festival   February 24, 2024

Perth Festival 2024

Marrugeku and the West Australian Opera are the undeniable stars of this last Perth Festival under Iain Grandage’s stewardship.

festival   January 24, 2024

Sydney Festival 2024

This year’s Sydney Festival sees too many artists timidly dancing around the implications of their own ideas.

festival   November 25, 2023

New York’s Performa Biennial

Performa Biennial takes an open view of performance art, showcasing work that might as easily be dance or theatre for a visual art audience.

festival   November 4, 2023


Both honouring and expanding its legacy, the 40th Liveworks brought the ghosts of past performance to startling life.

festival   October 28, 2023

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

South-East Asia’s most significant literary event, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, is a chance to not only nurture local writers but also to reflect on global issues.

festival   October 14, 2023

EverNow Festival

EverNow is a new Perth event of dance and song that celebrates kambarang, the Noongar season of birth and renewal.

festival   October 14, 2023

Melbourne Fringe Festival

With a broad program of new and experimental works, this year’s Melbourne Fringe is a playground for performance.

festival   October 7, 2023

AGNSW’s Volume festival

Sydney’s new Volume festival, held at the Art Gallery of NSW, is a welcome showcase for experimental work and encounters of the unexpected kind.

festival   September 23, 2023

Brisbane Festival

Bringing international artists together with local talent, this year’s Brisbane Festival addresses the existential crisis of our time.

festival   June 17, 2023

Primavera Sound Porto

Portugal’s scaled-down version of a major European summer music festival offers some bold musical choices and the chance to explore the host town’s incongruous aesthetics.

dance   April 1, 2023


The Melbourne festival FRAME not only shows the breadth and strength of the city’s dance sector but also moves beyond usual programming and performers.