News & Insights

News & Insights

The latest Arts House news, stories, sights and sounds here and on our social channels.
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Work It – New Manifestos line up

With the inimitable Candy Bowers leading the charge, steel yourself for Melbourne’s finest and fiercest as they share their manifestos for change through words, bodies and music: from female leadership and the legacy of Elders to the gender pay gap and the politics of privilege.

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Fempress MOTHERLODE interview – ABC RN Stop Everything!

Hannah Brontë and Kween G, two of the artists in Fempress MOTHERLODE, chat with Beverley Wang and Benjamin Law on ABC RN’s Stop Everything!

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New partnership announced with MIFF

Arts House and the Melbourne International Film Festival are delighted to announce a new partnership focused on experimentation, new technologies and untold stories.

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Vicki Van Hout Australia Council Award for Dance 2019

Choreographer and dance Vicki Van Hout has won the prestigious Australia Council Award for Dance in 2019. Catch Vicki’s darkly funny plenty serious TALK TALK at Arts House as part of YIRRAMBOI Festival in May.

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A choreographic overture

“This work, it’s about creating an overture for these people that longer walk alongside us. If you had that chance again, what would you say to someone before they go? ” Read the full Melbourne Critique interview with OVERTURE creator, Jo Lloyd.

Animals on the prowl as dancers sniff out each other’s weaknesses

“Each of the five performers in You Animal, You is forbidden from wearing deodorant, perfume…

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Welcome to Future Assembly

Good evening and thank you for coming to Arts House, my name…

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Artistic risk pays off in challenging dance work

Read the full ★★★★  The Age review of OVERTURE by Jo Lloyd.

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Green Room Awards 2019 nominations

Arts House racked up 24 nominations for past shows in our program – an amazing testament to 2018. Heartfelt thanks to the artists for trusting us to share their work. Read More

Introducing our Artistic Director

We are thrilled to welcome Emily Sexton to Arts House.

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May 2019 – This is more than just a stage

May 2019 is a month for troublemakers, with four shows that refuse to play by the rules.