Energy of Indy Theatre drives into 2017 – save the date!

December 15, 2016By adminIndependent Theatre, Theatre Industry events, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events No Comments

In November and December TNN partnered on two Sydney-based events aimed at NSW independent theatre makers. 2017 sees a bigger Indy Theatre Forum in our future. Here’s the wrap… Speed Networking with AIM Dramatic Arts and Creative Plus Business kicked off at the Pilgrim Theatre on Monday 7th November. This event was remarkable for the professional … Read More

Beyond The Limits: words, meaning & actions

December 15, 2016By adminRegional and Remote Practitioners, Research & Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Valuing the Arts No Comments

NORPA Artistic Director Julian Louis’s provocative speech at TNN’s regional theatre forum at ARTLANDS DUBBO 2016 certainly took us Beyond The Limits. It has since been picked up by Arts Hub and other media. But what does it and the conversation and ideas it generated mean for the NSW and Australian theatre industry? It is … Read More

Your wellbeing on the agenda for 2017

December 15, 2016By adminNational News, Research & Advocacy, TNN Projects & Events, Wellbeing No Comments

Earlier this year Entertainment Assist released some critical research findings on individual wellbeing and mental heath in the Australian arts and entertainment industry which TNN reported on in July [How Are You?]. Although shocking and saddening, this research is also extremely valuable and useful because it provides us all with a better awareness of the … Read More

NSW Theatre producers group standing strong

November 21, 2016By admin#istandwiththearts, Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Valuing the Arts No Comments

#istandwiththearts Campaign update The same NSW theatre producers group* that got together with a small army of volunteers, arts workers, audiences and communities to roll out the #istandwiththearts campaigns across the country prior to this year’s federal election has been working with new and re-elected MPs to promote the value of the arts. The NSW … Read More

TNN joining Critical Stages at Indy theatre event on 5 December

November 17, 2016By adminAdvocacy, Cultural Diversity, Independent Theatre, Inspiration, Theatre Industry events, TNN Projects & Events No Comments

As the year draws to a close, its time for another Critical Stages Indy Theatre Forum! This time Theatre Network NSW (TNN) will be there to lend a hand and keep the conversation moving. A great end of year gathering before all your official Xmas mayhem kicks in! Stephen Henry (c) from ‘I Want to … Read More

Scott Howie on the real engagement of regional theatre making

October 24, 2016By adminInspiration, Regional and Remote Practitioners, Research & Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Valuing the Arts No Comments

In the lead up to TNN’s Beyond The Limits and Artlands Dubbo 2016, TNN has asked its presenters and panellists a few questions on their own theatre making and careers. Here is Scott Howie, Independent Artist and Regional Arts Development Officer (Eastern Riverina Arts) Why do you work in regional performance? There is space and time to develop, … Read More

Lindy Hume on ‘the new black’ of theatre

October 21, 2016By adminNational News, Regional and Remote Practitioners, Research & Advocacy, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events No Comments

In the lead up to TNN’s Beyond The Limits and Artlands Dubbo 2016, TNN has asked its presenters and panellists a few questions on their own theatre making and careers. Here is Lindy Hume, Artistic Director, Opera Queensland: Why do you work in regional performance? My home is in regional NSW (I live in Tathra on the far … Read More

Sarah Parsons gearing up for TNN’s Beyond The Limits

October 17, 2016By adminInspiration, Regional and Remote Practitioners, Research & Advocacy, Showcase, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events, Youth Theatre No Comments

In the lead up to TNN’s Beyond The Limits and Artlands Dubbo 2016, TNN has asked its presenters and panellists a few questions on their own theatre making and careers. Here is Sarah Parsons, Creative Producer Outback Theatre for Young People Why do you work in regional performance? I wouldn’t work anywhere else! Growing up regionally gave me such … Read More

Two weeks to go – What to see and do beyond the limits

October 13, 2016By adminAdvocacy, Inspiration, National News, Showcase, Theatre Sector News, TNN Projects & Events No Comments

Our industry truly works above and beyond the limits. A beautiful and fragile thing to behold. In the lead up to TNN’s major event for 2016 ‘Beyond The Limits‘ we’ve been talking with our panellists and participants about their w ork at Artlands as well as their work, careers, and communities within the national context. The … Read More