WA dance company turns isolation into inspiration Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Review: I'm Not Running, National Theatre Live David Hare's latest is flat and disappointing. Review: Sydney Symphony Orchestra – Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra A disappointing commission and two flavourless readings of colourful and dynamic works opens the SSO’s 2019 Masters Series. Review: King Arthur: Gabrieli Consort & Players It is a rare treat to see one of Europe’s most highly regarded ensembles performing in the intimate setting of Adelaide’s historic Elder Hall. The performing arts academy where participation is a part of life At WAAPA, students don’t just learn; they perform in an eclectic array of concerts and performances throughout the year, alongside some of the finest artists in the world. (Premium content) Premium content Jo Pickup Friday 1 February, 2019 How do you encourage local dancers to stay in WA instead of seeking career opportunities on the east coast? By bringing world class choreographic talent to Perth. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today STRUT dancers in rehearsal. Photo credit: Emma Fishwick. Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Jo Pickup is an arts writer & manager based in Perth. She has worked as a journalist and broadcaster for media such as the ABC, RTRFM and The West Australian Newspaper, contributing media content and commentary on art, culture and design. She has also worked for WA arts organisations such as Fremantle Arts Centre and STRUT dance, in roles such as Producer, Program Manager & Communications Manager.