Industry Noticeboard

The TNV Industry Noticeboard is the place to go for the latest industry news. We list information relating to workshops, seminars, networking events, ticket offers, presentation opportunities and other events that offer professional development and connection across the theatre sector.

Contact us to submit a notice for the board.

To stay in the loop, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or subscribe to our monthly Enews using the sign up form to the right of this page.

(Please note that we are unable to list production information).

25 May 2016
Theatre Network Australia - Annual General Meeting

Dear TNA Members,

Attached is a Notice of TNA’s upcoming AGM, to be held Wednesday 25th May, 5pm to 6pm, here at TNA, 222 Bank Street, South Melbourne.

We have invited Ric Benjamin, the CEO of GoodSystems ( to speak to us for 10 minutes at the close of the AGM business, about his back end systems for non-profits. And we will open some Prosecco or something bubbly.

If you are unable to attend, you are welcome to appoint a proxy (any of the Board would be fine!).

20 Jan 2016
Showcase Victoria Webinar: Final Questions

A webinar for those who have registered to attend Showcase Victoria in May 2016.


Showcase Victoria is an annual touring market that gathers presenters, producers and artists to discuss and sample the latest performing arts works with a view to buying into future tours.

May, 2016
Expressions of Interest, Curator of Adventure Walks, Victorian Theatre Forum

Theatre Network Australia is seeking Expressions of Interest for a small role as Curator of Adventure Walks at the Victorian Theatre Forum, 13th July, ArtsHouse, City of Melbourne.

The role includes writing a rationale, and working with TNA staff to source and brief 3 local artists or community members to undertake a breakout session of one hour, in the form of a local walk/tour of the North Melbourne area. We are offering $75 per hour for approximately 10 hours of work.

We are particularly encouraging artists from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, and artists with a disability to submit an Expression of Interest.

Please write to TNA Director Nicole Beyer with a paragraph or two and a recent CV or biography summary to express your interest. EOIs due by Friday 24th 2016.

22 Jan 2016
Playwriting Australia: New Play Development

Playwriting Australia is now inviting submissions of unproduced drafts at any stage of development with a view to providing a crucial and timely investment in the work through the New Development Program. In 2016, three different streams will be offered: Long Form, Rapid Fire and National Script Workshop. Submissions close 5pm 22 January 2016.

Green Room Awards Judging Panels – EOIs now open

The Green Room Awards Association is looking to fill vacancies on its judging panels for 2016.


Panelists are required to see shows and attend panel meetings as well as have a good sense of responsibility and confidentiality. Please note that EOIs do not guarantee an invtitation to join a panel. Previous EOI applicants remain on the list.

Advice in all forms – A to Z of Arts Management by Ann Tonks

Ann Tonks is available as a consultant to work with Boards and CEOs on everything from strategic planning processes to organisational reviews.


Whether it’s advice on how to be a good arts manager or how to be an effective non-profit board, Ann Tonks (ex-Executive Director of Melbourne Theatre Company and ex-TNV Board member) can help. This month, Tilde University Press has published her A to Z of Arts Management.

Creative Partnerships Australia - Mentor Program

Creative Partnerships Australia is offering free national coaching and mentoring program for arts organisations.


CPA supports arts organisations around Australia to develop fundraising skills, connect with donors and establish successful business partnerships. The Coaching and Mentoring program, delivered by the CPA’s experienced State Managers, provides free, tailored, one-on-one advice based on your organisation’s needs and goals. Click the link to book an appointment with your State Manager.

2 Feb 2016
Showcase Victoria 2016 Expressions of Interest Open

EOIs are now open for Showcase Victoria 2016. Showcase 2016 will be held at Plenty Ranges Arts Centre in Melbourne on May 17 & 18.


Presented by the Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres (VAPAC) and Regional Arts Victoria (RAV), this annual touring market gathers presenters, producers and artists to discuss and sample the latest performing arts works with a view to buying into future tours.

18 Dec
2016 Performance Studies International Conference (PSi #22)

The PSi #22 conference will be held in Melbourne from 6 – 9 July 2016. Call for submissions close on Friday 18 December 2015.


Keynote speakers include Richard Frankland, Bruno Latour, Rebecca Schneider and Peta Tait. The committee is calling for papers that address the 2016 theme of ‘Performance Climates’. Submission deadline is Friday 18 December 2015. Membership and Registration will open in January 2016.

27 Jan 2016
Ian Potter Cultural Trust applications now open

Applications are now open for the May 2016 round of Ian Potter Cultural Trust.


Grants are offered to emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional opportunities, usually overseas. Travel and/or projects must take place after 6 May 2016. Applications close 27 January.

27 Jan 2016
Australia Council announces New York residency programs – EOIs now open

The Australia Council is offering two new exciting residency programs hosted by leading arts institutions in New York:


Dance and Music at Omi International Arts Centre, and emerging and experimental arts at The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Residency EOIs close on 27 January 2016 and are announced in early March.