Performances

Each year, Metro Arts partners with leading independent artists and companies from around Australia to co-present remarkable contemporary performances.

Metro Arts welcome Playlab Theatre, The Hive Collective and Mad Dance House as our Co-Presentation partners for our January – June 2021 program.

THE PEOPLE’S DANCE PARTY

30 JUL | DANCE PARTY
Celebrating diverse bodies, identities and movement. Featuring pop-up performances – come watch, listen, learn and if you’re feeling it get up and dance!

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The Bombshells Ball

7 AUG / BURLESQUE
An evening of titillation, tassels and tease starring Brisbane’s best from the The Bombshell Burlesque Academy.

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Natsuko

19 AUG / MUSIC
Natusko Yoshimoto performs three staple works of the violin + piano repertoire. This promises to be a major highlight of the 2021 BMF, not to be missed!

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PINK MATTER B’DAY BATTLES

21 AUG | DANCE
We’re celebrating Pink Matter’s 4th birthday with a kick-ass party! Dress fresh and get ready for a wild night of performances, cyphers and battles.

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MECHANICS OF ADAPTION

3 – 26 SEPT | EXHIBITION
Brisbane’s hottest contemporary artists give up-cycling new meaning in this innovative exhibition.

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WEREDINGO

3 – 11 SEPT | THEATRE
Karul’s signature sharp movement and humour will challenge what you think you know about shapeshifting.

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THE MAKING OF MEN

18 SEPT | CONVERSATION
Bystander trainer Michael Jeh lead a conversation on raising men to overturn cultural pressures and traditions.

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Looking for information on a past performance?
View our 2019 Performances here.