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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.

Four decades on – Circus Oz rocks into a milestone year

Four decades on – Circus Oz rocks into a milestone year

In 2018, Circus Oz, the iconic Melbourne-born arts company, will celebrate forty amazing years of ground breaking Australian contemporary circus.

2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

The winners of the prestigious 2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards were announced by Carrillo Gantner AO, Chair of the Sidney Myer Fund at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Australian Performing Arts Market on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

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The Te Kopere Maori Healers

The Te Kopere Maori Healers

Nestled amongst the North Gate area of the Byron Bay Bluesfest is a nondescript tent that sits next to the Boomerang circle, but not to be fooled by it's commonplace appearance, inside you are transported to another world.

Tilly Legge

Tilly Legge

Australian Stage caught up with Tilly Legge as she takes on the commanding and demanding role of Vanda in Lightning Jar's latest production, Venus In Fur.

The Curious Incident

The Curious Incident

One of the most anticipated shows of the year, the National Theatre of Great Britain’s multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time opens in Melbourne tonight. Coinciding with this landmark production, the Arts Centre Melbourne has undertaken their largest ever Associated Program with almost fifty additional curious events designed to engage audiences and inspire the next generation of theatre makers.

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

The Time Machine | Strange Duck Productions

HG Wells' The Time Machine provided the clearest insistence on the insecurity of progress and the possibility of human degeneration and extinction, written towards the end of an era, shot through with pessimism and impenitent socialism.

After Dinner | State Theatre Company South Australia

The restaurant reflects their lives – bleak and ordinary – and the waiter whose attention they are desperate to catch is symbolic of them reaching out in their desperation to find something meaningful in their lives – someone who will share it with them

Jack and the Beanstalk | Australian Shakespeare Company

Jack and the Beanstalk has all the classic makings of pantomime and is a delight for both children and adults.

The 78-Storey Treehouse | CDP Kids

In an age where our heads and screens are slowly morphing into one anthro-tech unit, role models for kids who encourage writing stories, reading and drawing are desperately in need.

Make Mama Proud | Aurora MacKrill

Aurora sparkles, not only because she looks terrific, her costumes are brilliant and colourful with sequins picking up the light, but because of her vivacious and outgoing personality.

Most read 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.

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.

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