Music, Dance and Theatre in Australia
Performing arts in Australia are full of originality, energy and aptly reflect upon the Australian way of life as well as the replication of national identity. From musicals to symphony orchestras, each capital city in Australia hosts an array of theatre and art performances that will have you absorbed in Australian culture. Each Australian state has a major theatre company, as well as smaller, emerging companies and theatre groups so find your nearest and see what Australian performing arts are all about.
Traditional Australian performances
Australia’s cultural capital of Melbourne plays host to many legendary international musical productions such as Guys and Dolls, Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables, at the renowned 1886 Princess Theatre in the heart of the cities CBD. If you’re looking to watch some traditional Australian cultural activity at its best, indigenous performing arts companies such as the Aboriginal and Islander Dance theatre perform a range of indigenous dances to the wider audience.