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Theatre Theatre

Going beyond with Gravity & Other Myths

THE BUSINESS OF ART | Forced by the pandemic to pause its normally exhaustive international touring schedule, circus company Gravity & Other Myths has been crossing creative borders instead – expanding into new mediums during a period of fertile lateral growth.

Fringe previews

Dance

Lewis Major’s entrepreneurial creativity

THE BUSINESS OF ART | For choreographer Lewis Major, bringing his contemporary dance company home to South Australia after many lauded years working in Europe is as much an exercise in entrepreneurialism as it is in creativity.

Theatre

Sasha Zahra comes full circle at Windmill

THE BUSINESS OF ART | The lessons of a lifetime spent working in arts institutions – from the Adelaide Fringe to Restless Dance Theatre – are helping Windmill Theatre Company associate director Sasha Zahra steer home the remount season of Amphibian this week, amid gut-wrenchingly relevant international tragedy.

Theatre Theatre

Finding a hard-won home on stage

THE BUSINESS OF ART | Adelaide artist Gill Hicks’ live show Still Alive (and Kicking) will this month be streamed for audiences on the other side of the globe, but her journey to the stage has been long and winding. From a creative childhood, via the trauma of the London bombings, Hicks is reconciling her activist and artistic drives with help from a debut Adelaide Fringe season.

Fringe previews

News

Pandemic Fringe pays off

Adelaide Fringe 2021 delivered $56.39 million in gross economic impact to the South Australian economy during this year’s festival, according to figures released today.

InReview

Green Room: Festival figures, arts priorities, carrying regret

SA arts and culture news in brief: Adelaide Festival’s 2021 economic impact, the return of a gravity-defying performance at Her Maj, unique contemporary artworks up for auction, local arts sector lists its ‘big-picture’ priorities, the Ern Malley affair brought to life, and Ida Sophia carries the weight of regret.

Adelaide Fringe

Final-week Fringe picks

With just five days of Fringe to go, here are some of the four and five-star shows our reviewers recommend ­– plus an extra special performance you won’t want to miss.

Adelaide Fringe

Fringe review: Jo Lawry

Jazz standards, folk-pop, a touch of rock, and an utterly transformed Kylie Minogue classic – singer Jo Lawry brought some serious class and versatility to her Fringe performances on the weekend. ★★★★

Adelaide Fringe

Fringe review: Nathan Cavaleri

In-between stomping riffs and blistering blues licks, Nathan Cavaleri opened up with his Adelaide Fringe audience about childhood stardom and defeating the demons of a very dark period of his life to return to the stage. ★★★½

Adelaide Fringe

Fringe review: Egg

To freeze or not to freeze: is that the question? It’s hard to know how Erin Fowler ultimately feels about motherhood in this hybrid physical performance. ★★★