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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.

Family Fiesta

The Young King

Slingsby

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS A naive boy raised by goat herds is discovered to be heir to the kingdom. Treasures and privileges are laid at …

Dates & venue

Fri 05 Jul 2019

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Sound Gallery

The Young King

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS A naive boy raised by goat herds is discovered to be heir to the kingdom. Treasures and privileges are laid at …

Family Fiesta
Family Fiesta

I See You Like This

JESSICA WILSON | FREE

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF 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

Jazz Club

I See You Like This

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

Family Fiesta
Family Fiesta

Sound of Drawing

POLYGLOT THEATRE | FREE

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Polyglot Theatre, an Australian leader in creating experimental and interactive theatre, presents Sound of Drawing, which promises to change the way …

Dates & venue

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Sun 07 Jul 2019

ALEXANDER THEATRE FOYER

Sound of Drawing

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Polyglot Theatre, an Australian leader in creating experimental and interactive theatre, presents Sound of Drawing, which promises to change the way …

Family Fiesta
Family Fiesta

Maisy Mouse

FIESTA BOOK NOOK | FREE

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Maisy is everyone’s favourite mouse and now you can meet her in person at Family Fiesta.  Visit Maisy and share her books in the …

Dates & venue

05th - 07th Jul 2019

ALEXANDER THEATRE FOYER

Maisy Mouse

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Maisy is everyone’s favourite mouse and now you can meet her in person at Family Fiesta.  Visit Maisy and share her books in the …

Family Fiesta
Family Fiesta

Fiesta Book Nook

READING ZONE

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF FREE EVENTS Fiesta Book Nook is a relaxed reading zone for parents, carers and kids featuring top reads from Walker Books.  Pull …

Dates & venue

05th - 07th Jul 2019

ALEXANDER THEATRE FOYER

Fiesta Book Nook

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF FREE EVENTS Fiesta Book Nook is a relaxed reading zone for parents, carers and kids featuring top reads from Walker Books.  Pull …

Family Fiesta
Family Fiesta

Judy Horacek

LIVE DRAWING | FREE

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS We all know where the Green Sheep is, but do you know where it came from? Join Judy Horacek in the …

Dates & venue

Fri 05 Jul 2019

Alexander Theatre

Judy Horacek

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS We all know where the Green Sheep is, but do you know where it came from? Join Judy Horacek in the …

Family Fiesta
Family Fiesta

Egyptian Animal Mummies

INTERACTIVE READING | FREE

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Egyptian Animal Mummies (They Smell Pretty Bad Until You Get Used to It) A Pharaoh’s beard with strange powers.  A lost …

Dates & venue

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Alexander Theatre

Egyptian Animal Mummies

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Egyptian Animal Mummies (They Smell Pretty Bad Until You Get Used to It) A Pharaoh’s beard with strange powers.  A lost …

Family Fiesta
Family Fiesta

Elizabella and the Great Tuckshop Takeover

LIVE DRAWING | FREE

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Sometimes you’ve gotta bend the rules to straighten things out. Sisters Zoe and Georgia Norton Lodge are coming to the Alexander …

Dates & venue

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Alexander Theatre

Elizabella and the Great Tuckshop Takeover

PART OF FAMILY FIESTA – A WEEKEND OF EVENTS Sometimes you’ve gotta bend the rules to straighten things out. Sisters Zoe and Georgia Norton Lodge are coming to the Alexander …

Family Fiesta
Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air

Tomoe Kawabata

Piano Recital

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

Dates & venue

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Sound Gallery

Tomoe Kawabata

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

Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air
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
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
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

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 and 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 and Movement
Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air

Luke Howard

PIANO RECITAL

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

Dates & venue

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Sound Gallery

Luke Howard

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

Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air
Dance and 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 and Movement
Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air

Elyane Laussade

PIANO RECITAL

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

Dates & venue

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Sound Gallery

Elyane Laussade

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

Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air
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
Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air

Benjamin Martin

PIANO RECITAL

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

Dates & venue

Thu 25 Jul 2019

Sound Gallery

Benjamin Martin

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

Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air