MPA Activities

Audience Development

AMPAG companies celebrate and support access to patrons of all abilities and economic circumstances to the performing arts. Of particular note are the theatre companies which recorded a 51% increase in the presentation of Australian works just from 2010 to 2012.

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Education

All our 28 member companies make a huge contribution to arts education. In 2012 they reached 537,000 students in schools around Australia, inspiring them, delighting them and extending their knowledge.

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Community Engagement

Across the nation, from small country towns to the suburbs of major cities, performing arts companies and venues play their part as a hub for community growth and development.

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Touring Australia

AMPAG's members try to ensure that no matter where you live in Australia you can experience the best talent and productions this country has to offer.

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Touring the World

Australia's reputation as a creative and dynamic nation is closely tied to its achievements in the arts and culture as well as in science and education. International touring promotes Australia’s standing as a stable, sophisticated and creative nation with a diverse culture.

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Award Winners

Australia's major performing arts companies were recognised in 24 of the 42 Helpmann Awards in 2012. The awards, run by Live Performance Australia, celebrate and promote Australia's live performance industry.

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Digital Programs

Digital programs provide more opportunities for deeper audience engagement AMPAG companies have embraced digital technology, an increasing number of performances and behind the scenes snapshots are recorded for distribution online, shows are simulcast to regional centres as well as via television, online and in digital cinemas here and abroad.

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Greening the Performing Arts

Many performing arts companies and individual artists are doing their bit to ensure that we have a 'greener' environment. They see this as essential in creating a better future for all Australia and they believe in leading by example.

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Arts Access

AMPAG companies celebrate and support access to patrons of all abilities and economic circumstances to the performing arts.

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