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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.


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…


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.


Staging COVID-safe arts events outdoors

Sarah Neal, Executive Producer and Co-CEO at Malthouse Theatre, and Glyn Roberts, Artistic Director of the Castlemaine State Festival, share…


COVID and comedy: no laughing matter?

How can you joke about a pandemic? Eight comedians tell us how.


Adelaide Fringe at 60

Over six decades to date, the Adelaide Fringe has been both a playground and a career springboard for Australian and…


How to write a comedy show: 24 comedians reveal their secrets

Comedy festival season is in full swing, so we asked a few comedians to share their creative processes and tips…


No laughing matter: comedy in the wake of #MeToo

The #MeToo movement has revealed the widespread extent of sexual harassment, and brought down comedy legends like Louis CK. What…

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