This major exhibition explores the abundant beauty of the botanical world and the threats that assail it. The Botanical: Beauty and Peril draws from the renowned collection of Janet Holmes à Court and the AGWA Collection to present a vivid, involving and sometimes disturbing journey through the diverse representation by Australian artists of the glorious kingdom of plants.
Trying to Find Comfort in an Uncomfortable Chair is the outcome of that research, an exhibition that features a selection of artworks from the collection, chairs belonging to the artworks’ creators and Gothe-Snape’s own response to key motifs she has identified from her research.
At the centre of this razor sharp romantic comedy is Charlotte Gibson, a lawyer with a brilliant career ahead of her. As her father Ray says, she could be the next female
Indigenous Waleed Aly. But she has other ideas. First of all, it’s Christmas. Secondly, she’s in love.
Mandurah’s Riptide Youth Performance Company presents our next mammoth project: a series of short new plays written and directed by members of the ensemble, called Tide Tales. The works will premiere at the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre from 18th -21st September 2019.
CAN and Diversity Arts Australia have extended the EOI period for the upcoming Stories From The Future workshops. This workshop series will invite culturally diverse creatives and arts workers to imagine a timeline towards an equitable culturally diverse arts future in Australia.
Locked in their bedroom, two brothers play games to pass the time, as siblings do. Off-stage, their parents are having a very famous showdown. A radical update on a classic Greek myth that puts one of history’s most notorious family breakdowns under the spotlight.
The Lion Never Sleeps is a walking performance through the streets of Northbridge. Equipped with a listening device and headphones, three performers and an audience of 20 navigate, meander and move through spaces and places where the queer community gathered, danced, made community and fought during the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.
WA's premier annual exhibition of works by senior high students delivers a fascinating insight into the lives and minds of an emerging generation. Many go on to display their work in the prestigious Pulse Perspectives (formerly Year 12 Perspectives) at the Art Gallery of WA.
Secrets, Lies and Love. Everyone has a story…
Hand in Hand Theatre takes on literary genius, Caryl Churchill’s iconic play; Love and Information. Through a series of vignettes, we pull back the curtains and give you a peek into several compelling stories of life, love and human nature.
Photography, music and theatre come together this July to highlight stories rarely seen, shedding light on a destructive and demoralising way of life.
Presented by Life on Hold Productions at the Victoria Park Centre for the Arts, The Other Side takes audiences through a photographic exhibition, matched with carefully selected music, before culminating in a play about Kate.
Express Media, in partnership with Propel Youth Arts WA, is delighted to present Making Tracks: Perth, a travelling pop-up workshop series and zine publication aimed at developing the work of young writers in Australia. Over four workshops every fortnight, 10 young writers will meet with an Express Media writer and editor to hone their writing skills and workshop a piece for publication.
A chaotic, mind-opening work that leads to numerous questions about the state of humanity – and our individual role in it – is the latest offering from The Actors’ Hub. Written by award-winning playwright Tom Holloway and directed by Ella Hetherington, 100 Reasons for War was originally commissioned to mark the 100th anniversary of Australia’s involvement in World War I.
How real are our memories? Have you ever been certain about something? So sure that you’d swear on your life it happened the way you remembered it? Except you were wrong? One woman is stuck in an elevator, profoundly alone but haunted by memories clamouring for attention. She has plenty of time to reflect on her life…or to start questioning what’s real.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to work with International performer and teacher Annie Stainer as she presents her much anticipated Physical Theatre course ‘The Performers Craft’. Perfect for physical theatre and circus performers, actors, dancers, singers and musicians as well as those wishing to enhance and expand their creative palette. Workshop will include: Creative Movement, Physical Theatre, Mime, Feldenkrais, Improvisation and Dance.
Secrets, Lies and Love. Everyone has a story… Hand in Hand Theatre takes on literary genius, Caryl Churchill’s iconic play; Love and Information. Through a series of vignettes, we pull back the curtains and give you a peek into several compelling stories of life, love and human nature.
After a terrible bushfire an injured Magpie and Dog form an unexpected friendship, sharing a deep bond, until into their midst a Fox arrives. This thrilling fusion of puppetry and dance will take you on a journey through scorched scrubland and ochre deserts where friendships will be tested and the true meaning of loyalty and companionship will be discovered.
When a Geraldton girl is crowned the unlikely winner of the first Miss Australia competition, she becomes a celebrity overnight. Discover Australia’s pageant past accompanied by some of Perth’s most exciting vocal talent. This musical comedy will have your toes tapping just inches from the action, as we uncover this untold piece of local history.
A world premiere that is epic in nature and explores our right for self-determination. It begins in WA’s not-too-distant future, where we meet with a once powerful politician about to celebrate his birthday at the family’s island home – a retreat from the world that has clearly seen better days.
A story of loss, hope, friendship and leaving the past behind add up to Ten Quid, Stirling Theatre’s latest show.
Written by John Grimshaw and directed by Jane Sherwood, it follows the journey of a young man returning to Manchester 40 years after his family originally emigrated to Australia.
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Fire Tech offer innovative and interactive workshops for curious young kids through to savvy teens. We help shift kids from being passive consumers of technology, to developers and producers of digital tech with real-life application. Fire Tech is Perth’s leading provider of creative and technical workshops covering areas such as coding, building and flying drones, mastering Minecraft, web design, vlogging, animation, digital music production, and digital photography using the latest Canon DSLR cameras.
Blueback is an evocative story set along the Western Australian coastline. It captures the mystery of the sea and the majesty of an old fish called “Blueback”, and the moment when an inquisitive boy stands up for what he loves and believes in.
Subiaco’s biggest community event returns on Saturday, 6th April 2019, with the theme ‘Around the World’, celebrating four distinct zones from around the globe.
Young graduating Year 12 WA artists are again celebrated as Year 12 Perspectives becomes Pulse Perspectives to better reflect what this exhibition is about: gauging the pulse of young people who will influence, empower and shape the world we live in.