Mechanics Institute x Melbourne Fringe EOI

As you may well know by now, Next Wave have recently been awarded the management contract for Mechanics Institute, an impressively equipped 112 seat theatre space on Sydney Road in the heart of Brunswick. We officially commence on July 1 2017 but are currently taking expressions of interest for presentations at Melbourne Fringe. Deadline for inclusion in […]

Artists and alumni for Melbourne Fringe

You’ve seen the stats (400 events, 6000 artists, 19 days), now get the facts! Melbourne Fringe’s 2015 program is bursting with art, parties, more art and even more partying. Here’s our selection of Next Wave artists and alumni involved in this year’s proceedings. Kick things off with Shian Law (Next Wave Festival 2014) who is co-curating The Side Part, […]

Does It Matter? at Fringe

Who says Fringe is all about performance? Arts writers and curator Anabelle Lacroix (Text Camp 2012) has brought together a group of incredible artists for  Does it Matter?. Through  energetic ideas of transformation and flying particles of matter, Does it Matter? connects these ideas to artistic practice and questions the significance of artist run spaces and the Artist […]


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 […]

Blindscape at Fringe

2012 Next Wave Festival hit Blindscape is back!! Step into your alternate reality and into the Blindscape performance space where life continues to be guided by the latest app. Performed in near darkness, your Ipod Touch is your best friend; an extension of yourself. Together you will search for light to reveal fragments of contemporary […]

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 […]