Monthly Archives: August 2013

‘The More You Sweat, the Less You Bleed’: Roslyn Oades speaks about I’m Your Man

By Urszula Dawkins Taped on the back wall are tournament flyers, magazine covers, a poster for Raging Bull and a fine pencil drawing of a boxer, fists poised to hit out. In between are the inspirational quotes – like ‘Pain … Continue reading

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Dangerous Games and God-Like Transformations: Whelping Box

By Urszula Dawkins A ‘whelping box’ is a place of nurture, keeping puppies safely contained during birth and early life. It’s designed to be secure and protected, cosy and warm. But ‘whelping’, the word, feels menacing: words like ‘whip’ and … Continue reading

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Headphone Verbatim Workshop with Roslyn Oades

About the Workshop Theatre maker Roslyn Oades utilises an innovative verbatim technique she refers to as headphone verbatim or audio-scripting. Headphone verbatim is a paperless form of theatre that features the faithful reproduction of speech patterns. In performance her actors … Continue reading

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I’m Your Man – reviews

I’m Your Man is currently touring around the country, and along the way has received quite a few rave reviews. Here is a selection for your reading pleasure: Sydney: Crikey Concrete Playground Time Out Perth: Out in Perth West Australian … Continue reading

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Wunderkammer – Circa

Fans of contemporary dance will love this breath-taking new production by the Helpmann Award-winning Circa Ensemble, tomorrow at Malthouse Theatre. With its heady combination of dizzying acrobatics, humour, and moments of pure lyricism, Wunderkammer redefines the language of contemporary circus. … Continue reading

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AICE Israeli Film Festival

When naïve teen Gili (Sivan Levy) changes schools, she is determined to improve her social status by hooking up with the coolest guy. Her plan succeeds, but at what cost to the young 16 year-old? Omri (Eviator Mor) and Tomar … Continue reading

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Floored by Victoria Chiu

We love indulgence, are dependent on routines, and can become easily addicted to intricate mechanisms that generate reassuring comfort zones. Liberating or imprisoning? And how keen are we to needle our habits? Shifting from moments of chaos to serenity, the … Continue reading

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