The economic value of cultural and creative activity | Department of Communications and the Arts

October 30, 2018By adminNational News, Research & Advocacy No Comments

The economic value of cultural and creative activity The Bureau of Communications and Arts Research (BCAR) has released new analysis showing cultural and creative activity contributed $111.7 billion to Australia’s economy in 2016-17. Source: The economic value of cultural and creative activity | Department of Communications and the Arts Performing arts consists of: Performing arts … Read More

Afloat: Major Performing Arts Framework

October 18, 2018By adminAustralia Council for the Arts, International, National News, Networked, Opportunity, Research & Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Rather than just post this announcement, I thought I’d take a few moments to consider where in this week’s conversations this is sitting for Theatre Network NSW and our members. We know there is a lot of talk in the sector about how to secure funding for a stronger performing arts sector. Suggestions range from … Read More

NSW Government must not interfere in Sydney Opera House Trust’s statutory authority

October 8, 2018By adminAdvocacy, National News, NSW Arts News, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts, Venues/Theatres No Comments

Theatre Network NSW SOH MEDIA RELEASE**MEDIA RELEASE** NSW Government must not interfere in Sydney Opera House Trust’s statutory authority Theatre Network NSW (TNN) objects to the NSW government’s position forcing the Sydney Opera House to project Racing NSW’s ‘The Everest Race’ logo onto the icon’s UNESCO World Heritage sails. TNN’s Director, Jane Kreis, confirmed the … Read More

Australian Human Rights Commission launches world first inquiry into Workplace Sexual Harassment

August 31, 2018By adminNational News, Professional Development, Research & Advocacy, Support, Wellbeing No Comments

Have your say! The First National Inquiry into Workplace Sexual Harassment has just been launched by the Australian Human Rights Commission. This world first brings our own industry experience into the broader national perspective and TNN is sharing this to encourage our sector to be involved. The focus of the inquiry is on the nature … Read More

AAWE survey into industry wellness – please participate

April 6, 2018By adminNational News, Opportunity, Research & Advocacy, Support, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts, Wellbeing No Comments

Our industry would really benefit from your engagement! As a member of the Australian Alliance for Wellness in Entertainment (AAWE) TNN encourages those in our industry to participate in the part  The Entertainment Industry Research Survey launched on Tuesday 13th of March. SURVEY LINK The survey is building on the series of forums, including ‘How … Read More

May 30, Youth and the Arts Forum – Book Now

April 6, 2018By adminNational News, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Theatre Industry events, TNN Projects & Events, Valuing the Arts, Young people, Youth Theatre No Comments

As promised, the NSW Industry Forum: Young People and the Arts is now live so be quick to book your place! Theatre Network NSW (TNN) is partnered with Theatre Network Australia (TNA), Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP), Polyglot, Create NSW, Sydney Opera House and Currency House to present an industry forum that continues the … Read More

Indy Theatre Producing Workshop & other Independent Theatre News/Events

March 26, 2018By adminIndependent Theatre, National News, Network Perks, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Professional Development, Research & Advocacy, Support, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, TNN Working Group, Valuing the Arts, Youth Theatre No Comments

The Equity Foundation are running an Indy Theatre Producing workshop with Andrew Henry, of Red Line Productions. REGISTER HERE  Are you an actor who wants to move into indie theatre producing – or an actor who is already producing but wants more info?  Have you a script you are working on but don’t know how … 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

National Play Festival 2018 this March in Sydney

March 9, 2018By adminDiversity, Independent Theatre, Industry Training, National News, Networked, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Playwriting, Professional Development, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News No Comments

Playwriting Australia has done it again! A fabulous program is scheduled as part of the National Play Festival in Sydney 21-24 March 2018. Over four days there will be Nick Enright Keynote Address by Wesley Enoch, ten playreadings, five masterclasses, and four artist talks. Plenty to sink your teeth into, check out the calendar of events … Read More

Australian Performing Arts Market 2018 and beyond…

March 8, 2018By adminBusiness Support, Independent Theatre, National News, Networked, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Showcase, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Touring, Venues/Theatres No Comments

Reflections on APAM 2018… Excerpt from TNN Report (below) “Of course, everybody’s experience at APAM and similar events are unique. If you’d like to share your experiences of the 2018 APAM or other arts markets we’d look forward to hearing and sharing them. Some 2018 attendees raised concerns about how potential changes to APAM delivery … Read More