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Audience wanted!

Come Dance with Me is a brand new TV dance competition show filming at Docklands Studio Melbourne for American Television.

MTC to premiere Digital Theatre

Audiences around Australia will have the opportunity to see Melbourne Theatre Company productions direct from stage to screen with the premiere of MTC Digital Theatre – Friday 16 April 2021.

2020 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

Andrew Myer AM, Chairman, Sidney Myer Fund has announced the winners of the 2020 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards. 

Latest features

The Umbilical Brothers

The Umbilical Brothers

You don’t need to flex your visual imagination muscle in the latest show from The Umbilical Brothers. Because two green screens, a lot of cameras, special effects, computer power and an onstage tech wizard named “Doug” do it for you.

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.

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

Nothing Compares: The Music of Prince | Perth Symphony Orchestra

Perth Symphony Orchestra certainly knows how to put on a spectacular show. 

Ulster American | Outhouse Theatre Co

David Ireland’s Ulster American hammers us with humour, hubris and hypocrisy.

Blue Stockings | Red Phoenix Theatre

 This is a remarkable and very timely and pertinent play, expertly staged and directed by Libby Drake and masterfully (mistressfully?) acted by a very fine, large cast.

Macbeth | Melbourne Opera

Opera lovers will get their fill of vibrato and resonance from the stand out performances of Helena Dix (Lady Macbeth)Adrian Tamburini (Banquo) and commanding presence of Samuel Sakker as Macduff.

Meow Meow's Pandemonium

Accompanied by the incredible Melbourne Sympathy Orchestra under the direction of Benjamin Northey, the comedic cabaret covid free powerhouse eventually arrived on stage to kick off two incredible hours over two fabulous evenings at our glorious Hamer Hall.

Latest jobs

Murdered to Death by Peter GordonMurdered to Death by Peter Gordon

Employer: Genesian Theatre
Category: Auditions
Location: Sydney

Set in a country manor in the 1930's, the widowed Mildred Bagshot of Bagshot Manor is shot to death right under the nose of her village neighbour Joan Maple.


Home Chat by Noël CowardHome Chat by Noël Coward

Employer: Genesian Theatre
Category: Auditions
Location: Sydney

The story follows Janet Ebony and her best friend Peter Chelsworth after a train crash during which they were sharing a sleeping compartment. Upon their arrival back in London the two are met with suspicion and scorn!


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