From 24 March until 29 March, as part of the 2015 Tasmanian International Arts Festival, Hobart's Ascot Private Hotel will become the venue for the world premiere of Big hART Inc's latest theatrical event Blue Angel. Jan Chandler recently spoke with Creative Producer Cecily Hardy.
Derelict pianos, Chinese junks, giant cockroaches, miniature houses … These are just some of the attractions of next year’s Ten Days on the Island, kicking off in March.
Australian Stage’s Briony Kidd gets the low down from Artistic Director Elizabeth Walsh.
Growing up in Hobart in the early nineties, I remember only two notable trips to the ‘mainland’. The first was a family holiday that culminated in a much-anticipated trip to The Phantom of the Opera at the Princess Theatre. I bought the glow-in-the-dark tank top.
Gaslight is an entertaining, non-convoluted, engaging and superbly written piece, so that it stands up well after 80 years, especially when its traditional strength is imaginatively blended with some non- traditional contemporary casting.
The audience for any one night is divided into five groups of twelve people, each of which walks between the venues, so that there is only a Covid-safe number of people in any venue at any one time.
The night progressed, Amy showcasing her many talents, singing and playing the violin, and then indulging us, inviting her partner to perform alongside for a few songs on the acoustic guitar.
Intimate and interactive, Ash Grunwald showed us a small part of what he is made of, musically. Ash has written a book ‘Surf by Day, Jam by Night’ and has also, with his wife, created Earth Bottles, dealing with problems of single-use plastics, encompassing drink bottles, coffee cups and straws. So much talent wrapped up with so many guitars.
Be You Inc. have recently launched a new grant initiative to provide financial assistance for disadvantaged and POC artists auditioning for tertiary performing arts programs this year.
Melbourne Theatre Company today paid tribute to writer and director, Aidan Fennessy, who passed away on Sunday.
Chunky Move in partnership with the Tanja Liedtke Foundation have opened applications for their new Choreographer In Residence initiative.
Applications are now open for the Frank Van Straten Fellowship program, commencing in March 2021, subject to COVID-19 restrictions.