Introducing our brand new digital platform, bringing you an array of exciting new content produced by our Black Swan artists and creative teams.
Our Place in This World - Part Five
Watch the latest session in our online series "Our Place In This World" with Rick Heath and guest speakers Stosh Mintek, Ghetto Film School (USA) and Alma Salem, Bureau for Curation and Cultural Advisory Alma Salem (Canada)
Our Place In This World - Part Four
Watch Part Four in our online series "Our Place In This World" with Rick Heath and guest speakers Martin Pošta of the Signal Festival, Prague and Sigal Cohen from Connecting the Dots, Tel Aviv.
Our Place In This World - Part Three
Part Three of our series saw Rick Heath and speakers Bryan Joseph Lee, Director of Public Forum at The Public Theater, New York, and Palencia J.Turner, Sr. Vice President, Advancement at Idyllwild Arts.
Our Place In This World - Part Two
Part 2 of ‘Our Place in this World’ saw Rick Heath chat with guest speakers Ben Dietschi – Senior Consultant at the DeVos Institute of Arts Management; and Cayenne Harris - Vice President of Education and Community at the University Musical Society (UMS) of the University of Michigan (USA).
Our Place In This World - Part One
Watch Rick speak with Bill Bragin – Executive Director, The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (UAE); and Alison Clark – Head of Culture, Leisure Sport and Tourism at Durham County Council (UK).
Our Place In This World
Join Executive Director Rick Heath and executives from arts organisations across the globe gather online in a series of conversations about the role of art in the face of COVID-19.
Stories Behind The Stories: Interview with Mararo Wangai
Watch the first of our Stories Behind The Stories interviews with Mararo in this video.
No Curtain. No Scenery. Interview with Wardrobe Manager Lynn Ferguson
Learn about how the costume design for Unsung Heroes was developed in this interview with Wardrobe Manager Lynn Ferguson with special behind the scenes footage of the plays.
Stories Behind The Stories: Gita Bezard
From the stages of Subiaco to international acclaim, The Perfect Boy is the story of Effie Fellows who became a world-famous male impersonator in the early 1900's. Hear more about her story from writer Gita Bezard.
Official Unsung Heroes Beverages
Get the full Unsung Heroes experience by making one of our custom drinks, developed by Shadow Wine Bar.
Adapting For The Digital Stage
The COVID-19 pandemic saw us turn off our lights but not our creativity. Hear how we adapted Unsung Heroes to be presented online instead of the stage.
Introducing the cast of Unsung Heroes
This world premiere season of Unsung Heroes, directed by Emily McLean and Joe Paradise Lui, features five tour-de-force performances from a group of dedicated actors who have performed with the company over many years and two actors/writers who are making their acting debuts for the company.
Meet the directors of Unsung Heroes
For both directors Emily Mclean and Joe Paradise Lui it was a challenge to turn the series of staged monologues into a series filmed for live stream.
Stories Behind The Stories: Interview with Barbara Hostalek
Georgia Prideaux's harrowing story of survival inspired Barbara Hostalek to write her powerful monologue starring Jo Morris. Hear more about her process telling the story in her monologue Own Way.
Stories Behind The Stories: Interview with Hellie Turner
Dr Alida Lancee faced accusations like "Dr Death" due to her actions around the advocacy of voluntary assisted dying legislation being passed in Australia. Read more why writer Hellie Turner wanted to turn her story into the monologue Lesson in the Art of Butterfly.
Stories Behind The Stories: Interview with Chris Isaacs
Writer Chris Isaacs was inspired to write his Unsung Heroes monologue about someone who many won't have heard of. Find out why Carmela Caterina Tassone was an unsung hero for him.
Unsung Heroes: A Digital Festival Of Western Australian Stories
5 untold stories about 5 extraordinary Western Australians. Streaming from 21 July.
Kelton Pell Reads "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll"
To promote the live stream of "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll" Kelton Pell recorded this special message.
Streaming "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll"
Read how Black Swan conducted its first online stream of a full length play with "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll".