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Fringe World announce partnership with Ruah Community Services

Fringe World announce partnership with Ruah Community Services

ARTRAGE and Ruah Community Services have announced a new partnership between Fringe World Festival and Ruah. The partnership will focus on increasing community awareness of homelessness and the part Western Australians can all play in helping those in need. Ruah Community Services delivers wrap-around support for people experiencing homelessness, family and domestic violence, mental health […]

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Testing ground ‘600 Seconds’ returns for Fringe World 2023

Testing ground ‘600 Seconds’ returns for Fringe World 2023

After some time off, Boorloo’s favourite short works program, 600 SECONDS, will return to Summer Nights at The Blue Room in 2023. This training ground for performance will put makers through their paces to create and present a 10-minute piece. There are three (training) programs to choose from: storytelling and theatre in HIIT, dance with MOVEMOVEMOVE, and experimental anything and everything in between late night spots in AFTER HOURS. Take your pick or try all three. Each program has been curated […]

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Three of the WA Ballet’s most adored dancers are retiring

Three of the WA Ballet’s most adored dancers are retiring

The West Australian Ballet are currently celebrating their 70th anniversary with a stellar production of Swan Lake, but when the curtain falls on the final performance on Sunday it will also be the end of three of the company’s most cherished performers time on stage. Principal Matthew Lehmann and Demi-Soloists Christian Luck and Claire Voss will leap off stage for […]

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Review | Cougar Morrison breaks the mould with ‘Comedy Queen’

Review | Cougar Morrison breaks the mould with ‘Comedy Queen’

Comedy Queen | Connections Nightclub | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  In the world of drag, it’s perhaps become a little too convenient to sort our entertainers into boxes. Compounded by the sound bite-centric nature of drag reality TV and a hungry hungry social media content machine, it’s not uncommon for drag performers (usually queens) to be labelled […]

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Review | ‘Rouge’ is a top-class cabaret experience

Review | ‘Rouge’ is a top-class cabaret experience

Rouge | The Rechabite | Until Sun 18th Dec| ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Cabaret show Rouge has been part of the Fringe World experience several times and has never failed to enthrall audiences. Now it’s arrived for a season at The Rechabite and the show shines on the larger, but still intimate, stage. The show features the perfect mix of […]

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Global phenomenon Glitterbox is coming to The Rechabite

Global phenomenon Glitterbox is coming to The Rechabite

Glitterbox makes its highly anticipated return to Australasia for the first time in over 3 years. Specialising in the golden era of disco, contemporary house and club anthems, Glitterbox is bringing fierce performers, drag queens and state-of-the-art production to the stage for an epic six-date takeover. The unstoppable brand will deliver the energy and exuberance […]

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“They like to move it, move it” Rehearsals begin for ‘Madagascar’

“They like to move it, move it” Rehearsals begin for ‘Madagascar’

Rehearsals are officially under way and the cast are learning to ‘move it, move it’ in Sydney ahead of the Australian Premiere of the ferociously funny, family favourite Madagascar – The Musical.  The cast includes recording artist and former Titanium boyband member Andrew Papas in the role of Alex the lion, former Hi-5 member Joe […]

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Review | The Rocky Horror Picture Show Immersive Spectacular

Review | The Rocky Horror Picture Show Immersive Spectacular

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Immersive Spectacular | til Dec 4 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Transport yourself into absolute pleasure into a time warp of non-stop exhilaration, with this current production presented by the ARTRAGE Projects. There is eye candy, drag candy, nerd candy; some hysterical audience participation; the two hours with a 20 min interval […]

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Review | WA Ballet celebrate their 70th birthday with new take on ‘Swan Lake’

Review | WA Ballet celebrate their 70th birthday with new take on ‘Swan Lake’

Swan Lake | His Majesty’s Theatre | Until 11th Dec | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Ballet often revisits the classics of the genre. Coppelia, Giselle, The Nutcracker, La Slyphide and Don Quixote are performed in repetition. It’s become common place to adjust the settings and stories to give fresh perspectives or add a local connection to the tales. Over the years […]

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Head to the Art Gallery of WA to see ‘I have not loved (enough or worked)’

Head to the Art Gallery of WA to see ‘I have not loved (enough or worked)’

The Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) have a new exhibition opening on Friday 18th November.  I have not loved (enough or worked) is the first exhibition from the Simon Lee Foundation Institute of Contemporary Asian Art (SLF ICAA), a new curatorial initiative at AGWA, supported by the Simon Lee Foundation. The exhibition brings together works in […]

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