Australia's three major summer festivals in Sydney, Perth and Adelaide give an interesting insight into how festival programming is changing – or not.
Speechless is an opera written in response to the Australian Human Rights Commission's 2014 report into children in immigration detention.
An unconventional take on Giselle is playing as part of this year's Perth Festival.
A new production of Mozart's The Magic Flute uses animation to bring the fantastical opera to life.
Indigenous artists and arts centres from the Kimberley region were invited to help curate this new exhibition, presented as part of the Perth Festival 2019.
An artistic collaboration between India and Australia, playing as part of this year's Perth Festival, stirs its audience to action on climate change.
As part of the 2019 Perth Festival, dance-theatre performance Sunset takes place in a former men's home on the banks of the Swan River.
One Infinity is a music and dance collaboration about crossing cultures and breaking boundaries. The performance celebrates differences without attempting to resolve them.
This Perth Festival show, soon to come to Adelaide, contemplates both the mysteries of the cosmos and one man's inner life.
A engaging show at the Perth Festival is an homage to obsolete objects - pen knives, blotting paper, inkwells, the handwritten letter, telegrams - and a meditation on time.