Ashley Dyer, ‘Tremor’

Tremor brings together creator Ashley Dyer (Next Wave Festival 2010) and diverse collaborators in an intense sonic/kinetic encounter. Sound creates movement, movement creates sound: when the resonant frequency of a thing, system, or even a person is reached, it sings in sympathy. When the amplitude is too great, it breaks. $35 / $30 / $25 […]

Ashley Dyer in ‘The Chat’

Devised by both artists and former prisoners, The Chat takes a dark and humorous look at the criminal justice system. Against the steely beauty of a heavily surveilled interview room, ex-offenders share the stage with performers James Brennan, David Woods and Ashley Dyer (2010) to build a new world order for ‘justice arts’ – a […]

Pegboard 13 Feb is out!

The Festival edges ever closer and we just keep getting busier! A cracker Pegboard this week with all the gossip on JUMP, more chances to work with Next Wave, heaps of suggests, opps and readings, as well as the chance to submit your Next Wave Memories! Get into it here!

Alumni for Melbourne NOW Solo Series

As part of Melbourne NOW’s crazy ongoing program of events,the NGV presents its February Solo Series, a sweet little snapshot of Melbourne’s contemporary dance scene. Curated by Antony Hamilton (NWF 2008, 2012) , the program takes over both  NGV sites for two weekends in February and features stacks of Next Wave alumni. Natalie Abbott (NWF 2014, 2012), Alisdair […]

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 […]

Next Wave at Dance Massive

We’re gearing up for a month of amazing dance works with Dance Massive 2013. The program spans a range of venues including Arts House, Dancehouse and Malthouse Theatre and features stacks of past and present NW artists. Natalie Abbott is re-mounting her NWF2012 work Physical Fractals with current kickstart artist Sarah Aiken, and Atlanta Eke […]