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Upcoming Shows

A Mile In My Shoes (Exhibition) [Melbourne]
Friday November 1, 2019 - Sunday November 17, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Take a walk in someone else’s shoes – literally. A free pop-up storytelling exhibition is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne.

A Mile In My Shoes (Exhibition) [Melbourne]
Spot [Melbourne]
Friday November 15, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Spot is one of the most loved dogs in the world, and he’s coming to Melbourne! 

Spot [Melbourne]
U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 [Melbourne]
Friday November 15, 2019

Marvel Stadium, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Auslan access to U2!! Live Nation is excited to confirm  that U2 will bring their acclaimed Joshua Tree Tour to New Zealand and Australia later this year. 

U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 [Melbourne]
Exit Strategies (Arts House) [Melbourne]
Friday November 15, 2019

Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Exit Strategies is about escape, change and disappearance. About the privilege of movement.

Exit Strategies (Arts House) [Melbourne]
SlutWalk 2019 Rally [Melbourne]
Saturday November 16, 2019

Victorian State Library, Melbourne VIC , Australia

It’s a controversial name, not a controversial message.

SlutWalk 2019 Rally [Melbourne]
A Mile In My Shoes (Interpreter on site) [Melbourne]
Saturday November 16, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Take a walk in someone else’s shoes – literally. A free pop-up storytelling exhibition is coming to Arts Centre Melbourne.

A Mile In My Shoes (Interpreter on site) [Melbourne]
Going Down Swinging #40 Launch [Melbourne]
Saturday November 16, 2019

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Join us for a very special anniversary party as we celebrate forty years of wild words.

Going Down Swinging #40 Launch [Melbourne]
Next Big Thing [Melbourne]
Monday November 18, 2019

The Moat, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Featuring new writing from Nic Alea, Geetha Balakrishnan, Christine Davey, Hayley Lawson-Smith, Gabriella Munoz, Jennifer Nguyen, Oliver Reeson and Jasmine Shirrefs.

Next Big Thing [Melbourne]
Music Victoria Awards [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 20, 2019

Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The Music Victoria Awards are back to celebrate another huge year for the Victorian live and recording music industry.

Music Victoria Awards [Melbourne]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday November 21, 2019

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

The Storytime program is for children aged 3-5 years, their parents and carers.

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
MeToo, creativity and the law [Melbourne]
Thursday November 21, 2019

Siteworks, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

And Also Presents and Sisteria podcast is pleased to host a conversation exploring what #Metoo has meant and could mean in Australia in a creative, social and legal sense.

MeToo, creativity and the law [Melbourne]
Conversations With Men [Melbourne]
Thursday November 21, 2019

The Melba Spiegeltent, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

CONVERSATIONS WITH MEN is an exploration of masculinity, vulnerability and the tender connection between men and their childhood selves.

Conversations With Men [Melbourne]
You Make Me Feel Like Dancing [Melbourne]
Saturday November 23, 2019

Deakin Edge, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

80 voices, a 5 piece band, and an eclectic mix of hits and gospel from the Disco and Funk era, all with a soulful edge. Don’t stop ’til you get enough!

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing [Melbourne]
Leading the Charge: Climate Change, Disability and Storytelling [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 27, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Is the global climate justice movement adequately attuned to the varying needs of people with disability? 

Leading the Charge: Climate Change, Disability and Storytelling [Melbourne]
Taking the Waters [Melbourne]
Thursday November 28, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

In this complex world, old patterns of behaviour play out, old wounds are re-exposed and ultimately, a new reality where three becomes two must be found.

Taking the Waters [Melbourne]
Wyndham Disability Expo (Networking Event and Expo) [Victoria]
Friday November 29, 2019

Encore Events Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Are you a person with a disability? Are you a carer, family member, supporter or a professional?

Wyndham Disability Expo (Networking Event and Expo) [Victoria]
Legacies: Keith Haring & Jean-Michel Basquiat (NGV) [Melbourne]
Sunday December 1, 2019

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

In an unprecedented, world premiere exhibition, the National Gallery of Victoria presents the work of two of the most significant and influential artists of the late twentieth century

Legacies: Keith Haring & Jean-Michel Basquiat (NGV)  [Melbourne]
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two [Melbourne]
Saturday December 7, 2019

Princess Theatre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two [Melbourne]
Carols by Kingston [Melbourne]
Sunday December 8, 2019

Chelsea Bicentennial Park,, Chelsea VIC, Australia

Carols by Kingston is a great chance to get together with friends and family before the holidays and relax in the park and feel the Christmas cheer!

Carols by Kingston [Melbourne]
Monash Carols by Candlelight [Melbourne]
Sunday December 8, 2019

Jells Park, Wheelers Hill , Australia

The FREE annual Monash Carols by Candlelight is just around the corner. Pack a picnic rug and head down to Jells Park on Sunday 8 December to celebrate the festive season!

Monash Carols by Candlelight [Melbourne]
Bayside Carols in the Park [Victoria]
Tuesday December 10, 2019

Dendy park, Brighton East, 3187, Brighton East VIC, Australia

Pack a picnic rug and head down to Dendy Park to celebrate the festive season!

Bayside Carols in the Park [Victoria]
Carols by Candlelight – City of Whittlesea [Melbourne]
Friday December 13, 2019

Terrace Lawns, Civic Centre, South Morang VIC, Australia

Tis the season for festive fun so bring the family along to share the spirit at the City of Whittlesea Carols by Candlelight.

Carols by Candlelight - City of Whittlesea [Melbourne]
Manningham Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Friday December 13, 2019

Ruffey Lake Park, Doncaster VIC, Australia

Pack a picnic rug and head to Ruffey Lake Park to celebrate the festive season with traditional carols and musical entertainment, a free family festival, and a spectacular evening fireworks display.

Manningham Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Cardinia Shire’s Carols By Candlelight (Pakenham) [Melbourne]
Saturday December 14, 2019

Toomuc Recreation Reserve, Pakenham VIC, Australia

A fun evening for all to celebrate Christmas, the festive season and the community.

Cardinia Shire's Carols By Candlelight (Pakenham) [Melbourne]
Carols by Candlelight 2019 (Banyule) [Victoria]
Saturday December 14, 2019

Ivanhoe Park, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Get into the Christmas spirit and enjoy Banyule’s very own Carols by Candlelight at Ivanhoe Park.

Carols by Candlelight 2019 (Banyule) [Victoria]
Wyndham Carols by Candlelight [Werrribee]
Saturday December 14, 2019

Werribee Mansion, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Wyndham Carols by Candlelight is an iconic event in the City of Wyndham, and has been running for over 30 years

Wyndham Carols by Candlelight [Werrribee]
Carols by Candlelight – Banyule City Council [Victoria]
Saturday December 14, 2019

Ivanhoe Park, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Kick off the festive season at Banyule’s own Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight - Banyule City Council [Victoria]
Christmas Carols (Southern Lights Church) [Melbourne]
Sunday December 15, 2019

Southern Lights Church, Skye Victoria, Australia, Australia

Join us for our FREE annual Community Christmas Festival

Christmas Carols (Southern Lights Church) [Melbourne]
Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Sunday December 15, 2019

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria, Australia

Get into the Christmas Spirit with this family friendly event for the whole family.

Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Wodonga Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Sunday December 15, 2019

Willow Park, Wodonga Victoria , Australia

Wodonga Brass presents this traditional Carols by Candlelight.

Wodonga Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Carols at Como Park [Melbourne]
Sunday December 15, 2019

Como Park, South Yarra VIC, Australia

Celebrate the festive season with a free evening of carols and entertainment under the stars

Carols at Como Park [Melbourne]
Shepparton Carols [Melbourne]
Sunday December 22, 2019

Queens Gardens, Shepparton, Shepparton VIC, Australia

It is a free community event and everyone is invited to attend this wonderful celebration!

Shepparton Carols [Melbourne]
Carols by Candlelight (Ballarat) [Victoria]
Sunday December 22, 2019

CITY OVAL, Ballarat Victoria, Australia

The tradition of carols lives on in Ballarat with Ballarat Carols By Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight (Ballarat) [Victoria]
The 91-Storey Treehouse [Melbourne]
Saturday January 11, 2020

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s best-selling book comes to life on stage for children aged 6+ and their adults!

The 91-Storey Treehouse [Melbourne]
Midsumma 2020: Park Lounge [Werribee, VIC]
Saturday February 8, 2020

Kelly Park Centre, Werribee VIC, Australia

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

Midsumma 2020: Park Lounge [Werribee, VIC]

 

 

Past Shows

PEN International Day of the Imprisoned Writer (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday November 14, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

With creeping authoritarianism and instability in many regions around the world, it’s an increasingly dangerous time for writers of all kinds.

PEN International Day of the Imprisoned Writer (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Unleashed Awards – Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) [Melbourne]
Thursday November 14, 2019

Melbounre Town Hall, Swanston Room, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event recognises and celebrates the genuine impact young people have made to the biggest social and economic challenges of our time.

Unleashed Awards - Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) [Melbourne]
Makeshift Gathering – Participation in Contemporary Performance [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 13, 2019

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

From intimate and personal interactions to larger community spectacles, this Makeshift gathering will grapple with the care, ethics and strategies of participatory performance.

Makeshift Gathering - Participation in Contemporary Performance [Melbourne]
Fawkner Festa (Moreland) [Victoria]
Sunday November 10, 2019

CB Smith Reserve, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event has community performances, interactive art experiences, workshops and food vendors!

Fawkner Festa (Moreland) [Victoria]
Broadside (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Sunday November 10, 2019

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Broadside is the new feminist ideas festival from the Wheeler Centre

Broadside (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Broadside (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Saturday November 9, 2019

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Broadside is the new feminist ideas festival from the Wheeler Centre

Broadside (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Broadside Teen Day (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Friday November 8, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Broadside Teen Day – a tailored day of free talks and workshops designed to inspire community and action. 

Broadside Teen Day (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
That Time Everything Went Well And We Were Totally Fine (Wit Incorporated) [Melbourne]
Thursday November 7, 2019

Bluestone Church Arts Space, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A brand-new sketch comedy for anyone who’s ever had one of those days.

That Time Everything Went Well And We Were Totally Fine (Wit Incorporated) [Melbourne]
Small Scratches [Melbourne]
Saturday November 2, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Nebula will host four sessions of one-hour collections of 10-minute ‘scratches’, testing original and experimental performances by Deaf and Disabled Artists.

Small Scratches [Melbourne]
Small Scratches [Melbourne]
Saturday November 2, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Nebula will host four sessions of one-hour collections of 10-minute ‘scratches’, testing original and experimental performances by Deaf and Disabled Artists.

Small Scratches [Melbourne]
Gillette T20 INTL Series – Aus v Sri Lanka • 3rd T20I [Melbourne]
Friday November 1, 2019

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond VIC, Australia

Auslan interpreter will be present for pre and post match speeches.

Gillette T20 INTL Series - Aus v Sri Lanka • 3rd T20I [Melbourne]
Small Scratches [Melbourne]
Friday November 1, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Nebula will host four sessions of one-hour collections of 10-minute ‘scratches’, testing original and experimental performances by Deaf and Disabled Artists.

Small Scratches [Melbourne]
Small Scratches [Melbourne]
Friday November 1, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Nebula will host four sessions of one-hour collections of 10-minute ‘scratches’, testing original and experimental performances by Deaf and Disabled Artists.

Small Scratches [Melbourne]
As She Appears – Subversion (NGV [Melbourne]
Thursday October 31, 2019

NGV Australia, Federation Square, Ground Level, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

When does the muse reveal herself, and when does she reveal more about her creator?

As She Appears - Subversion (NGV [Melbourne]
Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase 2019 [Melbourne]
Thursday October 31, 2019

Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Join us for an evening of performance, film, music and art!

Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase 2019 [Melbourne]
We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging [Melbourne]
Thursday October 31, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A new profit-for-purpose book from Affirm Press, We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging, is a testament to the unique insights of people who’ve known homelessness in Australia.

We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging [Melbourne]
Children’s Week Picnic Event (Werribee Park) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 27, 2019

Werribee Mansion, Werribee South VIC, Australia

This FREE community event is open and accessible to all and is a fun family friendly day out full of entertainment, interactive arts experiences, sporting activities, music, dancing and good times!

Children’s Week Picnic Event (Werribee Park)  [Melbourne]
Slutoween (Fundraiser 2019) [Melbourne]
Saturday October 26, 2019

Globe Alley, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Slutoween is a Halloween themed night of fun, sex positvity and inclusivity.

Slutoween (Fundraiser 2019) [Melbourne]
Comedy for a Cause [Melbourne]
Saturday October 26, 2019

Kilmore Memorial Hall, Kilmore Victoria, Australia

Comedy For A Cause presents a showcase of some of the best comedians

Comedy for a Cause [Melbourne]
Briefs: Close Encounters [Melbourne]
Saturday October 26, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Fresh from London’s West End, the boys are back in town with a dazzling new show, featuring their trademark heart-stopping blend of insanely talented cabaret burlesque, comic capery and circus to die for – all with punkish swagger. 

Briefs: Close Encounters [Melbourne]
Critical Conversations (Young Guns – Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Saturday October 26, 2019

Ian & Primrose Potter Foyer (Arts Centre Melbourne), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event is part of Future Echoes, a festival highlighting young voices, new narratives and works in progress at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Critical Conversations (Young Guns - Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Provocations & Postcards from the Future (Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Saturday October 26, 2019

Ian & Primrose Potter Foyer (Arts Centre Melbourne), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event is part of Future Echoes, a festival highlighting young voices, new narratives and works in progress at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Provocations & Postcards from the Future (Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
SlutWalk 2019 Rally [Melbourne]
Saturday October 26, 2019

Victorian State Library, Melbourne VIC , Australia

It’s a controversial name, not a controversial message.

SlutWalk 2019 Rally [Melbourne]
A Normal Child [Melbourne]
Friday October 25, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

If there is a new normal, everyone’s crazy and nobody’s ill.

A Normal Child [Melbourne]
Critical Conversations (Transcending Gender – Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Friday October 25, 2019

Ian & Primrose Potter Foyer (Arts Centre Melbourne), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event is part of Future Echoes, a festival highlighting young voices, new narratives and works in progress at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Critical Conversations (Transcending Gender - Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Provocations & Postcards from the Future (Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Friday October 25, 2019

Ian & Primrose Potter Foyer (Arts Centre Melbourne), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event is part of Future Echoes, a festival highlighting young voices, new narratives and works in progress at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Provocations & Postcards from the Future (Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
As She Appears – Country (NGV [Melbourne]
Thursday October 24, 2019

NGV Australia, Federation Square, Ground Level, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

When does the muse reveal herself, and when does she reveal more about her creator?

As She Appears - Country (NGV [Melbourne]
Critical Conversations (Beyond Access – Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 24, 2019

Ian & Primrose Potter Foyer (Arts Centre Melbourne), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event is part of Future Echoes, a festival highlighting young voices, new narratives and works in progress at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Critical Conversations (Beyond Access - Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Provocations & Postcards from the Future (Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 24, 2019

Ian & Primrose Potter Foyer (Arts Centre Melbourne), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event is part of Future Echoes, a festival highlighting young voices, new narratives and works in progress at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Provocations & Postcards from the Future (Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
My Brilliant Career [Melbourne]
Wednesday October 23, 2019

Alexander Theatre, The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts (Clayton Campus), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This performance takes us into the world of fiery misfit Sybylla as she wrestles against the restricted life on offer for a young woman in rural Australia a hundred years ago.

My Brilliant Career [Melbourne]
Critical Conversations (Indigenous Futurism) [Melbourne]
Wednesday October 23, 2019

Ian & Primrose Potter Foyer (Arts Centre Melbourne), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event is part of Future Echoes, a festival highlighting young voices, new narratives and works in progress at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Critical Conversations (Indigenous Futurism) [Melbourne]
Provocations & Postcards from the Future (Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Wednesday October 23, 2019

Ian & Primrose Potter Foyer (Arts Centre Melbourne), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This event is part of Future Echoes, a festival highlighting young voices, new narratives and works in progress at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Provocations & Postcards from the Future (Future Echoes) [Melbourne]
Romp and Stomp – Playgroup Vic [Melbourne]
Wednesday October 23, 2019

Melbourne Museum, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Enjoy a day of singing, dancing and storytelling as Romp & Stomp comes to Melbourne Museum.

Romp and Stomp - Playgroup Vic [Melbourne]
Digital Futures [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 22, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

In this panel conversation, we’ll discuss how artists with disability across the globe are engaging with the new digital order

Digital Futures [Melbourne]
Super Kids’ Sunday (Whittlesea) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 20, 2019

Norris Bank Parklands, McCleans Road, Bundoora, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Kids big and small will love the huge variety of things to see and do.

Super Kids' Sunday (Whittlesea) [Melbourne]
Whitehorse Spring Festival [Melbourne]
Sunday October 20, 2019

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria, Australia

Celebrate all the fun, fabulous and quirky talents that make Whitehorse great!

Whitehorse Spring Festival [Melbourne]
The End of Eddy [Melbourne]
Saturday October 19, 2019

Merlyn Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The internationally acclaimed story comes of age on stage.

The End of Eddy [Melbourne]
Seniors Festival Lunch & Dance (Wyndham) [Victoria]
Friday October 18, 2019

Encore Events Centre, , Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Come along and enjoy a delicious roast lunch and entertainment.

Seniors Festival Lunch & Dance (Wyndham) [Victoria]
The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes: Back to Back Theatre [Melbourne]
Thursday October 17, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

SHOW + Q & A: Five activists with intellectual disabilities hold a public meeting to start a frank conversation about a history we would prefer not to know, and a future that is ambivalent.

The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes: Back to Back Theatre [Melbourne]
On Writing and Risk: Maxine Beneba Clarke [Melbourne]
Thursday October 17, 2019

State Librrary Of Victoria (Entry 3), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

In this address, Maxine talks about writing, risk, breaking convention, tearing up the rule book, and the ground-breaking Australian writers and thinkers who’ve inspired her, and paved the way for her work.

On Writing and Risk: Maxine Beneba Clarke [Melbourne]
As She Appears – Sirens (NGV [Melbourne]
Thursday October 17, 2019

NGV Australia, Federation Square, Ground Level, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

When does the muse reveal herself, and when does she reveal more about her creator?

As She Appears - Sirens (NGV [Melbourne]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 17, 2019

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

The Storytime program is for children aged 3-5 years, their parents and carers.

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Converge: National Symposium on the Theatre and Young People [Melbourne]
Wednesday October 16, 2019

ABBOTSFORD CONVENT, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Framed by research findings from across the sector, this national gathering will focus on the intersection between practice, technology and engaging young people.

Converge: National Symposium on the Theatre and Young People [Melbourne]
BlackWrights Showcase [Melbourne]
Saturday October 12, 2019

Southbank Theatre, The Lawler, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Join us for an ultra-blak invigoration station of deadly inspiration.

BlackWrights Showcase [Melbourne]
Brimful of Asha [Melbourne]
Saturday October 12, 2019

The Coopers Malthouse, Beckett Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

In this ring it’s son versus mum. We don’t like his odds.

Brimful of Asha [Melbourne]
What Girls Are Made Of [Melbourne]
Thursday October 10, 2019

The Famous Spiegeltent Arts Centre Melbourne Forecourt, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

While school friends were battling exams, hormones and curfews, Cora Bissett was an indie pop hopeful. Even the loftiest teen dreams come crashing down.

What Girls Are Made Of [Melbourne]
Roza Germian (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 10, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

‘As a Kurd, I was stateless until I became an Australian, and Australia is the only official home I have, because Kurdistan does not exist on a map.’

Roza Germian (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Jessica White: Hearing Maud [Melbourne]
Wednesday October 9, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

At age four, Jessica White lost most of her hearing through bacterial meningitis. Growing up in an isolated rural community among hearing people, she was raised as a hearing person. She wasn’t taught to sign.

Jessica White: Hearing Maud [Melbourne]
Possum Magic [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 8, 2019

Bunjil Place Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The much loved story of Hush and Grandma Poss comes to life on stage!

Possum Magic [Melbourne]
Anthem [Melbourne]
Sunday October 6, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A funny and ferocious portrait of a country unable to reconcile its past, uncertain of its future and political vision.

Anthem [Melbourne]
Circus Oz – Aurora [Melbourne]
Saturday October 5, 2019

The Big Top, Southern Cross Lawn, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria,, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The latest creation by Circus Oz to grace the Big Top draws on the pristine beauty of the elements, exploring what was, what is, and what could be.

Circus Oz - Aurora [Melbourne]
Lion King Jr (Cranbourne Community) [Victoria]
Friday October 4, 2019

Cranbourne Community Theatre (Cranbourne Secondary College), Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This performance will bring the African Savannah to life!

Lion King Jr (Cranbourne Community) [Victoria]
Krack!n the Industry: Inclusion on Screen [Melbourne]
Monday September 30, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Finally, Australian comedy is seeing a broader range of voices represented in writers’ rooms, on screen and behind the scenes. It’s making our entertainment funnier and sharper – and it’s enhancing its appeal for more Australians.

Krack!n the Industry: Inclusion on Screen [Melbourne]
MSO at NGV: The Ancient Afterlife [Melbourne]
Sunday September 29, 2019

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

Musicians from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra perform

MSO at NGV: The Ancient Afterlife [Melbourne]
Just Us Girls (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 28, 2019

Fringe Hub: Trades Hall – Music Room, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Anyone from any gender or cultural background has suffered as a result of the patriarchy and sexism in some form. Feminism is about everyone.

Just Us Girls (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Flesh, the law, and black humanity (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 28, 2019

Siteworks, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A panel of BIPOC critical thinkers construct an imagined future. Tracking back to the present, they bare the socio – legal and political architectures that imprison and kill ideas, bodies and futures.

Flesh, the law, and black humanity  (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
AFL Grand Final – pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Saturday September 28, 2019

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond VIC, Australia

Auslan interpreters will be present for pre and post match entertainment at the MCG.

AFL Grand Final - pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Friday September 27, 2019

Healesville Zoo, Badger Creek VIC, Australia

In celebration of National Week of Deaf People, Auslan interpreters will be onsite at Healesville Sanctuary between 11am-3pm each day of the week

Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
An Inconvenient Comedy Show (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 26, 2019

Crowded in the Vaults – Vault 11, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Times are tough. Climate crisis, rampant inequality, and Pauline Hanson is still a thing. So these comedians are saving the world, one seven-minute stand-up set at a time.

An Inconvenient Comedy Show (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 26, 2019

Healesville Zoo, Badger Creek VIC, Australia

In celebration of National Week of Deaf People, Auslan interpreters will be onsite at Healesville Sanctuary between 11am-3pm each day of the week

Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 25, 2019

Healesville Zoo, Badger Creek VIC, Australia

In celebration of National Week of Deaf People, Auslan interpreters will be onsite at Healesville Sanctuary between 11am-3pm each day of the week

Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Mormon Girl (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 24, 2019

Fringe Hub: Trades Hall – Evatt Room, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

As the eldest daughter of a rural Mormon family, Jess was taught her body was off limits. The church taught her a woman’s primary purpose was to become a mother, but being born with a disability and no uterus, how would that work?

Mormon Girl (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 24, 2019

Healesville Zoo, Badger Creek VIC, Australia

In celebration of National Week of Deaf People, Auslan interpreters will be onsite at Healesville Sanctuary between 11am-3pm each day of the week

Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Monday September 23, 2019

Healesville Zoo, Badger Creek VIC, Australia

In celebration of National Week of Deaf People, Auslan interpreters will be onsite at Healesville Sanctuary between 11am-3pm each day of the week

Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
VidCon Australia Send-Off Show [Melbourne]
Sunday September 22, 2019

Plenary 1 at the MCEC, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

VidCon Australia is a convention that celebrates the culture of online video.

VidCon Australia Send-Off Show [Melbourne]
Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 22, 2019

Healesville Zoo, Badger Creek VIC, Australia

In celebration of National Week of Deaf People, Auslan interpreters will be onsite at Healesville Sanctuary between 11am-3pm each day of the week

Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
You Should Be Dancing  [Melbourne]
Saturday September 21, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

A non-stop, exhilarating party through the decades of dance, featuring Darebin’s dazzling dancing stars! A participatory dance performance, where audiences can learn dance moves and strut their stuff.

You Should Be Dancing  [Melbourne]
Snatches 2019 (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 21, 2019

RMIT Kaleide Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Snatches is RMIT Creative’s annual Melbourne Fringe Festival show – a night of short theatre pieces ?written, directed and performed by RMIT students.

Snatches 2019 (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Plastisphere presented by Coburg Carnivale [Melbourne]
Saturday September 21, 2019

Coburg Library, Cnr Victoria and Louisa Sts, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

As emission targets are ignored, and we hurdle towards the point of no return, it is clear we have lost the ability to empathise with future generations.

Plastisphere presented by Coburg Carnivale  [Melbourne]
What Am I Supposed To Do? (WAISTD) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 21, 2019

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Digging into the stasis that holds us back from doing anything, this dark, hopeful and irreverent cautionary tale reminds that now is not the time to sit back and watch.

What Am I Supposed To Do? (WAISTD) [Melbourne]
Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 21, 2019

Healesville Zoo, Badger Creek VIC, Australia

In celebration of National Week of Deaf People, Auslan interpreters will be onsite at Healesville Sanctuary between 11am-3pm each day of the week

Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Snatches 2019 (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Friday September 20, 2019

RMIT Kaleide Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Snatches is RMIT Creative’s annual Melbourne Fringe Festival show – a night of short theatre pieces ?written, directed and performed by RMIT students.

Snatches 2019 (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Self-Care: An Anti-Musical (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Friday September 20, 2019

Brunswick Town Hall – Mayoral Chambers, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Just how effective IS self care? And who is actually successfully practicing it? We’re on a mission to find out…

Self-Care: An Anti-Musical (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Laser Beak Man [Melbourne]
Friday September 20, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The world of Laser Beak Man is brought to life in puppet form by the creative minds of Dead Puppet Society.

Laser Beak Man [Melbourne]
VidCon Australia Opening Show [Melbourne]
Friday September 20, 2019

Plenary 1 at the MCEC, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

VidCon Australia is a convention that celebrates the culture of online video.

VidCon Australia Opening Show [Melbourne]
Scout Boxall: Good Egg (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 19, 2019

Fringe Hub: Trades Hall – Evatt Room, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

18 years later, Scout Boxall brings their unique blend of sketch, clown, stand-up and low-fi, prop-heavy misandry to the stage in their raw first solo hour. It’s going to be a cracking time.

Scout Boxall: Good Egg (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Body Acousmonium (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 19, 2019

Fringe Hub: Trades Hall – New Council Chambers, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Witness a unique multi-sensory experience of spatial sound that can be seen and felt as a playful and haunting entity.

Body Acousmonium (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 19, 2019

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

The Storytime program is for children aged 3-5 years, their parents and carers.

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Let Meowt! (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 15, 2019

The Rattlesnake Saloon, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Let Meowt! Dives deep into the qualities that make cats so damn special, but even more so — the qualities that make us so uniquely human. 

Let Meowt! (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Let Meowt! (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 14, 2019

The Rattlesnake Saloon, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Let Meowt! Dives deep into the qualities that make cats so damn special, but even more so — the qualities that make us so uniquely human. 

Let Meowt! (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
2019 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (6.30pm) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 14, 2019

Melbourne Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Experience Melbourne’s biggest professionally staged song and dance phenomenon, the Victorian State Schools Spectacular, a dazzling arena production guaranteed to entertain the whole family.  

2019 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (6.30pm) [Melbourne]
2019 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (1pm) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 14, 2019

Melbourne Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Experience Melbourne’s biggest professionally staged song and dance phenomenon, the Victorian State Schools Spectacular, a dazzling arena production guaranteed to entertain the whole family.  

2019 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (1pm) [Melbourne]
CIVILIZATION: The Collective Life (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 14, 2019

NGV Australia, Federation Square Theatre Ground Level, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Civilization: The Way We Live Now explores photographers’ representations of life in cities and presents a journey through the shared aspects of living in the urban environment.

CIVILIZATION: The Collective Life (NGV) [Melbourne]
CAFE PLAY! (Coburg Carnivale) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 14, 2019

Secret location in Coburg (details provided upon booking)., Melbourne VIC, Australia

(30 min sessions start from 11am).Taking place in a bustling Coburg venue, you’ll be the only one that knows a show is happening. Help plan an exciting event where your decisions matter and are key to how the story plays out.

CAFE PLAY! (Coburg Carnivale) [Melbourne]
Jesus Christ Superstar [Melbourne]
Friday September 13, 2019

Doncaster Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Phoenix Theatre Company is bringing the sensational Jesus Christ Superstar to the stage

Jesus Christ Superstar [Melbourne]
Self-Care: An Anti-Musical (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Friday September 13, 2019

Brunswick Town Hall – Mayoral Chambers, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Just how effective IS self care? And who is actually successfully practicing it? We’re on a mission to find out…

Self-Care: An Anti-Musical (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
The Melanin Monologues – (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Friday September 13, 2019

Fringe Hub: Trades Hall – ETU Ballroom, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

How many stories have gone untold? How do we process our own pain, healing, disconnection and growth?

The Melanin Monologues - (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Rawcus – FANATICUS [Melbourne]
Friday September 13, 2019

Brunswick Basketball Stadium, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A wild and playful collision of basketball and theatre.

Rawcus - FANATICUS [Melbourne]
Tickets On Myself (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 12, 2019

Fringe Hub: Trades Hall – Old Ballroom, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Tickets on Myself is showcase version of an earlier show about women’s reproductive rights, Total Vagina, featuring the stories of four artists/activists. This showcase features intersectional commentary front and centre – it’s darker, sharper, political.

Tickets On Myself (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
The Mysterious World of Redwares (NGV) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 11, 2019

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Explore the evolution of redwares, a form of earthenware pottery.

The Mysterious World of Redwares (NGV) [Melbourne]
Closing Night: Last Goodbye (MWF) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 8, 2019

RMIT Storey Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

It’s time to bid farewell to MWF19 with one final night of readings and performance, courtesy of four brilliant artists each reading a piece about their own ‘last goodbye’ – to a place, a person, a memory.

Closing Night: Last Goodbye (MWF) [Melbourne]
Richard Flanagan: You Win Some, You Lose Some (MWF) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 7, 2019

RMIT Storey Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

In a rare Melbourne appearance he reflects on the vast body of his work, how he almost gave up writing after his first novel initially failed, and muses on future projects.

Richard Flanagan: You Win Some, You Lose Some (MWF) [Melbourne]
Congress (All The Queens Men) [Victoria]
Saturday September 7, 2019

Wyndham Civic Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Congress is a citizens’ assembly made especially for the people of Wyndham; a platform to celebrate diverse voices, our local community whilst championing our collective right to been seen
and heard.

Congress (All The Queens Men) [Victoria]
Words Nourish Neighbours (Arts House) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 7, 2019

Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Put learning itself under the microscope with a series of discussions that offer vital correctives to the methods of sharing knowledge that dominate our society.

Words Nourish Neighbours (Arts House) [Melbourne]
Balit Liwurruk “Strong Girl” [Melbourne]
Saturday September 7, 2019

Irene Mitchell Studio St Martins, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

        ‘A girl’s strength is hard to describe. The impossible task is holding the sky up on your shoulders. No one can take my sky, my tree and my red earth from me’.  – Kaitlyn

Balit Liwurruk  "Strong Girl" [Melbourne]
A Not So Traditional Story [Melbourne]
Saturday September 7, 2019

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Adventure, laughs and contemporary Aboriginal culture.

A Not So Traditional Story [Melbourne]
Grease (Ballarat) [Melbourne]
Friday September 6, 2019

The Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts, Ballarat Victoria, Australia

Grease promises to delight the young and young at heart.

Grease (Ballarat) [Melbourne]
Duets: Tina Arena & Deborah Cheetham (MWF) [Melbourne]
Friday September 6, 2019

SLV, Isabella Fraser Room, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Some of the country’s top singer-songwriters discuss their practice and perform live in MWF19’s Duets series.

Duets: Tina Arena & Deborah Cheetham (MWF) [Melbourne]
Sexuality and Disability: The Intersection (MWF) [Melbourne]
Friday September 6, 2019

SLV, North Rotunda, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Too often conversations about sex fail to meaningfully address the important intersection between sexuality and disability.

Sexuality and Disability: The Intersection (MWF) [Melbourne]
How I Met My Dead Husband by Lansy Feng [Melbourne]
Thursday September 5, 2019

Bluestone Church Arts Space, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

When a determined woman chases true love, even Buddha can’t stop her.

How I Met My Dead Husband by Lansy Feng [Melbourne]