The largest gift Bell Shakespeare has ever received, from the Neilson Foundation, will fund company's new studio space, The Neilson Nutshell at Pier 2/3, Walsh Bay in Sydney.
Jo Litson is the Editor of Limelight Magazine. She took up the position in late 2018 having joined the magazine as Deputy Editor in 2016. During a 35-year career as an arts journalist she has been a contributor to numerous publications including Limelight, The Australian, The Bulletin, and the Qantas magazine. She was the arts writer and theatre reviewer for The Sunday Telegraph for 12 years until 2018, and has written the labels for the Archibald Prize for the Art Gallery of New South Wales for over 20 years.
Articles by Jo Litson
The Australian World Orchestra, ANAM, State Opera South Australia and Bluesfest are among the 82 arts organisations to receive grants in the latest round of RISE funding.
Entertainer James Bustar has produced an impassioned video in which 30 artists talk about the devastating impact the pandemic has had on their careers and mental health.
McMaster will take over the position from Robert Love, who did extraordinary work as Director of Riverside Theatres, Parramatta for two decades.
Following the postponement of Phantom, Opera Australia has been allocated $4 million from the Federal Government's COVID-19 Arts Sustainability Fund.
Features include the return of the opera Voss, the stage adaptation of Boy Swallows Universe, avoiding one-hit wonders in new Australian music, and a profile of Global Creatures' Carmen Pavlovic as Moulin Rouge! The Musical opens in Melbourne.
Carmen Pavlovic’s mission to stage new musicals leads to Moulin Rouge!
The editors of Limelight share their selection of the most exciting classical music, opera and theatre events coming soon.
As OA postpones Phantom, Lyndon Terracini says that the company needs government help and compares the current situation to the Great Depression.
Artists from Victoria’s arts community have created a social media campaign called Performance of a Lifetime, overseen by the MSO, encouraging the public to play their part and get vaccinated.
Australian-Indonesian pianist Calvin Abdiel has won third prize in the 2021 Sydney International Online Piano Competition, with Italian-Slovenian Alexander Gadjiev winning first prize.
Five young Australian dancers are among the 15 finalists in the Royal Academy of Dance's Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition (formerly known as The Genée).
Christopher Cartlidge will leave the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to join the Australian String Quartet as its new violist.