Blacktown Residencies now open! Creative Residency Program 

February 23, 2018By adminArtists living with disability, Cultural Diversity, Diversity, First Nations Artists, Funding, Gender, Independent Theatre, LGBTI, Opportunity, Playwriting, Professional Development, Residency, Theatre Industry events, Young people No Comments

Blacktown Arts is accepting new applications for two significant artist-in-residence opportunities. The Pat Parker Memorial Residency honours Patricia Parker’s (OAM) pioneering contribution to the development of community arts in Blacktown and beyond. This residency is open to artists with exciting ideas for innovative collaborations with communities in the spirit of Pat Parker’s passions including women’s rights, lesbian and … Read More

Theatre-ing While Disabled: Intern Edition

February 28, 2017By adminArtists living with disability, Industry Training, Inspiration, Playwriting, Professional Development, Valuing the Arts, Wellbeing No Comments

Kate Langsdorf writes about why she never took an unpaid internship. In this Howlround series, Kate highlights some of the twenty theatre job titles she’s held over the years, rating them based on their level of awesomeness / non-awesomeness through the lens of her physical disability. Each position is ranked on a scale of one … Read More

Join Tim Ferguson & the Australia Council for IDPwD

November 18, 2016By adminAdvocacy, Artists living with disability, Diversity, Inspiration, Theatre Industry events No Comments

International Day of People with Disability at the Australia Council, with Tim Ferguson Join Tim and the Australia Council via livestream for the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), where their new Disability Action Plan 2017–2019 will be launched.  The evaluation of the current Disability Action Plan 2014–2016 will also be released. Tim Ferguson, one of Australia’s … Read More