NSW State of Theatre Address 2018

December 11, 2018By adminNSW Arts News, Research & Advocacy, Support, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Valuing the Arts No Comments

NSW Theatre Gathering 2018 Resources A final report will be published in 2019 but in the meantime we thought we’d share a few of the highlights: NSW STATE OF THEATRE ADDRESS 2018 by Suzie Miller The Gathering Actions and Audience Scoring  is the actions and ideas developed in each of the afternoon’s break-outs that helped to … Read More

PROVIDER REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR CREATIVE KIDS

December 7, 2018By adminBusiness Support, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Support, Theatre Sector News, Venues/Theatres, Young people, Youth Theatre No Comments

APPLY NOW From 1 January 2019, the NSW Government is helping kids get creative with a new program called Creative Kids.Creative Kids is a four-year program that offers parents of every NSW school-aged child a $100 voucher each year which can be used for registration, participation and membership costs for creative and cultural activities. Provider … Read More

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

NSW Government must not interfere in Sydney Opera House Trust’s statutory authority

October 8, 2018By adminAdvocacy, National News, NSW Arts News, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts, Venues/Theatres No Comments

Theatre Network NSW SOH MEDIA RELEASE**MEDIA RELEASE** NSW Government must not interfere in Sydney Opera House Trust’s statutory authority Theatre Network NSW (TNN) objects to the NSW government’s position forcing the Sydney Opera House to project Racing NSW’s ‘The Everest Race’ logo onto the icon’s UNESCO World Heritage sails. TNN’s Director, Jane Kreis, confirmed the … 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

Australian Voices Take Centre Stage at Inaugural Pioneer Play Awards

September 13, 2018By adminAwards, Cultural Diversity, Independent Theatre, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Playwriting, Showcase, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

PIONEER PLAY FESTIVAL and PLAYWRITING AWARDS  November 23-24, Pioneer Theatre, Castle Hill Submissions for the Pioneer Play Awards are now open. Full details can be found on the festival website. www.pioneerplayfestival.com A celebration of pioneering Australian theatre-craft and performance will take centre stage in the heart of Sydney’s Hills district when the inaugural Pioneer Play Festival … Read More

Nominate Now: 2019 Australia Council Awards and 2019 National Indigenous Arts Awards

September 11, 2018By adminAustralia Council for the Arts, Awards, Diversity, First Nations Artists, Independent Theatre, Showcase No Comments

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australia Council Awards and the 2019 National Indigenous Arts Awards. Both of these significant awards programs celebrate outstanding achievements of individuals in the arts and their contributions to the arts and cultural life of the nation. The Australia Council Awards include categories for music, literature, community arts and … Read More

What has been on our minds? Responses from Theatre Network NSW’s March 2018 survey

September 7, 2018By adminDiversity, Inspiration, NSW Arts News, Research & Advocacy, Support, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Valuing the Arts No Comments

What has been on our minds? Here is a summary of the responses from Theatre Network NSW’s March 2018 survey What has put a smile on our faces? Being buoyed by creative growth (artistic and professional) was cited by over half of the respondents as putting a smile on their faces. The other major reason for … Read More