The feel-good, multi award-winning musical Kinky Boots will make its Australian premiere at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne from October 2016.

Applications are now open for the $20,000, Rodney Seaborn Playwrights Award and for grants of up to $5,000 from the Rodney Seaborn Play Writing Support Fund. Such financial support for playwriting is one of the richest in Australia.

The Malthouse Theatre Board has announced the appointment of Matthew Lutton as the company’s Artistic Director, selected from a strong field of applicants from around the world.

Stephen Carleton Wins 2015 Griffin Award

Brisbane playwright Stephen Carleton has been awarded the 2015 Griffin Award for his new work The Turquoise Elephant.

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse would like to hear from anyone who has experienced, or has information regarding, child sexual abuse in institutions in the entertainment industry.

Malthouse Theatre has today announced a new Writer/Director Initiative designed to provide valuable experience for independent artists.

Todd McKenney

The 2015 Helpmann Awards is set to sizzle with the star-studded announcement of this year’s ceremony host and performances.

Deborah Humble

Renowned Australian mezzo-soprano, Deborah Humble, will sing Verdi's Requiem in Southwark Cathedral alongside statues of her 17th century ancestors.

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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.

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.

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.

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Victoria’s Dance Studios Under Siege

Ausdance Victoria reveals an alarming 92% of studio owners are worried their business won’t survive to March 2021. 

Sydney Theatre Company Returns to the Stage

Sydney Theatre Company today announced its current plans for the remainder of the 2020 season including a return to the stage with a COVIDSafe, socially distanced season of Angus Cerini’s Wonnangatta.

ACO to resume live public performances at City Recital Hall

The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) has today announced its musicians will return to the concert hall for the first time in six months.

New research shows arts increasingly important to Australians

Australians increasingly recognise the vital role of arts and creativity in almost every aspect of our lives, from education to mental health to strengthening local economies.

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.