Support the dance industry and give dance joy to your loved ones! Here’s a round up of the show tickets you can buy now. IndepenDANCE Cinderella in Cairns Aladdin by Ballet Theatre of Qld Flamenco Fire Expressions Dance Company ‘Black’ Knee Deep by Casus circus (earlybird tickets offer!) Queensland Ballet 2016 season Australian Ballet 2016 Qld tour All events here. Other gift ideas include summer intensive tuition (EDC Brisbane Contemporary Dance Intensive, Zen Zen Zo summer intensive, The Farm’s youth dance workshop – Gold Coast, Tasdance summer intensive, all listed in http://ausdanceqld.org.au/opportunities/ and also The Art of Dance summer school, Bust a Move inclusive dance classes, ACPA indigenous arts holiday program. dance class passes (try these studios – Dance classes for adults) dance magazine subscriptions (Dance Australia / Dancetrain) a donation to your favourite dance organisation (try Expressions Dance Company, Dancenorth, Queensland Ballet and don’t forget Ausdance Qld) and of course, an Ausdance membership 🙂
The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) are holding a national teleconference on Monday 7 December to discuss the consensus on these dance industry issues: Enforced Minimum Rates for dancers and companies booking talent Awareness of rights Choreographers Award rates Teachers Award Rates Royalties for Choreographers for work performed more than once Please call 1800 238 182 and enter 67139# as the guest access code. The time is set for Monday 7 December at 12noon Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST). Please check below for your local time to participate: Queensland, 12noon New South Wales, 1pm Tasmania, 12:30pm South Australia, 12:30pm Western Australia, 10am Northern Territory, 12:30pm
If you’re a practicing artist or groups of artists who are planning to run a crowdfunding campaign between February and May 2016, you can apply to Creative Partnerships Australia to match the funds you raise, up to $10,000. Creative Partnerships Australia MATCH Funding Program are accepting applications and now have until Sunday 6 December. Read more and apply here: https://www.creativepartnershipsaustralia.org.au/how-we-can-help/programs/match/
Non-profit organisations in the Brisbane, Logan and Ipswich City Council areas may apply for up to $3000 for projects or activities that are socially or environmentally beneficial to the community. Please read more here: http://www.transurban.com/community_grants.htm
The Perth International Arts Festival have invited Scottish multi-disciplinary artist and choreographer Claire Cunningham to be artist-in-residence. The PIAF Connect program are taking expressions-of-interest for participation in the program, including a workshop series, and offering four national scholarships of $1500 each to artists with and without disability. Please download the flyer here: EN002_e flyer_claire cunningham_Final
With the Australia Council Arts Learning Forum being sold out, you can attend the webinar instead on Tuesday 24 November. Videos of the forum will also be available at a later date. More information and webinar registration here: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/strategies-and-frameworks/arts-learning-forum/ Renee Place from the Ausdance Educators of Qld will be attending in person. We’ll have an update from her post forum, too.
Run by Ausdance Victoria, the International Dance Educators Workshop is happening on Thursday 3 and Friday 4 December in Melbourne. Earlybird bookings end on Wednesday 18 November. Information is here: http://ausdancevic.org.au/education-training/professional-development/international-dance-educators-workshop-idew See updates on their Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/454338968083874/
The Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare (ASPAH) conference is being held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November at QUT Kelvin Grove. Program and registration here: http://www.aspah.org.au/web/index.php/events/aspah-conference-2015
Australia Council grants for international residencies, regional performing arts touring and four-year funding for organisations close on Tuesday 1 December. International Residencies Program for artistic development of Individuals and Groups http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/new-grants-model/international-residencies/ See International Residencies for case studies of successful applicants: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/new-grants-model/ Playing Australia: Regional Performing Arts Touring Fund for Individuals and Organisations (touring from March 2016 or later) http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/new-grants-model/playing-australia-regional-performing-arts-touring-fund/ Four-year Funding for Australian Organisations of significant regional, national or international standing. http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/funding/new-grants-model/four-year-funding-organisations/
The Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) have earlybird registrations open until Friday 4 December for $690. After that, it will be $790 until 15 January unless sold out prior. Register here: http://www.performingartsmarket.com.au/delegate-registration/begin-registration The APAM program is also out. See the dance works selected for showcases and pitches: http://www.performingartsmarket.com.au/program/genre/list/Dance Ausdance National will host a networking event for APAM dance delegates.