World Circus Day 2016

In celebration of the seventh World Circus Day on Saturday 16 April, Circus Oz and the City of Melbourne have brought circus to the great outdoors with a short acrobatic spectacle accompanied by live music at Birrarung Marr.

Dave Hughes

What “tests boundaries, explores horizons and is about having fun. Is for all people, all ages and all walks of life. Is made in Melbourne and defines our city?” According to seasoned Festival Director, Susan Provan, it’s the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. And it’s just turned 30.

Sydney-based designer David Fleischer has been awarded The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship for Design in the Performing Arts which will contribute $12,000 to further his international career.

Recipients of the 33rd Green Room Awards for work presented in 2015 were announced last night. Full list of winners»

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) today announces the first collaborative working space for the creative industries set up by a major cultural institution in Australia, ACMI X.

Do you have a weird but wonderful routine, an unusual skill, or an act that is unlike anything Cirque has ever seen before?

At a star-studded ceremony last night, the winners of the 2015 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced, with a record 36 Awards presented, shared between 19 productions which played in Sydney during the calendar year of 2015.

Rob Tannion

Following an extensive national and international recruitment process, Circus Oz has announced the appointment of their new Artistic Director, Rob Tannion.

Most read reviews

We Belong(ed) Together: The Rickie Lee Jones Story

Sylvia Cornes certainly looked the part of Rickie Lee Jones with a sheer black mesh dress, a top hat with feathers and bare feet.

The Boy From Oz

One of the finest pieces of collective ensemble works seen for many years in Perth.

Shrek The Musical

With the world struggling to find a new norm in these ever-changing circumstances, never has the phrase “the show must go on” been more apparent. 

Magic Mike Live

Yes, the bodies you see are perfect specimens of sculptured sixpacks and biceps you could walk over and get at least 2000 steps in. But they are muscles moving bodies in marvellous ways. These boys can dance and every movement is potent.

Skylight | Verendus Theatrical/Red Phoenix Theatre

This is a production of which any director, cast and theatre company should be proud.