West Australian Premiere

Damian Callinan in Swing Man

Comedy / Theatre
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Damian Callinan, renowned character and stand-up comedian, suffers from OTTDS (Over The Top Dance Syndrome). After years of eschewing partner dancing and cutting up dancefloors on his own, he discovers that the only cure is to learn how to Swing Dance.

"Callinan has found that self-improvement and comedy can make strangely effective bedfellows" Herald Sun, 2016

Swing Man sends Damian on a journey back to the incidents in his adolescence that set him on his path - a fracas at a Bush Dance, unrequited love at Ballroom Dancing, and the revelation that as a 17 year old he was abducted by Swing-era obsessed aliens who set him an ultimatum to learn how to Swing Dance by the time he is 51.

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Casa Mondo at The Pleasure Garden

A stone’s throw from FRINGE Central at The Perth Cultural Centre, The Pleasure Garden at Russell Square is Perth’s favourite Fringe playground. The Pleasure Garden has a smorgasbord of ticketed entertainment and buskers, fabulous food and drinks, the FRINGE WORLD Mermaids and special kids programs every weekend. It’s free entry every night of the week and home to two Spiegeltents (De Parel and The West Australian) and The Deluxe, Black Flamingo, Casa Mondo and Teatro. This is a licensed area and security may ask to see valid photo ID to gain entry. If you cannot produce valid photo ID then you may be refused entry, without refund for any tickets purchased. Under 18's are welcome to licensed areas but must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian and the decision to allow entry is entirely at the discretion of the licensee. Visit the FAQ page for the valid forms of Photo ID accepted in Western Australia. Note that some events are restricted to over 18s only.

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Casa Mondo at The Pleasure Garden

James St, Northbridge, 6003, WA


Casa Mondo at The Pleasure Garden

James St, Northbridge, 6003, WA

18+ venue or accompanied by parent or legal guardian

Content Warnings

Age Suitability: M

Coarse Language: Mild - Frequent

Sexual References: Mild

Depicts Violence: Mild

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