Arts

Soldiers' latest battle is to tell their stories

ADF soldiers will perform in Australian production, <em>The Long Way Home.</em>

A MUTUAL trust and group camaraderie has proven invaluable to the success of current Australian touring production, The Long Way Home. more »

Talented teens on show

Subiaco actor Rupert Williamson will be on stage at this year’s Performing Arts Perspectives. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

THE 18th Annual Performing Arts Perspectives is an event that highlights 18 of the highest-standard student performances from the 2013 WACE practical examinations in dance, drama and music. more »

Ready to unleash the hound

ARENAarts artistic director Simon James, of Mt Richon, is directing The Hound of the Baskervilles, opeing this weekend in Belmont.

COMMUNITY theatre company ARENAarts celebrates the end of 25 years of drifting with a madcap stage version of the Sherlock Holmes classic The Hound of the Baskervilles. more »

Ballerina's dreams in step

Imogen Chapman is the only WA nominee for The Australian Ballet’s highest award. Photographer: Paul Jeffers

A YOUNG dancer from Kelmscott has been announced as a nominee for The Australian Ballet’s highest honour – the Telstra Ballet Dancer Award. more »

A hair-raising artistic journey

Photographer Aaron McPolin at the Bayview Centre artistic hub. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

AARON McPolin originally thought he was destined for a career in graphic design but it was while studying at Curtin University that he quickly discovered his passion for fashion, beauty and coiffure (hair art) photography. more »

Leap of faith into dance

Harrison Elliott, Marko Jovanovic, Mercie Taylor and Shuling Wong are in Buzz Dance Theatre’s latest season, Ecobots. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

THERE are moments in life when you have to decide whether it is worth taking a risk and trying something completely new. more »

More success for Marple

The Agatha Christie whodunit <em>A Murder is Announced</em> is showing at His Majesty’s Theatre until March 19.

WATCHING a Dame Agatha Christie whodunit live on stage is better than any murder mystery party you might be invited to. more »

Age of Aquarius returns to audiences

Ashleigh Rubenach, director and choreographer Tanya Mitford and Stephen Madsen. Taken by Andrew Ritchie

THE squeal was audible a couple of suburbs away when third year music theatre students at WAAPA were told a season of 60s rock musical Hair was part of this year’s program. more »

Streetcar comes to State Theatre Centre

Sigrid Thornton will star as Blanche Dubois in Black Swan State Theatre’s Company’s season of A<em> Streetcar Named Desire.</em> By Marcus Whisson

DESPITE being a darling of Australian film and television, it took until 2001 for Sigrid Thornton to make her professional stage debut with Melbourne Theatre Company in the Harold Pinter play, Betrayal. more »

Streetcar comes to State Theatre Centre

Sigrid Thornton will star as Blanche Dubois in Black Swan State Theatre’s Company’s season of A<em> Streetcar Named Desire.</em> By Marcus Whisson

DESPITE being a darling of Australian film and television, it took until 2001 for Sigrid Thornton to make her professional stage debut with Melbourne Theatre Company in the Harold Pinter play, Betrayal. more »

Murder at the Maj

James Beck (second from left) during a scene in <em>A Murder is Announced.</em> Taken by James Morgan

WHILE admitting to never reading an Agatha Christie novel before landing a role in the Australian cast of Miss Marple mystery A Murder is Announced, James Beck does have a fond place for the stories in his heart. more »

Sculpture by the Sea's new season

Ayad Alqaragholli with his sculpture <em>Embrace</em> which will be exhibited at this yearSculpture by the Sea. Taken by Emma Reeves' />

WHILE growing up in Iraq, Ayad Alqaragholli would spend his childhood days collecting clay from the nearby riverbank to create small sculptures. more »

Long-ago love affair lives again

Jo Morris and Mark Desebrock will bring the World War II romance to life in <em>Cis and Barbiche.</em> Taken by Andrew Ritchie

THEATRE veteran Jenny Davis, of Mount Hawthorn, has been presenting oral histories on stage with Agelink Theatre for the past 21 years, seeing the importance of not only preserving these stories but also affirming the value of seniors. more »

Two-hander play a tearjerker

<em>The Guys</em> actors Adam T Perkins (Victoria Park) and Anna Bennetts (Highgate). Taken by Marcus Whisson

IT was the morning of September 11, 2001 when Fremantle-born actor Adam T Perkins switched on the television in his New York apartment to see footage of the World Trade Center burning. more »

Performance art

Photographer Jon Green with performers and their respective portraits, from left, Rachael Woodward and Hayley Worsley.  Taken by Marcus Whisson

AS A child growing up in Geraldton during the 50s and 60s, Jon Green used to shine a torch through his father’s film negatives to project the images onto the wall, baffled by how they could possibly be printed into photographs. more »

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