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Upcoming Shows

Return to Escape from Woomera [Melbourne]
Friday May 24, 2019

Meat Market, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Sixteen years ago a group of Australians rocked the political landscape with Escape from Woomera, a video game putting players in the shoes of a refugee escaping detention

Return to Escape from Woomera [Melbourne]
Cai Guo-Qiang in Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Friday May 24, 2019

NGV International, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Contemporary artist, Cai Guo-Qiang, create all new art works inspired by his home country’s culture and its enduring philosophical traditions, including a monumental installation of 10,000 suspended porcelain birds.

Cai Guo-Qiang in Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
The Sitzprobe [Melbourne]
Friday May 24, 2019

Lithuanian Club, Melbourne, North Melbourne VIC , Australia

Now in its third year, UMMTA is proud to be producing 4 snippets of music Theatre work in ‘The Sitzprobe’ at the Lithuanian Club

The Sitzprobe [Melbourne]
Radio Play Live: A Tangled Web (Ballarat) [Victoria]
Saturday May 25, 2019

Art Gallary of Ballarat, Ballarat Victoria, Australia

Once again performers from Ballarat National Theatre take you back to a time

Radio Play Live: A Tangled Web (Ballarat) [Victoria]
Charlotte Smith Fashion Show (Ballarat Heritage Weekend) [Victoria]
Sunday May 26, 2019

Civic Hall, Ballarat Victoria, Australia

This year, Charlotte Smith surrounds herself with some of Australia’s most exciting entertainers

Charlotte Smith Fashion Show (Ballarat Heritage Weekend) [Victoria]
TEDx TALK: How cities become resource efficient (Ballarat) [Victoria]
Sunday May 26, 2019

Helen MacPherson Smith Theatre, Lydiard St Nth , Australia

Ana will be presenting her TEDx Talk from Hamburg and will also engage the audience with some Q&A afterwards.

TEDx TALK: How cities become resource efficient (Ballarat) [Victoria]
Taryn Simon in Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 28, 2019

NGV International, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Taryn Simon is widely recognised as one of the most exciting and renowned conceptual artists of her time,

Taryn Simon in Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories Coming Out Launch Party [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 29, 2019

Melba Speigeltent, Collingwood Victoria, Australia

Join us in celebrating the launch of Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories, the highly anticipated collection of new Australian LGBTQ+ fiction for young adult readers!

Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories Coming Out Launch Party [Melbourne]
BLAKWIZ 2019 [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 29, 2019

Fitzroy Town Hall, Fitzroy VIC, Australia

BlakWiz is the deadliest live quiz show, with trivia questions that connect the dots all the way to the Dreamtime.

BLAKWIZ 2019 [Melbourne]
Jazz Assembly [Melbourne]
Thursday May 30, 2019

The Atrium, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

All speeches at this event will be Auslan interpreted. (Join the Jazz Assembly in the world premiere of a brand new piece of music commissioned specially for this chorus of voices).

Jazz Assembly [Melbourne]
For You: Darren Sylvester’s Music (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday June 1, 2019

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Sylvester is a truly multidisciplinary artist who works in staged photography, sculpture, video, installation, performance and music.

For You: Darren Sylvester’s Music (NGV) [Melbourne]
Muriel’s Wedding The Musical [Melbourne]
Sunday June 2, 2019

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Undateable. Unemployable. Unstoppable.

Muriel's Wedding The Musical [Melbourne]
Little Kids Day In (Playgroup Victoria) [Melbourne]
Monday June 3, 2019

Scienceworks, Spotswood VIC, Australia

Little Kids’ Day In will be a fun day especially for kids aged 5 and under, their parents and carers. (Auslan session runs from 11am-1pm)

Little Kids Day In (Playgroup Victoria) [Melbourne]
Big Ideas, Big Impact (NGV) [Melbourne]
Monday June 3, 2019

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

BIG IDEAS, BIG IMPACT: creating understanding through International cultural projects.

Big Ideas, Big Impact (NGV) [Melbourne]
Cloud Street PART ONE (Malthouse Theatre) [Melbourne]
Thursday June 6, 2019

Merlyn Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Haunted House, Monument of Love, Great Continent. Cloudstreet is all that and more! (Encounter the epic story of Cloudstreet in two parts).

Cloud Street PART ONE (Malthouse Theatre) [Melbourne]
Cloud Street PART TWO (Malthouse Theatre) [Melbourne]
Friday June 7, 2019

Merlyn Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Haunted House, Monument of Love, Great Continent. Cloudstreet is all that and more! (Encounter the epic story of Cloudstreet in two parts).

Cloud Street PART TWO  (Malthouse Theatre) [Melbourne]
Terracotta Warriors + CAI GUO-QIANG (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday June 15, 2019

NGV International, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present.

Terracotta Warriors + CAI GUO-QIANG (NGV) [Melbourne]
When The Light Leaves [Melbourne]
Friday June 21, 2019

La Mama Courthouse, Carlton Victoria, Australia

Death is wild and unpredictable, when it comes to the end of my life, my trust is with myself.

When The Light Leaves [Melbourne]
Wunderage – Circus Oz [Melbourne]
Saturday June 29, 2019

Meat Market, North Melbourne , Australia

Dive into a mesmerising world of total circus as the astonishing spectacle of Wunderage unfolds around, beside and above you.

Wunderage - Circus Oz [Melbourne]
The Young King [Melbourne]
Friday July 5, 2019

Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

What kind of King would you be?

The Young King [Melbourne]
Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends [Melbourne]
Friday July 5, 2019

Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Grab your mouse ears and get ready for the ultimate interactive event at Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends.

Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends [Melbourne]
Modern Maori Quartet: Two Worlds [Melbourne]
Thursday July 11, 2019

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

There are two sides to every story, and every story has a song.

Modern Maori Quartet: Two Worlds [Melbourne]
The Cabin!  [Melbourne]
Thursday July 11, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

THE CABIN! is a horror show written by kids, for adults.

The Cabin!  [Melbourne]
Beep [Melbourne]
Saturday July 13, 2019

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

From the makers of Grug and Grug and the Rainbow, comes a slightly sideways tale about unexpected friendship, finding where you fit and learning to mix it up a little.

Beep [Melbourne]
The Red Tree (Schools Groups Only) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 1, 2019

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Based on the beloved book by Shaun Tan, follow the little red leaf into this spectacular new work of musical theatre for ages 7 and older.

The Red Tree (Schools Groups Only) [Melbourne]
The Red Tree [Melbourne]
Sunday August 4, 2019

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Based on the beloved book by Shaun Tan, follow the little red leaf into this spectacular new work of musical theatre for ages 7 and older.

The Red Tree [Melbourne]
Shakespeare in Love [Melbourne]
Saturday August 10, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

This award winning script has been transformed by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) into a side-splitting stage comedy with a stirring love story at its heart.

Shakespeare in Love [Melbourne]
Australian Realness (Malthouse Theatre) [Melbourne]
Saturday August 31, 2019

Merlyn Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A BOGAN AND BOURGEOIS BATTLE FOR A SUBURBAN BACKYARD.

Australian Realness (Malthouse Theatre) [Melbourne]
A Not So Traditional Story (Schools Performance) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 5, 2019

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Adventure, laughs and contemporary Aboriginal culture.

A Not So Traditional Story (Schools Performance) [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]
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]
You Should Be Dancing  [Melbourne]
Sunday September 22, 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]
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]
Ragtime [Melbourne]
Saturday November 9, 2019

State Theatre, Arts Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Don’t miss RAGTIME, a musical about a new century, the golden age, an effervescent era of optimism when anything seemed possible and prospects seemed boundless.

Ragtime [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]
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]
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]
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]

 

 

Past Shows

The Believers Are But Brothers [Melbourne]
Thursday May 23, 2019

Arts House, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A recipe for the end of the world: take men, politics and the internet. Stir gently.

The Believers Are But Brothers [Melbourne]
Storytelling, Narrative and Art Form – a Panel Discussion [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 22, 2019

The Melba Spiegeltent, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Yarra City Arts presents an evening of conversation about the power of storytelling through different art forms, and the morals and ethics associated with telling stories.

Storytelling, Narrative and Art Form - a Panel Discussion [Melbourne]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 22, 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]
Green Day’s American Idiot – The Musical [Melbourne]
Friday May 17, 2019

Doncaster Playhouse, Doncaster VIC, Australia

Green Day’s explosive, award-winning Broadway phenomenon American Idiot is getting set to take Doncaster by storm.

Green Day's American Idiot - The Musical [Melbourne]
Emerging Writers’ Festival (launch) [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 15, 2019

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

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

Emerging Writers’ Festival (launch) [Melbourne]
Showcase Victoria [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 15, 2019

Karralyka Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The two-day event provides a unique platform for producers, artists and theatre-makers to make connections and showcase their work to a wide range of venue managers and programmers with the ultimate aim of facilitating touring.

Showcase Victoria  [Melbourne]
The Gruffalo [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 14, 2019

Drum Theatre, Dandenong VIC, Australia

“Beg, borrow or steal tickets. Your kids will love you for it.” – Stage Whispers

The Gruffalo [Melbourne]
Showcase Victoria [Melbourne]
Tuesday May 14, 2019

Karralyka Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The two-day event provides a unique platform for producers, artists and theatre-makers to make connections and showcase their work to a wide range of venue managers and programmers with the ultimate aim of facilitating touring.

Showcase Victoria  [Melbourne]
Mary Norris: From Comma Queen to Greek Geek [Melbourne]
Monday May 13, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

In her latest book, Greek to Me, Norris shares her love of all things Greek. Of course, it’s about language ….

Mary Norris: From Comma Queen to Greek Geek [Melbourne]
Daddy [Melbourne]
Sunday May 12, 2019

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

Featuring Joel Bray’s trademark confection of conversation, dance and all-you-can-eat audience participation, Daddy is a sweet feast with a deadly aftertaste.

Daddy  [Melbourne]
Plenty serious TALK TALK [Melbourne]
Sunday May 12, 2019

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

Taking dance theatre and weaving in threads of stand-up, visual art, multimedia and performance, this production has dazzled and charmed audiences since its 2018 premiere.

Plenty serious TALK TALK  [Melbourne]
Wakey Wakey [Melbourne]
Saturday May 11, 2019

Red Stitch Actors Theatre, St Kilda VIC, Australia

But, so, there’s the plan, some idea, and then there’s nature, and you, everyone, you adjust. And your life, is the adjustment.

Wakey Wakey [Melbourne]
VCE Top Acts 2019 [Melbourne]
Friday May 10, 2019

Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank Victoria, Australia

The concert comprises stunning performances by young performing artists. The performances will be selected from Top Class 2019; a concert series of works presented in February and March.

VCE Top Acts 2019 [Melbourne]
Peking Duk (Kwame + Kira Puru) [Melbourne]
Friday May 10, 2019

Melbourne Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Australia’s favourite duo Peking Duk return in 2019 with their Biggest Tour Ever – and they are providing Auslan access!

Peking Duk (Kwame + Kira Puru) [Melbourne]
Whale [Melbourne]
Thursday May 9, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

Here’s what you need to know: The ocean is rising. We caused it. We’re going to fix it but someone has to die. 

Whale [Melbourne]
Paul Holdengraber and Susan Orlean on Libraries [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 8, 2019

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

What do libraries mean to us – as public places and civic institutions? Why do attacks on libraries evoke a special kind of horror?

Paul Holdengraber and Susan Orlean on Libraries [Melbourne]
Antony Beevor: History and Hubris [Melbourne]
Monday May 6, 2019

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

For his troubles, he’s been knighted and he’s topped bestseller lists, but he’s also sometimes hit raw nerves at home and abroad.

Antony Beevor: History and Hubris [Melbourne]
Forbidden Laughter (WEAVE) [Melbourne]
Sunday May 5, 2019

Abbotsford Convent – Industrial School, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Forbidden Laughter celebrates the powerful performance medium of Butoh, inviting audiences to experience surreal narratives within a bizarre and mysterious installation at the rustic Industrial School, Abbotsford Convent. 

Forbidden Laughter (WEAVE) [Melbourne]
(un) Australian [Melbourne]
Saturday May 4, 2019

Guild Theatre, Union House, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Four Letter Word Theatre gives you a Double Bill show offering two unique responses to a term that highlights the prejudice and paradox, the illusion, delusion and confusion at the heart of the Australian psyche.

(un) Australian [Melbourne]
DIS RUPT (Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival ) [Melbourne]
Saturday May 4, 2019

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC, Australia

Experience a youth-driven, Blak arts intervention as dis rupt takes over Hamer Hall for a groundbreaking afternoon of live music, performance and visual arts.

DIS RUPT (Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival ) [Melbourne]
Dhonielle Clayton: The Art of Inclusion [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 1, 2019

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

If books function as tools of empathy, what happens when we never see ourselves in them, let alone at the centre of a story?

Dhonielle Clayton: The Art of Inclusion [Melbourne]
Peter Singer in the Rowden White Library [Melbourne]
Wednesday May 1, 2019

Rowden White Library, University of Melbourne VIC 3010, Australia

Free, all welcome, no need to book.

Peter Singer in the Rowden White Library [Melbourne]
YARN: A Thread Project for the Community with Jessie Deane [Victoria]
Wednesday May 1, 2019

Old Shire Offices, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Special event art project workshops

YARN: A Thread Project for the Community with Jessie Deane [Victoria]
Rachel Kushner: The Mars Room [Melbourne]
Tuesday April 30, 2019

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

Rachel Kushner is among America’s brightest literary stars.

Rachel Kushner: The Mars Room [Melbourne]
AFL Anzac Day Match – pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Thursday April 25, 2019

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond VIC, Australia

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

AFL Anzac Day Match - pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
F-Word Address: Alison Whittaker (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 24, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The F Word Address is our annual talk from an outstanding Australian woman on a pressing feminist issue.

F-Word Address: Alison Whittaker (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tim Minchin – Back [Melbourne]
Tuesday April 23, 2019

Palais Theatre, St Kilda, St Kilda Victoria, Australia

(SOLD OUT)TIM MINCHIN, internationally renowned award-winning musician, comedian, actor, writer and composer, will return to the Australian stage with his first national tour since 2012.

Tim Minchin - Back [Melbourne]
Dirty Diana (MICF) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 18, 2019

Storyville, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Diana Nguyen just wants more work in the entertainment industry. She wants to buy a house and raise her fantasy children. And she suspects that if Pauline Hanson could focus more on Asians again she might be able to keep her dreams alive

Dirty Diana (MICF) [Melbourne]
Dr. Duck Bulk Billing [Melbourne]
Thursday April 18, 2019

Speakeasy HQ, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Sketch comedy stalwarts Dr. Duck are back with a new show of all-new sketches. Clever, witty, sharp and satirical.

Dr. Duck Bulk Billing [Melbourne]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 18, 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]
WIL ANDERSON – Wil Informed [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 17, 2019

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Wil’s reputation for delivering an outstanding, brand-new hour of comedy every year speaks for itself. He has sold out Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre for the last 11 years which surely has to be some kind of record. 

WIL ANDERSON - Wil Informed [Melbourne]
CAL WILSON – Gifted Underachiever [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 17, 2019

Victoria Hotel, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Cal’s been at this whole life thing for a while now, but she still hasn’t quite nailed it. How can you reach your potential when someone left it on the top shelf?

CAL WILSON – Gifted Underachiever [Melbourne]
Foil, Arms & Hog – CRAIC-LING Tour [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 17, 2019

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

CRAIC-LING is a fast-paced sketch show featuring a tutorial in how to hold a baby, a Gregorian chant about drunken monks and a step by step guide in how to kill an actor.

Foil, Arms & Hog - CRAIC-LING Tour [Melbourne]
Fog Theatre Presents – SIGNATURE [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 17, 2019

Temperance Hall, South Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A multidimensional mandala made up of mash-ups, mojos and meditations

Fog Theatre Presents - SIGNATURE [Melbourne]
Alice Tovey: Garbage Monster (MICF) [Melbourne]
Sunday April 14, 2019

The Butterfly Club, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Alice Tovey’s new show, Garbage Monster, explores the parts of ourselves and our society that we hide away. 

Alice Tovey: Garbage Monster (MICF) [Melbourne]
‘F**king A’ by Suzan Lori-Parks [Melbourne]
Saturday April 13, 2019

Space 28, Performing Arts Building,, Southbank VIC, Australia

Echoing Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Parks’ Brechtian epic tells a mesmerizing tale of vengeance, violence, and sacrifice through both story and songs.

'F**king A' by Suzan Lori-Parks [Melbourne]
The Listies R.O.F.L.S.H.A.L.B.O.W.C.O. [Melbourne]
Saturday April 13, 2019

Beckett Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Gratuitous, ridiculous, hilarious, and possibly hazardous, Melbourne’s maestros of kids’ comedy return to the Festival.

The Listies R.O.F.L.S.H.A.L.B.O.W.C.O. [Melbourne]
Tyler Tolman LIVE [Melbourne]
Saturday April 13, 2019

Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Tyler Tolman will be sharing with you the latest science and what is actually causing our bodies to regenerate, renew, rebuild and restore; called RejuvenEssence.

Tyler Tolman LIVE [Melbourne]
Sarah Keyworth Dark Horse (MICF) [Melbourne]
Friday April 12, 2019

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

In her brilliant debut hour, Sarah questions how this girl is being raised and reflects on her own upbringing, identity and sexuality.

Sarah Keyworth Dark Horse (MICF) [Melbourne]
Up Next [Melbourne]
Friday April 12, 2019

The Channel, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria VIC, Australia

A stand-up comedy night presenting Australia’s funniest young comedians.

Up Next [Melbourne]
Single Asian Female by Michelle Law [Melbourne]
Thursday April 11, 2019

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A heartfelt-comedy about family, culture and the strength of women. “Joyful, and laugh-out-loud funny from start to end…” Suzy Wrong

Single Asian Female by Michelle Law [Melbourne]
Geraldine Hickey Things Are Going Well (MICF) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 11, 2019

Imperial Hotel, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Geraldine does things like mushroom hunting now, even though she doesn’t really like Mushrooms. Clearly things are going well.

Geraldine Hickey Things Are Going Well (MICF) [Melbourne]
Claire Healy Truth or Claire (MICF) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 11, 2019

Campari House, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Claire’s favourite dinosaur is a Pterodactyl. Other favourite things include going to Aldi, her murderous goldfish Gavin, fighting the patriarchy, and cheese. 

Claire Healy Truth or Claire (MICF) [Melbourne]
TOM BALLARD – Enough [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 10, 2019

Melbourne Town Hall – Supper Room, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Tom doesn’t have a real job any more. Please come and give him some of your hard-earned money in exchange for the product of laughter.

TOM BALLARD - Enough [Melbourne]
TOMMY LITTLE – Self Diagnosed Genius [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 10, 2019

The Forum Downstairs, Melbourne, VIC 3000 VIC, Australia

Tommy Little is a genius. He has the nude bungee jumps, broken bones and shit tattoos to prove it.

TOMMY LITTLE - Self Diagnosed Genius [Melbourne]
Eleanor Tiernan (MICF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 10, 2019

ACMI, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Warning: Some of the advice contained in this show may jeopardise your future personal and financial security. Attendance is compulsory ?

Eleanor Tiernan (MICF) [Melbourne]
Mark Watson The Infinite Show (MICF) [Melbourne]
Sunday April 7, 2019

Melbourne Town Hall – Supper Room, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Mark Watson – sporting a cupboard full of UK awards, a famously high joke-rate and a lightning-fast metabolism – returns to his adopted home with the show that stormed the Edinburgh Fringe.

Mark Watson The Infinite Show (MICF) [Melbourne]
Ability Fest [Coburg, VIC]
Sunday April 7, 2019

Coburg Velodrome, Coburg VIC, Australia

This 1-day festival will raise funds used to help young Australians with disabilities fulfil their potential through their grant program.

Ability Fest [Coburg, VIC]
Carl Donnelly Full of Beans (MICF) [Melbourne]
Saturday April 6, 2019

Mantra on Russell, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Join one of the UK’s finest comedians for a show exploring the difficulty of finding out who you are in such a rapidly changing world.

Carl Donnelly Full of Beans (MICF) [Melbourne]
Alexander Calder in Paris (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday April 6, 2019

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Learn about the period of travel and the impact on Calder’s progression from a painter who made his living sketching and making toys to creating work that critics would describe as ‘drawing in space

Alexander Calder in Paris (NGV)  [Melbourne]
Geelong Pride Film Festival presents TransMilitary + Q&A with Sally Goldner AM [Melbourne]
Saturday April 6, 2019

Courthouse Youth Arts, Geelong VIC, Australia

The screening is the must-see documentary TransMilitary that explores the experience of some of the 10-15,000 transgender people that currently serve in the U.S. military

Geelong Pride Film Festival presents TransMilitary + Q&A with Sally Goldner AM [Melbourne]
Billionaire Boy (Public) [Melbourne]
Saturday April 6, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Everyone assumes Joe’s money has bought him happiness, but what he really needs is a friend.

Billionaire Boy (Public)  [Melbourne]
Never the Less: Disability, Displacement and Human Rights (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Friday April 5, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

In this conversation, presented in partnership with Human Rights Watch, we’ll focus on some key issues and priorities, especially relating to disability rights in the region and in conflict zones.

Never the Less: Disability, Displacement and Human Rights (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Alexander S. C. Rower in Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 4, 2019

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Alexander S. C. Rower is President of Calder Foundation and grandson of the artist.

Alexander S. C. Rower in Conversation (NGV)  [Melbourne]
Billionaire Boy (Schools Only) [Melbourne]
Thursday April 4, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Everyone assumes Joe’s money has bought him happiness, but what he really needs is a friend.

Billionaire Boy (Schools Only)  [Melbourne]
Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture – Julie McNamara [Melbourne]
Wednesday April 3, 2019

Grant Street Theatre, Southbank, VIC, Australia

As both an artist and activist, Julie McNamara (Artistic Director of Vital Xposure) has a unique voice in Disability Arts internationally.

Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture - Julie McNamara [Melbourne]
The 36th Annual Green Room Awards [Melbourne]
Monday April 1, 2019

The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Join Melbourne’s Arts Industry at the iconic Comedy Theatre on the 1st of April as we celebrate and applaud the achievements of our talented peers.

The 36th Annual Green Room Awards [Melbourne]
Finding The Field: FILM SCREENING AND Q&A [Melbourne]
Saturday March 30, 2019

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Includes a Q&A with film-maker Lynn-Maree Milburn and NGV curator Beckett Rozentals.

Finding The Field: FILM SCREENING AND Q&A [Melbourne]
Casey Kids Carnival [Victoria]
Saturday March 30, 2019

Akoonah Park, Berwick VIC, Australia

The Casey Kids Carnival is a free day of activities for children of all ages. The event will include live performers, rides, interactive games, roving entertainers, face painters, art and crafts and live animals

Casey Kids Carnival [Victoria]
Writing the Body (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday March 28, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Carly Findlay and Lee Kofman are both authors of new memoirs that examine how our bodies shape who we become, and what it’s like to look different.

Writing the Body (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Wednesday March 27, 2019

Howler Bar, Brunswick VIC, Australia

Funny, moving, surprising and engaging, Queerstories has been selling out shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, bringing storytellers from all walks of life to the stage.

Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
About Writing for Anthologies (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
Monday March 25, 2019

Writers Victoria, Melbourne VIC, Australia

WITH: Carly Findlay, Rebecca Lim, Hope Muthambu, Danielle Binks. Anthologies can be a wonderful way of networking, increasing your literary footprint, contributing to causes you believe in, sharing your experiences, or even starting a writing career.

About Writing for Anthologies (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
Those Who Rock [Melbourne]
Sunday March 24, 2019

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC, Australia

Hundreds of everyday guitarists from across Melbourne take over Hamer Hall in one epic free concert, playing alongside a line-up of Aussie music legends. 

Those Who Rock [Melbourne]
Picasso and His Dog [Melbourne]
Sunday March 24, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Based on a true story, Picasso and His Dog tells the heart-warming tale of a man and his dog, and the art that their friendship inspired.

Picasso and His Dog [Melbourne]
Darebin Community & Kite Festival [Melbourne]
Sunday March 24, 2019

Edwardes Lake Park, Reservoir, Reservoir VIC VIC, Australia

The Darebin Community & Kite Festival is an outdoor cultural and community celebration and perennial favourite.

Darebin Community & Kite Festival [Melbourne]
World Storytelling Day for Kids [Melbourne]
Saturday March 23, 2019

Library At The Dock, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Come celebrate this global day with words and wonder! There will also be a display of storytelling books and resources.

World Storytelling Day for Kids [Melbourne]
Briefs: Close Encounters [Melbourne]
Friday March 22, 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]
You Animal, You (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
Friday March 22, 2019

North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne , Australia

This provocative, bold dance theatre work examines just what it is that makes us human in a desensitised age.

You Animal, You (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
World Problems [Melbourne]
Friday March 22, 2019

fortyfive downstairs, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

World Problems is a funny and poetic reflection of our monolithic, interconnected world

World Problems [Melbourne]
Intercultural Cities Gala Dinner 2019 [Ballarat, VIC]
Friday March 22, 2019

Mecure Ballarat, Golden Point VIC , Australia

This a ticketed event that brings the entire community together to celebrate Ballarat’s wonderful diversity!

Intercultural Cities Gala Dinner 2019 [Ballarat, VIC]
Picasso and His Dog (schools performance) [Melbourne]
Friday March 22, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Based on a true story, Picasso and His Dog tells the heart-warming tale of a man and his dog, and the art that their friendship inspired.

Picasso and His Dog (schools performance) [Melbourne]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Thursday March 21, 2019

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY – SHEPPARTON, SHEPPARTON VIC, Australia

Funny, moving, surprising and engaging, Queerstories has been selling out shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, bringing storytellers from all walks of life to the stage.

Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Lady Example (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
Thursday March 21, 2019

Meat Market, North Melbourne , Australia

A sweeping, operatic dance of bodies, words and women.

Lady Example (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday March 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]
Biladurang (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
Wednesday March 20, 2019

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Joel Bray is black. Well, he’s white, but black. Y’know? He’s trapped in a hotel room somewhere in Melbourne and you, the audience, are trapped with him.

Biladurang (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
Refik Anadol – In the Mind’s Eye (NGV) [Melbourne]
Wednesday March 20, 2019

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

Refik Anadol is world-renowned for exploring the relationship between art and machine intelligence.

Refik Anadol – In the Mind’s Eye (NGV)  [Melbourne]
Somini Sengupta: Hot Cities on a Hotter Planet (NGV) [Melbourne]
Tuesday March 19, 2019

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

At a time when the majority of the world’s population is urban, climate change presents grave new risks for the world’s cities and forces city folks to figure out how to survive.

Somini Sengupta: Hot Cities on a Hotter Planet (NGV)  [Melbourne]
First Dance (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
Monday March 18, 2019

North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne , Australia

Do you remember your first dance? From baby steps and blue-light discos to bridal waltzes and professional debuts, First Dance takes you back to that exhilarating, nerve-wracking or fun moment that you may not even recall.

First Dance (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
Melbourne Art Book Fair (NGV) [Melbourne]
Sunday March 17, 2019

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Featuring diverse emerging and established local and international publishers, artists and writers.

Melbourne Art Book Fair (NGV) [Melbourne]
Kids ArtyFarty Festival [Melbourne]
Sunday March 17, 2019

Sills Bend in Warringal Parklands, Heidelberg Victoria, Australia

Come to Banyule’s annual Kids Arts Festival where everyone gets to play, create, experiment and have fun!

Kids ArtyFarty Festival [Melbourne]
Experience Casey [Victoria]
Saturday March 16, 2019

Bunjil Place, Narre Warren VIC, Australia

Come and see the culturally vibrant and diverse community of Casey. 

Experience Casey [Victoria]
Melbourne Art Book Fair (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday March 16, 2019

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Featuring diverse emerging and established local and international publishers, artists and writers.

Melbourne Art Book Fair (NGV) [Melbourne]
John Wardle on Somewhere Other (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday March 16, 2019

NGV AUSTRALIA, FEDERATION SQUARE (Exhibition Space), Melbourne VIC, Australia

As part of Melbourne Design Week, John Wardle introduces audiences to the development of the project and its re-creation at NGV Australia.

John Wardle on Somewhere Other (NGV)  [Melbourne]
Same but Different (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
Friday March 15, 2019

Meat Market, North Melbourne , Australia

Four First Nation female artists, each from a different Country within Australia, invite you to share in a conversation that they have been yarning about for years.

Same but Different (Dance Massive) [Melbourne]
Reframing the Past Through Design (NGV) [Melbourne]
Friday March 15, 2019

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Design and museum professionals discuss the opportunities that a collaborative approach to the presentation of art and design brings, reframing the past to connect to the future.

Reframing the Past Through Design (NGV)  [Melbourne]
The Age of Hostility: Investigating Internet Trolling (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday March 13, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

‘Don’t feed the trolls’ – it’s the conventional wisdom of the internet. But who are the trolls? What motivates them? And, beyond ignoring them, how do we limit the destruction they wreak on people’s lives?

The Age of Hostility: Investigating Internet Trolling (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Chillout Carnival Day [Melbourne]
Sunday March 10, 2019

Daylesford – Victoria Park, Daylesford VIC, Australia

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]
Closing Performances | Love Letters To Feminisms IWD GCP [Melbourne]
Saturday March 9, 2019

Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray, Victoria, Australia 3011 VIC, Australia

Trocadero Art Space and Loving Feminist Literature are excited to present an afternoon of feminist performance as part of Love Letters To Feminisms | International Women’s Day GCP and in celebration of International Women’s Day

Closing Performances | Love Letters To Feminisms IWD GCP [Melbourne]
A sense of place: Hans and Nora at Home and Abroad (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday March 9, 2019

NGV AUSTRALIA, FEDERATION SQUARE (Exhibition Space), Melbourne VIC, Australia

Allan Campbell examines the significance of place in the life and work of Hans and Nora Heysen.

A sense of place: Hans and Nora at Home and Abroad (NGV)  [Melbourne]
Rawcus (exhibition opening) [Melbourne]
Thursday March 7, 2019

St Kilda Town Hall,, St Kilda Victoria, Australia

Opening of exhibition – “Becoming” – celebrating ageing and challenges ageism through creativity, community and connection.

Rawcus (exhibition opening) [Melbourne]
The Drag of Narrm (Let’s Take Over) [Melbourne]
Saturday March 2, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC, Australia

Free and accessible, it’s an evening out for all with a perfect blend of celebration and revolution – because why shouldn’t they exist as one?

The Drag of Narrm (Let's Take Over) [Melbourne]
Urban Youth Hip Hop Class (Let’s Take Over) [Melbourne]
Saturday March 2, 2019

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC, Australia

Learn Hip Hop with the young crew from Urban Youth in a 50 minute masterclass. Bring your friends or join complete strangers, and dance to you drop.

Urban Youth Hip Hop Class (Let's Take Over) [Melbourne]
The Lady in the Van [Melbourne]
Saturday March 2, 2019

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The Lady in the Van is a mostly true story of the fascinating relationship between the award-winning British writer and his long-term guest.

The Lady in the Van [Melbourne]
Woven (outdoor theatrical performance) [Melbourne]
Saturday March 2, 2019

Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park Victoria, Australia

Woven’ is an interactive performance that links the audience, performers and the environment together to create a shared experience

Woven (outdoor theatrical performance) [Melbourne]
Temporal Proximities (Abbotsford Convent) [Melbourne]
Friday March 1, 2019

Abbotsford Convent Community Room, Abbotsford VIC, Australia

Temporal Proximities features work by contemporary Australian artists

Temporal Proximities (Abbotsford Convent) [Melbourne]
The Wheeler Centre Gala 2019: Crush [Melbourne]
Thursday February 28, 2019

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

How much of our best writing, art and music do we owe to crushes, and the intensity they lend to our days and nights? And, actually, how much of our worst?

The Wheeler Centre Gala 2019: Crush [Melbourne]
Refuge Inasi First Harvest (Arts House) [Melbourne]
Thursday February 28, 2019

Stables Meat Market, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Meaningful relationships often begin with the sharing of food. During Refuge Lab 2019, take a seat at the table with INASI, an old Tongan festivity of the first harvest.

Refuge Inasi First Harvest (Arts House) [Melbourne]
Makeshift Gathering The Work You Do, The Community You Are [Melbourne]
Wednesday February 27, 2019

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

Join radio producers and presenters Areej Nur and Samira Farah to unpack the process of curation and the often inaccessible structures in programming within Melbourne artistic institutions.

Makeshift Gathering The Work You Do, The Community You Are [Melbourne]
Fair Play Symposium (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday February 27, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The Fair Play Symposium focuses on tangible ways to improve equity and inclusive practice in the Victorian creative industries.

Fair Play Symposium (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Fair Play Symposium (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday February 26, 2019

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The Fair Play Symposium focuses on tangible ways to improve equity and inclusive practice in the Victorian creative industries.

Fair Play Symposium (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]