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…

a list of things artists can do

cooking, baking, dramaturgy, rehearsal outside eye, tech support, budgeting, grant app feedback, access and engagement advice, babysitting, sewing, stage-managing, photography, graphic design, editing/proofreading, driving, manual labor, gardening, filming, providing company, painting, playing, project management, soundboarding, website building, mentoring, facilitating. WHAT? The Generosity Bank is a database of skills, the sharing of which will be recorded…

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…

bedtime stories for girls by genevieve atkins

This reflection is generously provided by Genevieve Atkins for our penultimate dinner and a show for 2018. When I was making friends at uni, a piece of gossip was floating around. I watched this gossip and who was engaging in it, and to my surprise my new friend, a down to earth, no nonsense woman, delighted…

the nativity play or we three by hayley lawson-smith

We’re onto our final batch of dinner and a show writers for 2018 and we have the divine Hayley Lawson-Smith here to launch us. Christmas is a weird time. It’s just about the ultimate in religious and cultural perversion at the hands of commercial enterprise. The outward projection of Christmas is of a time to be…