PERFORMANCE ARTS

The world of Performance Arts The world of performance arts has many facets, from mime to dance it can be quite a different expereince.

Arts Centre Melbourne and Midsumma Festival present Gender Euphoria

On 24 January 2019, joined by a cavalcade of transgender legends, cabaret icons Mama Alto and Maude Davey embark upon a new variety adventure – nothing less than the pursuance and promulgation of Gender Euphoria, the state of being deliriously happy with one's own and everyone else's gender identities, choices and expressions. Goodbye gender dysphoria, hello Gender Euphoria. In postmodern...

Arts Centre Melbourne presents a Little Ones Theatre Production Merciless Gods

By Dan Giovannoni Based on the book by Christos Tsiolkas Fresh from a sold out Sydney season, Arts Centre Melbourne presents Dan Giovannoni's Green Room Award winning adaptation of Christos Tsiolkas ' Merciless Gods. The two-hour production is a brutal and tender examination of queer immigrant experiences in Australia, and will take over the Fairfax Studio from 6 – 10 February...

Joyful! Joyful! A spectacular Christmas fundraising concert in support of Choir of Hard Knocks.

Celebrate the joy of Christmas at our spectacular concert "Joyful! Joyful", on Saturday December 1st, 3pm at Deakin Edge in Federation Square. Presented by Play It Forward, this fundraising concert is conducted by founding artistic director, Dr Jonathon Welch AM and features a wonderful star studded cast. It will be a joyous celebration of community, inclusion and music. What could be...

New Biting Satire to Premiere on the Melbourne Stage

‘Privilege-Hunting Season Has Begun.’ North of Eight presents its second World Premiere this November with Strata Inc. by Laura Lethlean and Faran Martin. Filled with acerbic wit and unforgiving scrutiny, Strata Inc. plays at The Burrow in Fitzroy from November 20 to December 8. Frank Strata, successful investment tycoon, is dead. Suddenly his son Andrew is set to inherit Strata inc. and...

DAHLIN! THE JEANNE LITTLE SHOW!

Presented by Issi Dye Dahlin! It's the Jeanne Little Show!  is a tribute in story and song to one of Australia's most loved entertainers. Performed with great aplomb by Caroline Ferguson (3AW), the show moves seamlessly from story to song and back again to take us from a humble childhood, to the huge success of the Milk Walsh Show and being a...

‘Conjugated Stalking’ a coming play by Meredith Fuller psychologist/theatre director

16 to 24 November 8pm at epicentre upstairs Tickets remaining for some performances (Fri 16th Nov SOLD OUT)  Sat 17th Nov  Fri 23rd Nov  (Sat 24th Nov SOLD OUT) trybooking.com/TWUT This play is a psychological puzzle that explores stalking. Both humorous, and dramatic, my play is an opportunity to peek onto the psychologist's couch and meet some archetypes you will all recognise.  I am...

Review: The new Doctor Who picks up the chase with a pace as she crosses the gender barrier

The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker). BBC Doctor Who is back on our TV screens with the first episode of the new series airing on the ABC here in Australia today, staring Jodie Whittaker as the first female regeneration of this particular Time Lord. Anyone who has been watching the long-running BBC series over the past few years should not find a female Time Lord surprising. The Doctor’s arch...

‘UNSOLICITED MALE’ a play by Ron Elisha

THEATRE REVIEW by Meredith Fuller ‘UNSOLICITED MALE’ by Ron Elisha Q44Theatre Company’s brilliant season of the world premiere of this clever play runs until 7 October at the Abbotsford Convent. Directed by international stage & screen doyenne Suzanne Heywood. Starring Kim Valentine, Russell Fletcher, Gabriella Rose-Carter, Liam Seymour, and William Atkinson. This timely play explores the dynamics of power and control between...

Silver Screen Classics playing this Saturday – Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy

Dr Jonathon Welch AM will present Silver Screen Classics, on Saturday, at Australian Catholic University, at 3pm. This spectacular, free concert celebrates beautiful music and also the launch of Jonathon’s new vision for arts inclusion for all Australians. A myriad of performers will be joining Jonathon, including Jan van de Stool, 'International Music Therapist' and star...

Our Talented Creatives: Ruby Vadiveloo New York Actor by Meredith Fuller

Ruby Red Shoes – By Meredith Fuller Down Under actors are so talented, but our wide brown land of Oz is thin for theatre opportunities compared to New York. How do some click their heels together and transport themselves? We recently caught up with Ruby Vadivaloo on a short visit from New York.   We first met Ruby many years ago when she...