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2024 Accelerando cohort, from L to R, Top to Bottom: Claire Darrigan, Kat Dunshea, Georgia Sustenance, Thomas Dower, Bodhi Trebilcock Taylor, Gus Crannaford, Raiyan Galvin and Courtney McMullan. Photo: Cameron Jamieson. Portrait photos of the eight Accelerando participants.
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Opportunities and awards

Professional development for musicians, writers and creative leaders, plus grants supporting mental health at Fringe and finalists of Asia Pacific…

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More companies celebrate significant anniversaries in 2024

Brisbane's Circa and Sydney's Legs on the Wall are among the companies celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

Australian circus: four circus performers on stage. Two of them are positioned underneath one who is flying through the air, and one is ready to catch the leaping performer.
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International views on Australian circus

This year’s Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) turns the spotlight on circus and physical theatre, and there is at least…

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Wellness during comedy festival season

As a stand-up comedian you need to look after your audience, but to do that properly you need to look…

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Music review: Umberto’s Mahler, QPAC

A triumphant Mahler 7 opened the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s 2024 Maestro Series.

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Performance review: Future Cargo, Adelaide Fringe Festival

Alien arrivals distinguish a mesmerising dance performance.

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Performance review: Are we not drawn onward to new erA, State Theatre of WA, Perth Festival

Does 'Are we not drawn onward to new erA’ show us how things are’?

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Theatre review: Gaslight, Playhouse Theatre, QPAC

A revitalised production of Patrick Hamilton's play blends contemporary norms alongside classic thriller tropes with mixed results.    

Logue Lake: a male actor holding a coffee mug, standing on stage framed by an open window with curtains at the side.
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Theatre Review: Logue Lake, Perth Festival

A new take on the thriller genre offers many twists, with some revelations landing better than others.

Emily Sheehan. Photo: Supplied. A young white woman with shoulder-length blonde hair and smiling at the camera. She is wearing a black tshirt and standing in front of a vibrant wall mural.
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So you want my arts job: Playwright

Emily Sheehan shares the realities of her work as a playwright, her advice for others starting out and crucial skills…

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