SAMAG’s Expert Exchange: Expand Your Revenue 

October 27, 2017By adminBusiness Support, Industry Training, Inspiration, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Professional Development, Regional and Remote Practitioners No Comments

Expert Exchange: Expand Your Revenue in Goulburn NSW Hot off the press from SAMAG, this looks like an amazing event to attend: How can artists and arts organisations diversify income streams? What entrepreneurial solutions and sustainable models have been tried and tested? What does success look like? How do you measure what you are doing? … Read More

Looking for a Sydney Venue? PACT 2018 Venues

September 5, 2017By adminIndependent Theatre, Industry Training, Inspiration, Opportunity, Professional Development, Showcase, Theatre Sector News, Venues/Theatres No Comments

Venues and more at PACT… Looking for a unique venue? Located in the heart of Erskineville, PACT is in close proximity to public transport and dining options. PACT features a black box theatre space, a bar, foyer area and an urban courtyard. Give your next event the creative edge and enquire today. Email PACT General … Read More

Re-focus our efforts on diversity suggests Howlround

September 4, 2017By adminDiversity, Inspiration, International, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Heather A. Beasley through HowlRound poses some ‘radical’ but really relevant questions about how we approach measuring the diversity and demographics of our theatre practice. Heather A. Beasley works with the Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company as an associate producer, dramaturg, literary manager, and director. Let’s be realistic: theatres can’t force self-identification on our audience members. Most … 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


August 2, 2017By adminDiversity, Inspiration, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Professional Development, Regional and Remote Practitioners, Support, Young people No Comments

Rog Chharbra, Artsready NSW, joined Theatre Network NSW at Way Out West Festival and we had a coffee with some of the many theatre organisations who have taken up trainees through the Artsready program. It was great to get the first hand feedback on the traineeships and to consider new traineeship opportunities across our state. … Read More

Private sector support grows for the arts in Australia | Department of Communications and the Arts

July 31, 2017By adminDiversity, Inspiration, National News, Philanthropy, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

This recently released Creative Partnerships report is a great resource for our theatre sector to reflect on as we look to develop more sustainable ways of operating and creating work. But this recent article on cultural philanthropy in the UK  also gives TNN pause for thought on where the majority of arts philanthropy goes, where philanthropy is … 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