Lead Organisation: Flinders University
AusStage provides an accessible research facility for investigating live performance in Australia as a wealth-creating industry, a generator of social capital and an indicator of the nation’s cultural vitality. It was built by a consortium of universities and industry partners with funding from the Australian Research Council.
The AusStage database records information about theatre, dance, music theatre and other forms of live performance in Australia. As at August 2016 AusStage has over 88,000 performing artsevents recorded from 1789 to present.