Touring Korea in CATS with Hayden Baum

Hayden Baum as Rum Tum Tugger, Skimbleshanks and Admetus.

WAAPA graduate (and AussieTheatre regular columnist) Stephanie Wall has a coffee with performer fellow WAAPA grad Hayden Baum this week to talk about the ins and outs of working on a large scale international tour. One of the most exhilarating aspects of working in the theatre is being able to perform all over the world… Read more.

Broadway Sessions: An Invitation to Music Theatre Lovers

Peter Johns - Photo by Scott Reynolds

Broadway Sessions has entered its third year and co-producers Peter Johns and Scott Reynolds are proud of their musical brainchild. The producers are extending an invitation to interstate and international performers touring Adelaide. Anyone can register, but Johns and Reynolds conduct a selection process. Broadway Sessions is a unique open-mic experience with a musical theatre… Read more.

Kirby Burgess on building a long-term career

Kirby Burgess on building a long-term career

Living in a generation prone to instant gratification, it can sometimes be difficult as an artist to patiently build your career. A career in the Arts is often a long-term investment of sorts, and while your ultimate goal may be the lead in a long-running musical, a resident director of a major arts company, or… Read more.

Speechless: a Wordless Opera

Speechless composer Cat Hope | Photo by Jim Rolon

A groundbreaking work such as this in new Australian music is as rare as a straight answer from a politician. With Speechless, award-winning Australian composer Cat Hope has created an opera unlike any other. I had the privilege of attending the first public viewing of her composition’s workshop on Friday 28 July in Port Adelaide…. Read more.