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

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

Sydney Theatre Company project shines brightly

Under its high-profile leadership team, the Sydney Theatre Company has introduced a string of green initiatives. Those efforts have now been officially recognised.  Read More

Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the MTC Simon Phillips to leave the Company at the conclusion of the 2011 Season.

Chairman of the Melbourne Theatre Company’s Board, Derek Young today announced that after more than 10 years at the helm of one of the most successful theatre companies in Australia, MTC Artistic Director and Chief Executive Simon Phillips would leave his roles with MTC  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

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