Melbourne Art Trams Artists Announced

Eight Victorian artists have been selected to transform Melbourne trams into mobile artworks to be unveiled as part of the 2013 Melbourne Festival in October. Announcing the winning proposals, Minister for the Arts Heidi...

Funding secures NICA’s future

The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) has secured an historic $12.9 million funding agreement from the Australian Government’s Office for the Arts. The new four-year funding agreement locks in Commonwealth support...

White Night Melbourne to return in 2014

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Louise Asher has announced that White Night Melbourne, Victoria’s and indeed Australia’s, most exciting new major event will return in 2014 on Saturday 22 February. Ms Asher said the...

2013 Helpmann Awards Winners Announced

The 13th Annual Helpmann Awards have been announced in a ceremony at the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House. Co-hosts Eddie Perfect and Christie Whelan Browne kicked off the night’s proceedings with an incredibl...

NICA announces auditions for 2014

From Cirque du Soleil to King Kong The Musical, if you see an Australian circus artist working today on the professional stage anywhere in the world, chances are they began their career by auditioning for the NICA Bachel...

Refurbished Hamer Hall turns one

Almost 400,000 people have attended concerts at Arts Centre Melbourne’s new Hamer Hall since it re-opened last July, cementing its reputation as the “people’s concert hall”. In this time, its stage has been shared by int...