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Virag Dombay

Virag Dombay

Virag Dombay is an award-winning actor, director, playright and theatric critic who has been engrossed in the theatric world from a young age. She has been involved in a variety of children’s theatre and mainhouse shows and has directed quite a few as well, with her favourite being Alice in Wonderland. Virag has also put on three of her own works and has produced two short films. Virag currently studies a bachelor of fine arts (drama) with a minor in creative writing. When she isn’t on stage or studying, you can find with a notebook in her lap, jotting down ideas for a new script or reflecting on a piece of theatre she’s just seen.




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LAST 30 DAYS

Queensland Theatre Announces 2022 Season PhotoQueensland Theatre Announces 2022 Season
Posted: Sep. 27, 2021


BWW Review: MAZE by The Naughty Corner Collective PhotoBWW Review: MAZE by The Naughty Corner Collective
Posted: Sep. 30, 2021


BWW Review: LET'S BE FRIENDS FUREVER at The Good Room PhotoBWW Review: LET'S BE FRIENDS FUREVER at The Good Room
Posted: Sep. 22, 2021


LAST 365 DAYS

Review | BLUEY'S BIG PLAY: THE STAGE SHOW PhotoReview | BLUEY'S BIG PLAY: THE STAGE SHOW
Posted: Dec. 22, 2020


A Conversation with Theatre-maker Rebel Lyons about her Upcoming Cabaret SAME PENIS F PhotoA Conversation with Theatre-maker Rebel Lyons about her Upcoming Cabaret SAME PENIS FOREVER
Posted: Jan. 17, 2021


 Review | JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR by Lynch & Patterson Photo Review | JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR by Lynch & Patterson
Posted: Jul. 11, 2021


Review | Come From Away at QPAC PhotoReview | Come From Away at QPAC
Posted: Mar. 30, 2021


 LOVE/HATE ACTUALLY I Act React Photo LOVE/HATE ACTUALLY I Act React
Posted: Dec. 12, 2020


Review WEST SIDE STORY at QPAC PhotoReview WEST SIDE STORY at QPAC
Posted: Jul. 25, 2021


Interview | Composer and Musician Matt Hsu PhotoInterview | Composer and Musician Matt Hsu
Posted: Feb. 27, 2021


BWW Review: MAZE by The Naughty Corner Collective
September 30, 2021

Presented by The Naughty Corner Collective, DPS Academy with Dead Puppet Society and Brisbane Powerhouse, MAZE is a visually striking hybrid form of theatre which brings to new light the story of The Bastard Beast of Crete.

Queensland Theatre Announces 2022 Season
September 27, 2021

Last night, Queensland Theatre's Artistic Director Lee Lewis announced the company's 2022 season; a season that's full of big plays and big ideas.

BWW Review: LET'S BE FRIENDS FUREVER at The Good Room
September 22, 2021

The Good Room's Let's Be Friends Furever is a cozy, heartfelt blanket for both canines and humans. Presented as a series of vignettes, this work shares the true stories of dog owners past and present and how having a furry four-legged creature as their pet has profoundly impacted their lives. These vignettes were curated from responses received to on online survey, answered by audience members world wide and curated into the postmodern, wholesome spectacle we witnessed tonight.

Interview | The Naughty Corner on their upcoming work MAZE
September 12, 2021

MAZE runs at the Underground Theatre in Brisbane Powerhouse from September 29 - October 2,

BWW Review: AUNTIE'S FIAFIA NIGHT by Cassus Circus
September 10, 2021

Directed by Natano Fa'anana, in collaboration with local Pasifika community groups, Auntie's Fiafia Night is a colourful, vibrant and energetic celebration of Polynesian culture, legends and art.

BWW Review: DEMOLITION by Polytoxic
September 8, 2021

Making its world premiere at Brisbane Festival, Polytoxic’s Demolition is an explosive construction-site cabaret written by women, performed by women about what it is to be a woman and more specifically, a woman of colour in the twenty-first century.

Review | FIRST NATIONS FASHION: WALKING IN TWO WORLDS AT BRISBANE FESTIVAL
September 7, 2021

Last night I had the honour and privilege to be one of the hundreds of spectators at the First Nations Fashion: Walking in Two Worlds Fashion Show. Even before the models entered the runway, the atmosphere was buzzing with electricity, wonder and, most of all, love and compassion that we could all be sharing this experience together.

BWW Review: Clerks and Recreation by the UQ Law Society
September 4, 2021

The University of Queensland Law Society’s Clerks and Recreation by the UQ Law Society was a night of frivolity and fun

Review | OF MICE AND MEN by AD ASTRA
September 3, 2021

Ad Astra's Of Mice and Men tells a story of hope, loss and the power of camaraderie. It is a tale that despite being set in the thirties, still feels incredibly relevant today. Featuring a powerhouse of Brisbane's finest, this is not one to be missed.

REVIEW | TITANIC: THE MOVIE, THE PLAY by Act React
August 20, 2021

A show with many Roses, Act React's Titanic: The Move, the Play is a hilarious adapatation of one of cinema's biggest blockbusters and to be honest, I actually think it's better than the movie and I've never even watched the movie in English...

Review | PRIMA FACIE at Queensland Theatre
August 17, 2021

It's taken me a few days since seeing Griffin Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre's production of Prima Facie to write this review, as I've been struggling with finding the right words to summarise what a profound and confronting impact playwright Suzie Miller has threaded through her words, director Lee Lewis has shaped into life on stage and actor Sheridan Harbridge breathed into existence.

Review: A MIDNIGHT VISIT
August 15, 2021

.A Midnight's Visit is an immersive and equally mad playground of Edgar Allan Poe haunting, gothic world which seemingly had no rules.

Review WEST SIDE STORY at QPAC
July 25, 2021

If you're out for a night of good music, dazzling choreography, a touch of nostalgia and a story that still hits too close to home, West Side Story is the place to go.

Interview | Natasha and Chloe, artistic directors of The Local Lesbians
July 24, 2021

Interview | Natasha and Chloe, artistic directors of The Local Lesbians

Metro Arts Recognized by Tim Minchin; Announces New Chair and Deputy Chair
July 18, 2021

Metro Arts independent spirit and contribution to the arts sector has been recognised by writer, actor and musician Tim Minchin, who chose the organisation as his Queensland beneficiary to receive a donation from tickets sales of his current 2021 BACK tour.

Review | JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR by Lynch & Patterson
July 11, 2021

I went in with quite high hopes but unfortunately, I left feeling like not all of those hopes had been realised by this production....

QPAC's Chief Executive John Kotzas RECOGNISED in the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours List
June 14, 2021

QPAC’s Chief Executive John Kotzas RECOGNISED in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday HonoUrs List

BWW Review: ANIMAL FARM by shake & stir theatre co
June 12, 2021

shake & stir's Animal Farm is an intellectual feast and the cleverest adaption of a book that I've seen. A  frighteningly relevant looking glass of our contemporary political landscape

Review | JEKYLL AND HYDE by A Slightly Isolated Dog
June 3, 2021

A Slightly Isolated Dog's production of Jekyll & Hyde was a spicy French, comedic telling of a classic gothic story is something I never knew I wanted but turns out I needed it all along.

BWW Interview: Dorothy May from the Humour Experiment
June 3, 2021

Next up on my local artists interview segment is the wonderful Dorothy May - musician, comedian, teaching artist, performer extraordinare who founded The Humour Experiment. The Humour Experiment is a training hub & entertainment centre for Stand-Up Comedians. We are centred around the ethos of hearing all voices express themselves through comedy. Our mission is to bring the good humour revolution to the greater Brisbane area. Dorothy and her students and fellow comedians the Humour Experiment have an upcoming comedy showcase night this Saturday at Elementals Collective. Here's what she had to say...



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