a love letter to Melbourne (aka associate artist EOIs)

VIMH is incredibly excited to announce that in 2021 we are going to be running our first associate artist program, inviting four artists to work with us across the year to develop their individual practice with a focus on fostering and strengthening connections within our community.  2020 has presented intense and unique challenges to the…

making art in a plague year

I’m writing a play called let bleeding girls lie. It’s about three strangers donating plasma in the same row of chairs when a terrorist attack is broadcast live through a blood donation centre in Melbourne. Two nail bombs have gone off in a stadium full of pre-teen girls. The internalised violence it triggers in these…

mentorship program announced

VIMH is delighted to announce the first two participants of its mentorship program, Oz Malik and Kate Cameron. We can’t wait to spend the rest of the year with Oz and Kate – keep your eyes peeled here for news about their work in the program – and we’re very grateful to all of the…

VIMH mentorship program – EOIs open

the voice in my hands (VIMH) is launching a new mentorship program in 2019. VIMH is an independent Melbourne theatre company that makes bold original new work and provides frames of development for the new writing and performance community. VIMH commits to risk, rigour and care in every project it undertakes. VIMH has previously run…

standing on the steps of private planes by jane e thompson

STANDING ON THE STEPS OF PRIVATE PLANES: “A SHARPER CRITIQUE OF THE MALICE SUFFERED,” An unsafe adaptation of Molière’s The Miser by Jane e Thompson   I’ve never been interested in writing adaptations of plays before. I’ve vaguely tried adapting several novels (none of which I got close to finishing) in my 20s when I…