ASSITEJ STUFF – JULY NEWS

1 September – Carclew’s Project & Development grants submission deadline
Early career South Australian artists (up to 26 years) can apply for up to $10,000 for creative projects, and/or career development activities. Organisations can apply for up to $20,000 to support artistic projects for, by and with children and young people. Round closes 1 Sept. About the grants.

University of Melbourne – Creative Convergence research project
This research project examines the work of Arena Theatre Company, Arthur, Bell Shakespeare, Geelong Performing Arts Centre, HotHouse and Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) and their interaction and engagement with young people in regional Victoria. TNA is a research partner. More info and project updates. 


Marian Street reopens
North shore icon The Marian Street Theatre NSW is reopening as a new $9.8 million cultural centre for Ku-ring-gai with three performance spaces, and a continued emphasis on performances by and for young people.

Drug Aware YCulture Metro – $3,000
This funding and skills development initiative provides arts grants of up to $3000 for early career artists (aged between 12 and 26) who would like to plan and coordinate their own projects or initiatives across any artistic medium. All project ideas must come from young people. Read more.

1 Aug – Performance Call Out: International presentation opportunities, ASSITEJ
Cradle of Creativity 2019 will be held in Cape Town from 20 to 25 August 2019. Deadline for applications is 31 October 2018. | Various festival call outs from the Dramatic Arts Center of Iran. Submissions deadlines from 1 Aug – 1 Dec.

20 Sep – Open Call for Productions: ASSITEJ Norway and the Sand Festival 2019
The 2019 International ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering will take place in Kristiansand, Norway, 2 – 7 Sept 2019. This event is ASSITEJ’s largest and most important gathering of artists, scholars, presenters and buyers of performing arts for young audiences. Submit your production by 20 Sep 2018.

CCYP Info Sessions: Reportable Conduct and Child Safe Standards  – Free
The Commission for Children and Young People is holding information sessions about the Reportable Conduct Scheme and Child Safe Standards, designed to support organisations to understand and meet their legal obligations. Sessions run between July and November and will be held at Level 18, 570 Bourke St. Register here.

31 Jul – Mentees for Global Youth Culture Forum – Jeju, Republic of Korea
The 2018 forum will be held from 29 October to 4 November 2018. The call for mentees is open to international artists who have interest in public space and work in any art media. Travel and accommodation will be covered. Submissions close 31 July. More info.