We hope you feel uplifted, inspired and connected while enjoying our digital highlights and a curated list of online offerings from our friends. Be sure to keep checking in, as videos will be updated regularly.
Because the show must go on, we are bringing artists and musicians to you virtually.
Streaming for one night only, we’re hosting a concert with some of our most respected and loved First Nations artists. Featuring Uncle Archie Roach, Uncle Kutcha Edwards, Troy Cassar-Daley, Alice Skye, Djirri Djirri, Lady Lash, Scott Darlow, Mau Power, Allara and more.
Streaming on Saturday 11 July, 6.30pm
The spectacular musical entertainment show features an all-star lineup of entertainers bringing you chit-chat, songs and laughs. From lounge rooms all over, to the Hamer Hall stage - relive the best moments from across the season.
Full digital season available to stream now
50 playwrights have written fearless and inspiring postcards to Dear Australia, performed by 50 different actors. Explore the diverse voices of our nation through a three-part series of microplays.
Hosted by Shane Jacobsen enjoy an evening dedicated to musical theatre, taking a look at some of the best moments from musicals produced in Australia in the last decade or so.
Streaming Saturday 18 July, 7pm
We are pleased to be able to share some archival recordings of performances we have previously presented in our theatres. These recordings vary in broadcast quality as they were filmed for documentation purposes, and are generally not available to the public.
Streaming from Friday 10 July, 7pm
Uncle Jack Charles is an Australian legend: veteran actor, musician, Koori elder and activist, but for a good portion of his 74 years he was also an addict, a thief and a regular in Victoria’s prisons. Originally performed in the Fairfax Studio in 2010 and 2016.
Streaming from Monday 6 July
Join us on an epic quest full of adventure, laughs and Tasmanian Aboriginal culture! This beautiful and funny production tells an important story of friendship and identity for children aged 5+. Originally performed in the Fairfax Studio in 2019.
Discover the creative process behind best-selling Australian children’s author and illustrator, Shaun Tan, creator of The Red Tree and The Lost Thing.
A series of vibrant panels recorded for The Kiln program, exploring topics of access, inclusion and representation in our independent arts community.
Go behind the scenes at Arts Centre Melbourne. Watch this curated selection of interviews, short documentaries, sketches and series from some of favourite our past projects - both on and off the stage.
The Australian Music Vault asked some of the country’s most influential trailblazers and unsung heroes to open up about their lives in music as part of our Long Play Series. Featuring Tina Arena AM, Archie Roach, Michael Gudinski AM and Judith Durham AO.
Join Lisa Skerret from The Mix at 2019’s Supersense Festival, exploring the labyrinth’s of Arts Centre Melbourne’s backstage area.
Go backstage of this epic community rock concert, where hundreds of everyday Melbournian's got the chance to live the dream of playing live on the Hamer Hall stage with a line-up of Aussie music legends.
Hear from the five creatives, Andrew Bovell, Melissa Reeves, Irine Vela, Christos Tsiolkas and Patricia Cornelius, behind our provocative theatre commission Anthem. Presented as part of Melbourne International Arts Festival in 2019.
Duration: 4 minutes
While our resident companies and festivals can’t perform at our venue, they are bringing their inspired digital offerings to your home. And, because we don’t want you to miss out, we will also regularly share a selection of the intimate, inventive and entertaining works being made by independent artists.
Love triumphs over all in this comedy of errors and mistaken identity. Inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s fantastical short stories, Coppélia is a sparkling tale of magic and mischief that has charmed audiences worldwide.
Available 5pm Thursday 9 – Thursday 23 July
A new festival from Arts House and Campbelltown Arts Centre. Our everyday is saturated with digital, but how does online feel? Running until 30 August, this is a space to watch/listen/read/think your way through the strangeness of an IRL and URL existence.
Take a peek behind the scenes with this unique all access tour. Explore the dressing rooms, stand on the stage, climb up to the lighting bridge and more, all with clickable behind-the-scenes content.
Experience some of Opera Australia’s grandest productions from the comfort of your own home for free.
Missing Melbourne Cinémathèque? While it can't replace the joy of being in the cinema, you can hold a weekly movie night at home. Details of film selections will be announced on Tuesdays via ACMI’s social channels.
Check out freshly launched JOY TV! Their new entertainment variety show is hosted by Kerrie Stanley and Dolly Diamond, livestreaming every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30pm.