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Launch of unique archive of scenic designs

Launch of unique archive of scenic designs

Ten scene books providing a unique visual record of Australia’s early theatre history, have been digitised and made available online for all to download, study and enjoy.

Horses to courses: Police stables receive $18M transformation

Horses to courses: Police stables receive $18M transformation

The former Victoria Police Mounted Branch stables have been transformed into world-class teaching and learning facilities for students of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Music following an $18 million make-over.

Recipient of the 2018 Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship announced

Recipient of the 2018 Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship announced

Sydney based designer Michael Hankin is the 2018 recipient of The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship For Design in The Performing Arts.

Latest features

Luke Leonard

Luke Leonard

I recently stumbled upon a story-telling night happening at Fitzroy's Kodiak Club. Run and MC'd by local comedian Luke Leonard, it was largely cast with other popular local comedians. But this was no mere comedy gig.

2018 Byron Writers Festival

2018 Byron Writers Festival

Countdown to the 22nd Byron Writers Festival (‘Where Stories Take You’) and once again the Festival brochure is out, whetting our appetite for all things creative, in a writerly fashion!

Dolly Diamond

Dolly Diamond

Radiating mere metres from Chapel off Chapel, Miss Dolly Diamond graciously acknowledged the attention from passers-by as a micro consequence of her commitment to the promotion of Melbourne’s forthcoming Cabaret Festival.

Community news

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.

Artist Callout: 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival

The 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival is back!

Applications now open for 2018 Indigenous Scholarship Program

Melbourne Theatre Company, in partnership with the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Victorian College of the Arts, is proudly continuing the Indigenous Scholarship Program in 2018 with an expanded program designed to foster career pathways for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people interested in the performing arts.

Most read reviews

Wilde Creatures | Tall Stories

Oscar Wilde’s timeless stories are brought to life in this not to be missed production of Wilde Creatures.

Puffs | TEG Live

Puffs or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic looks at the untold stories of the Harry Potter universe, the unsung and unheard of hero’s that make up every great adventure.

Marie Antoinette | Heartstring Theatre

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, was beheaded in October of 1793 after the French Revolution. Then and now the person of Marie Antoinette symbolises concentrated wealth, privilege, greed and conspicuous consumption. Plus ça change.

The Origin of Love: The Songs and Stories of Hedwig

One night only Melbourne, James Cameron Mitchell writer, actor, performer, and philosopher with Amber Martin, and band presented The Origin of Love: The Songs and Stories of Hedwig.

Madagascar JR | Young Australian Broadway Chorus

Who knows what Stage School are feeding their students in rehearsals, but once again they have turned out a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed cast who don't put a foot out of place, with voices ringing as clear as bells.

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