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CHASS Australia Prizes 2019
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CHASS Australia Prizes 2019

The annual CHASS Australia Prizes are a great opportunity for the sector to showcase the excellent work being done in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) in Australia. Nominations are currently open for four categories, including the Distinctive Work and Future Leader categories may be of most interest to our members; Distinctive Work: an artistic performance, exhibition, film, television show, play, composition, research project or practical...

A Love Letter to Community Theatre
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A Love Letter to Community Theatre

Dear Community Theatre, Before I had become acquainted with you, I was a young child. A young, introverted, homeschooled, shy-as-hell child. My mother had said before then we should get to know each other, but I didn’t budge. I didn’t want a spotlight. I didn’t want a line. I wanted to stay in my room...

A Letter to My Community Theatre
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A Letter to My Community Theatre

There’s an old saying that behind every good man, there’s a good woman. In terms of the real world—where there’s less sexism, more theatre—that means that behind every good theatre person is a community theatre. It doesn’t have to be a good community theatre, just someplace to do theatre on a non-professional level for a...

Please Appreciate Classic Theatre
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Please Appreciate Classic Theatre

Classical theatre, whether a musical or straight play, comedy or drama, is one of the most vital parts to today’s more contemporary theatre. Right now, many people gravitate more towards new things that are playing on and off Broadway because it’s new and exciting and something people probably haven’t seen yet, and I think that’s...