Phillip Johnston’s work as a composer and musician extends across the arts having composed for theatre, dance, film and music. His live score of F.W. Murnau's silent film classic FAUST is being presented by ACMI as part of the 2008 Melbourne International Arts Festival.

He speaks to Australian Stage's Jan Chandler.

3RRR and Hoy Polloy Theatre take a look at the Hollywood actor with the monstrous moniker - Thring The Thing. Paul Andrew interviews Director Wayne Pearn and Actor Michael F. Cahill

Carlee Mellow has performed, choreographed and taught nationally and internationally over the last 13 years in dance, film and theatre.

Paul Andrew speaks to Carlee about her current work with BalletLab - Axeman Lullaby.

Part 2 of our interview with the multi award winning creator of "Wicked The Musical" - Stephen Schwartz

This year, Australia's own internationally acclaimed Circus Oz officially celebrates 30 years of performing.

Speaking to Australian Stage's Jan Chandler, Circus Oz General Manager Linda Mickleborough looks back to where it all began and shares her thoughts about the future of this iconic Australian company.

Glenn Perry is the librettist of a number of highly successful operas for ChamberMade, including Fresh Ghosts and The Possessed, with another adaptation currently in the works – Tim Winton’s That Eye The Sky.

Glenn spoke to Australian Stage's Simon Piening about his latest work, The Children's Bach, which opens in Melbourne this week.

Fin Kennedy's ‘How To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found,’ was turned down by almost every major theatre company in London before winning the prestigious John Whiting Award for New Theatre Writing.

Ahead of its Australian Premiere by Melbourne company Hoy Polloy Theatre, Fin Kennedy spoke to Australian Stage's Simon Piening

Oscar and Grammy award winning Composer and Lyricist, Stephen Schwartz spoke to Australian Stage during his recent visit to Oz to launch his mega-musical "Wicked"

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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.