Aaron Stirk

Aaron Stirk

Stage Manager - A Fortunate Life and Sydney II: Lost and Found
Aaron Stirk

Aaron Stirk

Stage Manager - A Fortunate Life and Sydney II: Lost and Found

Aaron is a Lighting Design graduate from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and over the years has built up a design repertoire consisting of many various productions and events in Perth and around the world.

In Perth Aaron has worked, as a Lighting Designer and Technical Operator, for “Perth Theatre Co”, “Class Act Theatre Co” and “Agelink Theatre Co” to being the resident lighting technician and community liaison at the Don Russell PAC, Kalamunda PAC and “Helena College” in Glen Forrest.

In 2018 he was Lighting Designer & Consultant to the United Nations International School Hanoi with their “30 Years celebration” production of “The Wizard of Oz” along with providing technical training for the students and staff. In 2014 he travelled to York in the UK, and Geraldton WA with Agelink Theatre Co for their season of “Cis & Barbiche”.

Aaron also has had an insight into the realm of Architectural and Architainment Lighting while programming various installations from “Waterford Plaza” and the Perth Train Station façade to being co-designer for the 2006 IES Awards Night.

Aaron has also been passionately involved in the training of up and coming artists by lecturing at Notre Dame University, Mazenod College, Helena College, and other companies around Perth orientated towards young adults like KYTC & The Actors Apprenticeship.

His various design work includes “Blood Brothers” with Amanda Muggelton, “The Lord of The Flies” & “The Adams Family” with Mazenod College and theatrical pieces like “Clark in Sarajevo”, “Sweat” and “Tears” for the WA Youth Theatre Co. The 2012 production of “Oliver” at the Regal, and the relight of “Atishoo” for PIAF 2012 with Imaginary Leaps.

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Have you ever wondered how writers and theatre makers craft oral histories into wonderful theatrical pieces?

WA Museum Boola Bardip and Theatre 180 have partnered to present “Voice From the Past: Creating Oral History Projects” on Sunday 28 November.

Join Founding and Current Artistic Directors Jenny Davis OAM and Stuart Halusz, with special guest, Stage Designer Neil Sheriff, as they work with you to explore aspects of the extensive collection at WA Museum Boola Bardip for inspiration, and provide you with an accessible toolkit to delve into your own creativity and imagination to bring the stories from your own past to life.

This informative, interactive and practical workshop is ideal for:
• Theatre Makers
• Drama Teachers
• People interested in their own family history
• People interested in Western Australian history and exploring the many stories contained in the WA Museum Boola Bardip Collection

Your ticket includes:
• All materials
• A ‘Page-to-Stage’ insight into THEATRE 180’s hit productions of AB Facey's - A Fortunate Life and SYDNEY II: Lost and Found, and the creation of our new genre CinemaStage
• Practical toolkit for researching and recording Oral Histories for theatre
• Q&A with THEATRE 180 Creatives, Producers and Actors
• Tea & coffee

*Participants would benefit from bringing a smartphone or laptop to assist in capturing research information and writing script notes

Sunday 28 November 
10am to 3pm
Cost $80
Location: Woodside Learning Studios, WA Museum Boola Bardip, Perth Cultural Centre.

Book: theatre180.com.au

#theatre #theatrewriting #writing #oralhistory #history #drama #dramaturgy #familyhistory #WAhistory #whatsonperth #perthevents #perthisok 

📸 image - Jenny Davis and Christine Harling (grand-daughter of Albert Facey) sharing the many stories of Facey's life.
We are thrilled and very honoured to announce that THEATRE 180 has been named as a FINALIST in the "2021 Western Australian Heritage Awards for Contribution by a Community-based Organisation".

It is so important to us to tell stories about Western Australians to Western Australians. Thank you for your continued support, from wherever you have seen us, and for allowing us to bring those stories to you.

Cross your fingers - winner is announced on 19 November. 

#theatre #liveperformance #livetheatre #stories #storytelling #westernaustralia #waisok #perthisok #perthhappenings 

You can read more about the awards here:
https://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/Pages/McGowan/2021/10/Heritage-Awards-finalists-compete-for-coveted-industry-recognition.aspx
Looking forward to our next Mornings on the Terrace show CRAZY DAYS AND LAZY DAYS by Jenny Davis on Thursday 28th Oct at Burt Hall, 38 St Georges Tce, Perth! 

In spring the sap rises and the world comes out to play. A young cast of musical theatre graduates bring us songs to stir the blood and make mayhem, together with songs to dream away a sunny afternoon. Lucy Fraser and Marcus Gadd delight us with old favourites and modern greats. Together with the piano maestro, Craig Skelton, they bring us dramatic, comic and tender songs from recent musicals as well as plenty of classic numbers.

THEATRE 180 celebrates a vibrant young cast, both inspired by the greats of the past and excited about new musicals from around the world. What turns the head of a young person in spring? Why love, of course, together with all its hopes, dramas, sorrows and joys.

THEATRE 180 invites you to come with us and catch a little Spring Fever, as Lucy and Marcus dance their way through CRAZY DAYS and LAZY DAYS!

BOOKINGS: https://theatre180.com.au/show/crazy-days-and-lazy-days/

#theatre #spring #theatre180 #waapa
Have you booked for our upcoming seasons of SYDNEY II: LOST AND FOUND in Midland, Warwick and Geraldton?

Hurry tickets are selling fast - November 7 at Warwick is already sold out.

Book tickets: www.theatre180.com.au

#theatre180 #theatre #HMASSydney #navy #navalhistory #liveperformance #ticketsonsale #perthisok #perth #westernaustralia #midland #warwick #geraldton
Kalgoorlie:  Not long until we arrive in the Goldfields bringing with us SYDNEY II: Lost and Found. Orana Cinemas Kalgoorlie this weekend - 18 & 19 September 

This unique live theatre performance in a cinema setting is like nothing you've seen before!

So, is it a movie?  No, but it does use the incredible aesthetics of a cinema screen to provide the magnificent backdrops to each scene, for the live cast of 3 actors to perform in front of. It's live theatre in a cinema setting! It's a very unique experience that has received rave reviews and sold out shows.

This compelling and true story of Australia's greatest naval disaster is a story for all generations and coupled with seeing live theatre in a non-traditional theatre venue, is a very special experience.

Book tickets: www.theatre180.com.au

#theatre180 #theatre #cinema #navy #Goldfields #Kalgoorlie #Boulder #history #thingstodoinkalgoorlie
Really enjoying performing the sold-out season of The Blackwood River Gliding By at Enderslea Farm, Chittering. 5 performances down and 3 to go. A stunning location!
Back by popular demand, our much-loved production AB Facey's - A Fortunate Life is NOW ON SALE.

We are thrilled we can bring a return season of this back to Perth.  Returning to Grand Cinemas Joondalup.

November 27 & 28 and December 4 & 5. All performances at 3pm.

Book tickets now: https://www.grandcinemas.com.au/Movie/A-fortunate-Life

#ticketsonsale #theatre #whatsonperth #books #cinema #film #australianhistory #literature #liveperformance.