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Circus delights galore in Barnum The Circus Musical

Witness circus history come to life before your eyes in Barnum, The Circus Musical for a limited 6 week season. As you trip down 19th century entertainment musical history, alongside charismatic protagonists Phineas Taylor Barnum, master of humbug, and his…

The German Film Festival: Three Films You Can’t Miss

It’s getting cold outside, which must mean that it’s time to order a nice red wine, some buttery popcorn and cosy up with your friends to see the best of German cinema. Hosted by Palace Cinemas, The German Film Festival…

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Wild look at first world dramas in Force Majeure’s You Animal, You

At the zenith of civilisation in the early 21st century, we like to think of humanity as polished, ethical, democratic.  Force Majeure in Danielle Micich directed You Animal, You, strives to unveil the subliminal drives within us that predate this surface veneer….

Dance Massive: Lady Example

Lady Example is part contemporary dance, part theatre and part madness. Created and performed by Alice Dixon, Caroline Meaden and William McBride with an ensemble of collaborating artists, the show unfolds before the audience as a deranged and curiously imperfect…

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Metaphysical dance spell cast in Cella

As part of Dance Massive 2019 storming Melbourne in March, Arts House show Narelle Benjamin with Paul White in Cella, a work about cellular life. A frisson of flesh and breath, their mystical romp wrap us up in magical, metaphysical…

Dance Massive: Public Actions

Public Actions doesn’t tear down the fourth wall, it shreds it to pieces. When I stepped into Arts House (North Melbourne Town Hall), I didn’t expect to be kicked out of my seat by an avalanche of performers that came…