Mixtape Memoirs

Totem Theatre & Courtyard 8 Wills Tce, Alice Springs, NT

MixTape Memoirs is the convergence of music and poetry. We’ve asked 10 poets to write with a song in mind relating to this year’s festival theme longing and re/connection. It’s not the mixtape you’ve asked for but it’s the mixtape you need. A love letter from us to you…

$5

Agapi & Other Kinds of Love

Totem Theatre & Courtyard 8 Wills Tce, Alice Springs, NT

Based on Plato’s The Symposium, Agapi & Other Kinds of Love is a Modern Hip-hop Opera embedded in the Ancient Greek storytelling tradition. Greek-Australian poet and rap artist Luka Lesson’s reputation as one of Australia’s best storytellers shines as he takes us on a journey through the Ancient Greek kinds of love. SOLD OUT!

$25

SIARAD

Totem Theatre & Courtyard 8 Wills Tce, Alice Springs, NT

It’s 2020. A poet arrives in Western Australia to visit her Welsh mother who has dementia. But border controls mean she must remain in isolation for two weeks. Shifting between the worlds of the writing room, the Slam stage and the wounds of family history, the poet examines what it means to be a poet, […]

$10

Poetry in Motion 2022

Totem Theatre & Courtyard 8 Wills Tce, Alice Springs, NT

Guts Dance x Red Dirt Poets team up in this amazing showcase, seven poets and seven dancers have collaborated to create a moving piece of poetic expressions. Poetry in Motion will take you on a moving journey featuring an opening number from Fan Fatale. SOLD OUT!

$10

Declarations in the Dark

Blue Moon 17 Undoolya Rd, East Side, NT

Let’s take a walk over to the Blue Moon for a showcase of spoken word poets from around the country, these seasoned artists will share their stories with you under the stars. The event is BYO and food will be available.

$10

Prickly Pear

Totem Theatre & Courtyard 8 Wills Tce, Alice Springs, NT

Prickly Pear is a multidisciplinary live arts performance prioritising the creative practice of women and gender diverse people. Unraveling the tensions found at the intersections. Prickly Pear cross-pollinates performers and audience alike, building relationships between artists that might not usually share a line-up. It's a space held by everybody to witness and be witnessed; for […]

So Long & Thanks for All the Poetry

Totem Theatre & Courtyard 8 Wills Tce, Alice Springs, NT

It’s time to say goodbye - let’s go out with a bang! Join us for the final hurrah as these spoken word masters take to the stage to say goodbye the only way they know how.

$10