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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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Staging Theatre for Deaf and Hearing Audiences

By Auslan Stage Left in20.11.2015 in Articles

This article was originally posted on The Guardian. Meet the deaf and hearing artists developing new staging techniques to make accessibility part of the aesthetic. The Deaf and Hearing Ensemble is a group of D/deaf and hearing artists whose work includes British Sign Language (BSL), spoken English,…

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The Life of a Theatre Interpreter

By Auslan Stage Left in04.11.2015 in Articles

This article was originally posted by SLFirst Entertainment Team on SLFirst Magazine. Following our recent wonderful experience of integrated theatre we interviewed Becky Allen to get a behind the scenes look at how the show was developed. Some of the SL First team recently went…

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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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Signing Hedda Gabler: ASL Interpreters Tackle Ibsen’s Dark Drama

By Auslan Stage Left in26.09.2015 in Articles

This article was originally published by Leslie Friday on Boston University Today.   Theatrical American Sign Language interpreters must be perceptive, flexible, and—quite possibly—have a touch of multiple personality disorder.   Emily Hayes and Drew Pidkameny, for example, ASL interpreters for a performance of the College…

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