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Music and Performances at SUMMER REVEL

Published: Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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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Enviro Puppet Movement

Published: Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Come make, create, play and learn about the environment through puppetry this school holidays (1-12 October, 2018)! 1-day and 5-day intensive workshops open now! Create puppets from recycled materials and perform stories about our local endangered species! Week-long programs designed for ages 8-15 years. Weekend, 1-day (condensed programs) designed for all ages (including adults) ages […]

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The Vaudevixens Present: A Flirty, Thirsty Halloween Variety Show

Published: Thursday, 13 September 2018

A Night of Bloodlust…and Glitter Cabaret! Song! Dance! Guest Performers! Vaudeville! Burlesque! Comedy! A delightfully spooky and saucy way to celebrate Halloween. The Vaudevixens are Canberra’s newest troupe, who found each other through a love of entertaining and riveting their crowd. Join them as they show you what they are made of. With the help […]

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ANU Ethnocultural Revue 2018 – “I’m Not Racist, But…”

Published: Thursday, 30 August 2018

ANU Ethnocultural Department is proud to present it’s very first revue: “I’m Not Racist, But…” A show written, produced, performed and designed entirely by ethnocultural students. Catch a glimpse of a day in the life of a person of colour. From living in Australia, to university experiences, to living with a crazy ethnic family, prepare […]

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Schmidt Wars: The Dark Lord Strikes Back

Published: Wednesday, 29 August 2018

ANU Science Revue Presents: Schmidt Wars! The Dark Lord Strikes Back. ANU Science Revue 2018 is a comedy theatre production consisting of a series of skits and songs relating to science, the ANU and student life in general. It’s written, acted and produced by ANU students each year and it’s sure to be a fun […]

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Noises Off by Michael Frayn

Published: Thursday, 16 August 2018

The Bruce Hall Players proudly present their annual production – Noises Off! Noises Off (1982) from playwright Michael Frayn is a frenetic performance as the motley group of performers putting on a production of the classic sex farce Nothing On. With missed cues, flopped lines, doors slamming and sardines flying this is not a production […]

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