Ground Zero Artist Announcement

A two-night extravaganza coming to WorldPride and The Flying Nun, showcasing some of Australia’s most exciting LGBTQIA+ artists who identify as living with disability. Read more

Create Live Work resident: Anthea Williams

Meet Anthea! Anthea Williams is an award-winning theatre director and emerging film director specialising in developing new Australian performance. Read more

Jim Junkie is weight lifting his way to success!

Drag king fitness icon Jim Junkie lets us know what we can expect from his heart-pumping show! Read more

Lady Precious Stream creators talk telling traditional stories!

A 1934 work by Hsiung is being recontextualised in contemporary Australia, with an all-Asian team. Read more

@Abu Salim creator Randa Sayed is paving the way with drag!

@Abu Salim creator Randa Sayed is paving the way with drag! Read more

Flying Nun artist Kate Gaul on upcoming show "It's Still Her Voice"

Flying Nun artist Kate Gaul on upcoming show "It's Still Her Voice" Read more

Use your Dine & Discover Vouchers at The Flying Nun

You can now use your Service NSW Discover Vouchers to purchase tickets to all remaining Flying Nun performances. Simply enter this promotion code when prompted at checkout: DISCOVER2022 (and display all valid vouchers from the ServiceNSW app at box office on the night of the performance). Terms and conditions apply. Read more


The Flying Nun Season 6.2 THE NEW (UN) NORMAL is now on sale and the whole program is available for you to experience IRL. Read more

FAQ: City of Sydney Creative Studios

You've got questions, we've got answers! Explore the Frequently Asked Questions we've received since being announced as the operators of City of Sydney Creative Studios. Got another burning question? Ask via our Facebook or Instagram using /brandxinc Read more

Brand X appoints new General Manager Emmaly Langridge

Brand X are proud to announce the appointment of experienced arts manager Emmaly Langridge to the newly created position of General Manager; a role created to support the organisation’s transformative growth. Read more

Brand X to run new state-of-the-art city centre creative studios

Brand X – one of Sydney’s leading providers of affordable space for artists – will operate the five-storey City of Sydney Creative Studios on Bathurst Street when it opens early next year. Read more

New ProtoSHOP Residents

A warm Brand X welcome to our New ProtoSHOP residents. Make sure to follow @ProtoSHOPbyBrandX for new products launching each week. Read more

COVID-19 Support Reference Guide

A quick reference guide to the COVID-19 support packages that may be able to assist you and your organisation during the NSW Lockdown including income relief and business grants to meet expenses incurred during restricted trade. Read more

Skill-Up while in Lockdown

Presented by practicing artists from our local community Artist-2-Artist Professional Development Program sessions are now available on-line. It’s peer-to-peer training for and by independent artists and offers joyful experiences in making and creating so we are all encouraged to keep “doing". Read more

COVID-19 UPDATE (as of 23/8/21)

Stay At Home orders announced for the Greater Sydney area are in effect until October 4. Therefore our studios in Darlinghurst, St Leonards and Tempe will be temporarily closed until further notice. Read more

Introducing our New Access Consultant for Brand X

Brand X welcomes professional theatre director Dan Graham to the newly created position of Access Consultant. Dan will convene and lead an Access Panel of professional artists with a disability to audit Brand X and recommend accessibility improvements, guided by an Inclusion Action Plan which will set targets to ensure the organisation is inclusive for all professional artists in Sydney. Read more

Help Brand X continue our work in supporting Sydney artists

Last year, our community generously rallied around Brand X to turn the lights back on after lockdown. With your support, we reopened our rehearsal and performance venues on 1 July 2020 under Covid safe guidelines. DONATE NOW to help Brand X continue our essential work of supporting artists to experiment, innovate and create. Read more

ProtoSHOP Residency

Brand X are calling for artists with fresh and innovative prototype concepts to access $2500 in seed-funding to make their idea a reality. Read more


In this workshop, students learn to listen to their bodies for creative inspiration and shape their impulses into rich, energetic, playful, and compelling characters. Read more


Lisa Shaunessy is a film and TV Producer at her production company THIS IS ARCADIA, they are long-time residents at our Incubator studios and we’re so excited to see so many socially relevant, enjoyable, and successful films coming out from them! Read our interview with Lisa where she discusses her recent sci-fi success, being bold and what’s up next – did she say 15 projects?! Oh yeah, and some tips on how she gets shit done. Read more

Activation and Events Grant Funding Program

Sydney Olympic Park is Australia’s leading events precinct and is known for sporting, cultural, environmental, and recreational visitor experiences and major events. They are now keen to build on this rich legacy to illuminate, activate and build the identity of Sydney Olympic Park through the voices and vision of the people of Sydney and the Park’s fast-growing local community. Read more


Claire Conroy is a visual artist working in photography and installation who has a studio space in our Arts Incubator. Amoungst other things Claire constructs her own pinhole cameras and darkrooms from found objects, including a 1950s caravan, a water tank, and a three-tonne truck – very cool! Lately, she has been busy in the darkroom refining a series of sea monsters for her exhibition Monstrous at Rouge Pop-up Gallery in Redfern opening this Saturday 17th October. Read more


Live music in NSW is under threat. Unless there is immediate government intervention, we risk losing 85% of the state’s live music venues within the next 12 months. Read more