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Gruppe 38, Denmark

November 7, 2014


Finally! I manage to see a production by the very well known and frequently cited in Australia, Gruppe 38. At Sydney Opera House Studio, they presented their Hans Christian Andersen installation performance Hans Christian, you must be an Angel. It was a really enjoyable presentation and afterwards I had a good chat with the manager […]

Theatre and dance in Melbourne

August 25, 2013


I have been delighted to get back into the swing of seeing shows in Melbourne- almost as if I had never been away. A few of the highlights in the month now that I have been back include; The Cherry Orchard by Simon Stone at Melbourne Theatre Company Stories I want to tell you in […]

KVS, Brussels

March 30, 2013

0   Once again I attended a highly well produced and provocative theatre presentation at the KVS in Brussels. KVS is the national theatre for the Flemish community and it regularly presents all the “big names” of the scene. I have enjoyed Ultima Vez, Peeping Tom, TG Stan and works by a large number of […]

Wunderbaum, theatre company from The Netherlands

November 8, 2012


I enjoyed attending two performances by Rotterdam based theatre company Wunderbaum at the KVS theatre in Brussels this week. The productions, Natives 2 and Looking for Paul, were quite distinct and yet clearly linked. I had to brush off my Dutch language skills, but the acting was so strong and the dramaturgy crystal clear, so […]

Dublin Theatre Festival, Ireland

October 9, 2012


Visited the Dublin Theatre festival as an international guest of the Irish Theatre Institute, attending a one day conference and meeting with a diversity of Irish and international presenters, producers and artists. Accompanied some Australian presenters and made connections with the Dublin based team that will host the IETM meeting in April 2013. Was impressed […]

IETM-Australia Council Collaboration Project Interview

September 17, 2012

0 Interviewed Artistic Director of Ranters, Adriano Cortese, and choreographer Luke George about their experience of presenting at Noorderzon festival. Interested to compare a company returning to a festival and one making its international debut and how much there is to learn through experience of working in other contexts.

RenĂ© Pollesch- Kill your darlings! Streets of Berladelphia

September 12, 2012

0 Most definitely the best show I have seen in a long time, this production from Berlin’s Volksbuhne am Rosa-Luxemburg Platz, was an intelligent, moving, highly crafted original. Fabian Hinrichs, the lead actor, is a superstar and the fifteen gauche gymnast kids who supplied the chorus were the perfect foil. I loved the text, I […]

Kunstenfestivaldesarts 2012

May 5, 2012


Attended over a dozen presentations in the Brussels festival of contemporary performance. Highlights included Forsythe Company’s Sider, Kornel Mudrunzco’s Disgrace and Brett Bailey’s Exhibit B. Provocative lecture by economic philosopher Chantal Mouffe, entitled, The Agonisms of Modernism, has done much to influence and inform my thinking regarding the IETM Australia Council collaboration project.