La Trobe University's 2020 Creative Arts Festival is a multi-arts online festival that showcases the work of Screen, Creative Writing, Visual Arts and Theatre students. Running from the 16th October through to the 15th November, all programs will be available for free and on the Festival website www.latrobeartsfestival.com.
The Festival consists of a live theatre program performed and delivered completely via Zoom, a screen program showcasing a selection of films across multiple genres, a writing program of short stories, poetry and scripts reimagined for an online platform and a visual arts online exhibition which includes painting, sculpture photography and installation practice.
The Festival has been fully produced by third year students. They have worked tirelessly over the semester creating and working together to bring audiences a festival that includes everyone and is accessible for all to watch from the comfort of their homes.
Festival highlights include:
FRIDAY 16TH OCTOBER, 3.15-5.00pm: Writers in Conversation. Join four young authors discussing their work and process with published authors Paddy O'Reilly and Kelly Gardner. Live link on the website.
FRIDAY 16-18 AND 24 OCTOBER: Live Theatre program delivered completely online via Zoom. Performances include three Daniel Keene monologues, plays by Anna Tregloan, Hillary Bell and Erin Miller and the premier of a number of works written by La Trobe University Theatre students. All performances are free but require booking.
DURATION OF FESTIVAL: Watch films, read and engage with new creative works and drop into original music on our website radio station with original tracks by Primitive Alchemy.
FROM 3 NOVEMBER: Online Visual Arts exhibition