Making Theatre, Dance and Writing for Young Audiences in NSW

June 23, 2017By adminDiversity, Inspiration, Networked, NSW Arts News, Showcase, Theatre Industry events, TNN Projects & Events, Youth Theatre No Comments

A sector event hosted by Theatre Network NSW and Casula Powerhouse As part of the Way Out West Festival for Children, Theatre Network NSW is hosting a get together for NSW based practitioners. This event will explore ideas and concerns around making theatre work for young audiences. We ask: What is the current situation in … 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


May 30, 2017By adminCultural Diversity, Diversity, Inspiration, National News, Opportunity, Theatre Industry events No Comments

BEHIND THE SCENES OF AUSTRALIAN GRAFFITI AT STC Join Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) at Sydney Theatre Company (STC) for their second Longhouse event as they step behind the scenes of Australian Graffiti ahead of its world premiere. When & Where: 6pm – 8pm on Thurs 22 June at STC’s Wharf Studio, Sydney Theatre Company Pier 4, Hickson Road, … 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

New look RealTime launched 24 May

May 29, 2017By adminInspiration, National News, Networked No Comments

Some of your favourite Australian arts reading just got a new look! In REALTIME’s new website launched today, you can now RealTime TV, past articles and all the new ones! RealTime is Australia’s critical guide to national and international contemporary arts. Our focus is on experimentation in performance—live art, contemporary performance, adventurous theatre, dance, music, sound—photomedia, film, … Read More

Industrial Evolution & Practice Schmactice – Ideas for you at Vivid 2017

May 22, 2017By adminBusiness Support, Inspiration, Networked, Support, Theatre Industry events No Comments

A couple of great gigs for creative industry professionals that TNN has been made aware of through our Associates and Peers.  You can explore creative survival & evolution with Creative Plus Business and get to the real nitty gritty of all those other seminars you’ve ever attended with Generate. And for those purchasing a ticket … 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