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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | May 24, 2019

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Opera Queensland puts drama on display in Tosca this June

May 23, 2019 |

First performed in 1900, Opera Queensland (OQ) is bringing Tosca to Brisbane, presenting themes just as important today as they were 120 years ago.

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Review: The Dinner Party is a Feast of Contemporary Dance

May 12, 2019 |

Nestled in the quieter part of QPAC during the hustle and bustle for Book of Mormon, a feast of contemporary dance was taking place at the intimate Cremorne Theatre.

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Rock n Roll at Queensland Theatre with Barbara and the Camp Dogs

May 1, 2019 |

Coming to Brisbane for its second life, Barbara and the Camp Dogs is bringing rock n roll to Queensland Theatre in a celebration of First Nations women, hard family truths, and poignant commentary on the state of today’s music industry. Read More

Orchestras and Acrobats: An Interview with Jane Sheldon

April 27, 2019 |

The latest instalment of the collaboration between the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Circa welcomes a critically acclaimed guest vocalist, and she’s no stranger to the stage.

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Take A Dance With Nerida Matthaei

March 31, 2019 |

One of the most important functions of the arts is to help have society have those tough conversations – and to do it with style. If beautiful movement and societal commentary sound like a fun night out to you, then you should know about angel-monster; the newest dance installation from Phluxus2 Dance Collective. We sat down with artistic director Nerida Matthaei to find out more.

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Single Asian Female; Singular, Authentic, Fierce

March 13, 2019 |

If you haven’t heard of this breakout success from Michelle Law, you simply aren’t going to the right type of parties. Never fear, The Creative Issue is here to clue you in.
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Envying Those More Carnal

September 30, 2018 |

Are you happy for all their success, when they always get the things that you yearn for, when they are always just that bit better than you?

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Romeo is (thankfully) Not the Only Fruit

September 21, 2018 |

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all queer love stories must be told through the use of song, dance, and, in the case of Romeo is not the Only Fruit, a reminder of all the tropes plaguing queer romances in popular culture. Read More

Home, Sweet HOME

September 17, 2018 |

Take a seat and think back, reminiscence of all the memories that make a house a home, your home. Read More

Opera in Brisbane: Dry River Run

September 4, 2018 |

With music by Paul Dean and libretto by Rodney Hall, Saturday 01 September saw the world premiere of Dry River Run in Brisbane.  Read More

Coming up: Brisbane Festival 2018

August 27, 2018 |

Brisbane Festival is here again, with an abundance of entertainment and activities for every Brisbanite! Read More

Jasper Jones: You Just Got to Get Brave

August 4, 2018 |

The unthinkable happens in the small Australian bush town of Corrigan when a girl dies, a young man is blamed without a second thought, and secrets beg to be revealed. Read More

Alas, April: a little touch of France

July 30, 2018 |

The Brisbane French Theatre brings a little bit of Paris to life in their new, original production, Alas, April. Read More

Dramaturg – Dramatic Composition for the Stage

July 17, 2018 |

I spoke with Brisbane-based, freelance Dramaturg, Rhumer Diball, about her experiences in the industry and her journey in developing her career. Read More