The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair

19 May

  The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair comes to Hawthorn for a diverse musical mash-up, 20 and 21 July Part theatre performance, part get up and dance, The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair is an all-ages dance event that immerses everyone in an evening of old time and new time dance floor magic, taking over Hawthorn Arts […]

WinterWild 2017: a new after-dark festival in the Otways, July – August 2017

15 May

Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires – William Shakespeare Embrace the elements of the southern Otways when a new after-dark festival sparks up next month: the first WinterWild will revel in the untamed side of Apollo Bay. Don’t look away. Inspired by the elements of earth, water, air […]

Melbourne Ballet Company’s celebrates 10th anniversary with Being & Time at Hawthorn Arts Centre

1 February

Melbourne Ballet Company returns to the Hawthorn Arts Centre in March 2017 to present an exhilarating contemporary ballet, Being & Time, marking the company’s ten year anniversary. Company Director Simon Hoy has choreographed Being & Time with internationally acclaimed dance makers Tim Podesta (South African Ballet Theatre, Projection Dance) and Lucas Jervies (Australian Ballet, Scapino […]

Welcome to the Underground- The Alex Theatre presents The Paris Underground Cabaret

2 September
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The Paris Underground Cabaret will bring an entirely unique offering to Melbourne audiences when it comes to The Alex Theatre in St Kilda from 21 – 24 September. A subversion of the classic French cabaret and variety show, this production brings together a diverse range of performers; magicians, dancers, singers, circus and burlesque artists. The […]

Melbourne Ballet Company presents new work: Guernica at Hawthorn Arts Centre 21 and 24 July

8 July

Melbourne Ballet Company will perform Guernica, a stunning performance inspired by Pablo Picasso’s 1937 painting depicting the bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War, on 21 and 24 July at the Hawthorn Arts Centre. The work represents the suffering, brutality and destruction experienced in times of war and is the final stand-alone instalment of […]

Metanoia Announces Live Works 2016 Season

30 May

Metanoia’s Live Works will take place at the Mechanics Institute in the heart of Brunswick from June through to August. The program is a commitment to diversity and innovation in contemporary performance and showcase a series of avant-garde live art pieces, featuring creators who are pushing the boundaries in their respective fields. Speculative Subject (25 […]