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 Bombshells Ball

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

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WHEN WE SPEAK

1 MAY | MUSIC
Stunning music and visuals combine in this intimate recital performance by Katherine Philp, principal cellist of Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra .

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AMY ZHANG + ANTI FISCHER

6 + 7 May | AMY ZHANG + ANTI FISCHER
Mad Dance Festival presents a double-bill performance: ‘Cool Asian Mum’s Guide to Life’ by Amy Zhang + ‘Love Letters in (e)Motion’ by Anti Fischer

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PINK MATTER + GOLDEN COASTLINE

7 + 8 May | PINK MATTER + GOLDEN COASTLINE
Mad Dance Festival presents a double-bill performance: ‘Betwixt’ by Pink Matter + ‘Peach Papaya’ by Golden Coastline.

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M.I.N.D.E.D.

6 + 8 MAY | DANCE
Elements Collective bring their world class break and freestyle dancers to Mad Dance Festival in this genre-bending dance work.

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ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE

18 – 29 MAY | THEATRE
This is a story of family, mental health, love, strong women, supportive men and so much more in between.

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FERTILE GROUND

25 – 29 MAY | DANCE
With vivid choreography, Fertile Ground manipulates space, sound and a brutalist pile of concrete bricks in this ground-breaking participatory performance.

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WHITE WOMAN

9 – 12 JUN | DANCE
In this dance-based satire, the artist places herself as the object of interrogation to question complicity and the transformational potential of self-enquiry.

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View our 2019 Performances here.