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Upcoming Shows

Nailed it! (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday July 3, 2017

The Toff in Town, Melbourne

For the first time in Melbourne, Nailed It! brings comedians, journalists, politicians, broadcasters and authors together for a rant with a spin!

Nailed it! (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – tickets now on sale [Melbourne]
Friday July 7, 2017

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria

Be whisked away into the wintery world of Disney’s Frozen and join Elsa and Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters.

Disney On Ice presents Frozen - tickets now on sale [Melbourne]
New Slang – SAATSUMA with special guests Arbes and Franco Cozzo [Melbourne]
Friday July 7, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Joining SAATSUMA on the night will be special guests Arbes and Franco Cozzo.

New Slang – SAATSUMA with special guests Arbes and Franco Cozzo [Melbourne]
Circus Oz – Model Citizens [Melbourne]
Saturday July 8, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

Circus Oz returns to the Big Top with an exciting new show with an amazing new acrobatic ensemble!

Circus Oz - Model Citizens [Melbourne]
Circus Oz – Model Citizens [Melbourne]
Saturday July 8, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

Circus Oz returns to the Big Top with an exciting new show with an amazing new acrobatic ensemble!

Circus Oz - Model Citizens [Melbourne]
Take it from Me (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday July 10, 2017

The Toff in Town, Melbourne

This is a forum for strangers to dissect your love life and dish out ill-informed and context-free advice!

Take it from Me (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Longform Society #2: The Argonauts [Melbourne]
Tuesday July 11, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Strikingly original and immediately beloved, Nelson’s unique writing effortlessly moves between compelling literary criticism and memoir.

Longform Society #2: The Argonauts [Melbourne]
The Snow Queen [Melbourne]
Sunday July 16, 2017

Altona Theatre (to the left of the council offices), Altona VIC

Full of laughs, magic, and hijinks, The Snow Queen is a pantomime for the whole family and a great way to introduce children to the world of theatre

The Snow Queen [Melbourne]
Deafferent Theatre Forum: Deaf Art with an Inclusive Heart [Melbourne]
Saturday July 29, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Learn how to work in a creative space with Deaf and non-Deaf artists, what to do before you set foot in the rehearsal room, and what should be in your tool-kit to make life easier for interpreters. 

Deafferent Theatre Forum: Deaf Art with an Inclusive Heart [Melbourne]
‘Noises Off’ by Michael Frayn [Melbourne]
Saturday July 29, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

A clumsy bombshell; a despotic director; a stuttering actor. It was never going to be easy staging a bedroom farce on tour, with a mediocre cast, but this is complete pandemonium

'Noises Off' by Michael Frayn [Melbourne]
Springvale Snow Fest 2017 [Melbourne]
Sunday July 30, 2017

Corner Buckingham and Balmoral avenues, Springvale, Springvale VIC

The streets will be filled with fun, snow (real and simulated), moving rides, free kids activities and market and food stalls. The highlight of the festival will be the real snow straight off the mountain from Mt Buller!

Springvale Snow Fest 2017 [Melbourne]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – Centre Stage: Identity and Self in the Performing Arts (2 hr workshop)
Wednesday August 2, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

This workshop explores matters of identity for people who work within the performing arts.

Arts Wellbeing Collective - Centre Stage: Identity and Self in the Performing Arts (2 hr workshop)
The Secret Life of Suitcases (Schools Only) [Melbourne]
Friday August 11, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

“A charming, ingenious piece of puppet theatre infused with a spirit of adventure”

The Secret Life of Suitcases (Schools Only) [Melbourne]
Jesus Christ Superstar [Melbourne]
Sunday August 13, 2017

State Theatre, Arts Centre, Southbank Victoria

This, the greatest story ever told, is based on the last week of Jesus’s life, the plot highlights the political and personal struggles between Jesus and Judas.

Jesus Christ Superstar [Melbourne]
Aladdin [Melbourne]
Saturday August 19, 2017

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Aladdin will sweep you into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance.

Aladdin [Melbourne]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – Company: Healthy, Creative Communities (2 hr workshop)
Wednesday August 23, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

“The singular genius who works alone is a myth of yesterday.” Prof. Jeff DeGraff

Arts Wellbeing Collective - Company: Healthy, Creative Communities (2 hr workshop)
The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man [Melbourne]
Thursday August 24, 2017

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

People are only frightened of what they don’t understand.

The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man [Melbourne]
The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man [Melbourne]
Thursday August 24, 2017

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

People are only frightened of what they don’t understand.

The Real and Imagined History of the Elephant Man [Melbourne]
Guru of Chai [Melbourne]
Saturday August 26, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Our Guru (Jacob Rajan) is a bucktoothed chameleon, channelling seventeen different characters and dispensing questionable spiritual wisdom as he plays out a serpentine tale of impossible love and modern-day magic

Guru of Chai [Melbourne]
Black T-shirt Collection [Melbourne]
Thursday September 7, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

A modern fable about brotherhood in a globalised world, Black T-Shirt Collection is a one-man tour-de-force utterly of the moment.

Black T-shirt Collection [Melbourne]
Rebels, Revolutionaries & US (TEDx) [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 19, 2017

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne

Immerse yourselves in the minds of intelligent thinkers, revolutionary leaders, and ambitious minds – be inspired by their stories as they light up your own inner rebel to take the chance to make a change.

Rebels, Revolutionaries & US (TEDx) [Melbourne]
Snatches – students (RMIT) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 28, 2017

Kaleide Theatre at RMIT, Melbourne Victoria

Now in its 16th year, Snatches, simply, is a night of short theatre pieces, dance, music, poems and short films, all written, directed and performed by RMIT students.

Snatches - students (RMIT) [Melbourne]
Horrible Harriet [Melbourne]
Friday September 29, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Join Harriet’s search for identity and friendship, with songs, laughs, mischievous fun – and Mr Chicken himself!

Horrible Harriet [Melbourne]
Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories (performance for school children) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 26, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories brings together some of Australia’s most creative theatrical minds to realise this exquisite tale

Bambert's Book of Lost Stories (performance for school children) [Melbourne]
Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories [Melbourne]
Saturday October 28, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories brings together some of Australia’s most creative theatrical minds to realise this exquisite tale

Bambert's Book of Lost Stories [Melbourne]
Crossing Over With John Edward [Melbourne]
Saturday November 4, 2017

Hammer Hall, Melbourne, Arts Centre, Melbourne VIC

(LIMITED TIX!) See John connect with the other side as he returns to visit Melbourne live. There will be question and answer sessions and messages from loved ones on the other side and more.

Crossing Over With John Edward [Melbourne]
The Gruffalo [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 22, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Filled with songs and laughter, join Mouse on a thrilling journey through the deep dark woods in this big scary monster of a show.

The Gruffalo [Melbourne]

 

 

Past Shows

Creative Summit [Melbourne]
Thursday June 29, 2017

ACMI, Melbourne VIC

A meeting of minds, ideas and perspectives at the first creative industries summit

Creative Summit [Melbourne]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – The Show Must Go On: Beyond Resilience (2 hr workshop)
Wednesday June 28, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

This workshop is about moving beyond just ‘coping’ or recovering quickly from difficulty (resilience) – towards flourishing.

Arts Wellbeing Collective - The Show Must Go On: Beyond Resilience (2 hr workshop)
Amateur Hour – Season 2 Launch Party [Melbourne]
Thursday June 22, 2017

Bella Union (Level 1, Trades Hall), Carlton South VIC

Amateur Hour – Season 2 Launch Party – FREE entry but limited capacity – so first in best dressed!

Amateur Hour - Season 2 Launch Party [Melbourne]
Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]
Tuesday June 20, 2017

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria

What is happiness? What level of material wealth do we need to flourish?

Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]
Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]
Monday June 19, 2017

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria

What is happiness? What level of material wealth do we need to flourish?

Saamdu Chetri On Gross National Happiness [Melbourne]
Emerging Writers’ Festival – Nuanced Voices (panel) Melbourne]
Saturday June 17, 2017

State Library Victoria (Conference Centre), Melbourne VIC Melbourne VIC

Let’s talk about how we can broaden the scope of modern English writing and storytelling.

Emerging Writers' Festival - Nuanced Voices (panel) Melbourne]
Have You Tried Yoga? Platform Festival [Melbourne]
Saturday June 17, 2017

The Owl and Cat Theatre, Richmond, Melbourne, VIC

Have You Tried Yoga is a window into the invisible or very visible life of those living with chronic illness and disability.

Have You Tried Yoga? Platform Festival [Melbourne]
Strawberry Ripple Event (launch and presentation) [Melbourne]
Saturday June 17, 2017

Footscray Arts Centre, Footscray VIC

This event is the Launch of Raspberry Ripple Productions at Footscray Arts Centre Join in conversations then formal speeches and a short performance. Also a showing of a new website. Contact: lipsetc2@gmail.com

Strawberry Ripple Event (launch and presentation) [Melbourne]
Rawcus workshop [Melbourne]
Saturday June 17, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

This workshop will take participants on an imaginative journey through performance tasks, reflection and playful exchange.

Rawcus workshop [Melbourne]
Emerging Writers’ Festival – Opening Night [Melbourne]
Wednesday June 14, 2017

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria

To launch the 2017 Emerging Writers’ Festival, hear from some of tomorrow’s most exciting and important voices, who will weave a manifesto for the future.

Emerging Writers' Festival - Opening Night [Melbourne]
The 4th Annual LearnToLive Comedy Gala [Melbourne]
Saturday June 10, 2017

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

This year’s line-up features the finest and funniest yet with TRIPOD, DAVE HUGHES, KITTY FLANAGAN, SAMMY J, CAL WILSON, GERALDINE HICKEY, CHARLIE PICKERING.

The 4th Annual LearnToLive Comedy Gala [Melbourne]
Seeking Same: Helen Razer (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Friday June 9, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Razer will talk about what she discovered about queer identity, profound affect and our broad social values about dating, power and desperation.

Seeking Same: Helen Razer (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
‘Minnie & Liraz’ by Lally Katz [Melbourne]
Saturday June 3, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

In a retirement village in Caulfield, Minnie has a granddaughter and Liraz has a grandson. Both are hopelessly single. Laying all her cards on the table, Minnie is bidding hearts.

'Minnie & Liraz' by Lally Katz [Melbourne]
Second Line Street Party (Melbourne International Jazz Festival) [Melbourne]
Saturday June 3, 2017

The Langham, Melbourne and marching along Southbank to Federation Square., Melbourne Victoria

Whether you’re a musician, dancer or just feel like funkin’ it up, put on your marching shoes, rain or shine, and join in the fun!

Second Line Street Party (Melbourne International Jazz Festival) [Melbourne]
Nation, Clan, Self (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday May 29, 2017

Melbourne City Conference Centre, Melbourne VIC

What does it mean to write the self, or to write about nationhood – and how do we best fight to ensure others understand how we want to be seen?

Nation, Clan, Self (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
AWAY (A Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre Production) [Melbourne]
Friday May 26, 2017

Merlyn Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria

Filled with irrepressible humour and a distinct Australian spirit, Away is a beloved modern classic.

AWAY (A Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre Production) [Melbourne]
Jay Rayner (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 24, 2017

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC

Rayner is the Observer’s brilliant and harsh London-based food columnist as well as a UK Masterchef judge

Jay Rayner (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
The Alt Write (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday May 22, 2017

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

What, if anything, is the responsibility of the writer? Is it to change minds? Or even the world?

The Alt Write (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Self / intimacy / power – Public Forum (Poetry Readings) [Melbourne]
Sunday May 21, 2017

Longplay, Fitzroy North VIC

There will be four different performers reading their own writing. Readings will be based on themes of heritage, diaspora, self, power, pride, fear, intimacy and sexuality.

Self / intimacy / power - Public Forum (Poetry Readings) [Melbourne]
Jazz Poetry Slam [Melbourne]
Friday May 19, 2017

Melbourne Bowling Club, Windsor, Victoria VIC

With no set themes or strict time limits, we invite you to explore and let your inner wordsmith emerge

Jazz Poetry Slam [Melbourne]
Transpossible: Performance showcase [Melbourne]
Saturday May 13, 2017

Library At The Dock, Melbourne Victoria

myriad collective is proud to present TRANSPOSSIBLE: Trans and gender diverse communities envisioning creative futures.

Transpossible: Performance showcase [Melbourne]
Sutton Gallery (Ebony Truscott Exhibition) [Melbourne]
Saturday May 13, 2017

Sutton Gallery, Fitzroy VIC

Learn more from Ebony Truscott, a Melbourne-based artist

Sutton Gallery (Ebony Truscott Exhibition) [Melbourne]
VCE Top Acts 2017 [Melbourne]
Friday May 12, 2017

Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank Victoria

Top Acts 2017 is a two hour concert comprising stunning performances by young performing artists.

VCE Top Acts 2017 [Melbourne]
Transpossible: Performance showcase [Melbourne]
Friday May 12, 2017

Library At The Dock, Melbourne Victoria

myriad collective is proud to present TRANSPOSSIBLE: Trans and gender diverse communities envisioning creative futures.

Transpossible: Performance showcase [Melbourne]
Dark Emu (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 10, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Pascoe will discuss the writing, research and reception of his groundbreaking, celebrated book. What does challenging the past of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people mean for the present?

Dark Emu (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Emerging Writers’ Festival (launch) [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 9, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

The Emerging Writers’ Festival is a not-for-profit organisation whose foundations are built on supporting emerging writers.

Emerging Writers’ Festival (launch) [Melbourne]
Black and Green (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday May 8, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

In this panel discussion, we’ll explore the history of the always evolving relationship between the environmental movement and Indigenous Australia.

Black and Green (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Yirramboi [Melbourne]
Monday May 8, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Arts Centre Melbourne and Yirramboi invite you to a workshop.

Yirramboi [Melbourne]
Pouliuli (Fa‘aliga) – exhibition opening [Melbourne]
Saturday May 6, 2017

West Space, Melbourne VIC

This event is the opening of the P?uliuli exhibition within Yirramboi Festival at West Space, Narrm Melbourne.

Pouliuli (Fa‘aliga) - exhibition opening [Melbourne]
Romeo is Not the Only Fruit [Melbourne]
Friday May 5, 2017

Guild Theatre, Parkville

A theatrical and musical exploration of racism by people of colour.

Romeo is Not the Only Fruit [Melbourne]
Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Friday May 5, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

The workshops are part of the program at the Arts Learning Festival, which is ran by Independent Schools Victoria

Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Thursday May 4, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

The workshops are part of the program at the Arts Learning Festival, which is ran by Independent Schools Victoria

Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Armando Iannucci (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 3, 2017

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

In conversation with Tony Martin, Iannucci will discuss the predicaments and possibilities of political satire today.

Armando Iannucci (The Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Group Conversations; Australia’s Shame Closing Night [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 3, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

The closing night is going to be a lively one, with food and drink, music, song, an artist’s talk and an interactive panel discussion.

Group Conversations; Australia's Shame Closing Night [Melbourne]
Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 3, 2017

Birrarung Marr, Melbourne VIC

The workshops are part of the program at the Arts Learning Festival, which is ran by Independent Schools Victoria

Deaf Slam Poetry Workshops (Arts Learning Festival) [Melbourne]
Mia Freedman on Work Strife Balance [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Cinema Nova, Carlton VICtoria

Work Strife Balance is about Mia’s most mortifying slip-ups in life, love and work.
Mia will be joined in conversation by writer and comedian Meshel Laurie.

Mia Freedman on Work Strife Balance [Melbourne]
Auslan Course – Content Specific [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

St Martins Youth Arts Centre, South Yarra VIC

If you’ve always wanted to learn Auslan – now is the time! It will be creative, interactive, fun and challenging!

Auslan Course - Content Specific [Melbourne]
ANZTRUC conference – closing session [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

The Australia New Zealand Tessitura Regional Users Conference (ANZTRUC) is a not-for-profit user-led conference attended by licensees of Tessitura software in the Asia Pacific region.

ANZTRUC conference - closing session [Melbourne]
Clementine Ford at Rowden White Library – Mel Uni [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Rowden White Library, University of Melbourne VIC 3010

Join us at the Rowden White tomorrow for a talk from Clementine Ford, author of Fight Like A Girl! It’s free.

Clementine Ford at Rowden White Library - Mel Uni [Melbourne]
ANZTRUC conference – General Session – Technology Update [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 2, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

The Australia New Zealand Tessitura Regional Users Conference (ANZTRUC) is a not-for-profit user-led conference attended by licensees of Tessitura software in the Asia Pacific region.

ANZTRUC conference - General Session – Technology Update [Melbourne]
ANZTRUC conference – Innovator Series [Melbourne]
Monday May 1, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

The Australia New Zealand Tessitura Regional Users Conference (ANZTRUC) is a not-for-profit user-led conference attended by licensees of Tessitura software in the Asia Pacific region.

ANZTRUC conference  - Innovator Series [Melbourne]
ANZTRUC conference [Melbourne]
Monday May 1, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

The Australia New Zealand Tessitura Regional Users Conference (ANZTRUC) is a not-for-profit user-led conference attended by licensees of Tessitura software in the Asia Pacific region.

ANZTRUC conference [Melbourne]
The Longform Society Meeting 1 #Robots [Melbourne]
Thursday April 27, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Read a selection of compelling, entertaining and occasionally terrifying pieces on the subject of robots and artificial intelligence.

The Longform Society Meeting 1 #Robots [Melbourne]
Marcus Auslan Interpretation [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 26, 2017

Cardinia Cultural Centre, Pakenham VIC

Cardinia Cultural Centre

Marcus Auslan Interpretation [Melbourne]
Tom Ballard – Boundless Plains To Share [Melbourne]
Saturday April 22, 2017

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Come and enjoy a laugh with Tom Ballard – Winner Helpman Award Best Comedy Performer 2016!

Tom Ballard - Boundless Plains To Share [Melbourne]
Fringe Wives Club Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party (MICF) [Melbourne]
Friday April 21, 2017

The Parthenon, Greek Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Three comedy she-wolf legends unite for Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party.

Fringe Wives Club Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party (MICF) [Melbourne]
Geraldine Hickey – Smithereens (MICF) [Melbourne]
Friday April 21, 2017

Imperial Hotel, Melbourne Victoria

A brand-new show at the MICF from 3RRR FM Breakfaster Geraldine Hickey.

Geraldine Hickey - Smithereens (MICF) [Melbourne]
MONICA DULLARD presents Ageing with Attitude (MICF) [Melbourne]
Friday April 21, 2017

The Clyde Hotel, Carlton Victoria

Join Monica in her new show, chock full of characters, stories and observations about doing what we can not to get old!

MONICA DULLARD presents Ageing with Attitude (MICF) [Melbourne]
Josie Long – Something Better – MICF [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 19, 2017

Swiss Club, Melbourne Vic

‘This is a show about trying to be hopeful when the world is, quite frankly, being a total arsehole.”

Josie Long - Something Better - MICF [Melbourne]
Luke Heggie Rough Diamanté [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 19, 2017

Chinese Museum – Silk Room, Melbourne VIC VIC

‘A unique, powerful and insightful Australian comic voice. ????½’ Sydney Morning Herald

Luke Heggie Rough Diamanté [Melbourne]
Disappointments (Judith Lucy & Denise Scott) – MICF [Melbourne]
Sunday April 16, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

SOLD OUT!!! As part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival!

Disappointments (Judith Lucy & Denise Scott) - MICF [Melbourne]
James Veitch – MICF [Melbourne]
Thursday April 13, 2017

The Cube, ACMI, Melbourne Victoria

UK comedian, bestselling author and self-professed scamp James Veitch presents his Australian stand-up debut.

James Veitch - MICF [Melbourne]
Wiggles Around Australia Tour [Bendigo]
Thursday April 13, 2017

Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo VIC

Come along and see the reason why so many Aussie families know and love The Wiggles!

Wiggles Around Australia Tour [Bendigo]
Urzila Carlson- Unacceptable [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 12, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

SOLD OUT!! ‘Carlson is a gifted and accomplished comedian ­– an absolute must-see.’ Appetite for the Arts (NZ)

Urzila Carlson- Unacceptable [Melbourne]
Tommy Little – Good Talk (MICF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 12, 2017

The Forum Downstairs, Melbourne, VIC 3000 VIC

Performing live is what Tommy does best, so do yourself a favour and go and enjoy a brand new show from the most exciting comedian of his generation. Good talk.

Tommy Little – Good Talk (MICF) [Melbourne]
Tom Ballard – Problematic – MICF [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 12, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall – Supper Room, Melbourne VIC

Come and enjoy a laugh with Tom Ballard – Winner Helpman Award Best Comedy Performer 2016!

Tom Ballard - Problematic - MICF [Melbourne]
Cal Wilson – Things I’ve Never Said – MICF [Melbourne]
Monday April 10, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall – Powder Room, Melbourne VIC

As part of Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Cal Wilson - Things I've Never Said - MICF [Melbourne]
Stand Up For Mehdi – MICF [Melbourne]
Monday April 10, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

SOLD OUT!!! In this extraordinary event, a stellar line up of the best comedians at the Festival come together in solidarity with Mehdi and all other victims of Australia’s detention policies.

Stand Up For Mehdi - MICF [Melbourne]
Please Come Closer (Don’t Touch Me) – MICF [Melbourne]
Monday April 10, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

Girls love only boys…at least that’s what they teach in Year 8 Sex Ed.

Please Come Closer (Don't Touch Me) - MICF [Melbourne]
The Magic Workshop [Melbourne]
Monday April 10, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Step behind the velvet curtain and uncover the mysteries of magic with The Magic Workshop.

The Magic Workshop [Melbourne]
Wiggles Around Australia Tour [Melbourne]
Saturday April 8, 2017

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

Come along and see the reason why so many Aussie families know and love The Wiggles!

Wiggles Around Australia Tour [Melbourne]
Fringe Wives Club Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party (MICF) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 6, 2017

The Parthenon, Greek Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Three comedy she-wolf legends unite for Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party.

Fringe Wives Club Glittery Clittery: A ConSENSUAL Party (MICF) [Melbourne]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – Dialogue: Strengthening Relationships (2 hr workshop)
Thursday April 6, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

This workshop will introduce you to key strategies you can use to strengthen your relationships – with a partner, with friends and colleagues.

Arts Wellbeing Collective - Dialogue: Strengthening Relationships (2 hr workshop)
In Conversation with Matthew Bourne [Melbourne]
Thursday April 6, 2017

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC

In Conversation with Matthew Bourne – director of Lord of the Flies

In Conversation with Matthew Bourne [Melbourne]
Wil Anderson – Critically Wil – MICF [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 5, 2017

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

You might know him as the host of ABC’s top-rating show Gruen or from his various podcasts, but it is on stage where Wil feels most at home.

Wil Anderson - Critically Wil - MICF [Melbourne]
Hannah Gadsby – Nanette (MICF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 5, 2017

Lower Town Hall, Melbourne Melbourne VIC

This show was inspired by a woman who goes by the name of Nanette.

Hannah Gadsby - Nanette (MICF) [Melbourne]
A League of One’s Own: The AFL, and Women’s Sport [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 5, 2017

Melbourne City Conference Centre, Melbourne VIC

What does the inaugural 2017 season reveal to us? What will it take to ensure the success of the Women’s League, and what can advocates for other sports learn?

A League of One’s Own: The AFL, and Women’s Sport [Melbourne]
Mae Martin – Dope – MICF [Melbourne]
Tuesday April 4, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall – Powder Room, Melbourne VIC

Mae asks … “who are we when we’re not addicted?”

Mae Martin - Dope - MICF [Melbourne]
Class Clowns Comedy Crash Course Workshop [Melbourne]
Monday April 3, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

The two-hour Comedy Workshop will offer a crash course in comedy from a professional comedian

Class Clowns Comedy Crash Course Workshop [Melbourne]
Mr Stink [Melbourne]
Saturday April 1, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

Hold onto your nose for this touching, twisted and very smelly adaptation of David Walliams’ award-winning children’s book, live on stage!

Mr Stink [Melbourne]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – Creative People Management: Managing Creative People in Creative Ways (2 hr workshop)
Thursday March 30, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

A hands-on workshop targeted at everyone who manages people.

Arts Wellbeing Collective - Creative People Management: Managing Creative People in Creative Ways (2 hr workshop)
Mr Stink – Education Show [Melbourne]
Thursday March 30, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

“Comic genius…A joy for kids both big and small.” – Edinburgh Evening News on the book

Mr Stink - Education Show [Melbourne]
Represent: Paul Daley and Jack Latimore on Black Stories and Media [Melbourne]
Wednesday March 29, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

How do we write about race in Australia today? Does the race of the writer affect the way stories are written, received and interpreted?

Represent: Paul Daley and Jack Latimore on Black Stories and Media [Melbourne]
Green Room Awards [Melbourne]
Monday March 27, 2017

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

A total of 66 awards will be presented at this year’s Green Room Awards ceremony, including awards for Technical Achievement and Lifetime Achievement.

Green Room Awards [Melbourne]
TENX10 2017 [Melbourne]
Saturday March 25, 2017

BTC Arts Shed, Golden Square VIC

An evening of entertainment as BTC presents ten short plays of around ten minutes written by local writers, directed by local people and performed by a group of talented actors who vary in experience from limited to very experienced.

TENX10 2017 [Melbourne]
Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster [Melbourne]
Saturday March 25, 2017

Beckett Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria

A work that is part dance, part theatre, and entirely hypnotic. This is Nicola Gunn at her best: profoundly funny and brilliantly self-scathing.

Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster [Melbourne]
Kate Grenville: The Smell Test [Melbourne]
Monday March 20, 2017

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria

What do we know about the harmful effects of fragrances; the power of perfume to make us sick?

Kate Grenville: The Smell Test [Melbourne]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – The Green Room: Living Well in the Performing Arts (2 hr workshop)
Thursday March 16, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

We all know the basics of a healthy lifestyle – eat well, sleep properly, exercise regularly, and drink in moderation. But how do we do this during the most busiest times in our creative lives.

Arts Wellbeing Collective - The Green Room: Living Well in the Performing Arts (2 hr workshop)
Fun Run – A Riotous Celebration of Endurance [Melbourne]
Sunday March 12, 2017

The Arts Centre, Southbank VIC

Join the fun and cheer on our running man. Will he hit the wall or complete his quest?

Fun Run - A Riotous Celebration of Endurance [Melbourne]
Chillout Carnival Day [Melbourne]
Sunday March 12, 2017

Daylesford – Victoria Park, Daylesford VIC

ChillOut, Australia’s number one Queer Country Pride festival, ­is held in the gay capital of regional Victoria – Daylesford – in Hepburn Shire.

Chillout Carnival Day [Melbourne]
Homosexuals [Melbourne]
Friday March 10, 2017

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria

A howlingly funny hour of blistering satire that deals equally vicious blows to left and right wing hypocrisy.

Homosexuals [Melbourne]
Arts Wellbeing Collective – Creative People Management: Managing Creative People in Creative Ways (2 hr workshop)
Thursday March 9, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria

A hands-on workshop targeted at everyone who manages people. You will work through a ‘how-to’ list for managing some of the most common people and culture issues in the performing arts industry.

Arts Wellbeing Collective - Creative People Management: Managing Creative People in Creative Ways (2 hr workshop)
Unity: International Women’s Day Concert A Celebration of Women [Melbourne]
Wednesday March 8, 2017

Brunswick Town Hall, Brunswick VIC

Brunswick Music Festival presents a special concert in honour of International Women’s Day

Unity: International Women’s Day Concert A Celebration of Women [Melbourne]
On Gut Feeling (The School of Life) [Melbourne]
Tuesday March 7, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

International best-selling author and microbiologist Giulia Enders speaks to Richard Fidler about gut health and its connection to our emotional lives.

On Gut Feeling (The School of Life) [Melbourne]
Life on Mars: Carmel Johnston [Melbourne]
Monday March 6, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Johnston was part of a psychological study. NASA wanted to learn individual stress reactions and group cohesion in an intensely cramped, isolated environment comparable to life in a space vessel on Mars.

Life on Mars: Carmel Johnston [Melbourne]
‘John’ by Annie Baker [Melbourne]
Saturday March 4, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

A ghost tale, a love story, and a mesmerizing dark comedy, this outstanding play finds truth in the awkward moments, beauty in the missed opportunities and poignancy in the intimate silences.

'John' by Annie Baker [Melbourne]
Lindy West on Feminism, Fat and Fighting Trolls [Melbourne]
Monday February 27, 2017

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

A raucous, unflinching and hilarious feminist voice, Lindy West is best known for her writing in Jezebel and the Guardian – especially on body image and sexual violence.

Lindy West on Feminism, Fat and Fighting Trolls [Melbourne]
Wheeler Centre Gala 2017: Stories for the Dead [Melbourne]
Sunday February 26, 2017

Hammer Hall, Melbourne, Arts Centre, Melbourne VIC

What stories do we tell ourselves about death and the dead? How do our ideas around death vary across cultures?

Wheeler Centre Gala 2017: Stories for the Dead [Melbourne]
Small and Loud [Melbourne]
Wednesday February 22, 2017

The Arts Centre, Southbank VIC

Small and Loud is a night for emerging theatre writers, performers, comics and musicians to test their freshest ideas.

Small and Loud [Melbourne]
Understanding Privilege (Moreland City Council) [Melbourne]
Tuesday February 21, 2017

East Coburg Community House, East Coburg. VIC

Join us for a discussion on how different forms of privilege operate within our culture and community, and how it affects people.

Understanding Privilege (Moreland City Council) [Melbourne]
Lukautim Solwara (look out for the ocean) [Melbourne]
Friday February 17, 2017

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Southbank, VIC VIC

Smoke rises. Song welcomes. Bodies are adorned. Enter a space carrying culture, ceremony and regalia of our longest living cultures.

Lukautim Solwara (look out for the ocean) [Melbourne]
Kinky Boots [Melbourne]
Saturday February 11, 2017

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

KINKY BOOTS is based on the true story of a young man’s struggle to save his family shoe business with an outrageous idea and thanks to a fabulous new friend!

Kinky Boots [Melbourne]
Block The Bill Snap Action Feb 2017! Narrm – State Library [Melbourne]
Saturday February 11, 2017

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

#BLOCKtheBILL SNAP PROTEST!! We say NO to the proposed Refugee Lifetime Ban !!!

Block The Bill Snap Action Feb 2017! Narrm - State Library [Melbourne]
Midsumma Event: Park Lounge [Werribee, VIC]
Saturday February 4, 2017

Kelly Park Centre, Werribee VIC

Think community meets high art meets LGBTIQ culture. Park Lounge will welcome you into Werribee’s heart and leave you wanting more

Midsumma Event: Park Lounge [Werribee, VIC]
Midsumma Horizon: Sky is the Limit [Melbourne]
Saturday February 4, 2017

Testing Grounds, Southbank VIC

Midsumma Horizon is a future-focused art party featuring live-performance, projection, visual art and music

Midsumma Horizon: Sky is the Limit [Melbourne]
Ursula Martinez: Free Admission [Melbourne]
Saturday February 4, 2017

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria

Britain’s most provocative theatre-maker is back on her dirty soapbox, baring her soul (and possibly more).

Ursula Martinez: Free Admission [Melbourne]
Queer Family Portraits [Melbourne]
Saturday February 4, 2017

Arts House – Festival Club, North Melbourne VIC

A family get-together with local LGBTQIA+ artists to think through a Queer Family Portrait.

Queer Family Portraits [Melbourne]
The Sparrow Men [Melbourne]
Friday February 3, 2017

L1 Studios, Melbourne CBD VIC

Debuting their first ever full-length performance in Midsumma Festival 2015, The Sparrow Men return as Melbourne’s favourite fast-paced comedy duo.

The Sparrow Men [Melbourne]
Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize: Artist Floor Talk [Melbourne]
Thursday February 2, 2017

Fort Delta, Melbourne CBD VIC

Join the finalists for an Artist Floor Talk at 6pm on Thu 2 Feb to hear about the motivations and implications behind this year’s works.

Midsumma Australia Post Art Prize: Artist Floor Talk [Melbourne]
Midsumma Pride March: Take to the Streets [Melbourne]
Sunday January 29, 2017

Fitzroy St & Catani Gardens, St Kilda VIC

Parade, pride and party come together once a year in Melbourne’s iconic queer march.

Midsumma Pride March: Take to the Streets [Melbourne]