Our Melbourne Fringe 2016 picks

Melbourne Fringe is about to take over town (Thu 15 Sep-Sun 2 Oct), and we’re very excited about the huge range of projects our alumni artists are presenting or performing in. Here are our hot tips for Melbourne Fringe 2016! Following its sell-out premiere season at Next Wave Festival 2016, Maurial Spearim’s BlaaQ Catt is back. True-crime, historical […]

Anna Seymour, ‘Distraction Society’

Anna Seymour (The Delta Project, 2016) presents a contemporary dance duet inspired by Banksy’s graffiti artwork ‘Mobile Lovers’ that explores moments of distractions in relationships including intimate moments. A reflection of relationships and passion through the intense physical momentum of two bodies working together yet against one other. This work explores the loss of both […]

Geoffrey Watson, ‘Loving You Ad Nauseum’

It starts with the greatest intent… sliding across the space away from the precisionist. Hoping for the best, drawing the audience and performer closer together. Or more importantly, reducing the size of the space. Nothing more than a performance that aimed way too high. Geoffrey Watson follows up his herotic Next Wave Festival 2016 work, Camel, with […]

Daniel Santangeli, ‘Blind Spot’

Unfold a story of best-laid plans and bust with staff and artist alumnus, Daniel Santangeli (2012). True-crime, historical fiction and immersive performance come together in Blind Spot, the latest work by performance-maker Santangeli (Room 328, Wheyface). Unraveling backwards in time, Blind Spot follows events set in motion by a failed get-rich-quick scheme, propelling you through prisons, […]

Maurial Spearim, ‘BlaaQ Catt’

Following its premiere at Next Wave Festival 2016, Maurial Spearim’s BlaaQ Catt returns to the stage. They say a cat has nine lives – and for Ruby, a First Nations woman navigating the 21st century, ‘nine lives’ are but one way to explain her idiosyncrasies. Join the enigmatic Ruby on her quest for connection, as she […]