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It’s true that opera is often seen as conservative and old-fashioned. Even powerhouse opera countertenor Owen Willets agrees that elitism sometimes reigns supreme across the genre. However, he also attests to the cutting edge nature of opera, stating that it’s always been on the cusp of what’s new.
Brooke Barlow sums up her ship life experience as “hard to explain” and if you know anyone who’s lived and worked on a cruise ship, you’ve probably heard the same thing.
Barlow is a dancer from Perth who took to the high seas with Celebrity Cruises, so far completing five contracts as dance captain with the luxury line and currently wrapping up rehearsals for her sixth.
Next year, QT will be celebrating its 50-year milestone. Since then is has become the national home of new stories. Hitting new theatre records of audiences and growth. It has also welcomed a wider diversity in voices and stories, and a new generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories.
It can be difficult to define what is ‘normal’ without first exiling some ideas or behaviours as “other”. One individual’s normal may be someone else’s abnormal. Daniele Constance has taken on the task of unpacking this concept in her latest dance theatre work, Explain Normal.
Calling all Twin Peaks fans! Electric Moon’s Musical Director James Lees talks about bringing the iconic soundtrack to life ahead of a one-off performance of FIRE WALK WITH US on 24 November at the Brisbane Powerhouse.
Are you a fan of innovative artistry? Do you like pushing boundaries, and having your own boundaries pushed? Do you enjoy dark humour and atmospheric tension? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, TRUTHMACHINE is the show for you.
Currently touring the Western Queensland outback, Bianca MacKail is taking in the sights and sounds – or better yet, the lack thereof.
As she gears up for her next Brisbane show Under My Eye, part of the Wonderland Festival opening on 28 November, having the chance to get in touch with nature is grounding for the circus performer where things can often feel like an illusion.