Full list of winners from the 2017 Helpmann Award Winners

The second Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival features the original political and subversive show by Ella Filar’s Krows Bar Kabaret Raising ‘Ell!

Queen of Cabaret, Dolly Diamond has taken the reins of this year’s Melbourne Cabaret Festival bringing together ten Australian premiere shows along with some of the best new talent, Tuesday 20 June until Sunday 2 July 2017.

In light of Fairfax's planned cuts to arts coverage, the Confederation of State Theatre Companies (CAST) has released an Open Letter to Grey Hywood, CEO of Fairfax.

2016 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

Creativity, innovation and determination have been rewarded in the annual Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards.

Launch of the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

As emcees of the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Launch, Denise Scott & Judith Lucy aka Comedy Legends, held court – plonked onto a double bed sporting matronly night attire and espousing the merits of a bendy straw.

Tamara Saulwick and Tim Stitz

Chamber Made Opera has announced the appointment of Tamara Saulwick in a new role of Artistic Director to work alongside CEO and Creative Director Tim Stitz.

Kip Williams

Sydney Theatre Company today announced that it has appointed Kip Williams as Artistic Director commencing 3 November 2016.

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Gaslight | State Theatre Company South Australia

Gaslight is an entertaining, non-convoluted, engaging and superbly written piece, so that it stands up well after 80 years, especially when its traditional strength is imaginatively blended with some non- traditional contemporary casting.

TakeOver | Bangalow Theatre Company

The audience for any one night is divided into five groups of twelve people, each of which walks between the venues, so that there is only a Covid-safe number of people in any venue at any one time.

QPAC Unlocked: An Evening with Amy Lehpamer

The night progressed, Amy showcasing her many talents, singing and playing the violin, and then indulging us, inviting her partner to perform alongside for a few songs on the acoustic guitar.

Ash Grunwald | NORPA

Intimate and interactive, Ash Grunwald showed us a small part of what he is made of, musically. Ash has written a book ‘Surf by Day, Jam by Night’ and has also, with his wife, created Earth Bottles, dealing with problems of single-use plastics, encompassing drink bottles, coffee cups and straws. So much talent wrapped up with so many guitars.

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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.

Vale Aidan Fennessy

Melbourne Theatre Company today paid tribute to writer and director, Aidan Fennessy, who passed away on Sunday.

Chunky Move announces $80,000 Choreographer in Residence initiative

Chunky Move in partnership with the Tanja Liedtke Foundation have opened applications for their new Choreographer In Residence initiative. 

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.