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 […]
Whoa. It’s that time already. We’re deep in planning ahead of unrolling the AstroTurf, stringing the festoons and stocking up on Sailor Jerry’s ready for SUMMER NIGHTS 2014!
Save the date… Something big is happening on 25 July. Blue Room Theatre Members will be the first to hear what’s next, and have first option on spots at our launch. And it won’t be any ordinary launch… Take out or renew your membership today!
You know how you buy a certain kind of, say, bicycle and then you see them everywhere? Or, you adopt an environmental policy and lots of opportunities pop up? This happened! No sooner had we formalised our commitment (in principle) to reducing our carbon footprint than the City of Perth offered us the chance to […]
Name: Eva Grace Mullaley // Role: Director + Producer // Show: Yirra Yaarnz We caught up with local producer and director Eva Grace Mullaley ahead of the opening of Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company’s new show Yirra Yaarnz. How would you describe your artistic practice? Who are your major influences? My major influences are always the […]
Death in Bowengabbie’s Gemma Sidney dropped past and gave us some insight into what makes her tick…IE – dogs, plays and Billy Joel.
Get ready for an underwater double with our two show Great White and Sea Inside. Bag yourself a bargain and see both shows for just $40! See the shows on any session during their run – they don’t have to be the same night! BOOK NOW ONLINE or over the phone – don’t miss out. […]
The Blue Room Theatre turned over their blog to Laura Hopwood from Toyi-Toyi Theatre, co-creator of the upcoming show The Agony, the Ecstasy and i for a collection thoughts, memes, musings, lolz and more.
The Complete Works is our flexible subscription package now available for all. See all seven new shows for as little as $15 a ticket. As a special bonus, anyone taking out a season subscription goes into the draw to win a $100 Crow Books voucher. Subscribe before 15 April to go into the draw! […]
Our new season is here – a brand new collection of seven works from some of the best local and interstate independent theatre practitioners.
There are big stories, new ideas and bold visions from debut companies, returning favourites, award-winners and heavy-hitters.
Building on the momentum from our award-winning Summer Nights program, we present this new season of work to you.
Don’t miss it.
Le Foulard’s delightful Lucy Hopkins dropped past for a chat…
Good News Week darling Claire Hooper is in town with a very special limited run of her brand new show – Summer Nights exclusive!
Bron Batten, creator of Sweet Child of Mine, talks all things Summer Nights ahead of her PICA debut for The Blue Room Theatre
Summer Nights has launched – last night all of our shows were full and we had only 10 tickets available for purchase on the door – please book ahead to avoid missing out! Coming to Summer Nights? Let us know! Jump onto our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and post pics, tell us about your night, […]
Name: Gavin Roach State: New South Wales Show: Confessions of a Grindr Addict What item can’t you live without in the rehearsal room? Coffee…..and the promise of more coffee. Do you have any irrational hates or fears? Sharks! I remember watching Jaws as a child while on a family holiday on the NSW south coast. […]
Summer Nights doesn’t just feature the best theatre and performance content at Fringe World 2013, we also have half of all the dance shows on during the festival! Last year we took out the Fringe World Award for Best Dance, so make sure to check out some of the amazing new work featured in this […]
This may seem like a cop out… but anything, at the right moment, can influence, excite and inspire work. For example Pat Benatar is totally doing it for me at the moment…
JOIN THE TEAM The Blue Room Theatre is currently seeking experienced and dedicated staff. We have two staff positions to fill including an awesome new Bar Manager for Summer Nights and beyond as well as a Front of House member to join our ever-growing team. Successful applicants will be bright, experienced and dedicated. For more […]
Name: Humphrey Bower Show: Masks How would you describe your artistic practice? Who are your major influences? My artistic practice: intimate, visceral, minimalist, imaginative, transformational, language-based, body-centred, story-driven. Major influences: Peter Brook; friends and mentors Robert Draffin and Russell Walsh; independent theatre in Melbourne in the 80s. What Summer Nights shows are you […]
Get in to Summer Nights early and you can go into the draw to win a complete season pass to our Season 13.1, a $100 Crow Books voucher, and awesome spot prizes from the bar! To enter, buy tickets, and email your ticket confirmation to firstname.lastname@example.org The more tickets you buy, the more chances you […]
Last night we held the 2012 Blue Room Theatre Awards, and the night was a huge success. Thanks to all who came down to celebrate all of the amazing work that featured in our 2012 seasons. We also officially launched our Summer Nights program and website, and acknowledged the hard work of all artists, production […]
OVER 160 ARTISTS // 140 PERFORMANCES// 25 PRODUCTIONS // FIVE PERFORMANCE SPACES // FOUR WEEKS // Summer Nights is here – the hand-crafted program of theatre, performance and dance at FRINGE WORLD 2013. We have an amazing line-up of shows presented in association with the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art. It’s a festival we built from […]
Throughout the festival, we’ll be profiling our Summer Nights artists, giving you some background about their work, the process and some of their little quirks, loves and hates.
Name: Jeffrey Jay Fowler
Show: A history of drinking