In every piece of artwork, in every breath, in every movement, there’s a hidden though tangibly observable element that makes the beauty or in a broader term the aesthetic conspicuousness sticks out and that’s silence.
DreamSong, the Australian Musical Comedy, presented by EbbFlow Theatre Co. is coming to The Alex Theatre St Kilda THIS NOVEMBER! And they have found their cast!
Ngarrindjeri, Nurungga, Ngadjuri woman Sonya Rankine was announced the winner of the $5,000 Don Dunstan Foundation Our Mob Emerging Artist Prize during the 2019 OUR MOB opening at Adelaide Festival Centre.
Premiering at Theatre Works as part of the 2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival, these September school holidays join the award-winning team that created 'Cut Snake' and 'Superhero Training Academy' on a riotous and joyful new theatrical adventure for the whole family, 'Mad as a Cute Snake'. #MadasaCuteSnakeTW #TheatreWorks
Beyond Tonglen is a new series of plein air blindfolded paintings made on squares of woven carpet evidencing the range of sensory experiences that overcame the artist when painting blindfolded. De Clario will also present an improvised performance at the equinox from dusk to dawn.
'Waiting For Daybreak’ is a series of paintings characterised by verdant and luxurious plant growth. The works were created after the artist narrowly escaped drowning in a flood and was stranded, injured and alone for many hours in the rainforest awaiting rescue.
“THE NULL AND THE VOID” is a collection of object based, sculptural artworks that explore our human relationship with objects and the need and want and desire to consume.
Joshua Burrowes work explores concepts of ambiguous realities and mythological narratives. Through painting, Burrowes manipulates found objects through staging and lighting, employing photography for dramatic effect to investigate the relationship with everyday objects.
Still playing the lottery for Cursed Child tickets? Completely Improvised Potter is a hilarious night out for Potter fans (and for far fewer galleons!). Every show is conjured up on the spot, with a new Potter book made each night. Limited season only at the Festival Hub. Find us @improvisedpotter and get on the Express! (Hot tip: join Dumbledore's Army on our website for cheaper tickets)
Completely Improvised Shakespeare is a perennial fan favourite at the Melbourne festival circuit. Every bit of each show is made up on the damn spot! Return for multiple nights, as every show is different, and join the Groundlings on our homepage (www.soothplayers.com) for the cheapest tickets. Find us on Insta and the Book of Faces @soothplayers
The 20th Lavazza Italian Film Festival celebrates Italian cinema and filmmakers at their very best. With a programme featuring 26 of the best new Italian films from the past year as well as classic cinematic gems, Special Presentations, aperitivo nights, receptions and galas, it is Palace’s biggest event of the year! The Lavazza Italian Film Festival screens in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart and Byron Bay from 17 September.
Wasp Movie is the third solo show from comedian Nikki Viveca. With an approach to standup that is both theatrical and heartfelt, Nikki turns a true story of domestic disaster into a comedy that explores the challenges of co-existing with nature and each other.
Renowned Colombian Australian artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso joins Sullivan+Strumpf
Adventures in Goldwork: Hanny Newton Workshop at the Australian Design Centre
GIANTS: Floor Talk at the Australian Design Centre
Sydney, it’s time to shake your pom poms! After critically acclaimed seasons in Melbourne and Perth, David Venn is premiering the Broadway smash hit BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL at the State Theatre, in what will be a strictly limited two week run.
Play It Forward is proud to present a special fundraising concert version of Skunkworks Productions’ recent sellout show at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre, featuring our patron, the incredible Liane Keegan, singing Judy Garland’s greatest hits in this wonderful new adaptation of her show (without the Judy Garland drama). Accompanied by the fabulous seven-piece Skunkworks Band, conducted by Phillipa Edwards. Presented by Play It Forward. A Skunkworks Production. @playitforwardoz
Just A Small Town Boy is a hilarious, yet bittersweet, coming-of-age story exploring the idiosyncrasies of growing up as an outsider in small-town country Australia. This is a show about masculinity, failure and Nelson Mandela. It’s about slam poetry, the Year 12 formal, and patriarchal power structures. It’s about teen love, internalized homophobia, and drunkenly kissing your best friend at a house party to the sound of Timbaland. Inspired by the likes of Hannah Gadsby, David Sedaris, and Daniel Kitson, it’s a show for anyone who has ever been rejected by society, questioned their sexuality, or felt that they needed to compromise their true self in order to fit in.
Kids and adults alike will adore award-winning circus comedian Thomas McDonald’s brand-new show The Peter Principle, premiering at Melbourne Fringe Festival this September.
* Adam Simmons launches first national tour with trio Origami, accompanied by world-renowned Sheng player Wang Zheng-Ting, August—November. * Tour includes Sydney (Sound Lounge), Canberra (Drill Hall Gallery), Newcastle’s Grand Hotel, Melbourne (Jazzlab), Adelaide (Nexus Arts), Mildura, Geelong (Courthouse Theatre), and Hobart (MONA). * Critics say Simmons is producing some of the most “breathtakingly beautiful” jazz in Australia. * Origami’s sold-out concert with Wang-Zheng Ting at 2019 Stonnington Jazz Festival was described by Australian Book Review as “the standout performance” of the Festival.