Digital Fringe

Melbourne Fringe have developed a bespoke platform for hosting a wide variety of digital events which has become a staple of the Melbourne Fringe Festival since 2020. There’s a range of on demand and scheduled events that you can enjoy instead of your nightly 2-hour scroll through the Netflix catalogue. Check out what’s on offer!

Events at Digital Fringe

  • 1800ClimateEmergency

    Created and Performed by  Tenfingerz

    Genre: Experimental

    End of the world got you down? 1800ClimateEmergency is here to help.

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    1800ClimateEmergency
    Past Event
  • 2023 Annual HousingFirst Art Exhibition

    Created by  Residents of Social Housing

    Genre: Visual Arts & Film

    A visual celebration of the diverse voices & inspiring stories of residents of social housing.

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    2023 Annual HousingFirst Art Exhibition
    Past Event
  • A Night to Remember

    Curated by  C ARTS | international independent arts programme

    Genre: Theatre

    The Christmas story, Broadway-style – all in 60 minutes!

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    A Night to Remember
    Past Event
  • Access

    Created and Performed by  Hamish Annan

    Genre: Experimental

    An award-winning experience of human connection and emotional vulnerability.

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    Access
    Past Event
  • Artists In Conversation: Experimental Sound Making For Young Audiences

    Presented by  Melbourne Fringe

    Genre: Words & Ideas

    Experimentation is play!

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    Artists In Conversation: Experimental Sound Making For Young Audiences
    Past Event
  • Beardiful

    Created and Performed by  Sarah Jay

    Genre: Cabaret

    A hairy journey of self acceptance.

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    Beardiful
    Past Event
  • Breaking

    Created by  Counterpilot

    Genre: Experimental

    Bad news! A game of online authenticity played with guest performers in an interactive livestream.

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    Breaking
    Past Event
  • Broke[n]

    Written and Performed by  Charlotte Armstrong

    Genre: Cabaret

    A comedic look into existing in a society built for others as a burned-out (not so) former emo kid.

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    Broke[n]
    Past Event
  • Catherine McClintock - Burst

    Written and Performed by  Catherine McClintock

    Genre: Comedy

    Hopes and dreams are like bubbles - eventually they burst and they don't pay the bills.

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    Catherine McClintock - Burst
    Past Event
  • Days of Life

    Created and Performed by  Holly Brindley

    Genre: Visual Arts & Film

    A beguiling documentation of the self.

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    Days of Life
    Past Event
  • Dorian

    Curated by  C ARTS | international independent arts programme

    Genre: Theatre

    A striking and stylised imagining of Oscar Wilde’s gothic masterpiece.

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    Dorian
    Past Event
  • Hiding Behind the Mask: Jesters, Jokers, and Clowns

    Curated by  C ARTS | international independent arts programme

    Genre: Words & Ideas

    A masterclass on the meaning behind characters, seen through the lens of the theatrical mask.

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    Hiding Behind the Mask: Jesters, Jokers, and Clowns
    Past Event
  • HOMO FEMINA

    Directed by  Marlen Puello and Magali Baratini

    Genre: Dance & Physical Theatre

    Audio-visual performance of 7 short films traversed by a poem.

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    HOMO FEMINA
    Past Event
  • I Am (Not) This Body

    Created and Performed by  Leisa Prowd

    Genre: Dance & Physical Theatre

    A memoir and exploration of being under four foot in a six foot world.

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    I Am (Not) This Body
    Past Event
  • Insomniac Mixtape

    Performed by  Telia Nevile

    Genre: Cabaret

    A low light, high volume cabaret for the poorly rested by multi-award winner Telia Nevile.

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    Insomniac Mixtape
    Past Event
  • Intolerant

    Created and Performed by  Uma Dobia

    Genre: Cabaret

    A playful cabaret about living with food allergies and Crohn's disease – may contain traces of fun.

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    Intolerant
    Past Event
  • Irreligious blessing

    Presented by  Sharmini Kumar

    Genre: Experimental

    Blessings for people who don't believe in blessings.

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    Irreligious blessing
    Past Event
  • It's Like A Circle

    Written by  Abbey Hanson

    Genre: Theatre

    Queer dating is hard. Please flirt with me, I'm gay.

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    It's Like A Circle
    Past Event
  • Marionette

    Written and Directed by  Anoinette Tracey & Hugo Gutteridge

    Genre: Theatre

    They've got the world on a string, but it's not all rainbows.

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    Marionette
    Past Event
  • MenwhoDance

    Directed by  Maclolm Harslett

    Genre: Cabaret

    All you could hope for in a modern dance show.

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    MenwhoDance
    Past Event
  • Michael News Now

    Written and Performed by  Michael Lanzer

    Genre: Comedy

    A hilarious, absurd and self-referential sketch comedy “news” show.

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    Michael News Now
    Past Event
  • Multiply

    Directed by  Rhys Graham

    Genre: Visual Arts & Film

    A celebration of the creativity and resilience of our city through dance.

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    Multiply
    Past Event
  • Outer Child

    Written and Performed by  Ashley Apap

    Genre: Cabaret

    You’ve abandoned your Inner Child for too long – so how will you cope with the tantrum that follows?

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    Outer Child
    Past Event
  • Samsara's Sun Set... World's End

    Presented by  Samsara

    Genre: Comedy

    A fun-filled rollick where the Whispering Gods give Lucifer an old style ass-whipping.

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    Samsara's Sun Set... World's End
    Past Event
  • Snooze VR — a chronic fatigue syndrome cabaret

    Written and Performed by  Sarah McInnes

    Genre: Cabaret

    Written from bed, filmed in 360 VR, Snooze is a life-affirming musical comedy about life with ME/CFS.

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    Snooze VR — a chronic fatigue syndrome cabaret
    Past Event
  • Solace: The Sensory Experience

    Created by  Melinda Hetzel & Co./Steph O'Hara/Pia Johnson

    Genre: Experimental

    Find Solace in this new digital, sensory experience at State Library Victoria.

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    Solace: The Sensory Experience
    Past Event
  • Talk Dirty in French

    Performed by  Clair deLune

    Genre: Comedy

    Learn hot phrases in the language of love with a Franco-Australian comedienne, live from Paris!

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    Talk Dirty in French
    Past Event
  • Talking Pulse

    Presented by  Melbourne Fringe in partnership with MPavilion Parkville, the University of Melbourne

    Genre: Words & Ideas

    Hear from the makers behind the radical and urgent new works in Pulse.

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    Talking Pulse
    Past Event
  • The Birth and Death of a Physical Artist

    Created and Performed by  roya the destroya and Peter Sette

    Genre: Dance & Physical Theatre

    The untold story of physical artists who could never get a "real job".

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    The Birth and Death of a Physical Artist
    Past Event
  • The Forever Wave

    Written and Directed by  Nicole Gluckstern

    Genre: Theatre

    A futuristic radio play for voices, inspired by Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas.

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    The Forever Wave
    Past Event
  • The Hotline

    Created by  Kasey Gambling

    Genre: Experimental

    Operators are standing by. If you wish to receive unbiased information, please hang up immediately.

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    The Hotline
    Past Event
  • The Painted Dragon - CANCELLED

    Created by  Rose Nolan

    Genre: Kids

    This empowering personalised musical adventure takes you on a fantastical imaginative journey.

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    The Painted Dragon - CANCELLED
    Cancelled
  • The Rest Is Up To You: A Podcast

    Presented by  Melbourne Fringe and State Library Victoria

    Genre: Words & Ideas

    A podcast that delves into Fringe's past, present & future.

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    The Rest Is Up To You: A Podcast
    Past Event
  • Warhol: Bullet Karma

    Written and Performed by  Garry Roost

    Genre: Theatre

    A darkly witty take on the American pop art icon Andy Warhol and the woman who shot him.

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    Warhol: Bullet Karma
    Past Event
  • Your Body Is a Wasteland

    Presented by  Tempest Theatre Co

    Genre: Experimental

    A digital exploration of my own end of the world.

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    Your Body Is a Wasteland
    Past Event
  • ~~~~~ “...derelict in uncharted space...”

    Concept by  Fayen d’Evie and Benjamin Hancock

    Genre: Dance & Physical Theatre

    An intrepid homage to a Star Trek fan club through intersensory movement and space-time translations.

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    ~~~~~ “...derelict in uncharted space...”
    Past Event
  • Step-free access

    This venue has no stairs or all stairs can be bypassed via a ramp, lift or elevator.

  • Assistance Dogs allowed

    Assistance dogs are allowed into all parts of this venue.

Digital Fringe

Melbourne VIC 3000