Australian Major Performing Arts Group
Applications are now open for Sydney Dance Company’s pre-professional training for 2016. It is open to Australian and New Zealand dancers aged 18 or older, and those who are turning 18 in 2016.
The Sydney Symphony Orchestra has appointed renowned Australian conductor, composer and violist Brett Dean as its first ever Artist in Residence for three years from 2016.
This year's Helpmann Awards celebrated some standout performances of Australian arts, reflecting the trend in live performance towards collaborations and co-productions.
Malthouse Theatre is taking its award winning production of The Shadow King to London’s Barbican Centre in 2016.
Being a state theatre company is not just about playing the mainstage in the capital city. Black Swan State Theatre Company takes its role as the glue in the Western Australian arts community very seriously.
Musica Viva has launched FutureMakers, a two-year fellowship program for musicians which begins in September.
Lally Katz will make her screen debut at the Melbourne International Film Festival and on ABC Television as her successful one woman stage show Stories I Want to Tell You in Person, commissioned by Belvoir, is adapted for the screen this August.
The combination of Baroque music played on period instruments and live circus may seem unlikely, but that is indeed what is happening later this month, with a collaboration between the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and circus company Circa.
Musica Viva have launched The Musica Viva Storybook website, an ongoing resource that has been curated to celebrate the company’s 70th anniversary.
Australia’s arts events and activities have been found to be more popular with international tourists than our sporting activities, with 38 per cent of overseas visitors to Australia in 2013 doing at least one arts activity during their stay, as opposed to 6 per cent attending an organised sporting fixture.