Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2018 program released on 25 March

Adelaide Cabaret Festival is an annual festival commencing on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend each June. 

Established in 2001 and the biggest cabaret festival in the world, Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival is a major event in the international and Australian arts calendar.

The festival has garnered a reputation of highlighting the best local, national and international artists through an eclectic program of classic and contemporary cabaret performances. 

Artistic Director

Multi-talented television, stage and film favourite, Julia Zemiro is taking the reins for the 2019 Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

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History

Learn how the festival was born and became the biggest of its kind.

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Past Festivals

See how Adelaide Cabaret Festival has changed throughout the years.

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Who's Making the Festival

The team behind Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

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Stay in Touch

If you have any feedback on the website or the festival in general, we'd love to hear from you.

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Cabaret Icon Award

Acknowledging pioneers and leading figures who have had a significant impact on the Australian cabaret industry.

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Nathaniel O'Brien Class of Cabaret Scholarship

We invite you to nominate yourself or a talented student currently in Year 10 or 11 from regional South Australia for the 2019 Nathaniel O'Brien Class of Cabaret Scholarship.

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Class of Cabaret Program

Information about applying for the 2019 Class of Cabaret program.

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Regional Roadshow

Mark Holden’s The Greatest Show on Earth will tour regionally in South Australia as part of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival's roadshow

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Space to Create

Adelaide Cabaret Festival is offering a new initiative, giving professional, early-career Australian cabaret artists support and mentorship over a week long residency.

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Preparing for your Audition

How to prepare your audition for Class of Cabaret 2019

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