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How to make the most of a Fringe festival

Three Fringe festival veterans on why they love Fringe and their advice for newcomers.

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How stand-up comedy is helping cancer patients tell their stories

The therapeutic possibilities of comedy are being explored at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre through workshops run by Rachel Berger.

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How to make your tour greener

A new toolkit will help performing arts companies reduce the environmental impact of their tours.

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Hannah Gadsby on being an autistic queer comedian

RMIT PhD candidate Clem Bastow discusses comedian Hannah Gadsby’s new book, Ten Steps to Nanette, and how it relates her…

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Building a career in comedy

Four comedians talk to ArtsHub about the challenges and triumphs of building a career in this competitive industry.

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TikTok comics hone art with an app

Comedians might be reaching new audiences thanks to TikTok’s algorithms, but what impact is it having on their careers?

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Does online performance have a post-pandemic future?

Artists, teachers and arts administrators reflect on the future of theatre and comedy online, including questions of access and engagement.

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10 years of bringing art into everyday lives

The Junction Arts Festival team reflect on the festival’s past, present and future at Artlands 2021.

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Regional arts audiences evolve with the pandemic

Some of regional Australia's arts venues have seen visitation grow over the past 18 months, but is it true for…

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No laughing matter: how comedians are coping with lockdown

More than any other art form, comedians create a feedback loop with their audience. So what happens when it’s impossible…

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