Circa Archives - The Creative Issue - News for Creatives
QPAC has announced its home companies, Queensland Ballet, Queensland Theatre, Opera Queensland, Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Circa will return to the stage in Queensland’s Own.
Home of the Arts, HOTA, has announced its Fireside program, featuring locally flavoured live performances over four weekends in July.
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.
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.
Brisbane has such a diverse arts culture with many different sub-species of artists existing in the same, seemingly tiny space.