ARCHIVED News Archive

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Enabling, Energising NEON Festival Wins

Melbourne Theatre Company's NEON Festival of Independent Theatre has been named Best of Australian Arts 2013 in the theatre category awarded by The Monthly – Australia’s leading national magazine about politics, society and culture.  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

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

Queensland Premier and Queensland Theatre Company Award New Work

Queensland Premier and Minister for the Arts, Anna Bligh, is urging Queensland artists to submit entries for the 2010-11 Queensland Premier's Drama Award before they close on Wednesday 30 June.  Read More

Sydney Dance Company invited to dance in Venice

The 7th Festival of Contemporary Dance by the Venice Biennale will for the first time put Australian dance in the spotlight with a showcase opening week featuring four of Australia’s finest dance companies.   Read More