This month we've got our occasional office guest Gemma Pepper of Side Pony Productions making good use of our hot desks. 

See below for all the details on reserving a free spot.

We've also got all the good stuff from Chunky Move, Brisbane Powerhouse, Performance Space and more!

Want to list something you've got going? Flick Thom an email at [email protected]


PERFORMING LINES | Hot desks for artists
Working on a creative project or grant application and need an office space? Got a meeting coming up that you need a space for? Performing Lines has FREE office and meeting spaces available for artists and producers – this week we have Zoe and Adriane from Side Pony Productions, Producer Gemma Pepper and writer & performer Katie Beckett in the house. There’s internet access, an office full of friendly faces (including Norman the Spoodle), and advice and feedback on your project or application if you need it. To reserve a spot, email Thom at [email protected]

 Image by Heidrun Lohr

Image by Heidrun Lohr

PERFORMANCE SPACE | Volunteer for Liveworks Festival!
Performance Space is on the hunt for volunteers for their Liveworks across two weeks from the 19th to the 29th of October. As a volunteer you’ll get a chance to head behind the scenes and help make Australia’s leading contemporary arts festival happen, and score a free ticket for every 4hr shift! Register now – click here>>

CHUNKY MOVE | Next Move Expressions of Interest
In 2018, Chunky Move will commission an artist to create a new full-length work for the Next Move program. Australian dance makers with at least 5 years of professional practice are invited to submit an expression of interest by Fri 13 October. More info>>

CRITICAL PATH | Bill Shannon: Translations Workshop
An intensive workshop facilitated by world-renowned multidisciplinary artist Bill Shannon for artists with physical disability.  Bill invites participants to explore their individual movement patterns as the basis for a personal artistic language. EOIs close Fri 13 October. More info>>

PERFORMANCE SPACE | Male performers required for The Second Woman
The Second Woman is seeking male-identifying participants aged 18+ for speaking roles (scripts provided). No acting experience necessary. 10 minute slots in a 24 hour performance on 20 & 21 October, please expect irregular show times. This is a paid position. Applications close Wed 18 October. More info>>

CITY OF JOONDALUP | Arts and Culture Grants
Apply for up to $10,000 for an arts project in the City of Joondalup, Western Australia. Applications close Fri 20 October. More info>>

FESTIVALS AUSTRALIA FUNDING | Boosting community participation and audience engagement
Do you have a project that involves community engagement you would like to run at a regional event (festival, one-off celebration, etc.)? Supporting community participation and access to the arts, Festivals Australia funding aims to support partnerships and collaboration across the sector. The program is open to regional artists, arts workers, and organisations. Applications close Friday 20 October 2017 for projects commencing after 1 February 2018. More info>>

 Image by Brett Boardman

Image by Brett Boardman

FORCE MAJEURE | Dancers required for new Commonwealth Games show
Our friends at Force Majeure are creating a new show Flock, a large scale site-specific piece to be performed across 500 metres of beach in the Gold Coast. They need 80 trained dancers with a background in contemporary dance, theatre, ballet or street dancing. You must be 16+ years, have at least three years experience, capable of remembering sequences of detailed choreography and be available all rehearsals (9 – 11 APR 2018) and performance dates (12 – 15 APR 2018), as well as two other weekend rehearsals in February and March 2018. REGISTER NOW through the Commonwealth Games volunteer callout>>

BRISBANE POWERHOUSE | Callout for LGBTIQ+ works for MELT Festival
MELT is an invitation to celebrate LGBTIQ+ culture through a dynamic, fun and highly engaging program of curated events featuring local, national and international artists and performances. Submissions close Mon 30 October. More info>>

NEWCASTLE FRINGE | 2018 applications are now open
The Fringe is a new international performing arts festival located in Newcastle, NSW. The 2018 festival will run from 21 - 25 March 2018. The fringe offers six performance venues and fees are calculated on a 70/30 split with the venue. Applications close Mon 30 October. More info>>

ANYWHERE FESTIVAL | Callout for work for programming in 2018
Applications are open to emerging and established artists who want to present theatre, music, poetry, dance, opera, ballet, immersive works, installations and comedy anywhere but a theatre in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. Applications close Tues 31 October. More info>>

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in WA with a connection to communities in the Goldfields, Halls Creek or Kalgoorlie are invited to apply for support to spend time on country and strengthen their cultural knowledge, language and skills. Applications close Thurs 2 November. More info>>

GEELONG CITY COUNCIL | Geelong After Dark artist callout for performance & installation work
Geelong City Council are seeking EOIs from interested artists to create provocative interventions and installations for their free public event to be held in May 2018. Applications close Mon 6 November. More info>>

 Image by Skye Hamilton

Image by Skye Hamilton

TERRAPIN PUPPET THEATRE | Contemporary Puppetry Residency
We <3 Terrapin, and this is a great paid opportunity for artists working across artforms to develop a new contemporary puppetry work. The residency is open to all independent, professional Australian artists, companies and ensembles who are developing a project that relates to puppetry. Terrapin will provide artist fees (up to $6k), accommodation, studio space, access to Terrapin’s technical resources for a two week period plus travel expenses. Applications close Fri 17 November. More info>>

PLAYWRITING AUSTRALIA| Max Afford Playwrights’ Award
Playwrights aged 18 to 40 are invited to submit their script for the Max Afford Playwright Award to receive a $15,000 cash prize and $15,000 towards development for the chosen play. This award has been established in the honour of the late Australian playwright and novelist Malcolm ‘Max’ and is administered by Playwriting Australia. Submissions close Sun 19 November. More info>>

2018 TRANSCULTURAL EXCHANGE | Apply for your scholarship now
Hosted by Université Laval, the 2018 TransCultural Exchange’s conference on 'Opportunities in the Arts: Exploring New Horizons' will run from February 22nd – 24th, 2018 in Québec City, Canada.  Application letters for scholarships places must be received by Mon 30 OctoberMore info>>


PERTH INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL | Ground Transport Coordinator. Applications close Thurs 12 October. More info>>
KIDS THRIVE | General Manager. Applications close Thur 12 October. More info>>
CIRCUS OZ | Producer – Melba Spiegeltent. Applications close Thur 12 October. More info>>
WAAPA | Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning – Performing Arts). Applications close Sun 15 October. More info>>
MONASH UNI | Producer. Applications close Sun 15 October. More info>>
SALAMANCA ARTS CENTRE | Creative Producer. Applications close Mon 16 October. More info>>
MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE | Casual Technician. Applications close Mon 16 October. More info>>
FOOTSCRAY COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE | Creative Producer. Applications close Fri 20 October. More info>>
COUNTRY ARTS SA | Producer. Applications close Fri 20 October. More info>>
FOOTSCRAY COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE | Marketing and Engagement Coordinator. Applications close Fri 20 October. More info>>


COUNTRY ARTS SA | Manager - National Touring Selector. Applications close Fri 20 October. More info>>
QUEENSLAND THEATRE | Ticketing Manager. Applications close Sat 21 October. More info>>
MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE | Contemporary Program Manager. Applications close Mon 23 October. More info>>
STATE OPERA SA | Artistic Director. Applications close Fri 27 October. More info>>
STATE OPERA SA | Executive Director. Applications close Fri 27 October. More info>>
BARANGAROO | Events Producer. Applications close Fri 27 October. More info>>
ARENA THEATRE | Executive Producer/CO-CEO. Applications close Mon 30 OctoberMore info>>
SHAUN PARKER CO | Executive Producer. Applications close Wed 1 November. Email [email protected] for more info
ARTSHUB | Digital Marketing Coordinator. More info>>