Auditioning now for Cher Trésor

We are looking for 7 FLUENT French speaking actors ONLY for MFT’s next production ‘Cher Trésor’: 4 male & 3 female. Auditions dates DATE 1 : SATURDAY, 15 February 2014, 2.00 PM DATE 2 : MONDAY, 17 February 2014, 7.00 PM See more… REQUIRED AVAILABILITY: from 18 February 2014 to 10 May 2014 inclusive PERFORMANCES…

"Funny Money" 3 to 7 September 2013

MFT will present the third in a trilogy of Cooney plays completely transformed into a French production set in the Paris suburb of Saint-Maur after the major success of Run for your Wife [Stationnement Alterné 2008] and Caught in the Net [Chat et Souris 2009] BOOKINGS OPEN and seats filling fast Performance dates 3 to…

"Double the Risk in Love" 7 to 11 May 2013

Double the Risk in Love La Double inconstance by Marivaux in French with English surtitles DIRECTOR – Paul Terrell PRODUCER – Michael Bula MFT is presenting this glorious modern take on Marivaux’s own favourite play. A Marivaux masterpiece – Commedia dell’arte fuses with a fresh modern adaptation of Marivaux’s story of love, intrigue and masks….

Possible change of venue

In 2014, we may have a change of theatre venue for the September play. The May play will be performed in our venue since 2008, Collingwood College.

Tribute to Professor Colin Duckworth

“MFT pays tribute to one of its Life Members and founding members who died on 6 December 2012. Colin began with MFT in 1978 after I wrote to him in New Zealand prior to taking up the position of Professor of French at the Department of French in the University of Melbourne. Colin adapted a…

French Ambassador official patron

His Excellency Mr Stéphane Romatet, French Ambassador to Australia and official patron of the MFT honoured our Theatre and its Executive Director and Producer Michael Bula by a visit to its offices in Carlton on Thursday 3 May 2012, to see the past posters, archives, library and filmed productions and discuss MFT affairs. Michael presented…

Restaurant night: Red Rice

The restaurant night on Sunday 29 April 2012 at Red Rice was a great success and a lot of fun. Watch this page for details of the next restaurant evening to be held in August 2012

Film director Francis Veber Honorary Member

French film director screenwriter and playwright [The Dinner Game] Francis Veber, made Honorary Member of MFT on 5 August 2011.