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Phoenix festival rises from the Fringe

Melbourne Fringe’s program has been reinvented, with 55 in-person shows swiftly adapted for digital performance.

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Embracing fear, channelling fury and daring to care

Circa’s Yaron Lifschitz issues a challenge to Netflix, and dares us to reimagine how and why we make art.


63 orgs share $20M in latest RISE round

A new Australian musical based on cult 90s TV series Round the Twist is among the projects to be funded.


Melbourne Fringe cancels 90% of events

Artists will be refunded for all registration and advertising costs says organisers, as the program goes digital.


Rebuilding the performing arts: an economist weighs in

One of Australia's best economics brains looks at the good and bad news for the arts as a keynote at…


How an Australian company toured Europe mid-pandemic (plus Tubular Bells!)

Yaron Lifschitz reflects on the challenges of mounting three new works in Europe while half of Australia was in lockdown.


Circus and the art of community: The ArtsHubbub episode 16

The circus company that plays together, stays together, according to two of the co-founders of Gravity and Other Myths.

two actors on stage, one male and one female, looking concerned and upset

20 year milestone shows independent theatre's struggle

An independent remount of a work first staged 20 years ago reveals struggles faced by artists since then.


Federal Government injects further $35M; Support Act relief extended to all performing arts

Additional funding for Support Act and the Sustainability Fund hopes to keep the live performance sector afloat.


Australian Performing Arts Exchange moves entirely online

The annual conference and arts market will now take place entirely online.

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