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Perth International Cabaret Festival to debut in 2021

Perth International Cabaret Festival to debut in 2021

Perth International Cabaret Festival (PICF) is coming to wow audiences for the very first time in 2021. The exciting new addition to WA’s arts calendar announced the news today. “Cabaret honours the great tradition of storytelling, and more particularly, storytelling set to music,” the festival’s brief reads. “As an artform it is admired and performed […]

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Local arts companies face uncertain future after losing federal funding

Local arts companies face uncertain future after losing federal funding

The Australia Council, the federal government’s funding body for the arts, has announced 144 arts organisations have been approved for a share of $31.7M per annum in funding offered through their revised Four Year Funding for Organisations program. Several local organisations have missed out and now face an uncertain future which may force them to reduce […]

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National, local & queer arts organisations call for government assistance

National, local & queer arts organisations call for government assistance

Arts and nightlife organisations have given an update on the current situation regarding COVID-19, calling for government assistance to see the industry through these uncertain times. Performing Arts Connections Australia released a statement this week, highlighting that performing arts centres across the country are dealing with the prospect of ongoing, long-term shutdowns, with the extension […]

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Applications now open for ADFAS Youth Arts Award

Applications now open for ADFAS Youth Arts Award

The Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society Perth have announced their inaugural Youth Arts Award has now opened the application process. The $1500 cash grant will be awarded to an individual or group for an arts practice outcome or experience that “demonstrates significant engagement and interaction.” The prize was announced on Saturday 30th November at […]

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Co3 focus on collaboration in exciting 2019 program

Co3 focus on collaboration in exciting 2019 program

WA’s premier contemporary dance company Co3 Australia will bring three world premiere performances in 2019 as part of a season full of new collaborations, spaces and stories. Kicking off with Perth Festival, Co3 are joining forces with WA Ballet for their Ballet at the Quarry season with Reincarnation by Artistic Director of the Australian Dance Theatre Garry […]

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WA dance makers leap into the Move Me Dance Festival

WA dance makers leap into the Move Me Dance Festival

As part of the Move Me Dance Festival this month contemporary dance company CO3 Australia is launching a double bill of new works the WA Dance Makers Project. The celebration of exciting dance theatre works will feature choreography from the dynamic trio Unkempt and a creative work from dance legend Chrissie Parrott. Amy Wiseman, who […]

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Access all areas at WAAPA & Edith Cowan University Open Day

Access all areas at WAAPA & Edith Cowan University Open Day

What is the perfect way to learn more about the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts? Get down to WAAPA’s Open Day this August for an access all areas experience. WAAPA offers full-time courses in Aboriginal Performance, Acting, Arts Management, Costume, Dance (Classical Ballet and Contemporary), Design, Lighting, Music (Classical, Jazz, Contemporary Music and Composition […]

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Fidelity Festival debuts this December with a killer music line-up

Fidelity Festival debuts this December with a killer music line-up

The inaugural Fidelity Festival announces an eclectic soundtrack of international talent, selected by a unified team of some of WA’s most respected independent promoters. Quietly, resolutely, impressively, singularly, alt-J have become one of the biggest British bands of whatever it is we’re calling the 21st century’s second decade. Art-electro, math-folk, hymnalrock, call it what you […]

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Eskimo Joe’s WASO show sells out, second show added

Eskimo Joe’s WASO show sells out, second show added

UPDATE: Eskimo Joe’s upcoming show with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra has already sold out, so they’ve added a second show on Sunday 25th February 2018 at 5:00pm. 10th August 2017 WA’s iconic indie rock band in a world premiere performance with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Over the last 21 years, Eskimo Joe has […]

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Get up close and personal at this year’s Proximity Festival

Get up close and personal at this year’s Proximity Festival

Australia’s only festival of one-on-one art comes to Cathedral Square for its fifth year. Ten days of experimental micro-performances, intimate walking tours, caffeine-fuelled discussions, and a late night party as part of Proximity 2017. This year’s Festival brings together artists from around Australia working across theatre, dance, live-art, hip hop and visual art to create […]

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