This is the future of Australian opera Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Intimate activism honours artists at work Rohan Thomson's photographic project 'The Makers' is dedicated to recognising the labour and humanity of visual artists. How festivals help an ancient species understand a modern world Festival audiences become part of a collective experience giving individuals a sense of community all humans need. You and Me and the Space Between The Tasmanian premiere of this new work by Terrapin Puppet Theatre is well-honed following road-testing on the mainland. Passenger A tour de force of immersive theatre. (Premium content) Premium content Andrew Fuhrmann Thursday 3 May, 2012 As the debate about the future of opera in Australia heats up, financially independent opera companies are gaining loyal audiences by refusing to "fit in". This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the arts industry Post, manage and monitor your social media campaigns using our extensive social media toolkit Promote yourself and your career to the largest arts community in Australia by uploading your professional profile Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Take advantage of exclusive ticket giveaways, offers and competitions Save hundreds of Dollars every year on cinema tickets, magazines, books, travel, shopping and more with the Member Rewards scheme ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and be part of the Australian arts community Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Andrew Fuhrmann is a freelance writer. Currently, he is performing arts editor with Time Out Melbourne, theatre reviewer for ABR and an ArtsHub contributor. His tweets may be perused @arfuhrmann.