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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. 

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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.

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Because the Night | Malthouse Theatre

If you’re looking for a show that’s completely different and unlike anything you’ve seen in Australia, head to Because the Night.

Chess The Musical | StoreyBoard Entertainment

For fans of the musical, the problems and changes to the book and plot of Chess are as familiar to them as the score itself and arguably, all this messing about has resulted in an inability to now claim anything as a definitive version. 

Berlin | Melbourne Theatre Company

Through the eyes of her own children during a family holiday to the German capital in 2015, Murray-Smith pondered the feelings and implications for the young drawn to a city so rich in history and creativity but also one so profoundly soaked in shame.

The Removalists | New Theatre

The behaviour of the men is misogynous. The behaviour of men in authority menacing. The Removalists is as relevant today as it was then.

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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.

Audience wanted!

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

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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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