What is the ISPA Australia Council Legacy Program?

By Dr Ricardo Peach, 12 March 2014

Arts Development

What is the ISPA Australia Council Legacy Program?

By Dr Ricardo Peach, 12 March 2014

Arts Development

'The five recipients of the recent ISPA Australia Council Legacy Program travelled to New York in the blistering cold of a US winter to discover the warmth of one of the world’s most renowned international performing arts networks.Australian recipients Rachel Whitworth from Performing Lines WA, Simeon Moran from Snuff Puppets....

The sharing of stories through Rekindling at Bangarra

By Adrian Burnett, 4 March 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

The sharing of stories through Rekindling at Bangarra

By Adrian Burnett, 4 March 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'In 2013, Bangarra Dance Theatre launched its new youth program Rekindling, designed to inspire and develop the next generation of Indigenous story tellers by using dance to reconnect with their cultures.Rekindling is an intensive dance based program for secondary stude'....

Inter-active: learnings from the first Digital Writing Residency

By Elliott Bledsoe, 27 February 2014

Feature

Inter-active: learnings from the first Digital Writing Residency

By Elliott Bledsoe, 27 February 2014

Feature

'The act of writing is a solitary endeavour. Often, so is reading. Creating Robot University—the first project produced through the Digital Writing Residency—was far from a solo effort. Pr'....

Milk Crate Theatre presents This House is Mine

By Kate McBride, 26 February 2014

Blog

Milk Crate Theatre presents This House is Mine

By Kate McBride, 26 February 2014

Blog

'Since its establishment in 2000, Milk Crate Theatre has played a unique role across both the arts and community sectors through its work with an Ensemble of artists who have experienced homelessness or social marginalisation. Its cross-sector presence and strengths-based approach enables them to provide a safe, crea'....

Brendan O’Connell on how to make the most of new opportunities

By Eleanor Zeichner, 21 February 2014

Blog

Brendan O’Connell on how to make the most of new opportunities

By Eleanor Zeichner, 21 February 2014

Blog

'Brendan O’Connell is an early career producer and theatre maker who was a 2013 recipient of the Early Career Residency grant. He was previously the Program Executive for Come Out Festival in Adelaide, and the Artistic Director of Tantrum Theatre in Newcastle. He also collaborates as part of '....

A new crop of mentees JUMP into action

By Eleanor Zeichner, 13 February 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

A new crop of mentees JUMP into action

By Eleanor Zeichner, 13 February 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts

'As Day 2 of the JUMP Mentoring Intensive begins all the mentees sit cross-legged on the floor of the Merlyn Theatre of Malthouse in Melbourne.  Emily Sexton, Artistic Director of Next Wave explains that all conversation shuts down as soon as peop'....

Kick start your career: Ruby Langton-Batty

By Early Career Artists and Producers, 17 January 2014

ECAP

Kick start your career: Ruby Langton-Batty

By Early Career Artists and Producers, 17 January 2014

ECAP

'The Early Career Artists and Producers(ECAP) team ask past ArtStart recipient Ruby Langton-Batty how receiving the grant effected her practice and what’s in store from here.What are you doing now?The most recent productions I’ve worked on are The Shadow King by Michael Kantor for The Malthouse and Coranderrk by Issac Drandic for Belv'....

Kick start your career: Michele Lee

By Early Career Artists and Producers, 13 January 2014

ECAP

Kick start your career: Michele Lee

By Early Career Artists and Producers, 13 January 2014

ECAP

'The Early Career Artists and Producers(ECAP) team ask past ArtStart recipient Michele Lee how receiving the grant effected her practice and what\'s in store from here.What are you doing now?Come February 2014, I am going to drop down a day at my office job so I c'....

Making it easier to be green

By Kate Murray, 27 November 2013

Blog

Making it easier to be green

By Kate Murray, 27 November 2013

Blog

'Environmental sustainability in the arts is a challenge for theatre makers.In response to the theatre sector’s concerns about the impact of their practice on the environment and in an effort to provide support for reducing the environmental footprint of a production’s season – the Australia Council has developed an innovative ....