This Week in Queensland Theatre: February 1-7

1 February, 2010 by 1 Comment

February today, and that means the 2010 theatre season is getting serious, especially with previews of Hamlet, the first production for La Boite Theatre by its AD David Berthold, and the start of WTF (World Theatre Festival) at the Powerhouse and various other locations.  The local interwebs discussion on the nature of Residencies at QPAC continues on various blogs (Performing Arts Blog and XS Entertainment) and via Facebook commentary.

For dates and times check company websites

In Preview and Opening:

WTF – World Theatre Festival at the Powerhouse and various locations (Tuesday)

Hamlet directed by David Berthold – La Boite Theatre at the Roundhouse (Saturday)

Continuing:

Chasing the Lollyman Debase Theatre at !MetroArts

Other:

Talking Shop at the Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts, The Valley.  (Wednesday 5.30-7pm)  This month Sue Rider will facilitate a conversation about theatre direction.  How can we find ways to develop our theatre directors?  How do we give and receive feedback?  How can we engage with each other’s work?  What mentoring models exist?

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