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As arts orgs close their doors, other opportunities are being presented for artists. We give you a wrap of the week's news at a time when things are being decimated by COVID-19.
OA's orchestra members protested this morning outside the company’s Sydney head office over being stood down without pay.
Positive art news, from a new major monograph on women artists to operatic modelling research, matched funding for bushfires and Paris studios up for grabs post-corona.
Breaking down the barriers between subjects and producers, and empowering communities to control their own stories, the Beyond the Box session at AIDC looked at practical examples.
As Victoria declares a state of emergency, festivals and organisations across the nation are cancelling and postponing their programming – with widespread ramifications for casual arts workers.
Plans for Fed Square, new Blak Design initiative, actors with disability in conversation, the first trans love story on stage, and more arts news.
Winners of the Sidney Myer Award have been announced at the home of Sidney and Merlyn Myer including Barrie Kosky and ArtsHub's Richard Watts.
Eight artists have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to their art forms and to the cultural life of the nation.
From giant apes, to underground music, using the Opera House to discuss sites of conflict and report findings for Playwriting Australia, there is plenty to catch across arts news this week.
Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group being the principal sponsor of Black Swan State Theatre Company raises potential governance concerns, given that Forrest’s wife Nicola is the company’s Chair.
Composers from almost every state and territory, half of them women, have been commissioned to create works across a broad range of styles and lengths.
Artists do their bit for bushfires, Opera Australia to present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella,iconic street art festival returns to Benalla, plus more arts news.
A wide-ranging report into the future of PWA has recommended it merge with Australian Plays and create a new entity dedicated to the support and development of Australian plays and playwrights.
The latest festival and exhibition announcements, opportunities for artists, and a summary of arts news from around the country.
In the second episode of our monthly podcast we speak about politics in art and the importance of reaching an audience both physically and online.
Gritty, provocative artist talks in Adelaide and Melbourne, new work by female composers, Parramasala Festival returns, and more arts news.
After five festivals, Mitchell has moved onto new challenges. Just before he left, he spoke with ArtsHub about the highs and lows of his time in the role.
After a rocky three years for Create NSW, Executive Director Chris Keely says he is a stayer, and has a vision to lead with a collaborative spirit and an open door.
It’s sometimes difficult to unravel why a play might not work: it could be a script problem, the acting, or dramaturgical. We seek tips from the experts.
As she prepares to move on to a new role at the Australia Council, Alice Nash looks back on almost 20 years with Australia’s leading disability arts theatre company.
We went back through the archives, here are our most read stories around empowering women in the arts and debunking gender disparity.
Perhaps best known as a touring body, Performing Lines has a key role to play in strengthening the sector by focusing on the gaps that need addressing.
Musician and teacher Adam Simmons provides an excellent case study into the impact of COVID-19 on an art form, talking structural stress and reasons for hope.
The viral spread of music and dance across the internet represents a more hopeful contagion as we adapt to physical isolation.
Despite all Arts Ministers meeting yesterday, Queensland has been the only state to step up with a stimulus package in the awake of Coronavirus' decimation of the sector.
University of Sydney’s David Larkin asks, is Beethoven at risk of overexposure?
Veteran arts marketeer Justin Macdonnell gives us an uncompromising look at the refashioned Australian Performing Arts Market debuting this month, and asks whether it is the right way forward.
Australian composers need to approach their work strategically in order to extend the shelf-live of each new piece of music they write, argues Cameron Lam.
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Saigon captures the way in which the diaspora is obsessed with its grief and dispossessed of its past.
Far from static, this grand Verdi opera is full of revenge, massive sets, feuding, and is brought to life with digital projections and live horses on stage.
This one-woman show is a politically charged and seductive performance, wrapped up in the innocence of a fairytale.
David Williamson’s hilarious 1987 satire receives a rip-roaring revival by Melbourne Theatre Company and Sam Strong.
Folds travels the geography of the piano at high speed, contributing convincing grabs of colour, spidery finger flurries and gliss
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