The Motley Bauhaus - Black Box

The Motley Bauhaus is a versatile and unique art, craft, performance space, and bar. With gallery space, a workshop area, intimate theatre, podcasting booth, bar and working artist studio we are providing a meeting and working space for artists, art lovers and lovers of artists.

The Visual Guide for this venue can be found as a PDF here:
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Or a Word Doc here:
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Events at The Motley Bauhaus - Black Box

  • All The Best Roles Are Written For Men

    Written and Performed by  Kate O'Sullivan

    Genre: Cabaret

    Every audition room is full of female talent - so why are all the best roles written for men?

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    All The Best Roles Are Written For Men
    Past Event
  • Back Pocket

    Presented by  TART Theatre Collective

    Genre: Dance & Physical Theatre

    Poetic physical theatre exploring the privilege of peace in Queer existence.

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    Back Pocket
    Past Event
  • Con vs Con vs Con

    Created by  Con Coutis

    Genre: Comedy

    Nominee Golden Gibbo Award, 2023 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

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    Con vs Con vs Con
    Past Event
  • Debauch - CANCELLED

    Created and Performed by  Himboy

    Genre: Experimental

    Witness the queer carnality between pleasure, play, and pain.

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    Debauch - CANCELLED
    Cancelled
  • God Hates Me

    Performed by  Jack Brady

    Genre: Comedy

    A nerdy trip from witchcraft trials to the modern capitalist hellscape of billionaire cultists.

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    God Hates Me
    Past Event
  • Hana Fiesta’s Disco Fiasco

    Created and Performed by  Hana Fiesta

    Genre: Kids

    Come for the circus show, stay for the dance party!

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    Hana Fiesta’s Disco Fiasco
    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
  • Linda (for one more week) - CANCELLED

    Presented by  Andy Balloch & Justin Porter

    Genre: Comedy

    A story about life after death after life.

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    Linda (for one more week) - CANCELLED
    Cancelled
  • Mother of Compost

    Created and Performed by  Noemie Huttner-Koros

    Genre: Theatre

    Rake what your mama gave you, in this outrageous, queer ecological subversion of family.

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    Mother of Compost
    Past Event
  • NIUSIA

    Written and Performed by  Beth Paterson

    Genre: Theatre

    How can you honour the legacy of a woman you never knew?

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    NIUSIA
    Past Event
  • Noir Unscripted

    Performed by  Melbourne Unscripted

    Genre: Comedy

    A slick and stylish improvised film-noir.

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    Noir Unscripted
    Past Event
  • The Axe in the Ceiling

    Written and Directed by  Jaya Berged

    Genre: Theatre

    A contemporary take on a classic household tale. An absurd love story with surprising layers.

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    The Axe in the Ceiling
    Past Event
  • The Sun and The Hermit

    Created by  Belinda Anderson-Hunt

    Genre: Comedy

    Captivating and surreal alternative comedy.

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    The Sun and The Hermit
    Past Event
  • The Vegabus: Tales of an Uber Driver

    Performed by  Tea Lily Vega

    Genre: Comedy

    Comedic stories of a queer/trans Uber driver.

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    The Vegabus: Tales of an Uber Driver
    Past Event
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    The Motley Bauhaus - Black Box is wheelchair accessible.

    There is step-free access to the venue. Wheelchair users enter at the main entrance. The Black Box and all downstairs spaces, including the bar, are accessible.
    There are accessible toilets at this venue.

    More accessibility info available via website - www.themotley.com.au/about.html

  • Accessible Bathroom

    This venue has toilets which are accessible for wheelchair users.

  • 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.

118 Elgin St

Carlton VIC 3053

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  • Tram Route

    6 - Moreland/Glen Iris