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Stranglehold: Colonial Heat

Amanda Johnson
7 May - 1 June
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We’re Banking On It!

MUST in association with Bloomshed
16 May - 26 May
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Collection One

24 May - 1 June
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Chained to an Idiot

Stephen (Stefano) Ives
4 June - 15 June
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Kadimah Yiddish Theatre
18 June - 23 June
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fortyfivedownstairs is a Melbourne based
not-for-profit theatre and gallery

showcasing independent visual art, theatre and music

fortyfivedownstairs is one of Melbourne’s most renowned and multi-faceted creative hubs

As an unfunded and not-for-profit organisation we support independent, experimental and thought-provoking art forms, striving to make money for artists – not from them.


fortyfivedownstairs acknowledges the Wurundjeri and  Boon Wurrung People of the Kulin Nation, who are the Traditional Custodians of the land upon which we gather to share art and performance, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. We recognise the strength, pride and expression of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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