My first theatre memory: It was 1983 when my Mum took me to the theatre. We saw The Sound of Music. And I loved it. I loved the music, the choreography, the characters and their relationships and of course the story, but there was one moment that made me feel absolutely electrified.
In conversation with 'The Lighthouse Girl' Director Stuart Halusz.
The Lighthouse Girl by Hellie Turner, based on the novels by Dianne Wolfer, is a uniquely West Australian story. This gentle play takes place in the Great Southern region of WA, based primarily in Albany. Evocative and powerful, this play embodies a powerful and truthful sense of a pivotal time in Australia's development as a nation.
Recent WAAPA Graduate and rising star Tyler Hill makes his Black Swan debut as Set and Costume Designer for Endgame. Tyler has said that he is 'interested in exploring the unseen perspectives of the bush, suburbia, and cities in Australia...(and is) heavily influenced by an abstraction of Western Australia focusing on Beckett's reference to a surrounding 'desert' and in heightening that ambiguity.' Tyler will offer a sneak-peek at Open Day, delivering a design presentation 'From Page to Stage'. See below for a recent Q&A with Tyler, sharing his upbringing in regional WA town of Paraburdoo and his inspiration to study Design.
Tartuffe is quickly approaching! We chatted with actor Alison van Reeken (The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Blithe Spirit, Dinner, Dust and more) about the play: