Directors Lab: Melbourne is an intensive creative laboratory for professional theatre directors from around Australia and the world, taking as its model the long-running Lincoln Centre Directors Lab.

Following the inaugural Directors Lab: Melbourne 2015, the program returned to Theatre Works for another successful year in 2016 in partnership with Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne Festival and supported by the Ian Potter Foundation.

The Lab runs from 8am – 9pm over eight consecutive days. The schedule includes masterclasses, dynamic conversations, investigations, creative explorations and facilitated discussion of shows attended as part of the Melbourne Festival. Directors are actively involved as participants and presenters; sharing their skills, methodologies and techniques with a community of national and international directors.

This opportunity is open to professional theatre directors and is without charge.

For more insight into the Lab, visit our archives and get the inside word from previous participants.

To get in touch, email directorslab@theatreworks.org.au 

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COMING SOON… Applications for Directors Lab: Melbourne 2017 open in August and the Lab will again be held over 8 days in October.