Micro Fiction March

We thought it was time for a competition.  So welcome to Micro Fiction March! We are looking for 200 word stories. (Yes, yes we know purists say 50 words is the maximum for micro fiction.) To enter, you need to post your story on our Facebook page. Give it the title...

What-a-turg?

Recently I’ve had the pleasure of working as a dramaturg on a show called Am I Good Friend?, created by Yve Blake. What’s a dramaturg, you ask? … I dunno! One thing I do know is that for all the confusion around the job title, it’s not a new one. The dramaturg as...

Adelaide Fringe, Sydney Artists

In less than two weeks, Adelaide will break out in fringe fever. Running from the 24th February -18th March, the festival is the largest arts festival in the southern hemisphere and the second-largest fringe festival in the world. With all that cred under its belt,...

How Do Playwrights Emerge?

I’m pretty afraid of turning 30. But not for the reasons you’d think. If you’re a playwright between the ages of 16 and 30 living in Sydney, development opportunities are limitless. Pretty much every arts organisation has a program to assist young or “emerging”...

On Women in General and Eve Ensler in Particular

In 1996, Eve Ensler’s new work The Vagina Monologues opened, and with it began a movement. At the crux of the V-Day movement is a push to heighten the visibility in the public eye of women’s issues both in daily life and in extraordinary circumstances in order to help...