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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | November 17, 2019

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performing arts, stage shows, theatre

performing arts, stage shows, theatre

You’re Invited: Awesome Ocean Party Returns to Brisbane

November 13, 2019 |

Giema Contini invites you to the most magical birthday party Brisbane has ever seen. Awesome Ocean Party is heading to Brisbane Powerhouse from November 21-24, and it’s going to be a whole lot of fun.

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Chicago Brings the Razzle Dazzle to Brisbane

November 8, 2019 |

A tale of sly sinners and malevolent murderesses, Chicago certainly knows how to wrap up some devilishly charming characters into one glamorous package. Read More

OQ and Circa are fearless: Orpheus and Eurydice is a must-see

October 30, 2019 |

As you make your way into the theatre, an image of two large hands in black and white appear on the curtains. They grasp for one another but slip away after a brief touch. It sets the tone for what is to come. Hope, love, loss. 

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Queensland Theatre – Antigone

October 25, 2019 |

Queensland Theatre brings you Antigone, their final show for this season. Read More

Waking up to a Bran Nue Dae

October 18, 2019 |

Bran Nue Dae returns for a very special 30th anniversary season with the return of the Australian legend of stage and screen Ernie Dingo.

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Neighbours become storytellers in Open Homes

October 11, 2019 |

Getting to know your neighbours takes new form with Open Homes presented by La Boite, Backbone, and Jeffrey Tan. From 25 October to 1 November, Brisbanites are welcoming audiences into their homes for authentic storytelling and genuine connection. 

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Women in Voice Returns With Alison St Ledger

October 7, 2019 |

Women in Voice is back for another year and veteran Alison St Ledger couldn’t be more enthusiastic about the show’s return to the stage. Read More

OQ and Circa blend circus with opera this October

October 4, 2019 |


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.

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Congrats on Adulting!: Tash York

October 4, 2019 |

Transitioning into adulthood is hard, just ask Tash York.

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Dying Harder than Ever: Dan Beeston

October 3, 2019 |

Everyone knows Die Hard is the greatest Christmas movie ever made, and now everyone has the chance to attend the fateful celebrations at Nakatomi Plaza.

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Aussie Dancer on Ship Life, Dance Training, Career Moves

September 24, 2019 |

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. 

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QT Welcomes New Artistic Director, Lee Lewis

September 23, 2019 |

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.

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Daniele Constance Asks Us to ‘Explain Normal’

September 23, 2019 |

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.  Read More

La Boite Announces 2020 Season

September 22, 2019 |

Yesterday afternoon Brisbane’s own La Boite Theatre Company launched their 2020 Season amid the festive backdrop of Brisbane Festival and QUT’s Theatre Republic.

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