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.
Join us by tuning in to the spectacular new musical entertainment show online each week! An all-star lineup of entertainers bring chit-chat, songs, laughs and a grand finale music act with the Aussie Pops Orchestra.
New episodes air weekly, Wednesdays at 7pm
Previous episodes 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.
The Australian Ballet’s signature work, Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake, is a modern classic, based on a royal love triangle and charged with sensuality and romance.
Available 5pm Thursday 25 June – Thursday 9 July.
Join actors Fiona Choi, Nadine Garner, Louise Siversen, Michael Wahr and Izabella Yena as they discuss their career highlights, memorable auditions and theatrical superstitions.
After touring the globe and performing at Hamer Hall in 2019, YUMMY are streaming their award-winning cabaret show online for the first time! Join the ever fabulous ensemble as they take you on the most delicious and unpredictable ride of your life. Available from 1 – 7 July only.
Take a musical adventure across the globe with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra! The MSO Kids Marathon is a celebration of music making, conducting and creativity.
Streaming Saturday 11 July, 10am – 1pm
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.
Radio presenter Stani Goma offers a unique perspective on the changing face of African music and culture in Melbourne today. The short documentary, directed by Tom Lowe, is part of the 2020 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival Online.