Take It From Me
Take It From Me is back, and let's face it: you need it right now.
Your lockdown love-life is terrible. Your hair is a mess, your hygiene is bad and – look – you're not exactly a prize at the moment, are you?
That's okay! We’ll work through this together, using the tried-and-tested-but-definitely-never-independently-evaluated Take It From Me method.
Working with Words: Vidya Rajan
We spoke with writer, comedian, and performance-maker Vidya Rajan about rabbits, testing material for live performance and why she's interested in systems of power.
Live-stream: We Are Nemeses: Talking Experimental Comedy
Vidya Rajan and Alistair Baldwin are Nemeses, a newly formed and already dysfunctional comedy duo. The pair had their Melbourne International Comedy Festival show cancelled due to the pandemic, but their toxic and unnecessary creative collaboration stops for no one!
Join Vidya and Alistair as they attempt to grab this viral moment and rise to the never-ending demands of content…
Miranda Tapsell: Top End Girl
‘The Territory has never left me. It's the place I go to when I want to feel whole again.’
Actor, writer and producer Miranda Tapsell is a beloved figure of Australian screen culture. She’s a familiar face on television – with credits on Love Child, Get Krack!n, Play School, Newton’s Law, Cleverman and Wolf Creek…
Jeez Louise: Transplaining
Trans, non-binary and gender-diverse comedians and performers are standing up and stepping out. As the world evolves its understanding of gender identity, preferred pronouns and social norms, the rising number of gender-transcendent stars are reaching wider and more diverse audiences and garnering critical acclaim.
To further interrogate, understand and celebrate their careers, Transplaining brings together an incredible panel of performers…
People’s Republic of Comedy
Over the past decade, comedy in China has exploded in popularity. Online celebrities, large venues and popular skit TV shows have proliferated around the country to meet the rising demand. In partnership with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, we're bringing together a panel of Chinese comics and producers to discuss the rapidly evolving Chinese comedy scene and what it means…
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