A show about one man’s quest to overcome his demons through ingesting a psycho-active brew in Peru has taken out the Best Production and Best Performance awards at The Blue Room Theatre’s annual awards night. Happy Dagger’s The Boat Goes Over The Mountain and its creator Andrew Hale took out the coveted prizes ahead […]
This is what summer is all about Long, balmy evenings with your nearest and dearest, enjoying a cheeky beverage after a long hot day, and heading out to some of the most surprising and interesting shows from around Australia and the world. This is what Summer Nights is all about. We’ve crafted a program of […]
The Blue Room Theatre is normally totally full up presenting our seasons and Summer Nights. Very rarely, a space will come up, and this year we are excited to welcome the Curtin Performance Studies course’s production of a new Hellie Turner play Mad Fred directed by Adam Mitchell! Here’s an update from their rehearsals: […]
Summer Nights is coming – you can help make it happen. We are on the hunt for our team of 2014 Summer Nights volunteers to assist our front-of-house team to make magic happen. You’ll get to see shows for free, get a behind-the-scenes look at how the theatre runs, get to meet our artists AND […]
Tired of socks, useless appliances, cheap chocolates, or calendars at Christmas? We’ve just released Gift Vouchers for 2014! Give someone you love, like or want to impress the gift of theatre, performance, dance and more. They come in denominations from $25 to $50, and are valid for all of our season shows (note: this does […]
We caught up with contemporary dancer and all-round good sort Bernadette Lewis ahead of the opening of new work Verge, showing alongside Standing Bird 2.
Once you’ve established your baselines and understand where most of your carbon emissions are coming from, it’s time to make some changes and start saving energy.
We caught up with choreographer and producer Patrice Smith to hear all about her exciting reworked production Verge, hitting the main stage as part of a special microseason of contemporary dance with Standing Bird 2.
If you had to guess where you use the most energy, you’d probably say in heating or cooling your home, using appliances (like the fridge), and heating water. And unless you have a photovoltaic array on your roof, then purchased energy would be the main component of your carbon emissions. It’s pretty much the same […]
Up next we present a very special contemporary dance double – don’t miss it!
We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve added Allan Girod’s new show to our upcoming line-up, and you’re the first to get the chance to see this brand new work-in-progress showing.
Humans as pets, chicken-mac-n-cheese-rib-burgers, Romeo Castellucci + South Park. Come and spend five minutes in writer/director/designer Joe Lui’s head.
A cast of local legends are back in town for the premiere of Shane Adamczak’s new work Trampoline, next up in The Blue Room Theatre Studio. Get the low-down on the show, bagels, all things Canada!
What’s a carbon audit anyway? Once you’ve committed to reducing your carbon emissions, it’s important to know where you’re starting from. But what do you include in the count? It’s easy to get data for all energy purchases – information is included on electricity and gas bills – but how do you account for paper […]
Broken Colour writer and producer Nina Pearce chats about creating the show, moving to Perth, her star turn as a Christmas Elf and more!
Sending big congrats and high fives to Shirley van Sanden and the creative team behind last year’s Season Two show The Warrior + The Princess, who have just been nominated for an AWGIE Award! If you missed it here, you can see the show at the Fremantle Festival, where it is being presented by Blue […]
Building on the momentum from Summer Nights, we’re thrilled to announce our April-July Season achieved record attendance. Thanks to all our audience members and artists who made it happen.
Hallucinogenic tribal ceremonies in Peru…classes with a French theatre great…Merredin Senior Highschool…Happy Dagger Theatre’s Andrew Hale drops past to talk us about his upcoming show The Boat Goes Over The Mountain
Sophie Fosdick-McGrath tells us all about The Little Mermaid, why Perth is her home and why Disney doesn’t always get it right…
Name: Marthe Snorresdotter Rovik // Show: Hedda // Role: Producer + Performer Why Hedda? What is it about this play that speaks to you? I grew up with Ibsen and have always had a close relationship with a lot of his plays. I love doing Ibsen plays! I wanted to do this one in particular […]
We have a bunch of very special offers to help you make the most of the new season! Hedda, The Little Mermaid, Verge, Standing Bird Two and the big one – The Complete Works!
Sometimes just starting the conversation about sustainability leads to some quick and simple actions. We undertook some really easy, quick changes that happened as a result of simply talking about reducing our carbon footprint.
Are there some quick and simple changes you could make in your own workplace?
Applications are now open for you to be a part of our next season, running April – July 2014. This is your chance to get your work seen. We are looking for what’s next in contemporary performance – bold and exciting new works to include in our supported season. Applicants are required to discuss their […]
New shows//new faces//new ideas//new experiences The new season is here, with nine new shows taking you right the way through to December. We’re about giving you the chance to see the next big thing, and we’re about giving artists new opportunities to get their work seen. This season is no exception. We have emerging […]
Save the dates. 30 + 31 July 2013. You don’t want to miss this. The Blue Room Theatre is presenting a two day forum series – The Business Of Theatre – on Tues 30 and Wed 31 July, supported by the Ian Potter Foundation. We will be presenting four three-hour sessions covering national and international […]
Get excited – here’s a sneak peak of the first two shows of our next season, available for presale until 25 July!
Hedda and The Little Mermaid are now available for presale before we announce the full season at our exclusive Theatre Longtable Launch later this month.
“Striking and energetic”, “the whole show oozes talent”, “this is a novel and powerful way of getting across an important message”…early reviews of this season’s first two shows have been great! Have a read of what the critics are saying about The Agony The Ecstasy and i and Death in Bowengabbie
Producer and director of new show Robots vs Art Phil Miolin let’s us in on a few things about him, the show, Bassendean Cricket Club and 1984.
Want to learn more about carbon reduction? We are moving towards becoming the first carbon neutral venue in WA. Here’s where we started…
Producer of award-winning Fat Pig Ali Van Reeken sits down for five and tells us why she missed out becoming a star at five years old…and more.
Want to save water, energy and a bunch of cash on your utility bills? The Blue Room Theatre team have embarked on a mission to make us the first carbon neutral venue in WA. It doesn’t stop once we leave the office though, we’re taking some of those tips into our own homes as well. […]
In July 2012 The Blue Room Theatre board formally adopted an environmental policy. This might seem like an unnecessary bit of paperwork, but it was actually an important first step. Before you decide how you are going to reduce your carbon footprint, you have to want to do it, and for an organisation, formulating a […]
Director, producer and performer Russya Connor hangs for five to talk aerial work, dwarves, German dancetheatre and much much more.
Find out a little more about Will O’Mahony, the writer, director and performer in new The Skeletal System’s new show Great White, hitting the stage June 12.
Check out this super cute/creepy video ahead of the opening of Great White
Comedy lovers get ready for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival ROADSHOW, hitting His Majesty’s Theatre this weekend – Thurs 20 to Sun 23 June! Grab your tickets here Dave Callan is MCing an all-star line-up, and we’ve got a double pass to give away to tomorrow’s opening night! To enter, email email@example.com with the subject heading […]