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Ugly Virgins gets 4/5 – an emotional rollerdomination

Featured Image by Daniel Grant, left to right: Mikayla Merks, Danielle Antaki, Amber Kitney, Katie McAllister, Courtney Cavallaro. From the superstars behind A Region Where Nobody Goes, and Toast, comes Ugly Virgins – a true wheels-to-the-wall tournament of fun, fear, and fury. Showcasing in Blue Room’s Theatre (56) comes an energetic tale of women through […]

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Theatre 180’s “The Children” gets 3.5/5

Off the heels of I and You, comes Theatre 180’s “The Children” written by Lucy Kirkwood, and directed by Kate Cherry. Three of WA’s most cherished and revered actors come together in a provocative drama, making its premiere in Burt Hall on St George’s Terrace. Featuring Jenny Davis, Vivienne Garret, and Andrew Lewis in the […]

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Theatre 180’s “I and You” gets 4/5 Yawps

From America’s most produced, and popular, living playwright – Lauren Gunderson – comes the WA premiere of the award-winning I and You, a poignant and fast-paced tale of fearlessness, positivity in the wake of darkness, and poetic friendship. The production is a modern critique on Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, and lends itself to […]

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Lifestyle

Unplugging the Dystopian Engine: U-TOPIA

This essay was originally submitted to the Griffith Review Volume #73, and was unsuccessful (2021). “What do our visions of utopia look like today? How can we disentangle the practical realities from the pipe dreams? What are the dangers of utopianism? How do questions of sustainability, gender equity and economic justice shape our visions of […]

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Film & Television Review

“Sparkles” (2020) Review

Sparkles is a celebratory, joyous, and important short film written, co-produced and starring Tina Fielding (Different Lens), directed by Jacqueline Pelczar (Single Ladies), and produced by Cody Greenwood (Under the Volcano, Mystic Pines) from Western Australia’s Rush Films. The film follows Courtney (Tina Fielding) as she seeks to leave her past behind, and run away […]