Afloat: Major Performing Arts Framework

October 18, 2018By adminAustralia Council for the Arts, International, National News, Networked, Opportunity, Research & Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Rather than just post this announcement, I thought I’d take a few moments to consider where in this week’s conversations this is sitting for Theatre Network NSW and our members. We know there is a lot of talk in the sector about how to secure funding for a stronger performing arts sector. Suggestions range from … Read More

Our arts industry combined impact – participate here

October 12, 2018By adminAdvocacy, Inspiration, Networked, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Research & Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Valuing the Arts No Comments

What does the NSW arts industry look like? As part of the NSW Arts Industries collective approach to research and advocacy, Theatre Network NSW is proud to share this survey with you. The data from this survey will be used, in conjunction with other research, as part of a joint sector statement. You may well … Read More

ABC interview with TNN on redirected arts funds to air tonight

September 26, 2018By adminAdvocacy, Funding, Independent Theatre, Networked, NSW Arts News, Research & Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Today, ABC Journalist Michaela Boland released her article ‘Arts Minister redirected funds to ‘special project’ as groups missed out…’ citing freedom of information material uncovered in her investigation into the ‘poorest funding rounds in history’ (NAVA Media Release). Theatre Network NSW’s (TNN) Executive Director, Jane Kreis, was interviewed as part of Boland’s story which will be … Read More

Live Production Traineeship Workshop

September 13, 2018By adminBusiness Support, Industry Training, Networked, Opportunity, Professional Development, Theatre Sector News, Venues/Theatres No Comments

City Recital Hall and production services company AV1 have agreed to a pilot traineeship program with TAFE NSW, to run the Certificate III in Live Production Services. As part of offering ongoing support, the Department of Industry is running an information workshop for those host employers of the program. Where: City Recital Hall Cost: Free … Read More

National Play Festival 2018 this March in Sydney

March 9, 2018By adminDiversity, Independent Theatre, Industry Training, National News, Networked, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Playwriting, Professional Development, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News No Comments

Playwriting Australia has done it again! A fabulous program is scheduled as part of the National Play Festival in Sydney 21-24 March 2018. Over four days there will be Nick Enright Keynote Address by Wesley Enoch, ten playreadings, five masterclasses, and four artist talks. Plenty to sink your teeth into, check out the calendar of events … Read More

Australian Performing Arts Market 2018 and beyond…

March 8, 2018By adminBusiness Support, Independent Theatre, National News, Networked, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Showcase, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Touring, Venues/Theatres No Comments

Reflections on APAM 2018… Excerpt from TNN Report (below) “Of course, everybody’s experience at APAM and similar events are unique. If you’d like to share your experiences of the 2018 APAM or other arts markets we’d look forward to hearing and sharing them. Some 2018 attendees raised concerns about how potential changes to APAM delivery … Read More

Industry Insiders – Sydney Opera House

February 15, 2018By adminNetwork Perks, Networked, Opportunity, Theatre Industry events, Venues/Theatres No Comments

TNN and its stakeholders are invited to join Sydney Opera House new industry program. We’d love to see you on board and encourage you to pass the information on to your industry friends! Join here:  Industry Insiders – Sydney Opera House Industry Insiders is a free, three-year membership that will provide you with access to special … 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

World Theatre Map 2.0

December 11, 2017By adminInternational, Networked, Opportunity, Research & Advocacy, Spaces and Resources, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News No Comments

World Theatre Map 2.0 Launches! Howlround recently announced that the second beta version of The World Theatre Map is now available in French, Spanish, and English, and the software is now entirely available to the commons under an open source license. The World Theatre Map is a user-generated directory and real time map of the … 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