The artisans who work behind the scenes on MTC shows may be out of sight but their impressive skills and talent are vital in creating the magic of theatre. Costume maker John Van Gastel gives us a glimpse of what’s involved.
Explore backstage at Southbank Theatre in this virtual tour and discover how magic is created on stage in an MTC production.
In 2019, MTC Education produced a virtual tour of the Company’s Sturt Street HQ building, allowing anyone to remotely visit the spaces where plays are rehearsed, sets are built and costumes and wigs are created. Next up: the Southbank Theatre virtual tour
MTC has been joining forces with Virtual School Victoria for several years in order to facilitate drama education of the highest calibre, no matter where a student is located. This work will become even more vital for the Company over the coming months.
Walk the halls of MTC HQ in this virtual tour and explore the spaces where plays are rehearsed, sets are built, costumes are sewn, and wigs are created one strand of hair at a time.
Explore MTC HQ in our virtual tour, and find these props hiding in the Small Props Store.
You may know actor Michala Banas from her onscreen roles in Upper Middle Bogan or McLeod’s Daughters, but her new role is her most personal yet.
Actor Izabella Yena provides behind-the-scenes insight into the falling wall in the 2019 MTC production of The Violent Outburst That Drew Me to You.
Kerry Saxby, MTC’s Technical Manager of Lighting and Sound, tells us about the scope and complexity of working backstage at Southbank Theatre.
John Molloy walked in the MTC door for a job interview in 1974. Forty-six years later, the renowned tailor and costume maker is packing up his needle and thread for good.
Learn more about the MTC production life cycle in these interactive images.
10 Years in Southbank
Set & Costume Designer Anna Cordingley reflects on her interwoven history with MTC.