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Darebin Arts Speakeasy

Image: Merciless Gods, Darebin Arts Speakeasy 2017. Image by Sarah Walker
Applications close 17 June 2018 Darebin Art’s Speakeasy program partners with leading artists and companies to provide the highest quality experiences to audiences at the Northcote Town Hall and Darebin Arts Centre for adult and family audiences. Find out more read more

Darebin Arts Partnership Initiatives

Image: Westside Circus, Arts Partner.
Applications close 17 June 2018 Council is seeking interest for individual artists and arts organisations, with the aim of creating new partnerships that enable inclusive artistic collaborations to occur within Darebin. All funding requests for either stream are capped at $8,000. Find out more read more

Port Fairy Folk Festival Applications

Applications close 20 June 2018 A celebration of music, culture and community, Port Fairy Folk Festival welcomes all applications from artists across a range of genres including music, theatre, spoken/written word, street theatre, children’s entertainment, dance and comedy.  Find out more read more

Performance Space x West Kowloon Residency

Applications close 10 June 2018 The Performance Space x West Kowloon Exchange Residency provides an important new opportunity for an Australian artist working in experimental performance to expand their practice and networks into an Asia Pacific context. Find out more read more

City of Melbourne Grants Now Ope

Applications close 28 May 2018 Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program. Grants of up to $20,000 are available to artists, creatives and arts organisations across all disciplines – including performance, new media, music, dance, theatre and visual art. Find out more read more

Playlab Alpha Processing

Applications close 18 May 2018 Alpha Processing is focussed on the early stages of developing a new work: from idea to first draft or a first to second draft. Across the six months of Alpha Processing, each participant will receive detailed face-to-face dramaturgy, professional guidance, and access to Playlab’s resources.  Find out more read more

Darebin Arts Speakeas

Applications close 13 May 2018 The Darebin Arts Speakeasy Development program supports artists by providing access to fully equipped theatre spaces and a $700 stipend. Developments should be for a new artistic work that has performance at the heart of its creation. Find out more read more

The Other Film Festival Submissions Open

Applications close 15 June 2018
(Earlybird deadline 15 May 2018)
TOFF is a three-day event that will be launched in November, 2018. TOFF prides itself in showcasing the very best contemporary stories of the disability and Deaf communities locally, nationally and internationally. Find out more read more

Personal at Arts House

After seven years in the making we are proud to present….
PERSONAL

World Premiere at Arts House  24-29 April

It wasn’t until Jodee Mundy was five years old and lost at Kmart that she realised the rest of her family was Deaf.  She didn’t

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Moreland Funding Opportunities for Artists

Opportunities for Artists and Creators

Funding and support for new works

We’re thrilled to announce that applications for the

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Artlands Victoria Call for Papers and Presentations Now Open

Celebrating twenty years in 2018, Artlands is the biennial event that shines a national spotlight on Australia’s regional arts.

Scheduled every two years by

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Female Director in Residence

Applications close 13 April 2018 Malthouse Theatre’s annual Female Director in Residence program provides intensive career development and a salary to a female theatre artist. The only opportunity of its kind in Australia, the principal objective is to embed the director within Malthouse Theatre’s core staff structure while providing a practice-based professional development opportunity.  Find out more read more

Arts & Culture Grants

Applications close 26 April 2018 Open to Theatre, Dance, Visual Arts, Circus/Physical Theatre, Live Art, Cabaret, Inter-disciplinary, and Arts Festivals; the Arts & Culture Grants program supports creative, innovative, dynamic and contemporary projects that enhance the cultural, community and economic development to the City of Stonnington. Find out more read more

CAAP Directors Initiative

Various closing dates, see here Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP), in partnership with Melbourne Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre and Sydney Theatre Company is proud to announce the CAAP Directors Initiative, aimed at unearthing, nurturing and developing Asian Australian directors for the stage. Find out more read more

National Freelance Day

The annual conference for freelancers, by freelancers.
Thursday 15 March 10am – 4pm Northcote Town Hall We’ve wrangled together a world-class line-up of digital & creative professionals who have mastered the art of freelancing and scaling solo. WHAT ITS ABOUT

What does Naomi Simson, the founders of Envato and Seth Godin have in common? They all started out as freelancers.

Being your own boss is the freelancer’s dream, but for many,

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RAW Melbourne Presents Envision

Thursday February 15 – 7:00 pm

Melbourne Pavilion, 135-157 Racecourse Road, Flemington

RAW is an indie arts organisation for artists, by artists. We focus on spotlighting

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Assistant Required

Carrousel Theatre is a puppetry company based in Melbourne.

They are currently looking for a casual assistant for 2018 to help with presenting “Aladdin and the magic lamp”.

Carrousel

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Showcase Victoria Applications Now Open

Submissions close 4 December 2017

Showcase Victoria is the performing arts marketplace – an annual event which provides a unique platform for producers, artists and theatre

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Transoceanic Visual Exchange – Film Screenings

Saturday November 18  at 10:00 am

Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray

FCAC, Fresh Milk Barbados and Third Horizon Media present Transoceanic Visual Exchange

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Directors Lab: Melbourne

Applications close 28 August 2017

 Inspired by the Lincoln Centre model, Directors Lab: Melbourne is an eight-day creative laboratory held in collaboration with Melbourne Festival.

The program accepts 30 directors from across Australia and the world, to participate in eight days of masterclasses, performance and rigorous debate with leading national and international

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Next Wave x EOI Call Out

Next Wave invites expressions of interest from Australia’s emerging artists & curators who wish to be a part of our exciting new national co-commission project. ‘Next Wave x’. Next Wave x will co-commission Seven (7) ambitious projects by early career practitioners will be developed through the project, in partnership with leading organisations for presentation in Melbourne at Next Wave Festival 2018 and and in Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane and Sydney. These co-commissions will include guaranteed funding and, expert mentorship, with and a number also including major interstate multiple presentation opportunities, facilitating successful candidates with the resources and unparalleled artist support to present on a national stage, without creative compromise. This multi disciplinary project Next Wave will partner bring together the new generation of Australian artists and curators working in visual arts, dance, music, theatre, performance, live art and curating with some of Australia’s most exciting industry pioneer partners:

who we believe are breaking boundaries and conventions in: Visual art, Dance, Music, Theatre, Performance, Live art and Public space curating.

Together we provide opportunities to work in iconic and unusual spaces, and reach into under represented artist communities of QLD, SA and WA, ensuring Next Wave Festival 2018 will hold its place as the most dynamic national showcase of emerging artists and creative risk-taking. Submit your EOI before August 7 2017 for consideration. Successful applicants will be notified by late August 2017. www.nextwave.org.au/next-wave-x

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Darebin Arts Speakeasy

‘Constance on the Edge’

VICSEG New Futures would like to invite you to our Refugee Week event
The Film Screening of – ‘Constance on the Edge’

This year for Refugee Week, VICSEG New Futures is

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City of Melbourne Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program.

Grants of up to $20,000 are open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.

Arts grants are available

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Australia Council Grants Open

Applications close 6 June 2017

 The Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity.

If you are an individual artist, arts worker or group of artists, a Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build

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Apply for Poppy Seed Theatre Festival

Applications close 20 May 2017

 If you are looking for a little money and support to create a show, Poppy Seed Theatre Festival’s looking for you! Poppy Seed provides artists with financial, logistical and marketing support as well as a venue and publicity. Almost too good to be true, right?

They aim to support emerging to mid level artists by offering them:

  • a venue for a two week season
  • $7500

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Adhocracy Artist Call Out

Applications close 29 May 2017

Adhocracy is Vitalstatistix’s national hothouse, supporting the creative development of new experimental and multidisciplinary arts projects. Artists from around Australia will create,

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Fringe Artist Registrations Now Open

Applications close 29 May 2017

Melbourne Fringe is a big, bold (and gloriously messy) celebration of independent art. From 14 September – 1 October artists take over Melbourne’s streets, venues, clubs and even its lounge rooms in a Festival for anyone, including you. Fringe is proudly open access which means ANYONE can be in Fringe. It’s an open playing field so dream big. Fringe is a perfect time to take a risk and push the envelope of your art-form. Fringe is a safe space, perfect for experimentation and discovery. Whatever you do, give it a red hot go. For more info go here read more

City of Melbourne Annual Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

 Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program.

Grants of up to $20,000 are open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.

Arts grants are available

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Shows on the Go Applications Open

Applications close 10 May 2017

Country Arts WA is on the hunt for professional, self-contained shows to tour to regional and remote Western Australia in 2018 as part of the Shows on the Go program.

Shows on the Go provides a unique experience for high-quality, self-contained shows to tour across regional Western Australia over a four to eight week period. Visiting a range

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Melbourne Fringe Artist Registration Open Soon

Applications open 10 April 2017

Melbourne Fringe is a celebration of cultural democracy and art for everyone. By embracing diversity and a spirit of independence, they create a unique space for artistic self-expression

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Channels Festival Applications Open

Applications close 3 May 2017

Channels, The Australian Video Art Festival is dedicated to showcasing new contemporary moving image by some of the most exciting Australian and international artists. Following on from the success of our 2013 and 2015 events, Channels Festival is back for 2017 with a dynamic and inclusive festival of public engagement programs, free exhibitions, screenings and international and online programs. They’re currently seeking single-screen videos under 15 minutes for the popular Video Visions screening to be held at the Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne. Submissions are open to both Australian and International artists. For more info go here read more

Multicultural Festival and Events

Applications close 10 April 2017

The Multicultural Festivals and Events program encourages participation of the whole Victorian community in festivals and events to celebrate and embrace our vibrant multicultural

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Melbourne Puppetry Festival

Applications close 21 April 2017

The Melbourne Festival of Puppetry will return to La Mama’s theatres in 4th – 9th July 2017. Co-curated by Lemony S Puppet Theatre and La Mama Theatre and supported by The City of Melbourne, the festival will host a children’s program during the day and a night program for adult audiences. New to the 2017 festival will be the ‘Avenue of Booths’, which, as the name suggests, is an avenue of puppet booths filling the La Mama forecourt and presenting 10 minute shows in each booth.

Their definition of ‘what make as a puppet show’ is very wide.

Non-traditional approaches to the form are encouraged. Cross-discipline works are also encouraged. All types of

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Creative Moreland – Are you listed?

Bring together the wealth of creativity in Moreland.

Hi from Tamara, a textile artist and the curator for creativemoreland.com.au – a directory and resource for and about creatives

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The Comedy of Errors

Come on a whirlwind ride of mistaken identities, assumed personas, and wild mishaps in The Comedy of Errors at Siteworks this March

This hilarious new production

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NAVA S2M Report Launched

After a gap of 15 years, at last the visual arts sector has some up-to-date reliable evidence on which to base its ideas for changes needed to policy and funding, says
Tamara

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Moreland Creative Strategy

Creative Capital

Engagement around Moreland’s next Arts and Culture Strategy is underway! From now until April Moreland will be providing opportunities for your input with

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Critical Animals: Call for Proposals

Applications close 31 March 2017

 Critical Animals are now calling for proposals from individuals and collaborators to participate in the 2017 symposium. The Critical Animals Creative Research Symposium is an annual conference, part of This is Not Art, one of Australia’s leading contemporary and emerging arts festivals, celebrating emerging and experimental practices. The symposium brings together students, researchers, writers, artists, academics and thinkers who are critically engaged in creative and experimental art practices. This year the theme is Criticism in Action.

Participating artists will be paid a fee of $300.

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Melbourne Spoken Word presents Luka Lesson

One of Australia’s most recognised spoken word artists, Luka Lesson, will perform an all spoken word set at Brunswick’s Howler presented by Melbourne Spoken Word

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