2016 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards announced

April 10, 2017By adminAwards, National News, Theatre Sector News No Comments

ATYP, Gavin Webber and Kathy Burns are announced Sidney Mary 2016 Prize winners. Huge congratulations to all three and all nominees. Image: Gavin Weber via CO3 The annual Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards were presented in Melbourne on Tuesday, with recipients honoured in three separate categories. Gavin Webber, Co-Artistic Director, The Farm (QLD) received the … Read More

Helpmann Awards 2017 Entries open now!

March 31, 2017By adminAwards, National News, Networked, Opportunity, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Entries for the 17th Annual Helpmann Awards are open today, for productions staged between 1 March 2016 – 28 April 2017. The Helpmanns are Australia’s premier live performance awards recognising artistic excellence through 43 awards across the following genres: Cabaret Comedy Contemporary Music Dance & Physical Theatre Musical Theatre Opera & Classical Music Presentation for … Read More

2017 NSW Creative Achievement Awards nominations » NSW Government

March 31, 2017By adminAwards, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Valuing the Arts No Comments

  Nominations are open for the 2017 NSW Creative Achievement Awards. The awards celebrate and reward outstanding achievements of individuals and businesses that help raise the global profile of NSW Creative Industries. Highlighting established and emerging talent within our creative industries, the awards recognise the importance of our world-class creative industries and talent. There are … Read More

Celebrating the outstanding achievements of Australian artists | Australia Council

March 7, 2017By adminAustralia Council for the Arts, Awards, Theatre Sector News No Comments

The Australia Council for the Arts has announced eight remarkable artists who have been recognised this year for their significant contributions to the cultural and artistic fabric of the nation. The prestigious Australia Council Awards recognise the life-long and continued contributions by artists in music, literature, community arts and cultural development, emerging and experimental arts, visual arts, … Read More

Playwriting opportunities abound this summer

December 14, 2016By adminAwards, Funding, Opportunity, Playwriting, Professional Development, Theatre Sector News No Comments

Plenty of script development and award opportunities available to apply for this month! Playwriting Australia Script Development 2017 Playwriting Australia has been busy around Australia and doesn’t want you to miss out on the action and opportunities they provide. Applications are now now open for PWA’s first round of script development opportunities for 2017. Playwrights  will … Read More

The 2016 Patrick White Playwrights’ Award and Fellowship

October 21, 2016By adminAwards, Opportunity, Professional Development, Theatre Sector News No Comments

Sydney Theatre Company is inviting applications from Australia’s talented playwrights for the 2016 Patrick White Playwrights’ Award and Patrick White Playwrights’ Fellowship. The prizes are designed to benefit both emerging and established writers and have a total prize pool of $32,500. The Patrick White Playwrights’ Award offers a cash prize of $7,500 for a full-length unproduced … Read More