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Opera Queensland’s enchanting new show, Lorelei, showing at the Conservatorium Theatre, South Bank, from 27 March to 4 April, will start the season with a fresh, feminine take on the traditional siren myth.
As Metro Arts’ 40th birthday approaches, it is only fitting that a festival imbued with culture and history gives the Edward Street venue a proper farewell.
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.
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.