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MLIVE AT MONASH CLAYTON

The new home of performing arts. Created to bring performing arts to Melbourne’s diverse communities, the MLIVE program covers ideas, music, theatre and dance.

Dance & Movement

Dust

DANCENORTH WITH LIMINAL SPACES

DOWNLOAD THE EVENT PROGRAM HERE. PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Dust takes a deep and daring dive into how, through the lottery of birth,
 we inherit the architecture …

Dates & venue

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Alexander Theatre

Dust

DOWNLOAD THE EVENT PROGRAM HERE. PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Dust takes a deep and daring dive into how, through the lottery of birth,
 we inherit the architecture …

Dance & Movement
Music

Archie and Paul

ARCHIE ROACH WITH PAUL GRABOWSKY

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Archie Roach is one of Australia’s most treasured performers. For close to 30 years his recorded output has gifted the country with …

Dates & venue

Sun 26 May 2019

Alexander Theatre

Archie and Paul

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Archie Roach is one of Australia’s most treasured performers. For close to 30 years his recorded output has gifted the country with …

Music
Music

SOLO FOR DUET

EVE EGOYAN

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Canadian artist Eve Egoyan is a piano virtuoso like no other and this is light years away from your average concert. In …

Dates & venue

Tue 21 May 2019

Sound Gallery

SOLO FOR DUET

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Canadian artist Eve Egoyan is a piano virtuoso like no other and this is light years away from your average concert. In …

Music
Comedy

Smokestack

TOM BALLARD, ZOE COOMBS MARR, ROD QUANTOCK AND SPECIAL GUESTS

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. An evening of comedy, songs and ideas. Comedian Tom Ballard declares: ‘As a progressive person, I’m pro-progress and aggressive towards people who …

Dates & venue

Fri 17 May 2019

Alexander Theatre

Smokestack

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. An evening of comedy, songs and ideas. Comedian Tom Ballard declares: ‘As a progressive person, I’m pro-progress and aggressive towards people who …

Comedy
Music

Songs of Freedom

FEATURING THANDO, SOPHIE KOH, N’FA JONES AND MORE

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Protest music has accompanied every period of progress over the last century. The power of the song has enabled the complex and …

Dates & venue

Fri 24 May 2019

Jazz Club

Songs of Freedom

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Protest music has accompanied every period of progress over the last century. The power of the song has enabled the complex and …

Music
Children & Families

The Young King

Slingsby

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF FREE EVENTS. By Oscar Wilde, adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom. A naive boy raised by goat herds is discovered to …

Dates & venue

Fri 05 Jul 2019

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Sound Gallery

The Young King

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF FREE EVENTS. By Oscar Wilde, adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom. A naive boy raised by goat herds is discovered to …

Children & Families
Theatre

Whale

Fleur Kilpatrick and Katrina Cornwell

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Can you imagine a world where political inaction and industry lobbying has brought the earth to the point of catastrophe? Can you …

Dates & venue

16th - 18th May 2019

Sound Gallery

Whale

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. Can you imagine a world where political inaction and industry lobbying has brought the earth to the point of catastrophe? Can you …

Theatre
Music

Wavelength II

OK EG

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. When we asked independent Australian performing artists for submissions to develop new work on the theme of progress we were impressed but …

Dates & venue

Sat 25 May 2019

Sound Gallery

Wavelength II

PART OF PROGRESS – A FESTIVAL OF IDEAS. When we asked independent Australian performing artists for submissions to develop new work on the theme of progress we were impressed but …

Music
Music

Tomoe Kawabata

Piano Recital

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Since moving to Australia in 2002, Tomoe Kawabata, an internationally sought-after recitalist, concert and chamber musician, has been …

Dates & venue

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Sound Gallery

Tomoe Kawabata

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Since moving to Australia in 2002, Tomoe Kawabata, an internationally sought-after recitalist, concert and chamber musician, has been …

Music
Music

Soweto Gospel Choir

Presented by Andrew Kay & Associates

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The Soweto Gospel Choir is nothing short of an international treasure. While steadfastly true to their roots in the birthplace of …

Dates & venue

Tue 03 Sep 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Soweto Gospel Choir

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The Soweto Gospel Choir is nothing short of an international treasure. While steadfastly true to their roots in the birthplace of …

Music
Children & Families

Sound of Drawing – Free Event

Polygot Theatre

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF FREE EVENTS. Polyglot Theatre, an Australian leader in creating experiential and interactive theatre, will present Sound of Drawing, which promises to change …

Dates & venue

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Sun 07 Jul 2019

Alexander Theatre, Sound Gallery, Jazz Club

Sound of Drawing – Free Event

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF FREE EVENTS. Polyglot Theatre, an Australian leader in creating experiential and interactive theatre, will present Sound of Drawing, which promises to change …

Children & Families
Classical Music

Symphonie Fantastique

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Musical enchantment from Mendelssohn’s ethereal music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream sets the scene for Saint-Saëns’ captivating Cello Concerto No. 1. …

Dates & venue

Fri 23 Aug 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Symphonie Fantastique

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Musical enchantment from Mendelssohn’s ethereal music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream sets the scene for Saint-Saëns’ captivating Cello Concerto No. 1. …

Classical Music
Music

Russian Masters

Monash Academy Orchestra

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. It’s strange to think that we can now comfortably enjoy as ‘favourites’, two works that were born of extreme mental anguish. …

Dates & venue

Sun 14 Apr 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Russian Masters

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. It’s strange to think that we can now comfortably enjoy as ‘favourites’, two works that were born of extreme mental anguish. …

Music
Classical Music

Revolution

Monash Academy Orchestra

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Symphonies don’t come any more ‘progressive’ than Beethoven’s ‘Fifth’. It is hard to imagine hearing it for the first time, but …

Dates & venue

Sun 19 May 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Revolution

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Symphonies don’t come any more ‘progressive’ than Beethoven’s ‘Fifth’. It is hard to imagine hearing it for the first time, but …

Classical Music
Theatre

My Brilliant Career

A new musical by Dean Bryant and Mathew Frank

Based on the legendary coming-of-age novel by Miles Franklin, the musical adaptation of My Brilliant Career takes us into the world of fiery misfit Sybylla as she wrestles against the …

Dates & venue

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Sat 19 Oct 2019

22nd - 25th Oct 2019

Alexander Theatre

My Brilliant Career

Based on the legendary coming-of-age novel by Miles Franklin, the musical adaptation of My Brilliant Career takes us into the world of fiery misfit Sybylla as she wrestles against the …

Theatre
Classical Music

Music Under Dictatorship

Monash Academy Orchestra

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Eivind Aadland is one of Scandinavia’s most respected conductors and his recordings of the complete orchestral works of Grieg are seen …

Dates & venue

Sun 18 Aug 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Music Under Dictatorship

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Eivind Aadland is one of Scandinavia’s most respected conductors and his recordings of the complete orchestral works of Grieg are seen …

Classical Music
Classical Music

Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The clarinet is known as the smooth talker of the orchestra; capable of stunning warmth and beauty. Experience its dynamic versatility …

Dates & venue

Fri 05 Apr 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The clarinet is known as the smooth talker of the orchestra; capable of stunning warmth and beauty. Experience its dynamic versatility …

Classical Music
Classical Music

Mozart 29

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Not interested in playing first or second fiddle, MSO Principal Violist Chris Moore leads the band in this concert, which features …

Dates & venue

Fri 31 May 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Mozart 29

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Not interested in playing first or second fiddle, MSO Principal Violist Chris Moore leads the band in this concert, which features …

Classical Music
Classical Music

Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

MELBOURNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Ray Chen is Australia’s golden boy of the violin: winning hearts around the world with his incredible skill and charming stage presence. …

Dates & venue

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. Ray Chen is Australia’s golden boy of the violin: winning hearts around the world with his incredible skill and charming stage presence. …

Classical Music
Dance & Movement

Lullaby

PANTA REI DANSETEATER

PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Norway’s celebrated and imaginative dance company Panta Rei takes its name from the ancient Greek philosophy ‘everything flows’. When you encounter the group’s …

Dates & venue

Fri 06 Sep 2019

Alexander Theatre

Lullaby

PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Norway’s celebrated and imaginative dance company Panta Rei takes its name from the ancient Greek philosophy ‘everything flows’. When you encounter the group’s …

Dance & Movement
Music

Luke Howard

PIANO RECITAL

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Luke Howard, like German composer Nils Frahm, writes and performs music that falls somewhere just outside classifications like …

Dates & venue

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Sound Gallery

Luke Howard

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Luke Howard, like German composer Nils Frahm, writes and performs music that falls somewhere just outside classifications like …

Music
Dance & Movement

I Wish Her Well

PANTA REI DANSETEATER

PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Four women, a collection of stories, several hourglasses and a mirror. In their Australian debut, one of Norway’s most admired and skilful dance …

Dates & venue

Fri 06 Sep 2019

Alexander Theatre

I Wish Her Well

PART OF WEIGHTLESS – A DANCE SERIES. Four women, a collection of stories, several hourglasses and a mirror. In their Australian debut, one of Norway’s most admired and skilful dance …

Dance & Movement
Children & Families

I See You Like This – Free Event

Jessica Wilson

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF FREE EVENTS. Jessica Wilson’s enchanting I See You Like This is a mobile photo studio in which children art-direct a creative portrait …

Dates & venue

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Sun 07 Jul 2019

Alexander Theatre, Sound Gallery, Jazz Club

I See You Like This – Free Event

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF FREE EVENTS. Jessica Wilson’s enchanting I See You Like This is a mobile photo studio in which children art-direct a creative portrait …

Children & Families
Music

Elyane Laussade

PIANO RECITAL

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Described by the New York Times as ‘a pianist with dazzling power and an impeccable sense of style’, …

Dates & venue

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Sound Gallery

Elyane Laussade

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Described by the New York Times as ‘a pianist with dazzling power and an impeccable sense of style’, …

Music
Music

Chichester Psalms

Monash University Singers | Presented by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The Chichester Psalms have proved to be one of Leonard Bernstein’s most enduring and best-loved works. Deliberately marrying Christian and Judaic …

Dates & venue

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Robert Blackwood Hall

Chichester Psalms

PART OF SYMPHONIC – AN ORCHESTRAL AND CHORAL SERIES. The Chichester Psalms have proved to be one of Leonard Bernstein’s most enduring and best-loved works. Deliberately marrying Christian and Judaic …

Music
MLIVE

Benjamin Martin

PIANO RECITAL

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Pianist and composer Benjamin Martin is as intelligent a musician as you’re ever likely to come across. In …

Dates & venue

Thu 25 Jul 2019

Sound Gallery

Benjamin Martin

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – A PIANO RECITAL SERIES. Pianist and composer Benjamin Martin is as intelligent a musician as you’re ever likely to come across. In …

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