Upcoming Board Governance webinars

September 4, 2017By adminAustralia Council for the Arts, Governance, National News, Networked, Opportunity, Professional Development, Support No Comments

There are still ways to participate in great arts governance training How does your board prepare for the future? How does it know it’s doing a good job? What is its role in monitoring the organisation’s artistic health? These are some of the questions that will be tackled in the Australia Council Arts Governance Program, … Read More

NORPA’s Associate Artists and Masterclasses

September 4, 2017By adminIndustry Training, National News, NSW Arts News, Opportunity, Professional Development, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News No Comments

In August, NORPA announced its line-up of Associate Artists. TNN welcomes those artists and looks forward to hearing about what they and NORPA will be creating in the months to come. All are respected makers in their own right and represent the cutting edge of Australian talent across a multitude of forms. Together they form … Read More

2017 Copyright Symposium

September 4, 2017By adminNational News, Theatre Industry events, Valuing the Arts No Comments

If you’ve been following the Productivity Commission’s Report on IP Arrangements in Australia and the Government’s response to this report then you are probably keen to get to the: 18TH BIENNIAL COPYRIGHT LAW AND PRACTICE SYMPOSIUM 2017 12-13th October at LENDLEASE DARLING QUARTER THEATRE, Terrace 3, 1–25 Harbour Street, Sydney. The Copyright Society of Australia together with the Australian … Read More

Festivals Australia | Dept Communications and the Arts

September 4, 2017By adminFunding, National News, Opportunity No Comments

Festivals Australia supports community participation in, and access to, the arts and aims to support partnerships and collaboration across the sector. Funding applications open:  September 18, 2017 09:00 AEST and close October 20, 2017 17:00 AEDT Funding is for projects commencing after 1 February 2018. Festivals Australia funds high-quality arts and cultural heritage projects that … Read More

Force Majeure seeking Associate Producer (7mth role)

September 4, 2017By adminNational News, Networked, Opportunity No Comments

Force Majeure have asked us to spread the word about this 7 month term position as ASSOCIATE PRODUCER …. Contract: Part-time, seven-month term (2.5 days per week, flexible hours can be negotiated) Remuneration: $60K pro rata, plus superannuation (9.5%) Reporting to: Executive Producer Closing date: Monday 18th September, 5.00pm Please send a CV (2 pages) and … Read More

Belvoir announces new Executive Director – Sue Donnelly

August 15, 2017By adminNational News, NSW Arts News, Theatre Sector News No Comments

Congratulations to both Sue and Belvoir from all of us at TNN! Belvoir is pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Donnelly, one of Australia’s most prominent and experienced arts administrators, to the position of Executive Director of the legendary theatre company. Sam Meers, Belvoir Chair, said today, “I’m thrilled to be announcing Sue Donnelly’s appointment as … 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

How Arts Service Orgs can fill the void in arts journalism? Action provoking article at Howlround.com 

August 1, 2017By adminDiversity, National News, Research & Advocacy, Spaces and Resources, Support, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, Valuing the Arts No Comments

Ruth Zamoyta reports on the Association for Performing Arts Service Organization’s annual meeting at howlround.com This is one of those perfectly timed articles that clinches a lot of discussion  around job cuts in the media and, from the NSW theatre sector, lack of critical reviews in regional and Western NSW and for independent theatre in general. … 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