Cultural Precinct

WINTERarts 2013 Performances

Further Information

  • Winter arts large
  • Cultural Precinct: arts and culture on campus

WINTERarts showcases the contribution the arts make to the life of The University of Western Australia, which is celebrating its centenary this year.

WINTERarts provides a snapshot of the arts on campus during the month of July - featuring exhibitions, performances, talks by visual artists and authors, workshops and special events.

The performances program is presented by the Cultural Precinct in conjunction with the UWA School of Music and the Graduate Dramatic Society (GRADS). 


Concert: Guitar in the Gallery

Bio image for guitarist Christine Yeong

Christine Yeong


The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery will open late for a special evening viewing of its current exhibitions, with drinks and an intimate live performance by Western Australian guitarist Christine Yeong. Yeong brings per passionate, energetic and unique style of classical guitar playing to the gallery with an exciting program featuring Spanish, Latin American, English and Australian compositions, as well as her own arrangements.

This event is co-presented by the UWA School of Music and the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.


  • Location: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley
  • When: Thursday 4 July 2013 | 6pm
  • Cost: FREE event.
  • Enquiries: (08) 6488 7836 or [email protected]

Performance: The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea

GRADS play Merry Go Round in the Sea

Merry-Go-Round in the Sea

The Graduate Dramatic Society (GRADS) celebrates the University of Western Australia's centenary in 2013 with a season of works commemorating the achievements of prominent alumni.

The season continues in July with the stage production of the classic Australian story The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea by Randolph Stow.

Directed by Amanda Crewes and adapted by Dickon Oxenburgh and Andrew Ross from Stow's classic novel, The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea captures the restless spirit of post-war Australia.


  • Location: Dolphin Theatre, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley
  • When: 19 July - 3 August 2013
  • Cost: $35 full and $25 concession, $25 in groups of 8 or more, $20 in school groups
  • Bookings:  
    Individual: University Theatres
    Group bookings:  (08) 6488 2440 (Mondays - Fridays, 12pm - 4pm)