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From the Melbourne Women in Film Festival, to protest art in Hong Kong, and survey exhibitions by George Gittoes, Carolyn Eskdale and Agathe Gothe-Snape, it is a big week of arts news.
Whether you're a curator, a visual artist, theatre performer, writer or festival director, 2020 has a conference or professional development opportunity for you.
Other winners on the night included the Belvoir/Co-Curious co-production Counting and Cracking, STC’s The Beauty Queen of Leenane, and Apocalypse Theatre Company's Angels in America.
David Williamson's last play, SCCI Fashion Hub lineup, artists supporting bushfires, 2020 program wraps, and more arts news this week.
Margot Robbie is the only Australian hope in the Oscars, in yet another year where issues of diversity seem ignored by the Academy.
Respected as a fine actor and a kind, loving and modest man, Long died aged 51 after battling with encephalitis for several weeks.
From visual art to cabaret, and from Western Sydney to the heart of the city, here are our must-see picks from the 2020 Sydney Festival program.
Aussie visual artists headlne Sydney Festival at Carriageworks, new commission for Hyde Park Barracks, Mona goes music mad, Queer Screen festival news, and opportunities for the new year.
Start the year by filling up your diary – ArtsHub gives you the quintessential guide to Australian arts festival and events for 2020.
The outstanding productions of the year, as selected by our Performing Arts Editor Richard Watts and some of our keenest reviewers.
Sydney Theatre Awards, the Horne Prize, Australia’s Eurovision contenders, and more awards and nominations.
Despite heralding its own demise in August, advocacy body Ausdance National has been saved by its own members.
The co-founder of experimental queer theatre company Sisters Grimm, Greene is the first playwright to lead Griffin since 2003.
Key NSW organisations make Board announcements, plus festival and program announcements for Theatre Works, ACO and Summer Nights as well as more arts news.
Inaugural PHOTO 2020 Festival announced, All About Women line-up revealed, Lock out laws reversed in Sydney, celebrating Flesh after Five – and more arts news.
The Secret Garden returns with Warlow, James and Diana Ramsay gift $38m bequest to AGSA, Theatre Royal open for tenders, plus more arts news.
After eight years at Griffin, Lee Lewis is moving on to a new role at Queensland Theatre. She reflects on the challenges, triumphs and falling in love with plays.
From independent productions to the touring commercial juggernauts, here are some musical dates for your diary in the months to come.
Fame, fortune and your pick of the best projects – or over-exposure, exploitation and unhappiness? What happens when you win an Academy Award?
Jane Harrison’s ‘new’ play was left sitting in a drawer for six years following a rehearsed reading, with promises to stage it failing to eventuate until now. She tells us how she coped.
From major new ballets to fringe festival delights, here are some of the anticipated dance and circus highlights of the year.
From the world premiere of a new opera by Tim Finn and a significant exploration of women’s contribution to classical music, to Gustav Mahler’s epic Eighth Symphony, 2020 offers a range of operatic and orchestral delights.
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.
From the 2020 ISPA Congress in New York City, Circa's Yaron Lifschitz discusses the urgency of empathy and art as a force for good.
Spoken word artist Miles Merrill and teacher Narcisa Nozica know how to stand up in front of a crowd. In their new book, Slam Your Poetry, they look at how to present yourself with true stage presence.
An industry response to the omission of Best Production for Children and Best Production for Young People from the 2020 Sydney Theatre Awards.
If a sustainable arts practice were a meal what ingredients would it need? Dancer and choreographer Alison Plevey thinks arts practice can be a hearty lasagne, a rich comfort food that keeps you going.
At the recent Theatre Network NSW's State of the Sector conference Antonia Seymour argued for a not just funding but a more supportive culture around the arts.
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Mona Foma and Terrapin deliver a bountiful, barmy show on a beautiful, balmy evening.
Andy Manley’s nearly wordless performance captivates young audiences, making the most of their powerful imaginations.
Abounding in energy and innovation but overall a contrary and inscrutable experience.
Queer sensibility, daring physicality, jaw-aching comedy and must-see artistry enliven the Hobart Fringe.
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