre to open in Brisbane in 2021

Flipside’s uniquely designed new building will be a home for community and social circus training while also accessible to the…


Adelaide Fringe at 60

Over six decades to date, the Adelaide Fringe has been both a playground and a career springboard for Australian and…


Review: Beethoven 9, Circa and Cheetham, Arts Centre Melbourne (VIC)

Just as Beethoven’s Ninth blends instrumental music and choral music to thrilling effect, so too the fusion of orchestral music…

Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Circus Rigger

Working behind the scenes in the circus sector isn’t for everyone, but if you have a good head for heights…


Circus is democratic, yet arts companies struggle with diversity

Leading UK diversity advocate and artist Vicki Amedume is in Australia for INTERSECT, a knowledge exchange between the UK and…

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