Shared sector concerns and advice to overcome Create NSW funding delays

June 5, 2018By adminAdvocacy, Funding, NSW Arts News, Research & Advocacy, Support, Valuing the Arts No Comments

    JOINT STATEMENT:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MONDAY 4 JUNE 2018 NSW sector service share concerns on Create NSW funding and offer advice to prevent future delays NSW’s leading sector service organisations today share their approaches to responding to intensifying complaints on Round 2 of the Create NSW Arts and Cultural Development Program, and call … Read More

NOW Australia – #thetimeisnow

March 26, 2018By adminAdvocacy, Gender, Inspiration, International, National News, Research & Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, Wellbeing No Comments

TNN is proud to promote NOW Australia and encourages everyone in our sector to support this industry-led initiative. A critical part of TNN’s role is to empower and enable our sector – the NSW theatre sector and all who work across it – to feel safe and confident wherever they work. IT STARTED WITH A … Read More

Our Australian World Theatre Map Ambassador | HowlRound

July 31, 2017By adminAdvocacy, Diversity, International, National News, Networked, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Australia has its first World Theatre Map Ambassador, Goldele Rayment, Director of Company of Rogues. Our congratulations to Goldele and looking forward to mapping Australian theatre with you all! The World Theatre Map beta project has engaged its first cohort of twenty-eight World Theatre Map Ambassadors from twenty-four countries to direct community organizing, outreach, and feedback gathering. HowlRound are keen … Read More

EOIs open now: Beyond Tick Boxes – cultural diversity in the arts

June 2, 2017By adminAdvocacy, Cultural Diversity, Diversity, Networked, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Professional Development, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News No Comments

  Diversity Arts Australia EOIs open now: Beyond Tick Boxes: a symposium on cultural diversity in the arts When: Thursday, June 29 at 9 AM – 6 PM Where: Casula Powerhouse Beyond Tick Boxes is a symposium designed to facilitate dialogue between artists, companies, creators, producers, organisations and institutions through a series of Q&A-style panels, … Read More

Artists for Social Change Forum – Carnival of the Bold

June 2, 2017By adminAdvocacy, Diversity, Inspiration, NSW Arts News, Theatre Industry events No Comments

ON TOMORROW!! CAUSE & EFFECT: ARTS & SOCIAL CAUSE FORUM – Saturday, 3 June 2017 @ 3pm-5pm $20  Attend a panel discussion with selected academics, arts workers and directors of NGOs to discuss the artists as cause and effect  and how artists can play a more active role as agents for social change. Speakers include: Grace … Read More

Raising the issue of gender equality in theatre critiques

May 30, 2017By adminAdvocacy, Australia Council for the Arts, Cultural Diversity, Diversity, Gender, Inspiration, International, Playwriting, Valuing the Arts No Comments

  Multiple reviewers of many genders, races, sexualities, and, perhaps most importantly, taste in art, might someday review one play and discuss the work in a dialectic. This approach might give the lie to the mask of objectivity and reveal that elusive thumbprint, taste, which can be invisibly gendered. In her speech at the female theatre … Read More

Can we celebrate being female, being human on our stages?

May 22, 2017By adminAdvocacy, Diversity, Gender, Inspiration, International, Playwriting No Comments

Calling for more female-driven musicals. Andrea Lepcio in HowlRound poses the question: Can we create musicals that allow women to be all that they are: good, bad, ugly, and beautiful? Can we celebrate being female? Can we celebrate being human? … If you Google feminist theatre, you get a strong HowlRound piece “Feminist Theatre: What does … Read More

ACT arts action alive and well

April 6, 2017By admin#istandwiththearts, National News, Networked, NSW Arts News, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Theatre Network NSW recently caught up with Michael White of The Childers Group in Canberra and caught up on the concerns of artists and arts workers in our capital territory. There is strong flow between our Canberra and NSW theatre sectors and active groups like The Childers Group and the newer Canberra Arts Action Group … Read More

‘Is Diversity a White Word’ – CAAP & Carriageworks

April 5, 2017By adminAdvocacy, Diversity, Inspiration, Support, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Contemporary Asian Australian Performance & Carriageworks launches 2017 Longhouse with the question: “Is Diversity a White Word?” CAAP’s Longhouse returns on 20 April, at our new home in Carriageworks, bringing the Asian Australian performing arts community together through a program of networking events, talks, performances and workshops. To get things off to a lively start, … Read More