Latest reviews

Latest news

Survey finds that people are considering leaving the Victorian music industry

A new study examining the impact of the Corona virus pandemic on the Victorian music sector found that 58% of respondents are considering leaving the industry.

Brett Sheehy announces end of tenure at MTC

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director & CEO, Brett Sheehy AO, today announced that 2021 will be his final year with the Company, concluding with the launch of the 2022 season.

Jessica Mauboy to open 2021 Adelaide Festival

Jessica Mauboy to open 2021 Adelaide Festival

70 events, 10 world premieres, 14 Australian premieres, 18 events exclusive to Adelaide over 17 beautiful days and nights.

Latest features

Tyran Parke

Tyran Parke

A knight to remember! Featuring the iconic music of ABBA, the worldwide stage hit CHESS THE MUSICAL will debut at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in April 2021. Heather Bloom chats to director Tyran Parke about post pandemic performances and the enduring nature of live theatre. 

Jake Matricardi

Jake Matricardi

This week Heather Bloom chats to Jake Matricardi, an usher for the Marriner Group on his thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis unfolding in the theatre world.

Petra Kalive

Petra Kalive

After five years as Artistic Director of Union House Theatre, Petra Kalive joined Australia’s oldest professional theatre company in early 2020 having previously directed BeachedMelbourne Talam and Hungry Ghosts for the Company.

Community news

Applications open for the 2021 Frank Van Straten Fellowship

Applications are now open for the Frank Van Straten Fellowship program, commencing in March 2021, subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

New grant initiative for disadvantaged and POC artists

Be You Inc. have recently launched a new grant initiative to provide financial assistance for disadvantaged and POC artists auditioning for tertiary performing arts programs this year.

Applications open for CAAP Directors Initiative

Applications are now open for the two-year Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) Directors Initiative at Melbourne Theatre Company.

Most read reviews

A Midsummer Night’s Dream | 2021 Adelaide Festival

The bewildering confusion between dream and reality begins before one takes one’s seat in the theatre. You have to negotiate a building site and enter the Adelaide Festival Theatre by a side entrance (how like slipping into dream that is!), and put on a mask, so that it seems that the audience is itself on stage.

Songs of Love and Death | Jane Sheldon and Alex Raineri

At this moment in our cultural history, as Australia emerges gradually from the restrictions imposed because of Covid 19, each live concert is a particularly reviving and refreshing experience.

A German Life | 2021 Adelaide Festival

The cast of one is Robyn Nevin, and it was no surprise that her performance was riveting.

Diana Doherty and Streeton Trio | 2021 Adelaide Festival

The revelation of this concert to me was that, yes, musicians, like audiences, have been starved of live performance opportunities for the last year, but that has given musicians plenty of time to practice, time that isn't always there during normal concert life for successful groups such as The Streeton Trio.

The Pulse | Gravity & Other Myths

What a Pulse the acrobats exhibited! What unanimity, what complicity in their formation and deformation of their complex body structures!

Most read news

Survey finds that people are considering leaving the Victorian music industry

A new study examining the impact of the Corona virus pandemic on the Victorian music sector found that 58% of respondents are considering leaving the industry.

Latest jobs

Universal Beijing Resort & Universal Studios Japan Global Auditions 2020!Universal Beijing Resort & Universal Studios Japan Global Auditions 2020!

Employer: Universal Parks & Resorts
Category: Auditions
Location: International

Universal Parks & Resorts 2020 Global Auditions!

Double the roles
Double the opportunities
Contracts starting 2021!


Sign up for our newsletter

* indicates required