OPPORTUNITIES | Bumper Edition

Posted by Thom Smyth, October 3rd, 2016

We’ve got a bunch of opportunities that have come across our desks, radars, inboxes and newsfeeds, so rather than spamming you mercilessly, here’s a handy overview of everything currently open for artists and presenters.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE & THE ARTS | Commercial Development Grants (Under $25,000)
The Commercial Development Grants Program provides project funding to assist WA-based creative businesses to develop their commercial potential, increase business viability and extend market reach. This does now include performing artists and other artforms. Closes this Thurs 6 Octoberclick here for more info>>

ASSITEJ | International Director’s Seminar for Children’s and Young People’s Theatre
National centers all over the world are now invited to nominate a director as a participant for next year’s seminar on the topic of “Streets and Crossroads”. The applicant needs to come from the ASSITEJ centre, not individual applicants, so please send an expression of interest to Australian representative Sue Giles. EOIs close 7 October, final applications due 7 November click here for more info>>

ARTS HOUSE | CultureLAB development grants
CultureLAB is Arts House’s creative development stream offering time, space and fees of up to $10,000 for dedicated on-site creative development and research. Applications close 20 Octoberclick here for more info>>

Young Creatives is a development program that provides aspiring arts professionals aged 15 to 18 with opportunities to develop their skills through engagement with Festival events, artists and practitioners.
Applications close 14 Octoberclick here for more info>>

FRINGE WORLD | Various employment opportunities
There’s a bunch of jobs in marketing, ticketing, production and more going at Fringe World. Various closing datesclick here for more info>>

IETM | Valencia Plenary applications
IETM is a network of over 500 performing arts organisations and individual members working in the contemporary performing arts worldwide: theatre, dance, circus, interdisciplinary live art forms, new media. They host bi-annual summits for producers and artists. Applications close 14 Octoberclick here for more info>>

CITY OF JOONDALUP | Arts Development Scheme
The City’s Arts Development Scheme is a fund designed to develop new audiences in the Joondalup area. The aim of the Scheme is to bring professional performing arts companies and artists into the City of Joondalup, for performances and workshops. Applications for up to $10,000 close 20 Octoberclick here for more info>>

HONEYWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL | Call for public art tender
An opportunity open for all Artists/Artist Teams who are invited to submit an EOI for a Public Art work at Honeywood Primary School – up to $98,000. Applications close 28 Octoberclick here for more info>>

AUSTRALIA COUNCIL | Nominate as a Peer Assessor
Registrations are currently open for anyone wishing to nominate as a Peer Assessor for the Australia Council. They are particularly looking for candidates from their focus areas: First Nations people; Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory and South Australian representation; People from regional and remote areas ; People under 30 years of age, and; People who identify with a disability. Registrations close 3 Novemberclick here for more info>>

ON YOUR RADAR | Upcoming opportunities
Keep an ear out for a number of touring opportunities opening soon: