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A killer Broadway musical by a ‘titan of musical theatre’. This Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force is full of stunning lyrics and beautiful music. Bold, original and alarmingly funny, Assassins is a timely reminder that those in power ignore the marginalised in society at their peril.
: If you remember the name Fame, head to the Koorliny Arts Centre this June as the popular musical sets the stage alive with an awesome combination of singing and dancing. Presented by Laughing Horse Productions and directed by Cat Rippon, Fame – The Musical follows the highs and lows of students at New York City’s illustrious High School for the Performing Arts.
The WA premiere of this work, celebrating community and hope, was the sleeper hit of the 2013 Edinburgh Festival and mesmerised audiences in Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne. A vicar and leader of a community choir searches for answers after a violent act threatens the ideals that sustain her beloved community.
Welcome to a world where your experience is your choice. L’Appel Du Vide (“the call of the void”) is a sensitive, heart-warming exploration of the allusive dream and what we sacrifice to achieve what we imagine.
What happens when you take a famous Anton Chekhov play and set it in 1890s Queensland? The answer lies in Three Sisters One Brother, written and directed by Ross McGregor at The Actors’ Hub this June.
Want to lead the 2019 Youth Week KickstART Festival?
Learn more about the role and the festival at this free session and hear from the 2018 Creative Coordinator Zal Kanga-Parabia and Project Development Officer Cecile Vuaillat.
The Farmer’s Daughter explores the bond between a girl and her grandfather. Audiences will experience a visual celebration of a family’s connection and powerful relationship to their environment.
Take your story from the page to the stage in this two part workshop, focusing on how to write your story into a poem. Internationally renowned performance poet and educator Zainab Syed will lead you through writing exercises to find a story you want to tell, guide you on how to tell it best, ending with performance techniques on how to perform your story on a stage to share with everyone.
Performed by Co3’s Act-Belong-Commit Co:Youth Ensemble, Project NEXT 2018 is a re-imagining of Raewyn Hill’s critically acclaimed work THE ZONE, and the young dancers have been led in the studio by choreographic leaders, Ella-Rose Trew (Co3 Associate Artist), Zoe Wozniak, Scott Galbraith, and Jessica Lewis.
Work with an expert team to create and run an escape room game. Merging the digital and the physical with augmented reality technology, you'll create fiendish puzzles, mysterious storylines and beautiful pieces of visual and written art, all stitched together into an immersive game experience where players get locked in a room and have to solve a series of puzzles to escape.
When the science laboratory, Skylab, finally crash lands near Esperance, no-one in the community could not have prepared themselves for what happened next. Dreamtime meets Monkey Magic in this sci-fi comedy, a world premiere new Western Australian work and inaugural co-production with Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company.
In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play is a sassy play about power and passion. Acclaimed American playwright, Sarah Ruhl, re-imagines the curious chapter in the early history of psychotherapy, when women were treated with a certain mechanical device. A hysterical parlour drama bound to create a buzz!
A Film Festival for films written, produced by and starring University students and young adults from Western Australia. This festival gives opportunities for students and emerging film makers to express their creativity and prowess in screenplay, production and post-production of films.
YACWA are calling out to Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, migrant and refugee young people to apply to be apart of Shout Out.
Shout Out is an incredible opportunity for indigenous and CaLD youth to confidently share their stories and experiences to captive audiences. As a speakers you'll also be booked and paid by Gov and non-gov organisations!
Applications close on 25th of June.