During a ten-day stay in Melbourne, Australia (Oct 3-13, 2014) participants had the opportunity to see and discuss new theatre productions and see shows at the Melbourne Festival. Additionally students attended a one-day lecture series on German-Australian Theatre. This excursion was part of the World Stage Excursion 2013/14 supported by QVM of the University of Cologne, organised by Prof. Beate Neumeier and Sarah Youssef.