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Carpe DM

Published: Tuesday, 9 November 2021

The world doesn’t end in fire, or in ice, but rather to the sounds of 2000s pop classics. The end has come, and you’re invited! Book your ticket to the best (and last) party in town and get ready to dance your life away. The drinks are flowing, the bathroom is locked, drama is rife, […]

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Two Twenty Somethings…

Published: Thursday, 21 October 2021

I’m stressed. I’m worried. I don’t know how tax works. I know it’s a thing that happens but I’ve got no idea.  Sometimes I go to T2 and talk to the staff just so I know what it feels like to be loved. A young couple are worried about, well, everything. From student debt to […]

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Rebus Theatre’s Online Connections

Published: Tuesday, 14 September 2021

This program is different from your face-to-face program but will offer participants a chance to connect with one another, play a few theatre games, engage with some music and share one another’s experiences during this challenging time. What’s on? Monday 10:30 – 11:30am – Inclusive Drama Online connection program for people with intellectual disability Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30am – Speaking […]

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Holiday Workshops with Canberra Youth Theatre

Published: Monday, 13 September 2021

Canberra Youth Theatre is running Holiday Workshops for school years K – 12 starting from only $11 per hour! They’ve designed TWO WEEKS of programs for you to engage with the community in a fun and interactive way so we can start to get back to how things used to be! If you want it […]

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The Stranger by Albert Camus

Published: Tuesday, 3 August 2021

Renowned as one of the great character studies in modern literature, The Stranger is Nobel Prize winner Albert Camus’ masterpiece. One of Canberra’s most celebrated actors, Christopher Samuel Carroll, delivers a performance of searing intensity in this solo adaptation of a modern classic. It lays before us a seemingly ordinary man, who is extraordinary in […]

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Canberra Youth Theatre Weekly Workshops

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2021

Canberra Youth Theatre places the imagination of young artists front and centre with these weekly workshops.

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A Tender Thing

Published: Monday, 18 November 2019

Rebus Theatre presents a new theatrical work inspired by William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’. ‘A Tender Thing’ explores the experience of romantic love through the lens of living with a disability. A cast of mixed ability actors has devised the work under the direction of Heidi Silberman and Ali Clinch. Including elements of dance, physical […]

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CLUBSCORE

Published: Monday, 11 November 2019

Four artists met and spent a week in residence together in August, in the Ralph Wilson Theatre at Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres. Born out of this week long intensive is CLUBSCORE, with its origin story in ‘Ahead of the Game’ initiated by creative producer Adelaide Rief. They explored the many intersections between the identity […]

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Hired Mother | Interviews in a Phone Booth

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Playwright Cathy Petőcz will be taking residence in Gorman Arts Centre’s glass-paned phone booth for two weeks to engage in a visible writing practice. She will be working on her play Hired Mother—a surreal, near-future drama about mother-daughter relationships—and turning the writing process inside-out to be viewed by visitors, voyeurs, and passers-by alike. Cathy will […]

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Tristan Meecham

Published: Monday, 2 September 2019

Tristan Meecham is an artist who facilitates creative frameworks that enable social transformation; connecting community, audience and artists together in events that transcend the everyday. He is the Director of All The Queens Men. All The Queens Men create spectacular theatrical and participatory arts experiences. Established with Bec Reid, All The Queens Men champion social equality, celebrating […]

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