Jane Howard

Jane Howard is a Contributing Editor at Kill Your Darlings, the director of the 2016 Digital Writers’ Festival and an arts journalist and critic with a focus on performance. Her writing has appeared in publications including the Guardian, Meanjin and RealTime, and her experimental digital criticism projects have been commissioned by The Lifted Brow and the Performance and Art Development Agency. From Adelaide and now based in Melbourne, she tweets as @noplain.

The Culture Files

Figuring Themselves Out

Theatre & Performing Arts

Old Spaces Anew at the Melbourne Festival

Theatre & Performing Arts

Art for Kids, Kids for Art

Theatre & Performing Arts

Sink or swim: On artistic exhaustion

Books & Writing

Practical Magic: On The Cursed Child and published playscripts

Theatre & Performing Arts

Performing Intimacy: Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host

The Culture Files

Art in Limbo

Theatre & Performing Arts

Radical Capability: Endurance and mutation in The Second Woman

Theatre & Performing Arts

The Single Lady and the Showstopper

Theatre & Performing Arts

Beautiful Arrogance: The radical choreographies of Pina Bausch and Atlanta Eke

Theatre & Performing Arts

Cringe Festival: The cost of five-star reviews

Theatre & Performing Arts

Impossible Futures: Tomorrow’s Parties and This is How We Die

Theatre & Performing Arts

A Shining Nightmare: Mortido’s Sydney

Theatre & Performing Arts

Great Aspirations: In the shadow of Patrick White

Theatre & Performing Arts

In praise of watching theatre online

Theatre & Performing Arts

Unbearable Whiteness: Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men

Theatre & Performing Arts

Putting Words In People’s Mouths: Performing the unseen, speaking the unknown

Theatre & Performing Arts

The Impenetrable City: Getting lost at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Theatre & Performing Arts

A Mess of a Brain: A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Theatre & Performing Arts

Local Courage, Global Reach: The National Play Festival

Theatre & Performing Arts

The Beautiful and the Dated: Australian Ballet’s Giselle

Theatre & Performing Arts

Adhocracy: Lifting the curtain on the creative process

Theatre & Performing Arts

This Is a Story of Artistic Excellence

Theatre & Performing Arts

Dark Side of the Rainbow: Belvoir St Theatre’s The Wizard of Oz

Theatre & Performing Arts

A Case for Diversity in Theatre

Theatre & Performing Arts

A Working-Class Mythology: Ironing boards at the theatre

Theatre & Performing Arts

Witness and Connection at Melbourne’s Dance Massive

Theatre & Performing Arts

Creative Space: The secret power of community theatres

Theatre & Performing Arts

Fringe Feminism: Women, comedy and performance art

Theatre & Performing Arts

Stuart Bowden’s Unfamiliar, Universal Worlds

Theatre & Performing Arts

Thinking Outside the Box Seats: The future of Australian opera and musical theatre

Theatre & Performing Arts

The (Sometimes) Beauty of Being Alone at the Theatre

Music

How many women composers? Classical music’s invisible women

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