Browsing: Stage

Each piece of the show spotlights the sheer talent and enduring impact that POC have had on the performing arts, and the necessity of cultivating this inclusive atmosphere in all theatre, everywhere.

I’m more allured by that demure woman who mostly lurks in the shadows of the off-stage, with garlands of wildflowers in her hair and brook water dripping off her clothes. I speak, of course, of Ophelia

While the play was certainly an ode to the whimsy and abject lunacy of the student life, the ‘60s/‘20s juxtaposition provides an opportunity to reflect on the progresses, and regresses, of Australian culture and the university system (think HECs, lock-out laws, department mergers, the commodification of tertiary study, the inaccessibility of student housing).