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

IETM Spring Plenary Porto 2018 | Australia Council

December 11, 2017By adminAustralia Council for the Arts, International, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Professional Development, Theatre Sector News No Comments

IETM Event dates:  26-29 April 2018 Amount:  $3,000 EOI’s close:  Midnight, Tuesday 23 January 2018 Notification:  Late February 2018 About the opportunity: Expressions of Interest are now open for support to attend the IETM Spring Plenaryin Porto, Portugal from 26- 29 April 2018. Australia Council has worked in partnership with the International Network for Contemporary … 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

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

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

Beyond Tick Boxes Update from DAA

December 11, 2017By adminCultural Diversity, Diversity, Inspiration, National News, NSW Arts News, Research & Advocacy No Comments

Diversity Arts Australia recently shared a 2-minute round-up of their 2017 Beyond Tick Boxes event  with some important ideas that our sector needs to carry forward. A key idea for TNN from the round-up  is that diversity begets sustainability and the theatre sector is a critical player in telling the stories of diversity in our … Read More

Arts Market Summary published by PAC Australia

December 11, 2017By adminNetworked, NSW Arts News, Research & Advocacy, Showcase, Theatre Sector News, Touring, Venues/Theatres No Comments

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN PERFORMING ARTS TOURING IN AUSTRALIA? Or would you like to be? You should know about Performing Arts Connections (PAC) Australia’s newly-released Arts Market Summary. A must-read for anyone involved in performing arts touring in Australia, this free report maps the key objectives, target audiences and outcomes from touring markets and showcases … Read More