Fun Run at Arts Centre Melbourne

Having taken the world by storm since premiering at Next Wave Festival 2010, Fun Run returns to Melbourne in a joyful community spectacle that pushes one man to the limits of his endurance. Our fearless hero is Melbourne Artist Tristan Meecham, who in homage to the Greek messenger Pheidippides, runs a gruelling 42 km on a […]

Fun Run in Finland

All The Queen’s Men’s Fun Run (Next Wave Festival 2010) continues to take the world by storm, this time tackling the 42km at Finland’s Anti Festival. An endurance performance spectacle with a twist, Fun Run celebrates and questions the individualism of endurance in both art and sport as Tristan Meecham tests the limits of the human body by […]

Alumni in Adhocracy

Adhocracy is Vitalstatistix’s national artist hothouse held each Queen’s Birthday long weekend, supporting the creative development of new experimental and interdisciplinary projects. Artists from around Australia create, converse and critique at Vitals’ beautiful Waterside Worker’s Hall in an open studio environment. This year eight projects make up the three-day program, including five Next Wave Alumni: Willoh S Weiland (Next Wave Festival 2008), together […]

Fun Run at Ansan Street Arts Festival

Next Wave alumni All The Queens Men (Tristan Meecham and Bec Reid) take their sporting spectacular Fun Run (Next Wave Festival 2010) to Ansan Street Arts Festival this May. After presentations at the Sydney and Darwin Festival, Fun Run will have its international premiere in South Korea on Sat 2 May. The riotous spectacle pushes performance artist Tristan […]

Alumni for Going Nowhere

Going Nowhere is one event happening on two sides of the globe simultaneously. Hosted by Arts House in Melbourne and Cambridge Junction in the UK, the program explores how artists, communities and audiences can create sustainable international creative experiences without getting on a plane. There are a stack of NW alumni involved and their projects are filled with exciting […]

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!

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 […]

Pegboard 16 Jan is out!

Holy moly it’s hot. Thankfully we’ve got some cool cool reading for you in the shape of one massive Pegboard, with all the usual goodness – outs, suggests, a stack of arts opportunities and some of the finest reads on the internet. We’re also kicking off our brand-new Artist Profile series, featuring our artists in […]

Alumni at APAM 2014

The Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) hits Brisbane in February and a bunch our very talented alumni will be on show. Bringing together all things performing arts, APAM is the place to be for artistic exchange, collaboration, touring opportunities, skill building and partnerships. 2012 festival hit and Green Room Award winning work The Stream/ The Boat/ The […]

Tristan Meecham in The Collector

Hailed as the first modern psychological thriller, The Collector is the internationally best-selling novel that catapulted John Fowles into the front rank of contemporary novelists. This tale of obsessive love – the story of a lonely clerk (NW alumnus Tristan Meecham) who collects butterflies and of the beautiful young art student who is his ultimate […]