Past Events

WEB-Kate Hood_Raspberry Ripple_grey_edit-Image Jess Ibacache

Raspberry Ripple Reads

Raspberry Ripple Reads is a play-reading event from new disability led theatre company Raspberry Ripple. In Love Child, a play by Joanna Murray-Smith, an adopted daughter comes to find her biological mother. In this version she is a wheelchair user.…

WEB_Homotion_Image by José Luis Alejandro Inostroza Aqueveque

FCAC on the Fringe – HOMEMOTION

HOMEMOTION - Fringe Festival Satellites  HOMEMOTION breaks down the concept of home and celebrates diversity, the meaning of belonging and culture. Inspired by real-life interviews with people from immigrant backgrounds based in Melbourne, the play questions the idea of home in…

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FCAC on the Fringe – Stir Fry

A Dialogue Theatre performance, Stir Fry is set at a Multicultural Day event with six diverse characters drawn from celebration into conflict as circumstances lead to a clash of beliefs, identities, histories, and prejudices. A two-part performance, Stir Fry combines movement,…

Women Of The World FCAC

Melbourne Fringe – West of What?

Join Footscray Community Arts Centre for one big day of artistic cremations, enraptured performances, creative activities and installations. A world of words, dance and sound bring together all that’s unique about FCAC and the artists taking part in this year’s…

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FCAC on the Fringe – SideKicked

Everyone's the star of their own story. Behind every ‘great’ hero in history and culture is a less glorified chum who stuck by them through thick and thin – against all better judgement. These are the stories from those dumped with…

TRANSTRAVAGANZA

FCAC on the Fringe – TRANSTRAVAGANZA

Myriad Collective presents TRANSTRAVAGANZA - a dazzling array of original performance works and visual art by five of Melbourne’s most talented trans and gender diverse artists. With works spanning absurd physical theatre comedy, short video pieces, contemporary Indian dance, cabaret,…

HERO_WEBartwork Ben Beare

PORTable Container: Art Voyages in Public Spaces

FCAC’s portable shipping container is on the move! As part of Hobsons Bay City Council’s Art in Public Spaces Program, FCAC has joined forces with Mesh Mash and The Substation, to offer a series of free creative participatory workshops in art…

BirdLife_Image by Sarah Ellis and Megan Hunter. Photo Mito Elias

BirdLife at West Projections Festival

“What happens if those birds don’t have freedom?” Artist Megan Hunter As part of West Projections, the iconic Footscray rotunda will stage BirdLife, an ArtLife visual art performance dedicated to life cycles. Artists will explore the various moments in a bird’s…

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Fridays are Better than Mondays

Fridays are always better than Mondays. Footscray Community Art Centre and Due West Festival have come together to bring you an immersive Friday night of art, music, and poetry. Join us from 6:30pm for a full evening featuring an exhibition viewing and artist talk…