MIAO MIAO

Between rehearsalsMelbourne Critique caught up with Mindy Wang, a Chinese-Australian musician whose work straddles borders of different musical genres. A virtuoso on the Guzheng or a Chinese zither, an ancient plucked instrument, Mindy is…

MQFF / MMXIX

This year, Melbourne Queer Film Festival edges closer to its 30th anniversary; as ever, the festival program finds inspiration from each corner of the diverse community that the festival stands…

PLAY ON / SERIES VI

“As we continue to grow and develop Play On I am keen to use the project to interrogate the major issues facing our generation – things like climate change and…

JILL ORR / DARK NIGHT

“Our basic human nature is consistently afraid of other things.” Jill Orr, is one of our country’s most established artists. Her work often challenges convention, while  responding to our landscape…

DIE! DIE! DIE! OLD PEOPLE DIE!

In this work, indie theatre legends, David Woods and Jon Haynes project into 120-year-old versions of themselves in a seriously funny work about hanging on, dying and grieving,  all played…

THE INFIRMARY

Enter a richly poetic experience, submit to the caring hands of others and contemplate your mortality. Set in a hospital ward, The Infirmary invites you to give yourself over to…

WHILE YOU SLEEP

An aural and visual excursion into both the musical fugue and the psychological ‘fugue state’, While You Sleep unites string quartet, piano, electronics, video and animation in a surreal counterpoint…

A GHOST IN MY SUITCASE

Stage adaptions have,  by nature, the tendency to go awry, the difficulties of translating characters, place and time from page into something tangible within performance, are all too-well known. However,…