James Welsby: Queer Music Trivia

“Beauty, brains, and sickening games!” The Carlton Club and Next Wave 2014 alumni James Welsby present “Queer Music Trivia,” a four-part monthly music pop-culture trivia night hosted by Valerie Hex, director of cult cabaret YUMMY. Come and test your wits as we tackle musical legends Madonna, RuPaul, Prince and David Bowie. Expect laughter, drag performances, […]

HEX Fundraiser Party

NWF artist and choreographer extraordinaire James Welsby is holding a fundriaser party to raise some dough for his 2014 Next Wave Festival project HEX. Setting up at Hares & Hyenas, there will be performances, fruity cocktails and a mini auction, all with DJ Bitch Prease on the decks, YEAHH!!!!!! HEX asks how the generation born during the HIV/ AIDS […]


Phantom Limbs (NW Alumni 2010) are bringing their latest double bill TRTH+FNTSY to the Melbourne Fringe Festival this October. Fantasy Solo 5, a work by guest choreographer Luke George, allows one solo to shift the shape of five dancers between the real and the imagined, exploring the differences in oneness and our perceptions of others […]

NW Alumni in Melbourne Fringe

The Melbourne Fringe Festival is coming!! This years program is jam-packed with offerings from a host of NW artists past and present NWF 2012 festival hit Blindscape is back to pull you into a dark alternate world, where the boundaries between reality and technology blur. With the help of your iPod Touch, you search for […]

James Welsby

James Welsby is a young and emerging artist and 2007 VCA Dance graduate. He has performed with several dance companies and independent choreographers around Australia and has an expanding body of creative work. His pursuits include the expansion of ethical, queer, and timely performance.  James’ selected choreographed works include: Tidefolk Fictions (2012) at Melbourne Aquarium, The Memory […]