Click here to see the photo gallery
Click here to see the photo gallery

Select your state: ALL | ACT | NSW | NT | QLD | SA | TAS | VIC | WA



Upcoming Shows

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 (Schools Only Groups) [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 (Schools Only Groups) [Melbourne]
The Coven – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Thursday August 24, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Mudfest has grown to encompass all forms of artistic expression. Presented every two years by the University of Melbourne Student Union.

The Coven - Mudfest [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]
Tunnel Vision – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Thursday August 24, 2017 - Saturday August 26, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Exploring the nature of friendship, intimacy and belonging.

Tunnel Vision - Mudfest [Melbourne]
Self Preservation – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Friday August 25, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Self Preservation is a play about the complicated relationship that folks with a chronic illness have with the medication that keeps them alive.

Self Preservation - Mudfest [Melbourne]
Disability in the Arts (panel) – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Friday August 25, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Panellists: Sasha Cheryllyn Chong, Jess Kapuscinski-Evans, Christian Tsoutsouvas

Disability in the Arts (panel) - Mudfest [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]
Out Of Character – Mudfest [Melbourne]
Saturday August 26, 2017

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria

Cristina is a 3rd year English and Theatre Studies major. She is interested in feminist theatre and comedy. Her current life’s ambition is to investigate the potential for opera-rap fusion as a musical genre.

Out Of Character - Mudfest [Melbourne]
Backstage Tour – Arts Centre Melbourne [Melbourne]
Sunday August 27, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

We reveal the secrets of the theatre in this guided tour through backstage rooms, hidden passageways and technical contraptions that are unknown to most visitors.

Backstage Tour - Arts Centre Melbourne [Melbourne]
Fish by Rollercoaster Theatre Company [Melbourne]
Friday September 1, 2017

Melba Spiegeltent, Collingwood Victoria

The world is trembling and we’re expected to just go on working, playing, spending, dreaming. We know something’s fishy. We can smell it.

Fish by Rollercoaster Theatre Company [Melbourne]
Melbourne University Law Revue: Sketchual Healing [Melbourne]
Friday September 1, 2017

Guild Theatre, Parkville

An annual sketch comedy show written, directed and performed by students that has been running for over 40 years

Melbourne University Law Revue: Sketchual Healing [Melbourne]
SlutWalk 2017 March
Saturday September 2, 2017

Victorian State Library, Melbourne VIC

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

SlutWalk 2017 March
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]
An Afternoon with Simon Napier-Bell [Melbourne]
Saturday September 9, 2017

The Pavilion – Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

In Britain he worked alongside Beatles and Stones managers Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham, taking notes and observing the workings of the music industry which he later applied to his artists whom all became household names.  

An Afternoon with Simon Napier-Bell [Melbourne]
Aladdin – Schools Groups Only [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 13, 2017

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne Victoria

Special Screening for Schools Groups – get your schools group together and come to see Aladdin! It will sweep you into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance.

Aladdin - Schools Groups Only [Melbourne]
Write-ability: Finding the Form [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 13, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Writers with disability who attend this free session will go in the draw to win a Writers Victoria membership and mentorship with a professional author (donated by Karen Andrews).

Write-ability: Finding the Form [Melbourne]
AC Grayling On Democracy’s Crisis [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 13, 2017

Melbourne City Conference Centre, Melbourne VIC

What are the merits of representative democracy today? What is the future of democracy? Is there a viable alternative?

AC Grayling On Democracy’s Crisis [Melbourne]
I’m Fine [Melbourne]
Sunday September 17, 2017

The Butterfly Club, Melbourne VIC

If you’re a capable, high-achieving person with a sound sleep pattern and a strong coping mechanism, then this show is not for you.

I'm Fine [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]
Coburg Carnivale [Melbourne]
Friday September 22, 2017 - Saturday September 23, 2017

Victoria Street Mall Precinct, Coburg VIC

This year’s Coburg Carnivale will have an exciting program of participatory and live art experiences that promise to tantalise the senses.

Coburg Carnivale [Melbourne]
The Onion of Knowledge – Rough Science [Melbourne]
Saturday September 23, 2017

Imperial Hotel, Melbourne Victoria

Featuring demonstrations, music and a good helping of “Why do I need to know this, anyway?!” (Warning: Contains course language)

The Onion of Knowledge - Rough Science [Melbourne]
Scott’s BMX Trick Bike Show
Tuesday September 26, 2017

Rabbit Hole at the Emerald City (Meat Market) Venue, Melbourne VIC

Almost everybody has ridden a bike.  Scott can ride a bike in ways you have never dreamed.

Scott’s BMX Trick Bike Show
The Onion of Knowledge – Rough Science [Melbourne]
Thursday September 28, 2017

Imperial Hotel, Melbourne Victoria

Featuring demonstrations, music and a good helping of “Why do I need to know this, anyway?!” (Warning: Contains course language)

The Onion of Knowledge - Rough Science [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]
Wanda and Mel [Melbourne]
Sunday October 1, 2017

The Butterfly Club, Melbourne VIC

A totally deep cross-generational musical escapade

Wanda and Mel [Melbourne]
Spring Festival [Melbourne]
Sunday October 15, 2017

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria

SPRING IS HERE, LET’S CELEBRATE! Celebrate the return of warmer weather at Whitehorse City Council’s ever popular Spring Festival

Spring Festival [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

Limited tickets only! 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]
Plotting (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
Saturday December 2, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Find out how to plot your novel like a professional. Learn how to structure the plot of not only an overall novel, but individual chapters and scenes as well.

Plotting (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
Plotting (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
Sunday December 3, 2017

The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Find out how to plot your novel like a professional. Learn how to structure the plot of not only an overall novel, but individual chapters and scenes as well.

Plotting (Writers Victoria) [Melbourne]
The Book Of Mormon [Melbourne]
Sunday December 3, 2017

Princess Theatre, Melbourne VIC

Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time.”

The Book Of Mormon [Melbourne]
Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Sunday December 17, 2017

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria

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

Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Whitehorse Australia Day Concert [Melbourne]
Friday January 26, 2018

Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading Victoria

Celebrate Australia Day with this wonderful night of entertainment and you can see the night go out with a bang with a stunning 10-minute fireworks finale.

Whitehorse Australia Day Concert [Melbourne]

 

 

Past Shows

Krista Tippett On Conscience [Melbourne]
Thursday August 17, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

How can we live connected, conscious and perhaps even spiritual lives in this dawning secular age? Where should we look for good ideas and moral guidance?

Krista Tippett On Conscience [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]
Midwinta Gala 2017 [Melbourne]
Saturday August 12, 2017

Plaza Ballroom (located under Regent Theatre, Melbourne VIC

Midwinta has become a highly anticipated night in Melbourne’s queer cultural calendar, featuring an exclusive line-up of soon-to-be-revealed special guest entertainers to keep you in the mood.

Midwinta Gala 2017 [Melbourne]
Deafferent Theatre: Open Rehearsal [Melbourne]
Saturday August 12, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

Come and join us for this open rehearsal, observing our process and the creation of a new theatre work in live time.

Deafferent Theatre: Open Rehearsal [Melbourne]
Fridays are Better than Mondays [Sydney]
Friday August 11, 2017

Performance Space; Footscray Community Arts Centre, Footscray VIC

Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) is holding a free arts showcase, Fridays are better than Mondays, as part of Due West: Immersive Arts Festival.

Fridays are Better than Mondays [Sydney]
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]
New Slang – Wil Wagner (solo) + Bridget Allan [Melbourne]
Friday August 4, 2017

Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

A very intimate show with important new Australian artists. Don’t wait – tickets will sell fast for this one.

New Slang – Wil Wagner (solo) + Bridget Allan [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)
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]
‘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]
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]
Gertrude Street Projection Festival (projection art by Deaf artist, Luke King) [Melbuorne]
Friday July 28, 2017

The Catfish, Fitzroy VIC

Musicians 4 Hearing are back bringing a mash of beats, art, projection and Auslan. Co-headlined by Melbourne shakers, Squidgenini and SO.Crates.

Gertrude Street Projection Festival (projection art by Deaf artist, Luke King) [Melbuorne]
Peter Singer On What Really Matters [Melbourne]
Friday July 28, 2017

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne

How should we make ethical choices? Do our choices matter?

Peter Singer On What Really Matters [Melbourne]
Funemployed – Living with Yourself as a Writer [Melbourne]
Wednesday July 26, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

There’s more to writing than word counts and dollars. How does one handle rejection, self-doubt, anxiety, jealousy and the other internal wrestling matches and not turn creepy?

Funemployed - Living with Yourself as a Writer [Melbourne]
Writing Science Fiction Workshop [Melbourne]
Sunday July 23, 2017

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria

Looking to learn the ins and outs of Science Fiction? Want to know how to create convincing and immersive alternative worlds?

Writing Science Fiction Workshop [Melbourne]
We All Know What’s Happening [Melbourne]
Saturday July 22, 2017

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC

This new work sees Samara Hersch and Lara Thoms collaborate with seven young people in Melbourne in response to Australia’s ongoing relationship with Nauru.

We All Know What’s Happening [Melbourne]
TRIBUNAL [Melbourne]
Friday July 21, 2017

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC

This compelling collaborative work addresses Australia’s history by telling the parallel stories of Indigenous Australia and newly arrived refugees.

TRIBUNAL [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
John Clarke: A Celebration [Melbourne]
Sunday July 2, 2017

Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Victoria

At this public memorial at the Melbourne Town Hall, John’s friends, colleagues and collaborators will celebrate his life and work in an evening of readings, stories and music.

John Clarke: A Celebration [Melbourne]
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

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]