Aphids ‘Howl’ at FOLA

Created by Next Wave alumni Willoh S. Weiland, Lara Thoms and Lz Dunn, Aphids’ Howl is a celebration of 15 significant moments in art history. A ritual procession starring a sculpture of Captain Cook, thousands of sunflower seeds and a killer whale named Tilikum. A requiem that is unquestionably queer, arguably dangerous and probably obscene. Performed […]

Aphids at Malthouse

Our friends and alumni at Aphids invite you to experience one of their genuine performance spectacles. Stretching across five decades of personal, political and pop history, A Singular Phenomenon swerves between intimate revelation and global megalomania. Part rave, part theatre restaurant, this work will lead you into a communal meditation on appropriation, the cult of personality […]

Alumni for MWF

Melbourne Writers Festival is just around the corner and THE RABBLE, their 2014 Theatre Company in Residence, are cooking up an inspired evening of poetry, angst, death and fun in DEATHLY/ DEATH/ DEAD. THE RABBLE (Kate Davis and alumna Emma Valente) have asked performance makers to reinvent poems that have been typically ghettoised as ‘angsty’. The result: […]

NW picks at FOLA

Hola FOLA! The Festival of Live Art hits Melbourne in March, with 17 category-busting days of performances, experiences and happenings. The program is cracking with NW alumni,from intimate one-on-ones to dazzling show-biz spectacles. Check out our picks below, happening all over Melbourne from the 14 – 30 March. Amy Spiers (NWF 2008) and staff alumni Ashley Dyer […]

Festival Application Briefings

We are now calling for projects to be a part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival, 1 – 11 May in Melbourne, Australia. Artists participating in Next Wave’s programs receive artistic and producing guidance from our expert staff, brokerage into funding and presentation contexts, and connections and feedback from like-minded peers across the country. We […]