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. 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

Creative Achievement Awards – Nominations Open

February 15, 2018By adminAwards, Network Perks, Opportunity, Valuing the Arts No Comments

The Creative Achievement Awards celebrate and reward the outstanding achievements of individuals, teams and organisations that have helped raise the global profile of the creative industries in NSW. This year there are three categories: 1) The prestigious NSW Creative Laureate. This award recognises an individual, team or organisation making a positive contribution to the global … 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

iSTAN International Theatre Costume and Makeup Design Competition

October 27, 2017By adminAwards, International No Comments

iSTAN, the international Stage Arts Network, a joint initiative between the International Theatre Institute and the Central Academy of Drama Beijing has just announced: The iSTAN International Theatre Costume and Makeup Design Competition will be running in 2018. This competition is open to Professionals and Students from all over the globe, and is split into two … Read More

The 2017 finalists for the Drover Awards have been announced!

August 4, 2017By adminAwards, Inspiration, National News, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts, Venues/Theatres No Comments

APACA has announced the 2017 finalists for the Drover Awards! APACA’s Drover Awards acknowledge the achievements of the companies that have made the commitment and excel a touring regional Australia and are announced at the APACA conference dinner on Thursday 24 August, at Sydney’s Luna Park. TNN would like to congratulate all the artists and companies who … Read More

Celebrating cultural philanthropists: Fundraising in the arts | ArtsProfessional UK

July 31, 2017By adminAwards, Inspiration, International, Philanthropy, Research & Advocacy, Support, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Given conversations at recent NSW touring and theatre advocacy meetings in July I was interested by the focus of Caroline McCormick’s (Chair of Achates Philanthropy Foundation in the UK) article and thought it timely to share it as we consider how to celebrate the value of the arts and those that support it. Creative Partnerships Awards and … Read More

Helpmanns 2017:  The Guardian reveals our stage winners and more…

July 26, 2017By adminAwards, National News, Showcase, Valuing the Arts No Comments

We know you’ll read about it everywhere but this article in The Guardian gives a great summary … The Drover’s Wife and Adelaide festival claim Australian theatre awards Leah Purcell’s Henry Lawson adaptation wins best play among other gongs, while Barrie Kosky’s Saul, which featured at Adelaide, is another big winner. Theatre Network NSW had … Read More

From PWA…

June 30, 2017By adminAwards, Funding, National News, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Playwriting, Professional Development, Theatre Sector News No Comments

Congratulations from all of us at TNN to the successful PWA Dualogue Program recipients. There was a huge amount of submissions with some great partnerships awarded to:  Tammy Anderson, Vanessa Bates and Jane FitzGerald, Campion Decent and Matt Scholten, Ross Mueller and Chris Mead, Sue Smith and Geordie Brookman. Click here to visit the Playwriting … 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