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Music Theatre Startup – at The Street Theatre

This month has been chockers. Last week we spent an intense time at The Street Theatre, working with David Sisco, a New York based MT composer, voice teacher, director and pianist. 8 ACT region performers and 2 writer/composers were in the room for the duration, and were joined by performer and composer/lyricist Vidya Makan for…
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In Harmonia Progressio – at the NGA

Dianna Nixon was engaged by the National Gallery of Australia to assemble a group to learn and improvise the actualisation of the work of Indonesian artist, Duto Hardono. The group spent a day and a half with Duto at the Gallery learning the 'rules' of his piece. We've since actualised the work multiple times over…
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Millicent Armstrong – playwright and farmer

One of the projects currently being developed is exploring the legacy of Millicent Armstrong. Find out more about her in this recent article in The Goulburn Post. Long term goals are to professionally produce her trilogy of plays, and to create a work in response to her story. More details in the future......... Picture by…
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CAPO arts awards 2018

Very grateful to both CAPO (Capital Patrons Arts Organisation) and the Canberra Weekly for this award. It will assist Dianna with costs of travel to the UK in August 2019 to participate in masterclasses, and attend the Estill Voice World Symposium¬†in London. Photo by Hilary Wardhaugh of Dianna Nixon with Nick Samaras of the Canberra…
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Voice professional development

October school hols saw Dianna Nixon completing 11 days straight of voice PD. Starting with ANATS (Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing) Conference in Leura, followed by completing the Estill Levels 1 & 2 Course in Canberra (for the 2nd time - to help with Estill Figure Proficiency training), and then to Sydney for…
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Bach on the Platforms 2020

In 2018, Maartje Sevenster and Dianna Nixon decided once again to lead a pop-up performance at Gunning Railway Station as part of the international event - Bach in the Subways. We were the only performance in Australia in 2017, and one of very few in the Southern Hemisphere. In 2018 there was also an event…
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