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New cabaret celebrates bohemian icon Vali Myers

And Then You Go – The Vali Myers Project is premiering at the 2022 Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

A gender diverse group of cabaret artists.

Creating COVID-safe audience participation on stage

How does an artform that’s reliant on intimacy and audience participation adapt to COVID-safe protocols?


Why classic cabaret still resonates

The 1930s remains a source of fascination for contemporary artists – why does the era keep drawing us back?


How to make your tour greener

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

A dark-haired woman lounges langurously on a pink armchair against a lacy pink curtain.

Nostalgia meets future: nurturing cabaret

The 2022 Adelaide Cabaret Festival has a focus on Australian multiculturalism and nostalgia, and a commitment to growing the artform.


fortyfivedownstairs plans to stick around despite development woes

The multi-arts space is threatened by a neighbouring development but has no plans to call it quits.


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.


How festivals are coming out of COVID

After 2020’s postponements, festivals are back with a renewed focus on the local, exciting audiences across the nation.


Inspiration during isolation: The long-term benefits of artist residencies

From playful figures to bathtub performances, artists are using the intense residencies of their past to create unexpected new works…


Can you have a sustainable career in cabaret?

Artists and artistic directors discuss the cabaret sector’s state of health, and offer advice for career development and sustainability.

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