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Our major performing arts organisations are Australian culture’s country clubs, sponsored by a matrix of old money and old-school networks and protected by the conservative government.
Opinions & Analysis
Australia's biggest classical music event is an opportunity for more than 50 classical musicians but how does the director decide who gets a gig?
The idea of 'The Great Australian Musical' is counter-productive nonsense that dismisses or defeats the many great musicals Australia produces.
If numbers tell the truth, the UK theatre industry is thriving. But plays don't come off a production line so productivity is a poor measure of success.
Artists don't make much money from Spotify, but that doesn't mean we should all follow Taylor Swift's lead and quit.
The Opera Australia Review will short change Victoria, and itself, if it ignores useful comparisons with the Victorian Opera.
The experience of Circus Oz shows the pragmatics of touring can themselves be an acrobatic act.
Humphrey Bower's attack on Australia Council's new structure is based on misunderstanding, argues the Council's CEO.
Following widespread reaction to the powerful contention that art should disturb not please, we publish Leysen's full speech.
As much art as science, the controversial Milgram and Stanford prison experiments on obedience to authority continue to inspire screen translations.
What is the future of Australia's wealthiest state?
'Pretty flowers grow in shit.' That's the blunt title and essential argument of an essay arguing Western Australia is better for creating art precisely because it lacks cultural vitality.
First runs in Perth would ensure home grown musicals are market-ready before they hit the costs and critics of Melbourne or Sydney.
Computer hackers have raised the stakes in ticket touting prompting a UK parliamentary debate this week. But changing the law is only part of the answer.
Executive Director of Australian Society of Authors Angelo Loukakis debunks the hype that cash and copyright are bad for creatives.
Opera Australia has removed two critics from its comps list, highlighting the fraught issue of free tickets for reviewers whose endorsement can't be bought.
Playing the opposite sex is not unfamiliar for an actor. Going trans while breastfeeding is more of a challenge.
Contemporary circus is positioned between the need to evolve the art form, and the need to entertain: which will dominate?
An emphasis on children's theatre or partial puppet productions does not necessarily mean weakness in Australian puppetry.
In 2015 the OzCo Theatre Board's Youth Programs Fund will no longer exist, forcing youth arts organisations to compete with the wider arts sector.
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