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COLLAPSE

Published: Thursday, 13 December 2018

A dance theatre work that speaks to a fear that is becoming more realistic – the collapse of the human species. How far away from this are we? What might this look like? Biological warfare? Nuclear annihilation? Pandemic? Over-population? Ecological collapse? A meteorite? How long will it take? Will we feel it? Will it be […]

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i’m me Festival: EXISTENCE

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Exposing our young artists to a wide array of theatrical possibilities is at the heart of this festival. i’m me 2019 looks specifically at the concept of ‘existence’ – past, present and future. This is open to interpretation amongst the directors, who will lead 7-12 year old artists to devise and perform new works. The […]

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Talks, Tours and Screenings at SUMMER REVEL

Published: Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Interrogate, approach and be intrigued by artist talks, daring films and insightful tours. Talks and tours You Are Here Interrogated Artists talk with Christus Nóbrega, Alison Alder and David Broker Botanical Tardis Tour with Joseph Falsone Screenings Super 8 shorts screenings with live sound from local musicians curated by Louise Curham Screening of Dan Tepfer’s […]

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Activities and Games at SUMMER REVEL

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Renounce your high-brow artistic leanings for a moment and revel in games, activities and play! Bring the kids. Activities Tunnel Book Making with Caren Florance Ten Seconds or Less, Films for Everyone – make your own 16mm scratch film with Louise Curham Come and Sing with Tobias Cole presented by Music for Canberra Drawing Workshop […]

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Music and Performances at SUMMER REVEL

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Sit back and let the sounds of the Canberra summer wash over you, with musical performances curated by Mulgara DIY. Prepare to be surprised by pop-up performances from community organisations and roving entertainers. Music: curated by Mulgara Jamie Leone Buddy Dingo Hamish Hastings Cathy Diver The Burley Griffin Performances ‘The Shy Little Star Who Was […]

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SUMMER REVEL

Published: Thursday, 1 November 2018

Revel in art, music, local food, performance and… SUMMER! SUMMER REVEL is Canberra’s free family festival featuring food and craft market stalls, open artists studios, dance, poetry, garden games, interactive art, and the sound of summer, supplied by local bands, DJs and community music groups. You can download a schedule for the day and map […]

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Christopher Samuel Carroll

Published: Thursday, 27 September 2018

Icarus is a solo physical theatre piece, loosely based on the true story of a stowaway’s epic journey hidden in the landing gear of a plane, before falling to his death on a street in a quiet and unassuming London suburb. On one level, the story is heroic, epic, and fantastical, with allegorical references to […]

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Maura Pierlot

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With dramaturg/director, Gin Savage and a team of young actors I will be undertaking a creative development of my new play, Fragments, a series of eight interconnected dramatic monologues on mental health. Rarely presenting as neat packages, mental health issues often involve feelings and behaviours with jagged edges and blurred origins. Fragments embodies the theme […]

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Faster

Published: Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Canberra Youth Theatre and Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres present Faster, devised by CYT young artists and directors Emily Sheehan and Kyle Walmsley. Faster uses visual arts and physical theatre to explore the speed at which our lives move as we journey through adolescence. Devised by the cast, aged between thirteen and eighteen years and […]

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Artists Toolkit

Published: Friday, 21 September 2018

ACT artists! Do you… have an emerging practice and want to learn about applying for arts funding? have a new idea for work or a project and need to find what resources will help you get it underway? have little success in applying for grants and other opportunities, and want to understand why? feel as […]

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