Alumni for The Unconformity

The Unconformity (formerly Queenstown Heritage & Arts Festival) is an arts festival inspired by a rare geological unconformity and the remarkable cultural paradoxes of Queenstown, a small mining community in Tasmania’s wild West Coast. Check out the work by Next Wave alumni, including: Pip Stafford (2008, 2016) in Flux, transforming an old limestone quarry into a meeting […]

Alumni for Site is Set

Field Theory’s annual site-responsive performance festival is back! Site Is Set 2016 will see durational performance in the Queen Victoria Market, unusual tours at the NGV, one-on-one readings and more, featuring a host of Next Wave alumni. Together, Field Theory (featuring Martyn Coutts [2004, 2006], Mish Grigor [2008, 2010], Jason Maling [2008], Lara Thoms [2006, 2008], Jackson Castiglione [2010] […]

Field Theory’s Christchurch Stadium Project

Field Theory (alumni Martyn Coutts, Sarah Rodigari, Willoh S. Weiland, Jess Olivieri, Lara Thoms and Jackson Castiglione) are offering the people of Christchurch the opportunity to tell their stories of Lancaster Park (AMI Stadium) in a three-day, non-stop, day and night audio broadcast from the center of the legendary field. The team want to give as many people as […]

Alumni for Site is Set

Artist collective Field Theory (alumni Martyn Coutts, Sarah Rodigari, Willoh S. Weiland, Lara Thoms, Jackson Castiglione and Rebecca Burdon) have curated Site is Set – four weeks of performances that renounce theatres and galleries for venues like the exclusive Collingwood Masonic Lodge and Melbourne’s abandoned Astrojet space museum. The program is stacked with NW alumni, presenting works that cross disciplines and explore themes […]

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 […]

PUBLIC at Big West Festival

PUBLIC is a new site-specific performance work by Tamara Saulwick,  in collaboration with NWF alumni and current board member Martyn Coutts, for Big West Festival. Set amongst the comings and goings of the Highpoint food-court, PUBLIC is a playful riff on our need be with others and our desire to be alone, pushing at the boundaries […]

NW at Big West

It’s time again for the Big West Festival which takes over Melbourne’s western suburbs with 10 days of cutting edge, multi-cultural and multi-artform works. A slew of NW alumni are participating in projects alongside an amazing FREE program, activating public spaces with works with, for and by the people of Melbourne’s inner west. Tamara Saulwick’s PUBLIC,  in collaboration with […]

Alumni for NEON EXTRA

As part of the NEON Festival of Independent Theatre, the MTC presents NEON EXTRA, a series of free panel discussions featuring performers, playwrights, critics, producers and arts practitioners. 2008 NWF alumni Martyn Coutts presents as part of the Leading the Way Forum, looking at the relevance of theatre. Theatre should reflecting the world in which […]