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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | May 22, 2018

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performing arts, stage shows, theatre

performing arts, stage shows, theatre

In Alien Skin: Resident Alien

May 23, 2018 |

Inspiration in cynicism may seem like an oxymoron, but Resident Alien shows that it is anything but contradictory. Read More

Dancing through the Four Seasons: Elise May, Isabella Hood

May 16, 2018 |

Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, a timeless musical triumph is being adapted into a contemporary cross-cultural dance spectacular.
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Upcoming in The Anywhere Festival: Private Lives

May 11, 2018 |

The time is upon us again. The annual Anywhere Theatre Festival returns this year from the 10th of May until the 27th. Read More

Queensland Theatre Announce New Executive Theatre Director

April 27, 2018 |

Many may feel 2017 was a difficult year, but not Queensland Theatre.  Read More

Anywhere Festival

April 23, 2018 |

Anywhere Festival returns again this May to Brisbane, Noosa and the Sunshine Coast for its eighth annual year. Read More

An evening in Macquarie’s fractured chamber: QSO, Luka Lesson, Heather Shannon

April 23, 2018 |

As part of WAVE Festival, we had the chance to experience one of the shows that was part of the festival’s semi-experimental conclave of modern profundity and storied classical sound. Read More

Moving Pictures: QAG Walking Poetry Tour

April 18, 2018 |

An indigenous man stands with his back to a grand colourful canvas: ‘Australian Art Does Not Exist’. This is poet Lionel Fogarty in front of Richard Bell’s Judgement Day. Read More

Don’t wanna be an American Idiot

April 16, 2018 |

Remember your teen years? When rebellion against authority was tantamount to the control you and your friends wrested from the establishment, to enjoy your lives, and create your stories.

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Into the MELTing pot: Aly Lorén, Alex Woodward and Gavin Roach

April 9, 2018 |

In the leadup to MELT Festival, we recently had the opportunity to talk to a trifecta of amazing creatives, all of whom will have some amazing sounding showings at this year’s festival.

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MELTing in May: James Lees

April 6, 2018 |

MELT Festival of Queer Arts and Culture is a yearly festival of creative cultures centered around queer expression and story. Hosted and run by Brisbane Powerhouse, the festival embodies LGBTIQ+ representation through theatre and performance. We recently had the chance to talk with MELT Festival’s director James Lees.

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Lessons Learned: Luka Lesson

March 29, 2018 |

In the leadup to his one-night event with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra as part of WAVE Festival, which is a celebration of modern sounds and classical music, Luka Lesson chatted with us about his influences, his wisdom and the power in his words.
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Review: Emily Tresidder’s No, You Hang Up

March 28, 2018 |

How do you like your comedy? Shaken or Stirred? Maybe chewed and then spat out? Well Emily Tresidder certainly knows how to stir things up onstage. With her new show No You Hang Up, which debuted at the … Read More

Particularly Good At Comedy: Jacques Barrett

March 22, 2018 |

In the comedy world, the goal is to entertain and enlighten. One man who is taking on this lofty goal is Jacques Barrett. We recently talked to him about his place within the comedy world, his hopes, goals and aspirations, both personal and for the comedy scene, his idols and his new show as part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival.

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The characteristics of comedy: Rose Callaghan and Rama Nicholas

March 19, 2018 |

Women in comedy have been a hot topic in the entertainment industry for a long time now, and the divisive attitudes of audiences can be overwhelming to newcomers and experienced female comedians alike. We recently had a chance to talk to two amazing female comedians as part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival, Rose Callaghan, and Rama Nicholas.
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