Two Recipients Awarded the Richard Burton Award for Playwriting
The cast of our upcoming production Managing Carmen is busy in Brisbane, as the Opening Night of the Queensland Theatre Company season is tonight! But Claire Lovering, who plays the psychologist Jessica, took some time out to answer a few questions for us:
Lisa McCready has been working for Black Swan, coordinating a number of projects which include all of our regional engagement projects that have been implemented in 2012. We asked Lisa about:
After the glowing success of Black Swan's live broadcast of A Midsummer Nights Dream in 2011, we bring you the live broadcast of David Williamsons Managing Carmen on Friday 30 November 2012 at 7.30pm. Managing Carmen is a brand-new comedy about fooball and fashion to be exact, about an AFL superstar who has a secret penchant for cross-dressing. To find out more about the play, click here.
Black Swan's new Intensive Workshops initiative for 2012 enabled us to send experienced theatre performers and educators to Karratha and Kalgoorlie to hold workshops for people of all ages and abilities.
Black Swan State Theatre Companys new community engagement initiative is WA Stories, a project that works to bring local stories to life to showcase regional communities. The Town of Carnarvon has been chosen as the inaugural WA town for this exciting pilot project. Writer Francis Italiano will work with the Carnarvon community to research and develop local stories.
As Black Swan State Theatre Company's Artistic Director, Kate Cherry has a big job - directing, programming and casting to just name a few responsibilities! - but none as important as guiding the Company's culture and ethos. In Kate's speech that she made at the 2013 Season Launch, she spoke about what the Company stands for, what we focus on and where we are headed: