Artists Ian Wilkes and Poppy van Oorde-Grainger invite audiences to walk where the first contact between Noongar and white settlers at Lake Monger took place.
From choreographer Emma Fishwick, this slow, dreamy performance and its cast of 15 dancers, speaks especially loudly to Australia of today.
Mararo Wangai is captivating in his play, which captures the truth of being Black African in Australia.
Produced by Perth’s wunderkinder ensemble The Last Great Hunt, Whistleblower is about the thrill of the risk when you throw the audience into the spotlight.
In this brilliant new adaptation, Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard is transported to Manjimup, 300 km south of Perth, and the Australia of the 1980s.
What if an ‘install crew’ was given carte blanche to take over the walls and floor of a gallery? At this year’s Perth Festival, this is exactly what happened.
Through the whale’s journey from life to death, Caleb escapes the emotional toll of his situation, and finds his path forward.
A new narration written by Alison Croggon and performed by Eryn Jean Norvill comes together in triumph.
Leading Australian circus company Circa joins with three West Australian companies to create a complex, shifting work that casts a trance over the audience.
Australia’s three major summer festivals in Sydney, Perth and Adelaide give an interesting insight into how festival programming is changing – or not.
Speechless is an opera written in response to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s 2014 report into children in immigration detention.
An unconventional take on Giselle is playing as part of this year’s Perth Festival.
A new production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute uses animation to bring the fantastical opera to life.
Indigenous artists and arts centres from the Kimberley region were invited to help curate this new exhibition, presented as part of the Perth Festival 2019.
An artistic collaboration between India and Australia, playing as part of this year’s Perth Festival, stirs its audience to action on climate change.
As part of the 2019 Perth Festival, dance-theatre performance Sunset takes place in a former men’s home on the banks of the Swan River.
One Infinity is a music and dance collaboration about crossing cultures and breaking boundaries. The performance celebrates differences without attempting to resolve them.
This Perth Festival show, soon to come to Adelaide, contemplates both the mysteries of the cosmos and one man’s inner life.
A engaging show at the Perth Festival is an homage to obsolete objects - pen knives, blotting paper, inkwells, the handwritten letter, telegrams - and a meditation on time.