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News & Insights

News & Insights

The latest Arts House news, stories, sights and sounds here and on our social channels.
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Indian dance reinterpreted

Read the 5 star ArtsHub review on Midsumma Festival artsits Raina Peterson and Govind Pillai’s previous work, In Plain Sanskrit.

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Season one 2019 trailer

New art, new ideas, new worlds. Check out what we have lined up for season one 2019.

The Club Set
ticket package

Creatures of the night! Keep the party going with a three-show bundle for just $50:  MDLSX, NIGHTDANCE and Spectral: between light and sound. 
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Panopticon trailer

Watch the trailer for Panopticon – a special one night only music event by Melbourne vocalist and electronic percussionist Simona Castricum that is part of our BODY program for Midsumma Festival.

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Fresh Meet Highlights Reel

We threw our tools down, popped open the champagne and launched one amazing program at FRESH MEET in December 2018. Missed out? Watch the highlights reel.

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Redefining our interpretation of masculinity

In their new work for Midsumma Festival at Arts House, Beast by Queer artist Krishna Istha invites audiences to challenge conventional notions of masculinity through performance and art.

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MDLSX trailer

Watch the short trailer for the exhilarating performance, MDLSX by Motus.

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Interview with Krishna Istha

Krishna spoke with Beyond the Binary, a magazine for UK Non-Binary People, about their practice and trans identity. Read the full interview. 

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Welcome to Season one, 2019

Read Arts House Artistic Director Emily Sexton’s speech from the launch of Season One 2019.