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Five Bells Collective

Where Innovative theatre magic meets timeless tales.

Move & Groove

Dance like no one's watching in this fun groovy workshop 💃

Build Your Confidence

Build Your Confidence with fun theatre techniques!

Conversation Starters

Learn how to make friends and have interesting conversations - theatre style!

Presentation Skills

Learn essential presentation skills with a fun theatre twist!

Safe Spaces

What do we mean by safe spaces and why is it important?

Relaxed Performances
Relaxed performances

What is a Relaxed performance and who is it for?

Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Deaf and Hard of Hearing

How to use Auslan to make your show accessible.


Learn how to make your show accessible through these guidelines for captioning of Live Theatre

General accessibility
General Accessibility

Important accessibility considerations for your show.

The Effect: Pulls You In—Hook, Line, & Sinker

Short Straw Theatre Company boasts a performance that keeps the audience on their toes the entire night. During climatic and volatile moments where the characters’ emotions are on an all-time high, the entire audience’s attention was enraptured by Pigrum and Carew-Reid.

Flare’s Feast: A Treat For All The Senses That Leaves You Full and Content.

Feast, Flare Dance Ensemble’s 20th annual production, is a highly polished and entertaining performance that honours the more than two decades of Flare performances that have come before.

Do Everything Now Before the World Ends: UHT Takes Audiences on an Electrifying Journey

Union House Theatre (UHT) tackled this relevant topic of the world’s impending end with bold, non-natural stylistic choices that transcended the audience beyond the walls of the Guild Theatre.

An Enthralling Evening with ‘After She Left’

From the moment one stepped into the Guild Theatre, it became apparent that this production of After She Left was going to be a truly memorable experience unlike any other.

Sitzprobe: UMMTA’s Triumphant 2023 Showcase Takes to the Stage.

Walking into the Union Theatre to the sounds of assorted showtunes, theatre kids chatting eagerly and the tuning of the twelve-person band, signalled that UMMTA is back.

Student Theatre Admin Checklist

This checklist will ensure you've ticked off the most important items of your production. Click to download PDF

Melbourne Uni Sri Lankan Students' Association (MUSLSA)

MUSLSA perform an annual charity show at the start of each year.

Melbourne Uni Street Dance

MUSD is a new theatre group and offers a piece of culture and an outlet for self-expression for students through street dance in University of Melbourne.

Melb Uni Shakespeare Company (MUSC)

MUSC has been an active part of the Uni Melb’s theatre community for over a decade. Performance season is semi-annual.

Melb Uni Law Revue

An annual comedy sketch show written and performed by (not just Law) students.

Med Moves

A dance group for Melb Uni graduate students that provides classes tailored for beginners in a range of different dance genres.

Four Letter Word Theatre

Producing provocative contemporary theatre, tackling challenging material and unearthing fresh talent.

Flare Dance Ensemble

A student-run dance group that aims to provide ample opportunities for students to learn, teach, choreograph, and perform dance across stage and street styles.

Element Theatre Company

Element Theatre Company is a student-run theatre group that creates Mandarin plays.

Dead End Theatre

Dead End Theatre is a new student theatre group focused on creating new work blending theatre, multimedia and other visual artforms.

Cipta Theatre Company

Cipta Theatre Company is a new student theatre group focusing on nurturing new writers and staging new work.

Barkly Theatre

Barkly Theatre is a new student theatre group committed to presenting established works of theatre, from classic to contemporary.

What's on

Find out about workshops, shows and all that's happening at Union House Theatre.


Sing, make friends, and have fun!

Blind and Low Vision Audiences
Blind and Low Vision Audiences

Read about Audio Description and Touch/Tactile Tours to make your show accessible for Blind and Low Vision Audiences.

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Corpus Machina Collective’s “ICARUS”: An Exceptional Debut

ICARUS, takes the timeless myth of the same name to new heights. Corpus Machina Collective’s ICARUS follows the legend of Icarus almost to a tee, but set in a modern world with a range of challenges and complexities that the Icarus of Greek mythology never could’ve imagined.

The Scarlet Sun: A Show You’d Kill To See

The Scarlet Sun had everything you could want in a whodunnit – an intense cast, twisting storyline, and catchy tunes that rattled around my brain for days after.

Chinese Music Group (CMG)

CMG provides a platform for contemporary Chinese music productions.

Uni Melb Music Theatre Association (UMMTA)

UMMTA produce a full-scale musical production each semester, as well as running smaller projects and holding fun events.

Melb Uni Chinese Theatre Group (MUCTG)

Established in 1993, MUCTG presents two productions each year in Chinese with English surtitles.