When the future is clearly changing but we can't focus on tomorrow, should we just keep dancing? Pamela Rabe anchors the absurdity of The Cherry Orchard.
Investment in the arts is also an investment in economic growth, health and well-being – but arts practitioners won't be holding their breath at budget time.
Ghana's history shows a strong connection between music and politics that has evolved over six decades.
The successes of the NBA's #WholeNewGame provide important lessons for performing artists about audience investment and hybrid digital-live events.
Opera Australia has been hit hard by the pandemic's economic impact. It's time to rethink our approach to funding opera, with a focus on local companies.
The theatre industry is facing an existential crisis and government action is urgently needed to ensure its survival.
The arts and cultural sector was plunged into crisis three months ago and pleaded for help. Now a federal rescue package has been announced – but who is it for and is it enough?
Forty years since Fame showed the vulnerability of performing arts students, we can still do more to protect them. As we resume physical contact, we can use performance to renegotiate safe intimacy.
COVID-19 has exposed the insecurity of the cultural workforce. Making the performing arts freely available online may further diminish their value, right when the sector is arguing its worth.
Sole traders helped by UNSW Tax Clinic who were behind on their quarterly Business Activity Statements were on average seven years behind.
Performing arts centres will be hardest hit by COVID-19. Looking at the fortunes and pressures facing Queensland's Home of the Arts can help us understand the challenges faced by around 150 centres.
A new quarterly essay looks at changes in how we market Australian performing arts – but is this necessary in a globalised digital marketplace?
'Two polar bears walk into a bar ...' is an unlikely opener for a joke, but memes and parodies are surprisingly effective ways to get people talking about climate change.
Debates about the place of the monologue in theatre fall away when you have a show as compassionate and funny as The Weekend.
Women make up the majority of arts consumers and employees, but men dominate at every level of arts leadership.
Opera goers are high multiplier voters. Win them over and you might get a few more supporters along the way.
While we appreciate an actor's craft on the stage, the deep emotions they draw on in performance take their toll on mental health. Actors need to "take off" their characters to return to normal life.
Performing for the crowd, acting up and showing off – how physical culture's origins as theatre have fed into today's toxic masculinity, and how they can help it change.
Expressing music into mathematical formulae can help us understand why some pieces and performances can send shivers down your spine.
Claims have been made that having a male panto dame in this day and age is sexist (Oh no it isn't!)