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Stage Manager Melbourne French Theatre is seeking an experienced stage manager for its next show between 7 and 11 September 2021, La Candidate. https://melbournefrenchtheatre.org.au/current-show/ The commitment is flexible and involves attendance at rehearsals and stage management of the season. Any interested persons are kindly requested to contact us as soon as possible by completing the […]

The Business of Art – free 2 day workshop

presented by Scratch Arts. This free two-day workshop, supported by the Victorian Government, has been developed to improve the business practices of emerging and mid-career artists. Our 4 facilitators will be presenting the workshop in 14 towns across regional Victoria over July, August and September. Over two days the workshop facilitators will address a range […]

Playwrights at Peridot

Michael Olsen presents a series of workshops for aspiring playwrights Ever wanted to write a play but don’t know where to start? Have a half-finished manuscript in the drawer? Want to hone your writing skills? Then PLAYWRIGHTS@PERIDOT might just be the opportunity for you! Multi-award-winning writer Michael Olsen presents a series of approximately 10 workshops […]

TYU Winter Workshops 2021

June 28 – July 3. For ages 13 – 21. Register now.

67th Annual General Meeting of The VDL

held Saturday Feb 6, 2021 Minutes and President’s Report Treasurer’s Report

Awards 2021 – avoid disappointment!

Companies wanting to re-list cancelled 2020 seasons as 2021 seasons – CREATE FROM SCRATCH, DON’T JUST CHANGE THE DATES!  It is essential that you create the listing on the website from scratch at the ‘What’s On’ stage. Just changing the dates on an existing listing may be poetic but it unfortunately won’t work. Make sure […]


The library is closed until 11:59pm Wednesday 17 February, 2021 due to the Victorian Government 5 Day Circuit Breaker Lockdown. When we reopen, please phone us on 03 9663 4222 to book an appointment as we are limiting numbers in the library at any one time. Meanwhile, if you have any script requirements, email your […]


Notice is hereby given that the 67th Annual General Meeting of the members of The Victorian Drama League Inc. will be held on – Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 11.00 am via Zoom. A link will be sent to members who register to attend. Register by 3/2/21 – contact . AGENDA To receive the minutes […]

Guess who?

See if you can guess who’s in the pics below. Maybe you’ve been in a show with one of them….


The health authorities keep telling us to stay home, so I’ve been busying myself leafing through the back issues of Theatrecraft and can recommend this as a way to keep sane during the corona virus lockdown. It turns out that I’ve been a VDL reviewer for 17 years and in that time have seen over […]