Give more children with disability extraordinary performing arts experiences

Arts Centre Melbourne is committed to supporting the next generation of performing artists and arts industry professionals.

"Doing this workshop has allowed me to gain a lot more confidence, and I really feel like it’s opened all these doors… I feel really confident now that I can take away the building blocks to produce something that I’m really proud of."

Participant, Operator

Our Artist Development programs offer artists the space and resources needed to develop their practice through networking, skills development and performance opportunities.

The Kiln

Sector development program featuring professional development workshops, talks and events from leading Australian artists and companies.


Compositions by five emerging artists taking you on an interactive journey through the Australian Performing Arts Collection.

Ableton Users Group

Community group of producers, musicians and likeminded creatives to share ideas and projects through Ableton Live.

Dig Deep

Dig Deep is Arts Centre Melbourne’s flagship youth music program.

LOL Squad

A mentorship program supporting young comedians creating original comedy sketches.

Magicians at Work

Melbourne’s magic community coming together to share and develop new and experimental magic.


Creative learning course for women, trans and non-binary individuals, focusing on electronic music production using Ableton Live.

Small and Loud

A scratch night for live performance in Melbourne: space for artists to test their freshest ideas.

Video Projections

Immersive weekend workshop for beginners wanting to explore the magic of VJing and projection mapping.

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