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2016 Director's Lab - Melbourne

Steamworks Arts Director Sally Richardson selected for the 2016 Directors Lab.
To be held in Melbourne October 15 - 22. Check out the full list of Participants HERE

TRIGGER WARNING PICA 2016

Congratulations to all the team on our SOLD OUT premiere season of TRIGGER WARNING at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts produced by Performing Lines WA/PICA and Steamworks Arts.
For more information on the show and the season check out our Facebook page and Performing Lines WA show page

2016 Strut Dance Seed Residency

Director Sally Richardson has been awarded at 2016 Seed Residency with Strut Dance (National Choreographic Centre)
The residency will see her working on a stage 2 of the cross-cultural collaboration Ghost - Jhih in April and November. The project is being supported by the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

Splat! returns to Spare Parts Puppet Theatre for 2016

Great to announce that Splat! a show that combines circus and puppetry for audiences 4 + returns for a third season at Spare Parts Puppet Theatre in 2016. Book now!

Sally Richardson uses non-verbal puppetry to create a multi-layered world of imagination where anything and everything is possible...Splat! is a challenging work and stretches the boundaries and perceptions of art, circus, puppetry and theatre...in it's essence this is playtime taken to a new magical dimension - full of spontaneity, and expression without curb...(Brendon Foster, Fremantle Herald)

Asialink Artist Talk - King Street Arts Centre


Join Steamworks Director Sally Richardson this coming Tuesday at King Street Arts Centre to hear about her Asialink adventures in Taiwan.

Check out the event page on Facebook

Hosted by Performing Lines WA

Showing of Jhih this Friday

澳洲駐村藝術家莎莉‧理查森在台灣駐村三個月期間,致力於研究『鬼』的主題及鬼魂相關的歷史。在與台灣藝術家密切合作下,將於9月18日晚間6:30,在台北國際藝術村呈現此計畫的第一階段成果「鬼‧執」。這將是你與國際藝術家面對面的好機會, 想瞭解她...

Posted by Australian Office in Taipei on Monday, September 14, 2015

Showing of The Ghost Project - Jhih at Taipei Artist Village

Work in Progress showing of The Ghost Project Jhih. A collaboration with Taiwanese artists and Asialink resident writer/director Sally Richardson.
Gallery viewing + performance + artist talk at Taipei Artist Village, Friday September 18 from 6.30pm.

Exhibition opens inTaipei


Sally Richardson is exhibiting in the group exhibition False Start: Situational Exploratorium dance film collaborations created with Ashley de Prazer, Jess Black, Danielle Micich, Kynan Hughes, Joe Lui, Iain Grandage, Kingsley Reeve, Jacqui Claus & Yvan Karlsson. Check out this group show at the Taipei Artist Village if you are in town between 28 August to September 29.

Workshop Masterclass at Taipei Artists Village


Director Sally Richardson is running a two day Workshop Master class at Taipei Artists Village 7 & 8 August. Supported by AIR Taipei and Asialink.

台北國際藝術村駐村藝術家,同時也是獲獎導演/ 作家莎莉‧理查森 (Sally Richardson) 將於8/7、8/8舉辦「肢體語言-探索當代舞蹈/ 戲劇創作與實踐」工作坊,此活動是為專業舞者/ 劇場/ 肢體藝術家及創作者所設計的課程,不...

Posted by on Thursday, July 30, 2015

Asialink Residency in Taiwan


Sally Richardson heads off overseas to undertake a residency at Taipei Artist Village in Taiwan.
For three months she will be researching, writing exploring the tales,stories and traditions of'hungry'ghosts and the celebration of the Ghost Festival. She will also be collaborating with local dance/theatre artists.
Follow her adventures on her residency blog The Wandering Ghost.

On Crowdfunding - Support our latest project

With MATCH funding from Creative Partnerships Australia about to inundate your newsfeeds, we've got a special...

Posted by Performing Lines WA on Thursday, April 9, 2015

Donate to the Australian Cultural Fund and support The Unknown Soldier


We invite you to support the creative development of this exciting new project The Unknown Soldier

A new collaboration between Sally Richardson, Cat Hope, Hayley McElhinney, & Zoe Atkinson that invites us to consider our greatest fears, the experience, ideology and psychology of terrorism and the war against women

PLEASE DONATE NOW

Latest Updates


THE DIRTY COWBOY wins Runner Up Best Theatre 2015 FRINGEWORLD AWARDS. Congratulations to Tim Solly and all of the creative team.

Director Sally Richardson selected for Asialink Arts Residency and will be heading to Taipei, Taiwan in July.

Development begins on new project The Unknown Soldier with collaborators Hayley McElhinney and Cat Hope at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts in April

The Dirty Cowboy Opening soon!


Check out this short trailer of Tim Solly singing 'Runaway Train' from rehearsals this week at Yirra Yaakin...Video filmed and edited by Jess Black.
Previews 27 January for Summer Nights at The Blue Room Theatre for FRINGEWORLD 2015

BOOK NOW!

The Dirty Cowboy is coming to FRINGEWORLD 2015


Steamworks Arts with Summer Nights and Tim Solly are excited to be premiering this original new music theatre work.



AusdanceWA Award Winners!


Congratulations to the awesome team of Joe Lui, Fiona Nortier (Bruce), Lauren Ross, Kingsley Reeve, & Ashley de Prazer for OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DESIGN & COMPOSITION for Standing Bird 2 + Verge season at The Blue Room Theatre.

Hong Kong Tour a success

Congratulations to all the SB2 team on a fantastic tour to Hong Kong.

...A rivetting physical performance, full of wordless eloquence and edgy sense of danger. She exudes both fragility and strength, vulnerability and purpose. At times I was imagining a young Sylvie Guillem doing a fast-paced Butoh dance...(Benny Chia, Artistic Director, Hong Kong Fringe Club)

..Thank you for bringing your work into the festival...People just messaged me to say how much they appreciated the show. I want to thank Jacqui for her powerful performance. I wish her and the team every success!..(Julia Mok, Hong Kong People's Fringe Festival Co-Director)



Hong Kong Fringe


We are very excited to be a part of the 2014 Hong Kong People's Fringe Festival

Performing November 5 - 8 at The Hong Kong Fringe Club.

Latest Updates


Standing Bird 2 is now in rehearsal for our up coming Hong Kong season 5 - 8 November at infamous Hong Kong Fringe Club.
We welcome Mike Nanning and Alice Lee Holland to the team supporting the remount, and thank DCA WA for its Artflight funding support.

The Unknown Soldier receives Stage 2 support from Stages WA and is selected for PICA (Perth) Development Program in 2015
The creative team is Sally Richardson (writer/director), Zoe Atkinson (design), Cat Hope (composition), Francesca Smith (dramaturgy), and features actor Hayley McElhinney.

Sally Richardson returns to NAISDA (NSW) this October to complete her cultural leadership program (supported by the Australia Council Theatre Board)
Her students present 5 solos plus 1 on Saturday October 25.

Standing Bird 2 to Hong Kong


$ for $ Match Funding for Standing Bird 2 to fly to Hong Kong

Thanks to the Blue Room Theatre, Creative Partnerships Australia and ALL our Pozible supporters we have been able to raise $$$$ for our 2014 Tour

We will now be Heading off this November to the infamous Hong Kong Fringe Club!!


The Unknown Soldier - Reading

New solo performance work The Unknown Soldier by Sally Richardson to be read by award winning actress Anni Finsterer

Reading held at Performing Lines in Sydney - Saturday June 14, from 2pm

Artist in Residence at NAISDA

Director Sally Richardson is currently artist in residence at NAISDA (NSW) as part of a program of skills development in cultural leadership funded by the Australia Council Theatre Board. She will be working with senior students on individual creative projects, and also undertaking cultural residency with elders on Elcho Island.

Rites Rocks at Fringeworld


Rites: Dying to Dance named First Runner Up for City of Perth Dance Award - Fringeworld Awards 2014

BIG Congratulations to the awesome creative team of Natalie Allen, Laura Boynes, Kynan Hughes, Joe Lui, Stefan Karlsson & Yvan Karlsson.

Jacqui Claus WINS!!!


Thrilled to announce that Jacqui Claus wins Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer at 2013 WA Dance Awards for Standing Bird

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