A Midsummer Night's Dream, Black Swan State Theatre CompanyFounded in 1991, Black Swan is Western Australia'’s flagship theatre company, earning critical and popular acclaim for its world premiere productions and highly distinctive re-interpretations of international theatre classics.

Landmark productions under Kate Cherry's artistic leadership include: A Streetcar Named Desire which broke box office records; three world premieres by Tim Winton - Shrine (Perth, Albany and Centenary Festival in Canberra), Rising Water (Perth, Albany and Melbourne Theatre Company) and Signs of Life (Perth, Albany and Sydney Opera House); The Sapphires (Perth, Canberra, London and Korea); and Boundary Street (Perth and Brisbane Festival). 

Black Swan produces an annual season of exceptional theatre, as well as extensive education and regional engagement programs, commissions program and artist development programs.