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We Love Festival Season: Up and Comers

Published on February 1, 2018
Categories - Blog, Events, Read About

In the second instalment of We Love Festival Season (VIEW PART ONE HERE), we profile the local emerging artists and theatre-makers who are moving on up, along with bold new works that demand our attention. These are some of the festival events the Perth arts industry insiders are looking forward to. Let’s give them a helping hand by showing our support over the coming weeks.

Review: Good Little Soldier

Published on July 22, 2017
Categories - Blog, Event Review, Read About

Trigger Warning: This post discusses a performance work that explores themes of violence, emotional abuse and PTSD in war veterans and may be triggering for survivors.

Good Little Soldier is a new physical theatre piece about the ways in which war can return home with those who survive it. Permeating family life, far too often it results in cycles of anguish and dysfunction being passed on to subsequent generations. Director Mark Howett devised the choreography and text collaboratively alongside Ochre Contemporary Dance Company dramaturg Phil Thompson and a five-strong cast, featuring members of Gold Coast-based performing arts collective The FARM and flagship Western Australian contemporary dance company, Co3.