Darebin Arts’ Speakeasy is a year-round independent theatre program. Now in its third year, Speakeasy pesents creative and challenging contemporary performances by emerging and established artists.
The Speakeasy program is presented at Northcote Town Hall and features artists from across Melbourne and beyond.
The program also includes a performance development program. If you are a performance artist and would like to find out more, please visit our Performance Development page.
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Sammy J - Hero Complex
15 Sep - 1 Oct, 2016
Presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy and Sammy J as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival. When I was twelve years old, I borrowed some Phantom comics from my school gardener. This set off a chain of events that led to the birth of my daughter, saw me committing a crime in Canberra, and ended with a federal policeman searching my attic. If you would like to hear the story, this show is for...
15 Sep - 1 Oct, 2016
SOLD OUT Unfold a story of best-laid plans and bust. True-crime, historical fiction and immersive performance come together in Blind Spot, the latest work by performance-maker Daniel Santangeli (Room 328, Wheyface). Propelling audiences backwards in time through prisons, courtrooms, media frenzies and small-town homes, Blind Spot starts with a failed get-rich-quick scheme, and ends when...
15 Sep - 2 Oct, 2016
Presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy Darebin Arts Speakeasy will be presenting another fantastic Melbourne Fringe program at Northcote Town Hall. More information and tickets are available now via the links below. Blind Spot Unfold a story of best-laid plans and bust. True-crime, historical fiction and immersive performance come together in Blind Spot, the latest work by...
An Alternative Route
27 Sep - 1 Oct, 2016
Presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival. This work is a dedication- the death of ambition fears authority, pines for individualism and marvels in the communal. This is for unproductivity, collapse, and the confusion of the artist’s role as a designer. Long exposure reveals the loss of romanticism influencing bodies that are attempting to share space...
Circus Oz - TWENTYSIXTEEN
28 Sep - 29 Sep, 2016
This brand new Circus Oz show rockets into Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre in September 2016. An eclectic mix of extraordinary skills, ridiculous characterisation, hilarious mayhem and fabulous live music, this show is a celebration of the great values of Circus Oz that have generated critical acclaim and woven the company into the hearts of audiences around the...