Category: Performing Art

Performing Art

RAW: OzAsia – Dreamscape

Overall these pieces had a sense of elegance and maturity. It’s great to see what cross-cultural collaboration can create.

RAW: Early Worx Presents Carly Churchill’s Plays – Sept 14-18 – Higher Ground

Early Worx and Higher Ground present two Carly Churchill plays – Seven Jewish Children and Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen from Sept 14-18. See post for details.

RAW: Charles Sanders In Profile

Adelaide audiences with a keenness to support developing star talent ought to find the time to get behind Sanders’ Early Worx productions before this talent too moves on to greener pastures.

RAW: Harry Harlow Project – Space – Til 27th August

This is excellent theatre and well worth attention as well by any with an interest in psychology and scientific endeavour generally. 4K

RAW: I left my shoes on warm concrete and stood in the rain – Gabrielle Nankivell – Space – 4K

The synchronicities of the audio and visual elements of the performance are flawless and this creates moments of shock, suddenly at one point the audio reached a crescendo and the room switched to pitch black in the same second and at other point the strobe lights flashed, coinciding with the audio. 4K

RAW: ADT – Worldhood – 5K

Excelling far ahead of its time, ADT’s work defines what 21st century ballet is. No exception to this is Stewart’s latest work Worldhood. 5K

RAW: STC’s Three Sisters – Anton Chekhov – Playhouse – 3K

Three Sisters – Great play, fine cast, pity about the staging and direction. 3K

RAW: Worldhood – ADT with Thom Buchanan – Aug 10-13 Her Majesty’s

After an extensive European tour, world-renowned Australian Dance Theatre returns home to the Adelaide stage with the world premiere of its new work, Worldhood, by Garry Stewart featuring Thom Buchanan with TAFE SA Adelaide College of the Arts, from 10 – 13 August at Her Majesty’s Theatre.

RAW: Misery – Bakehouse Theatre Company – 4K – Til 6th August

Very likely to be independent theatre’s highlight of the year, so go see during this Misery’s last week. 4K

RAW: In Conversation With – The Significance of Indigenous Art In Contemporary Society – 1K

After fulsomely praising the merits of the second in this year’s series of In Conservation With, hosted by the ABC’s Fenella Kernebone, my expectations of enthralling debate about the role of indigenous art were high. Sadly, it all got off to a very bad start.