AboutAshleigh Hopping, Author at The Creative Issue
It’s Thursday afternoon, finally a little warm at the Tryp Hotel in Fortitude Valley, and I’m thrilled to be sitting down with two guys for whom I have a lot of respect. Director/writer Martin McKenna and Matt Colwell are in Brisbane to showcase their debut foray into theÂ realm of feature films:Â Is This The Real World.
Ever thought to yourself,Â I need some more Scandinavian culture in my life? Here you go.
Natalie Weirâ€™s When Time Stops is about the gush of memories felt from a woman in her last moments of life. Itâ€™s a beautiful piece of theatre that will transport you into a dream-like hypnotic stateâ€Šâ€”â€Škind of like watching anÂ epic, beautiful and bittersweet lucid dream.
Shakespeareâ€™s OG rom-com Much Ado About Nothing from the Queensland Theatre Company is two hours of laugh out loud (and sometimes quietly, to yourself, because the comedic interpretation is just so scandalous) fun.
A brand new film festival is launching from the 19th of May at Palace Centro Cinema celebrating the past, present and future of independent cinema from the US.
If you’re into Two Door Cinema Club or The Wombats, then meet Sunshine Coast’s Selahphonic. The Creative IssueÂ caught up with 2/5 of the band for a rapid fire Q&A before their gig at The Foundry.
Acrobat Nathan Boyle talksÂ about what life looks like from the perspective of a circus performer, travelling the world and what to expect upon seeing When One Door Closes.
This yearâ€™s Spanish Film Festival features Truman, a tragicomedy already making waves overseas with a slew of awards including Goya’s (think Spanish Oscars) Best Film, Best Director (Cesc Gay), Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor andÂ Best Screenplay (Tomas Aragay, Cesc Gay).
Wondered itself is a 45 minute long riddle, and you wonâ€™t find out the answer until the very end. Playwright and director Elodie Boal has woven together gunshot dialogue and dynamic physicality to craft an entertaining, clever and adventurous production.
Brisbane-born and bred Elodie Boal is someone to keep an eye on in the performing arts industry. Sheâ€™s back this weekend for two nights only with Wondered, the final conclusion to Lewis Carrollâ€™s Alice In Wonderland.
Production is underway in South East Queensland for the new feature film Donâ€™t Tell, starring well-known talents Jack Thompson, Rachel Griffiths, Aden Young and newcomer Sara West.