#savethearts: How do we increase the visibility of the arts sector for a new decade?

In the lead up to Christmas and the new year, those in the Australian arts sector have been left disheartened by Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s decision to restructure federal departments.…

A cutting edge Adelaide Fringe program is launched for its diamond year

2020 marks the 60th anniversary of the largest open access festival in the Southern Hemisphere. Every year artists and festival-goers flock to Adelaide to experience the hundreds of performances on…

Spring Awakening, the Elder Conservatorium of Music’s inaugural musical

Musical director and repertoire coach, Paul Sinkinson, took time out from his busy schedule to chat about his experience working as part of the staff for the Bachelor of Music…

Chopin meets Studio Ghibli when Natalya Plays

Australia’s quirkiest pop culture concert pianist, Natalya Aynsley, has recently premiered the follow-up to her successful 2018 production WORLDS CONNECTED: Music from Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts. Aynsley is delivering…

Feast your ears on the Australian Premiere of Considering Matthew Shepard

Adelaide’s queer arts and culture festival is celebrated annually in November, Feast Festival was established in 1997 to provide an inclusive platform for the LGBTIQ community to share their art…

Libby Anderson’s music theatre goals come to fruition in 2020

Adelaide-based performing artist, Elisabeth ‘Libby’ Anderson, has been offered, and has accepted, a place in the Bachelor of Music Theatre (BMT) course at the Elder Conservatorium of Music following a…

OzAsia Festival returns to Adelaide

One of Australia’s most vibrant festivals opens tomorrow! Held from October 17 to November 3, the 13th annual OzAsia Festival will feature 850 artists from more than 20 countries in…

Helpmann Awards 2019 winners

The Arts Centre in Melbourne was the place to be last night for Act Two of the 2019 Helpmann Awards. Hosted by Susie Youssef and Mitchell Butel, the star-studded event…

Umbrella Winter City Sounds heats up Adelaide

Music SA’s popular winter festival is back for another year. Last night’s opening night street party was headlined by the legendary Archie Roach at the Lion Arts Factory. Roach was…

Strictly Ballroom’s SA Premiere in July

Matt Byrne will produce the South Australian Premiere of Strictly Ballroom the Musical which opens on Thursday 4 July. The first season will commence at the Arts Theatre, Adelaide between…

$20 for The Book of Mormon previews in Adelaide

Adelaide audiences have a lot to be excited about with Cabaret season in town and the multi-award winning musical Book of Mormon arriving soon. Two special previews have been announced…

Hamilton: Wait for It to premiere in Sydney in 2021

After years of hope and speculation, many Australian music theatre lovers are elated by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s official announcement today. Miranda’s hit musical Hamilton will be making its way to Australia…

Come to the cabaret!

In just over three weeks, Adelaide will once again become a melting pot of arts and culture as Julia Zemiro makes her debut as Artistic Director of the Adelaide Cabaret…

Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival 2019

One of Australia’s award-winning regional arts festivals is in its 28th year. Held annually on the Limestone Coast it boasts music, literature, art, stunning coastal scenery, and wineries. It officially…

Farewell to a record-breaking Adelaide Fringe Festival

Adelaide Fringe has broken its previous box office record with an impressive 825,000 tickets sold, a 17 per cent increase on last year – the biggest boost in recent years.…

10 Fringe recommendations – Adelaide Fringe 2019

The biggest party is heading to Adelaide in 19 days! With over 1326 events to choose from some folks may be overwhelmed, unsure of what to do with the Fringe…

Adelaide Fringe 2018

It is amazing having such a vibrant culture at my doorstep! Adelaide is dubbed the Festival State and the UNESCO City of Music. Festivals such as the Fringe prove that…