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The Jungle Book Reimagined. Image is a group of actors on a stage with a backdrop lit blue. They are stretching and crouching, playing jungle animals.
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Performance review: Jungle Book reimagined, Perth Festival

A dystopian-tinged dance interpretation of Kipling's classic work.

Pillow Fight. Against a black backdrop man and woman sit on a bunk bed surrounded by toys and puppets. Beside the bunk are boxes with labels like ’stuff’, ‘junk’, ‘Shane’s cool stuff’ and ‘Nadia’s baby stuff’.
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Theatre review: Pillow Fight, Claremont Showground, Perth

A puppet show about sibling love and rivalry covers a vast terrain of adventures.

Il Tabarro. Four opera singers dressed in period nautical gear sing from the prow of a ship.
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Opera review: Il Tabarro, Sydney Festival

Ambitiously staged aboard a lightship, this production struggled to stay afloat.

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How Bluey made the move from animation to stage

ArtsHub speaks with 'Bluey's Big Play' puppetry director Jacob Williams and performer Jess Golle on translating from screen to stage…

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Theatre review: Circus 1903, Sydney Opera House

Puppetry meets circus arts in a show that's fun for the whole family.

A paper cut out of a boy in yellow top and blue pants running away from a green paper cut monster.
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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…

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Overcoming threshold anxiety

Geelong Arts Centre’s redevelopment opens the venue up to the public eye, in a way that’s deliberately designed to ensure…

Salamander, Brisbane Festival. Image: Damien Bredburg
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Commitment to community at the Brisbane Festival

Celebrating home-grown talent, the Festival also includes significant international collaborations.

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Theatre review: The Snow, State Theatre of WA

Barking Gecko Theatre presents a whimsical all-ages fairy tale from a brilliant, award-winning playwright.

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Theatre review: Blueback, Claremont Showground, WA

This stunning puppetry show emphasises the similarities between humans and marine life.

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