Performance Space | Residencies

December 12, 2017By adminDiversity, Independent Theatre, LGBTI, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Professional Development, Residency, Theatre Sector News No Comments

RESIDENCIES Performance Space is very excited to be working with PACT Centre for Emerging Artists and Critical Path on some incredible opportunities for artists in 2018! If you’re an artist working solo or as part of a collective be sure to explore the residency and workshop opportunities outlined below. Applications close next month – start … Read More

National Play Festival Announced: Sydney, 21-24 March 2018

December 11, 2017By adminNational News, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Playwriting, Showcase, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News No Comments

NATIONAL PLAY FESTIVAL 2018 ANNOUNCED for 21-24 March 2018 in Sydney After a hiatus this year, we are raring to go and excited to officially announce our National Play Festival for 2018. Save the date and mark it in your diary the National Play Festival will be in Sydney from 21-24 March 2018. We’re reading … Read More

MEAA releases new Collective Agreement

December 11, 2017By adminIndependent Theatre, National News, NSW Arts News, Professional Development, Research & Advocacy, Support, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

MEAA has been working with the industry to develop its new Collective Agreement. You can download it from the MEAA website here.   Theatre Network NSW with members of MEAA’s Independent Theatre Committee, Critical Stages, and other Independent theatre representatives have developed a NSW working group to increase coordination of the many individual efforts of … Read More

Walk Now shares its story

December 11, 2017By adminDiversity, Independent Theatre, Inspiration, Networked, Showcase, Spaces and Resources, Valuing the Arts, Wellbeing No Comments

Sam Cosentino, Producer/Director/Writer, wrote a short article for Theatre Network NSW on developing his company ‘Walk Now Productions’ and its upcoming show ‘My Carer’. By sharing some of Walk Now’s story TNN hopes it will provide ideas and inspiration for others working hard in the independent theatre sector of Australia. ‘My Carer’ is a deeply … Read More

Griffin Award

December 11, 2017By adminAwards, Inspiration, National News, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Playwriting, Theatre Sector News No Comments

2018 GRIFFIN AWARD IS NOW OPEN! The prestigious Griffin Award recognises an outstanding play or performance text that displays an authentic, inventive and contemporary Australian voice, with the winner receiving a $10,000 prize. Now in its 21st year, the Award has a long history of recognising new talent and cementing the careers of Australian writers and … Read More

A cultural activist at COP23, Bonn |

December 11, 2017By adminDiversity, Environment, Networked, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Research & Advocacy No Comments

As part of building awareness around climate change and the arts, Pippa Bailey has shared her latest blog post on her experiences as a cultural activist in Bonn for the UN international climate negotiations (COP23). While raising many questions Pippa’s post is also pragmatic and provides us as a diverse and busy sector with an opportunity … Read More

Women’s Leadership Scholarships in Governance Diploma ICDA

December 11, 2017By adminDiversity, Gender, Governance, Opportunity, Professional Development, Scholarships No Comments

Institute of Community Directors Australia (ICDA)’s Diploma of Business (Governance) BSB50715 is ‘Australia’s only accredited qualification for not-for-profit governance’ and has partnered with the Women’s Leadership Institute Australia (WLIA) to provide $1000 scholarships towards this degree. In a move to further break through the barriers of unconscious bias, cultural and structural issues that often preclude … Read More

Audrey is here…

December 11, 2017By adminDiversity, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Showcase, Spaces and Resources, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Audrey ‘Sydney’s Arts Journal’, a new online magazine for performing arts audiences in Sydney and beyond is launched and live and looking to collaborate with our sector. TNN caught up with Audrey’s Elissa Blake at Artstate Lismore 2017: Audrey’s focus is definitely all of performing arts and all of NSW. Audrey is founded by two … Read More