Posted: Monday 15 June, 2015

Nothing says it more than a poem

Sandy Jeffs stands holding her head in her hands as she looks out at the viewer

When Sandy Jeffs was diagnosed with schizophrenia it was not the end of the world, in fact it was actually the start of her writing career. Yet her aspirations to write started in high school when she was introduced to TS Elliott. It fuelled a dream that she now lives. “When I...

Posted: Monday 15 June, 2015

Presenting at a Little CONference

Two images sit side by side. On the left image the torso of a woman sitting in a chair can be seen. Further back from her is a man sitting in a wheelchair with his hands in his lap. The right side photo is a close up of the mans hands as he sits in his wheelchair. Guest Blogger: Matt Shilcock Hosted by Dianne Reid and the Deakin University in Melbourne, May 2015 saw the second annual “Little CONference” for improvisation and performance. South Australian performers Cinzia Schincariol and Matt Shilcock made a bee-line for Melbourne to present their work Scomodo. The CONference saw two day weekend...

Posted: Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Chris Dyke and Dance North

Chris Dyke and Kyle Page smile to the camera.

Guest Blogger: Chris Dyke Chris Dyke has a history of dance performance, most recently with Restless Dance Theatre. He enjoys an ongoing mentorship with Kyle Page, Artistic Director and Dancer with Dancenorth, QLD. Chris talks about his recent week-long  development with Kyle in Townsville. I worked with my mentor Kyle Page, Artistic...

Posted: Tuesday 5 May, 2015

This Isn’t Disneyland

On a candy-pink background, a dolls head sits in a puddle of black ink. The words Sisters of Invention - DEbut album launch sit above the head in black ink.

While lighting dolls on fire, The Sisters of Invention are making an impact internationally as the world’s first girl band living with learning disability.  “The Sisters Of Invention differ from what your average listener or viewer might expect of a 'disabled band'", said Clem Blastow, Daily Life – Fairfax Media....