ARCHIVED News Archive

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Brett Sheehy Has Been Appointed MTC'S New Artistic Director

Special Announcement from MTC's Chairman Derek Young  Read More

Benjamin Northey Appointed MSO Associate Conductor

One of the most exciting conductors in Australia has been appointed Associate Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.  Read More

European maestro to conduct Tasmanian Symphony

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra has named maestro Marko Letonja as its new chief conductor.  Read More

AMPAG companies scoop the nominations for Sydney Theatre Awards 2010

The nominations for the 2010 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced recently, on Thursday 16th December. AMPAG members Bell Shakespeare, Belvoir and Sydney Theatre Company each received acknowledgement for their inspiring and vital contributions to the performing arts in Sydney in 2010.  Read More

AMPAG Companies win 23 Helpmann Awards

Live Performance Australia presented their 10th annual Helpmann Awards at the Sydney Opera House on Monday 6 September 2010.   Read More

Opera Australia's "Bliss" tops nominations at 2010 Helpmann Awards

The 2010 Helpmann Award nominations were announced on 2 August and AMPAG companies are frontrunners for the major awards, having 60% of all nominations in eligible categories.  Read More

Blanchett turns to solar power for star wattage at the Sydney Theatre Company

CRITICS often gush about her star power, but it was solar power on the mind of the Australian actress, Cate Blanchett.  Read More

Premier announces new Artistic Director for Queensland Theatre Company

Premier and Arts Minister Anna Bligh today announced Wesley Enoch as the new Artistic Director for the Queensland Theatre Company.

"Wesley has a long history of working in theatre, both as a director and a writer, starting his career in his home state of Queensland and then moving interstate to work across Australia," Ms Bligh said.  Read More

AMPAG Companies take top honours at the 2010 Australian Dance Awards

The 2010 Australian Dance Awards were announced on Sunday, 20th June in Melbourne with judges choosing from over 450 nominations received for the ten award categories for works presented in 2009.  Read More

Black Swan supports Richard Burton Award for New Plays

The judging panel for the Richard Burton Award for New Plays has been announced. The panel will be chaired by Sally Burton and will include Black Swan State Theatre Company’s Artistic Director, Kate Cherry, Adam Mitchell, director of Black Swan’s HotBed Ensemble, Stephen Bevis, arts editor at The West Australian and Terri-ann White, director and publisher of UWA Publishing.  Read More