An image taken at Cash out of Hand: A Convicts Tale by Jet Kye Chong. Pictured a man talks into a microphone and arrayed in a line behind him on the stage are four musicians Beauty from pain

Beauty from pain

5 February 2022

Brilliant musicianship turns an Australian convict story into something beautiful, says Kobi Arthur Morrison.

Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival
An image from the Get Pasted exhibit. A person stands in a room looking at two large paintings on a wall that is covered in geometric wallpaper Pasting the arts into Scarborough

Pasting the arts into Scarborough

3 February 2022

A secret venue, a dedicated host and a multi-sensory collage; Bourby Webster investigates the unique world of Get Pasted at Fringe World.

Reading time • 4 minutesMulti-arts
An image from Talitha Muslin's show Siren. Picutred is a woman wearing elaborate caged dress and colourful headdress dances on the beach with her arm raised. Dancers by the sea
The Festival Sessions

Dancers by the sea

2 February 2022

Using the Scarborough Beach sand as its stage, SIREN is a magical melting pot of sculpture, sound, and contemporary dance that invites audiences to contemplate their relationship with the planet.

Reading time • 9 minutesDance
Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
Cartoon girl with black hair and a purple dress with a pink flower on a yellow background. A tale of working 9 to 5
The Festival Sessions

A tale of working 9 to 5

27 January 2022

Making its world premiere at Fringe World 2022, The Almost Completely Terrible Tale of Felicity Footin is a didactic fable that makes a mockery of the modern workplace.

Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
Man in striped shirt sits inside a plastic bubble, seated next to another man leaning against a table in a white shirt. Bubble trouble
The Festival Sessions

Bubble trouble

27 January 2022

Fringe World favourite Luke Bolland is back with a Perth-centric stand-up show inspired by WA’s COVID-19 bubble.

Reading time • 6 minutesComedy
10 performers dressed in white outfits stand and kneel in front of a blue light and fluorescent cubes. Between life and death
The Festival Sessions

Between life and death

12 January 2022

Prepare to be reborn at Worship: Memento Vivere, a dark yet enlightening journey through death and the afterlife that reminds us to embrace the pleasures of life.

Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
A promotional shot from This Is Where We Live, Pictured is a woman in a orange shirt and man in a blue shirt with a moustache laying on the floor together. Step Feet First into a tale of young love and tragedy
The Festival Sessions

Step Feet First into a tale of young love and tragedy

10 January 2022

Drawing parallels with the ancient Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice, This Is Where We Live is a poetic and gritty exploration of first love tarnished by the grips of trauma and isolation.

Reading time • 9 minutesTheatre
Jonathan Fitzgerald in a white shirt leans against a fence with a No Unauthorised Entry' sign and a guitar case. Electrics light up Fringe
The Festival Sessions

Electrics light up Fringe

5 January 2022

What happens when a classical guitarist goes electronic? Find out in this conversation with Jonathan Fitzgerald.

Reading time • 8 minutesMusic
Patrick Livesey and Wil King lying on their backs, cheek to cheek. Both wear heavy, drag-queen style make up and are bare chested. Only their heads and shoulders are in the frame. Get DIRTy
The Festival Sessions


5 January 2022

Melbourne actors, writers and producers Patrick Livesey and Wil King are bringing their award-winning queer thriller DIRT to Fringe World 2022.

Reading time • 7 minutesFringe World Festival

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio


Cleaver Street Studio