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By Auslan Stage Left in04.04.2016 in Interviews

By Paul Heuston Paul: Welcome to Melbourne, Yvonne! What is ‘Falling in love with Frida’ all about? Yvonne: Falling in Love with Frida (‘Frida’) is an intimate and enticing performance exploring the life, loves and legacy of painter Frida Kahlo alongside that of creator Caroline…

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Our Theatre Scrapbook: December 2015

By Auslan Stage Left in28.12.2015 in Our Theatre Scrapbook

2015 is coming to a close, and we are so grateful for every one who was involved in the nearly 200 shows that we took part in this year. Thank you to our interpreters, consultants, producers, theatre companies, and of course, AUDIENCE MEMBERS, who made…

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Auslan Choir Translates Handel’s Messiah into Sign Language

By Auslan Stage Left in14.12.2015 in Articles

This article was originally posted by Elissa Blake on The Sydney Morning Herald.   Billed as a world-first, the Sydney Philharmonia Choir’s presentation of Handel’s Messiah will feature a deaf community “signing” choir on stage alongside a full orchestra and the 400 massed voices of the Symphony…

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Performer Interview: Fleur Murphy

By Ilana Gelbart in19.10.2015 in Interviews

Ilana from Auslan Stage Left spoke with producer and performer Fleur Murphy about her upcoming show with TBC Theatre, ‘Project: Hysteria’.  Project: Hysteria is the umbrella title for the epic, ambitious and inspiring presentation of two of Tennessee Williams’ one-act plays.   Read on to…

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Our Theatre Scrapbook: September 2015

By Auslan Stage Left in01.10.2015 in Our Theatre Scrapbook

It was a massive month this September, with so many shows and festivals! Have a look at what we got up to below!   Thursday September 3rd Julia Morris: I Don’t Want Your Honest Feedback The Palms at Crown, Melbourne. Interpreter: Julie Judd     Friday…

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How Interpreted Theatre Empowers The Deaf Community

By Sherrie Beaver in14.09.2015 in Articles

Deaf patrons have missed out on the theatre experience due to lack of performances being available with sign language interpreters. The majority of performances are accessible through captioning; yet English isn’t the first and preferred language of Deaf patrons. Captioning doesn’t have the ability to…

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Behind the Scenes: The Cast of ‘Sophisticated Lady’

By Auslan Stage Left in13.09.2015 in Interviews

Mama Alto, Ilana Charnelle and Satta portray three legendary songstresses of the past; Billie Holiday, Judy Garland and Ella Fitzgerald; in the upcoming show, ‘Sophisticated Lady: A Nightcap with Billie, Judy and Ella’.   Before their Auslan interpreted performance at Hares and Hyenas, they spoke with Auslan Stage…

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