Sit back and delve into Arts Centre Melbourne stories with artist interviews, behind-the-scenes articles, iconic moments and more.
We take a look at a number of prized possessions acquired by the Australian Performing Arts Collection representing the contributions and achievements of one of Australia’s most important artists, Olivia Newton-John.
How can we help the performing arts community during tough times? Arts Centre Melbourne is working alongside the Arts Wellbeing Collective to elevate arts workers and provide resources to rebuild our cherished industry.
From dress rehearsals to a packed house at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, there’s practically no part of Arts Centre Melbourne that Mark hasn’t seen. We asked him to pick his top five shots he’s taken with us over the last five years.
Creative Director Stephen Armstrong reflects on the recent festival and what the future holds for the triennial.
The Australian Ballet’s production of The Merry Widow has all the elements of a Hollywood film, including a cast of glamorous characters led by the widow herself, Hanna Glawari.
In 1960, Dame Joan Sutherland was crowned ‘La Stupenda’ – the stupendous one – after a remarkable performance in the title role of Alcina at Teatro La Fenice, in Venice.
Companies like Rawcus, and others, are responding to the COVID-19 restrictions by pursuing new possibilities for performance, connection and artistic development.
With parents and caregivers having to become part-time teachers, and educators supporting students remotely – we’re all having to work in new ways.
Dame Edna Everage has long been an Australian fashion and comedy icon. Along the way, the work of British photographer John Timbers has been central to Dame Edna’s public image.
To celebrate the online season of this work, Uncle Jack Charles (writer and performer) and Rachael Maza (Director) reflect on what it was like creating this award-winning production.
Dame Nellie Melba and Percy Grainger were two of the most famous Australians of their time. Both achieved success on the world stage and became household names in the country of their birth.
Did you know that on the site of Arts Centre Melbourne, there were once circuses, a roller skating rink, a dance hall, and even a water slide?
As the 2020 AFL season resumes, we tackle one of choreographer Graeme Murphy’s most beloved works, Beyond Twelve.
Showcasing the creative vision of designer Jennifer Irwin, whose journey with The Australian Ballet has generated some of the company’s most innovative moments in costume design.
Vika and Linda Bull reflect on their illustrious 30 year career and speak candidly to Jane Gazzo about first gigs, their Tongan ancestry and the Australian music industry.
"Indigenous Australian hip hop is a powerful musical force to be reckoned with, and enjoyed for its contribution to complex social, cultural and political messages in contemporary Australian conversations"