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Performing Lines produces provocative contemporary performance by Australia’s most audacious independent artists. Our purpose is to champion risk and to ensure that the breadth and plurality of Australia’s creative potential is represented and celebrated.

We curate a portfolio of work that is propelled by pressing questions and new ways of seeing the world. We champion the unconventional, the marginal, the rebellious and the new.

For nearly 30 years, Performing Lines has collaborated with arts companies, presenters and supporters to take some of this country’s most exciting and diverse contemporary arts experiences to audiences around Australia and the world.

As a company, we are committed to achieving industry best practice in all that we do, whether that is producing and touring shows, community engagement programs or supporting artist and the broader arts sector through skills development initiatives.

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First Nations Associate Producer

Performing Lines is seeking a part-time First Nations Associate Producer to join its small, dedicated team based in Redfern.

The role is a flexible, part-time, fixed-term contract as part of Performing Lines’ NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Career Development program.

Reporting to the Executive Producer, the First Nations Associate Producer is responsible for supporting the planning and/or delivery of key projects for Performing Lines.  The role also offers industry mentorship, placements, networking, and professional development opportunities.

The successful applicant will be an emerging or aspiring producer with a passion for the performing arts.

Being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position as described under Section 14 (d) of the Anti-discrimination Act, 1977 (NSW).  Applicants must also be New South Wales-based.

To apply:

If you are interested applying for the position, we encourage you to speak with Marion Potts, Executive Producer. You can reach Marion at marion@performinglines.org.au or 02 9319 0066.

Your application can take any format you wish but should introduce yourself, speak to your interest in the opportunity, and outline your professional experience (arts and non-arts), and indicate your ideal weekly contact hours. As a guide you may wish to submit:

  • a 1 – 2 page covering letter
  • a 1 – 2 page resume including a minimum of two referees

If you believe this is the right opportunity for you, please send your EOI by email to administration@performinglines.org.au by Midnight on Sunday 9 June 2019 or deliver to Performing Lines, 5/245 Chalmers Street, Redfern NSW 2016 by 5pm on Friday 7 June 2019.

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The NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Career Development Program is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW. 

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.

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