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

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

2018 William St Long-term tenancies – City of Sydney

October 30, 2017By adminNSW Arts News, Spaces and Resources No Comments

William Street creative hub EOI Long-term tenancy available Creative enterprises, we have a wonderful opportunity for you. We have a large, open place office space available at our William Street creative hub. Located on level 3, 101–111 William Street, Darlinghurst, the William Street creative hub is currently home to the Australian Design Centre and Hub Sydney, … Read More

Have Your Say – Theatre in Existing Buildings: City of Sydney Discussion Paper

October 27, 2017By adminNSW Arts News, Research & Advocacy, Spaces and Resources, Theatre Sector News, Venues/Theatres No Comments

These recommendations are set out in our new discussion paper, An Open and Creative City. The changes would make it easier for: shops and businesses to extend trading from 7am to 10pm every day in key retail areas plays and other live performances, exhibitions and small-scale cultural events to take place in existing buildings venue … Read More

City of Sydney Venue Grants for Live Performance and Theatre

September 18, 2017By adminFunding, Independent Theatre, NSW Arts News, Spaces and Resources, Theatre Sector News, Venues/Theatres No Comments

City of Sydney’s revised Business Support Grants program are open and are suitable for theatre and live performance venues.  •             Live music and performance – matched grant up to $30,000 for venue improvements to grow and enhance the quality and quantity of programming, improve in-venue health and safety or improve venue acoustics. •             Night-time diversification … Read More

Copyright Agency supports playwright commissions in 3 states

September 7, 2017By adminFunding, National News, NSW Arts News, Playwriting, Spaces and Resources, Theatre Sector News No Comments

The Copyright Agency supports the performing arts with over $112,000 in grants to local theatre companies The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has granted $112,000 over three years for the commissioning of 19 new Australian plays by nationally renowned theatre companies Belvoir Company B in Sydney, La Boite Theatre Company in regional Queensland, and Red Stitch Actor’s Theatre in … Read More

How Arts Service Orgs can fill the void in arts journalism? Action provoking article at Howlround.com 

August 1, 2017By adminDiversity, National News, Research & Advocacy, Spaces and Resources, Support, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Ruth Zamoyta reports on the Association for Performing Arts Service Organization’s annual meeting at howlround.com This is one of those perfectly timed articles that clinches a lot of discussion  around job cuts in the media and, from the NSW theatre sector, lack of critical reviews in regional and Western NSW and for independent theatre in general. … Read More

Creative Partnerships Award Winners & ACF

June 29, 2017By adminFunding, National News, Philanthropy, Spaces and Resources No Comments

The Creative Partnership Awards are an opportunity to acknowledge the philanthropists, business and arts leader who advocate for a thriving culture of private investment in the arts. Each year we recognise extraordinary people who with commitment, energy and dedication not only live these values but actively encourage others, building long-lasting capacity within their organisations and … Read More

2017 Creative Partnerships Award Winners & Explore ACF

June 29, 2017By adminAwards, Funding, National News, Philanthropy, Spaces and Resources No Comments

The 2017 Award winners are exceptional individuals who were all very humble at being recognised in this way, but also thrilled at the opportunity this presents for them to share their passion with others. For more on the winners go straight to the source: 2017 Award Winners – Creative Partnerships Australia And while you’re there why … Read More