Stuart Campbell’s portraits record the actors, directors and writers of the cinema renaissance of the 1980s known as the Australian New Wave. Campbell (1951-2009), who was born in Ballarat, studied at Swinburne Technical College in Melbourne where his love affair with photography began. In 1972 he moved to Sydney and studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.
The hugely popular Faulty Towers has become a must see event at the Vue Grand, performing up to ten shows at the hotel per year. In place of the traditional stage, the actors perform amongst the tables, and even on top of the tables, and act as the hosts for the evening.
This August, Craft Cubed returns, this time with a major focus at Fed Square as well as venues big and small across Melbourne & regional Victoria. Craft Cubed is Craft’s annual festival of experimental, skilled and ideas-based craft and design.
Anglesea played host to its annual One Act Play Festival, over the weekend just gone, Saturday August 16 to 17. Held at the Anglesea Community Hall, theatre groups from all over the state attended and performed a number of short single act plays ranging from 20-45 minutes long.
Come embrace and enjoy the experience of ETCH studios artists’ newest and current work over a glass of wine. Grab the opportunity to meet each uniquely talented artist and discover their ways of processing ideas and how their work progresses from initial concept to finished work.
Following an action-packed national tour crossing Arnhem Land, a Sydney Big Top season, then a smash-hit international tour across America to Montreal, Circus Oz rockets into Geelong with their brand spanking new show But Wait…There’s More.
Featuring members of some of the coolest rhythm sections in the Melbourne music scene today including Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Mojo Juju and Suitcase Royale, Mighty Duke & The Lords are giving you a reason to party with their non-stop infectious grooves. Luckily for all you Forte readers, the band is set to play at the Lorne Festival of Performing Arts which takes place over the 29-31 of August.
Dressing up in heels, fishnets and layering up on makeup can be annoying for girls, let alone guys, but the crew of Queens of the Outback have learnt to love it in their new drag show created by Simon Vowles. “It used to take us about two hours, because none of us were drag queens before this,” Simon says. “It’s quite hard, I don’t know how you girls do it all the time. That’s also been a fun experience for us, learning about all the makeup and all that.”