OPPORTUNITIES | April

This is a major jobs edition, if anyone is on the hunt. There’s positions going in admin, development, marketing and programming. There’s also all the usual opportunities in here for your consideration. Get on it.

Also, you’ll notice there’s no-one holding the Opportunities sign. That’s because we now have this space up for rent! Need a space for your company? See below for more info.

PERFORMING LINES SEEKS CO-TENANT IN REDFERN | EOIs now open

We are on the hunt for a co-tenant to share our offices, ideally located right in the heart of Redfern. We have around 30sqm of office space available with access to meeting and conference rooms, hi-speed internet, kitchen, printing facilities and more, available at well below market rate. Ideally suited to a creative business but open to all. Contact Administrator Sarah Mott at administration@performinglines.org.au or 02 9319 0066 to find out more. Know someone looking? Let them know!

LAST CHANCE

BLAKDANCE & BACKBONE | First Nations Dance Residency
Independent First Nations artists and companies are invited to apply for this Brisbane-based residency. The residency runs from 2 October – 31 December 2018. Applications close this Fri 20 April. More info>>

PERFORMING ARTS CONNECTIONS AUSTRALIA | Apply now for the Performing Arts Exchange 
Artists and producers – don’t miss your opportunity to pitch at PAC Australia’s PAX, this year held in September all the way up in Karratha in WA at the new Red Earth Arts Precinct. Applications close Fri 20 April. More info>>

STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA | Creative Fellowships
Each year, the library offers Creative Fellowships to encourage the original and imaginative use or development of the Library’s collections for new work. Various programs are being offered in 2018. Most applications close Sun 22 April. More info>>

MELBOURNE FRINGE | Artist registrations now open
If you’re keen to get in on some fringe festival action, Melbourne Fringe is now open for regos. All artforms are welcome in this open-access festival, and presentation contexts vary (Fringe Hub, programmed venues, BYO venue). Various dates for rego closures depending on your venue. Fringe Hub applications close 10am Mon 23 April. More info>>

OPPORTUNITIES

CURIOUSWORKS | Behind Closed Doors program
CuriousWorks are calling for storytellers, writers and producers from Western Sydney who are interested in film to help produce a series of short films for TV and online. Applications close Fri 27 April. More info>>

HAYMAN THEATRE (Curtin Uni) | Stage One – Call for Playwrights
Stage One gives a WA playwright the opportunity to write and premiere a new play with the Theatre Arts department of Curtin University, to be produced at the Blue Room Theatre (3 – 8 December 2018). Applications close Fri 27 April. More info>>

ALICE DESERT FESTIVAL | Red Hot Arts callout 
Do you have an original kids production or activity? An idea or developed work that kids will love? Red Hot Arts invites you to pitch, devise and present kids’ performances and activities in the 2018 Alice Desert Festival in Sep/Oct this year. EOIs close 27 April 2018More info>>

BLAKDANCE | First Nations Dialogues
First Nations artists from Australia and North America met in New York in January 2018, and Emily Johnson led a report back during APAM 2018. BlakDance are now seeking artists interested in attending Round Three – email admin@blakdance.org.au for further details.

CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS AUSTRALIA | The Fundamentals of Fundraising workshop
Designed for emerging arts practitioners keen to understand the basics of arts fundraising, philanthropy and sponsorship, these full day workshops run by CPA State Managers will be offered Sydney (24 Apr) | Melbourne (3 May) | Hobart (9 May). Bookings required – tickets $110.

EQUITY FOUNDATION | Diversity Showcase supported by Screen Australia
Writers, producers, performers and directors from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the Equity Foundation’s Diversity Showcase, supporting participants to make connections with film and tv industry players from across Australia. Various dates – applications close from Mon 30 April. More info>>

AUSTRALIAN CULTURAL FUND | ACF Boost – matched crowdfunding support
irst-timers on the ACF platform can have their pledges matched through the crowdfunding platforms, up to $2000. Applications close Mon 30 April. More info>>

ASSITEJ CHINA | Regos open for Beijing Artistic Gathering
The 2018 Artistic Gathering will sit alongside the China Children’s Festival, providing a platform for discussion alongside a packed program of shows from 18-24 August 2018. Regos to attend are now open. More info>>

VITALSTATISTIX | Adhocracy callout
Our favourite development site Adhocracy is back for 2018! EOIs are open for artists from across Australia to spend a week at the Workers’ Hall with the gang from Vitals in this unique national hothouse. Open to choreographers, dancers, writers, and other multidisciplinary artists, and South Australian artists can also apply to work with artist in residence Emily Johnson. EOIs close Mon 28 May. More info>>

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE PERFORMING ARTS | ISPA Congress registration open
Running 11 – 15 June this year, in the Leeuwarden-Friesland (The Netherlands), the 2018 Congress theme is Off The Beaten Track and will look at populism, landscape and the role of the performing arts. Registration is now open. More info>>

MOOGAHLIN PERFORMING ARTS | Yellamundie Applications now open
Our friends at Moogahlin have just opened applications for Yellamundie – the National First Peoples’ Playwriting Festival. Every two years, they feature a deadly lineup of some of the most exciting new work from Aboriginal and Torres Strait playwrights and theatremakers, with airfares, accommodation and wages while you’re there so you can focus on your script. Applications close Friday 1 June. Get the application pack here>>

A NEW APPROACH | Keep up to date with the conversation
Announced last year, A New Approach was instigated by The Myer Foundation, Tim Fairfax Family Foundation, and the Keir Foundation to address the need for an authoritative and independent voice to advance Australia’s arts and cultural sector. To stay across key developments, sign up here for the newsletter, managed by The Australian Academy of the Humanities.

NSW INDUSTRY FORUM | Young People and the Arts 
Presented by Theatre Network Australia (TNA) in partnership with Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP), Theatre Network NSW (TNN), Create NSW, Sydney Opera House, Polyglot and Currency House, this industry forum continues the conversation around Sue Giles’ recent Platform Paper. Held at ATYP on Wed 30 May, Free, but places are limited. More info>>

JOBS

ARTS HOUSE | Artistic Director. Applications close Mon 23 April. More info>>
BACK TO BACK THEATRE | Marketing Manager. Applications close Sun 22 April. More info>>
NORTHERN RIVERS PERFORMING ARTS INC (NORPA) | Communications and Marketing Manager. Applications close Sun 22 April. More info>>
POWERHOUSE MUSEUM | Assistant Registrar Grade 1. Applications close Mon 23 April. More info>>
ART FAIRS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD | Marketing Executive. Applications close Wed 25 April. More info>>
SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | Senior Customer Service Manager. Applications close Wed 25 April. More info>>
FOOTSCRAY COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE | Partnerships Manager. Applications close Wed 25 April. More info>>
NIDA | Front of House Assistants. Applications close Wed 25 April. More info>>
NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA | Education Program Assistant (Casual Positions). Applications close Wed 25 April. More info>>
MELBOURNE THEATRE COMPANY | PR & Marketing Adminstration Assistant. Applications close Thurs 26 April. More info>>
UNSW | Various marketing roles. Applications close Thurs 26 April. More info>>
CITY OF GREATER DANDENONG | Venue Services Officer – Box Office. Applications close Fri 27 April. More info>>
BOROONDARA CULTURAL SERVICES | Arts Community Events Officer. Applications close Fri 27 April. More info>>
AUSDANCE QUEENSLAND | Projects Producer. Applications close Fri 27 April. More info>>
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | Artistic Director. Applications close Fri 27 April. More info>>
NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA | Curator Contemporary Art Practice – Global. Applications close Sun 29 April. More info>>
POWERHOUSE MUSEUM | Senior Curator. Applications close Sun 29 April. More info>>
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE | Administration Assistant. Applications close Sun 29 April. More info>>
BACK TO BACK THEATRE | Development Coordinator. Applications close Sun 29 April. More info>>
CITY OF HOBART | Cultural Development Coordinator. Applications close Mon 30 April. More info>>
CITY OF JOONDALUP | Principal Events Officer. Applications close Mon 30 April. More info>>
HELPMANN ACADEMY | Communications & Development Coordinator. Applications close Mon 30 April. More info>>
CITY OF HOBART | Community Activation and Grants Coordinator. Applications close Mon 30 April. More info>>
OPERA QUEENSLAND | Marketing Campaigns Coordinator. Applications close Mon 30 April. More info>>
NSW WRITERS’ CENTRE | Program Officer. Applications close Mon 30 April. More info>>
NIDA | Communications Executive. Applications close Tues 1 May. More info>>
NORTHERN BEACHES COUNCIL | Ticketing Services Assistant. Applications close Tues 1 May. More info>>
WILLOUGHBY CITY COUNCIL | Festival & Events Officer. Applications close Tues 1 May. More info>>
THE MOTLEY BAUHAUS | Venue Manager. Applications close Wed 2 May. More info>>
ST COLUMBA ANGLICAN SCHOOL | Director of Performing Arts. Applications close Wed 2 May. Email: j.drake@scas.nsw.edu.au
MULTICULTURAL ARTS VICTORIA | Chief Executive Officer. Applications close Thurs 3 May. More info>>
CHUNKY MOVE | Development Manager. Applications close Thurs 3 May. More info>>
STATE OPERA SA | Marketing & Digital Communications Coordinator. Applications close Fri 4 May. More info>>
CHRIST CHURCH GRAMMAR SCHOOL | Drama Teacher. Applications close Fri 4 May. More info>>
STATE OPERA SA | Business & Operations Manager. Applications close Fri 4 May. More info>>
PATCH THEATRE COMPANY | Artistic Director, General Manager and/or Creative Producer. Applications close Mon 7 May. More info>>
PYT FAIRFIELD | Creative Communications and Administration Co-ordinator. Applications close Mon 7 May. More info>>
AUSDANCE NSW | Administration and Marketing Officer. Applications close Wed 9 May. More info>>
NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE | Chief Experience Officer. Applications close Fri 11 May. More info>>
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | Philanthropy Executive. Applications close Sun 13 May. More info>>
AUSDANCE VICTORIA | Marketing Officer. Applications close Tues 15 May. More info>>

Performing Lines acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work – the Gadigal in Sydney, the Whadjuk in Perth, and the Muwinina in Hobart – and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

We extend those respects to all First Nations peoples on whose lands we travel and perform.