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Melbourne Festival Office Administrator

Melbourne Festival Office Administrator

Applications close 25 March 2018

The Office Administrator’s primary purpose is to ensure the administrative, human resource, communication and information technology systems in the office operate effectively to best support the Festival’s operations. This includes assistance in managing processes around the expansion and contraction of staff each year.

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Senior Producer with Next Wave

Senior Producer with Next Wave

Applications close 24 March 2018

Next Wave is seeking an experienced producer to lead the delivery of Next Wave’s artistic programs, including the development and presentation of work by Australia’s new generation of artists at Next Wave Festival 2020.

The successful candidate will possess a comprehensive knowledge of Australia’s emerging and experimental arts landscape, have proven experience producing and managing multi-faceted arts programs, the ability to seek out and secure significant funding and resources through grants, foundations and partnerships, and a passion for supporting early career artists making new experimental work.

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Test Sites Workshop

Test Sites Workshop

Applications close 20 March 2018 | Workshop dates 15 – 18 April 2019

Test Sites workshops are intended to assist artists interested in developing work for the public realm to successfully translate their creative ideas. You may already have an established creative practice, but if you’re new to working in the public realm these workshops are perfect for you.

Places are limited and decided through an application process. Successful applicants will receive support of $300 towards costs associated with attending the workshop.

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Opportunities at BLINDSIDE

Opportunities at BLINDSIDE

Applications close 17 March 2019

BLINDSIDE is inviting applications for two programs; 2019 First Nations Exhibition Project and the Emerging Curator Mentorship.

After a successful pilot program in 2018, BLINDSIDE is thrilled to continue its First Nations Exhibition Project into 2019, supporting creative practitioners of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage to present an ambitious exhibition project across both gallery spaces at BLINDSIDE.

The Emerging Curator Mentorship invites curators to present an ambitious exhibition across both gallery spaces at BLINDSIDE from 4 December – 21 December, 2019.

Successful applicants will receive $4000 to fund exhibition development, materials and artist fees.

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Small Gems

Small Gems

Applications close 31 March 2019

Small Gems aims to identify, develop and support new performing arts work for small to medium sized venues in metropolitan Melbourne and beyond.

Small Gems will commission independent works that are of professional quality, contemporary interest and in the genre of drama, dance, hybrid theatre, circus and ground based physical theatre, to help create new work, support artists with a track record of high quality production output, and contribute positively to the Australian theatre scene.

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Stonnington Arts and Cultural Grants

Stonnington Arts and Cultural Grants

Applications close 26 April 2019

The City of Stonnington’s Arts and Cultural Grants program supports creative, innovative, dynamic and contemporary projects that enhance the cultural, community and economic development of the City of Stonnington.

The Annual Arts and Cultural Grants are open to all artists and organisations wishing to deliver arts projects within Stonnington. Eligible art forms include; theatre, cabaret, dance, visual art, circus/physical theatre, live art, music, digital media/film, interdisciplinary/ hybrid and arts festivals.

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MIFF Critics Campus

MIFF Critics Campus

Applications close 29 April 2019

Now in its sixth edition, the Melbourne International Film Festival Critics Campus is an intensive five-day lab that enables emerging Australian film critics to develop their skills in a live festival setting. Critics Campus will take place 1–18 August 2019.

Eight participants will take part in mentoring sessions with eight prominent film critics, alongside panels with key Australian industry and media players. Participants will produce assigned coverage of the Festival, both for MIFF and external publications of their choice.

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City of Melbourne Quick Response Grants

City of Melbourne Quick Response Grants

Applications open until 20 September 2019

Does your arts project or practice need a quick boost?

Maybe a potential collaborator is in town or an unexpected opportunity has popped up?

You can now apply for support up to $4,000 though City of Melbourne’s new Quick Response Arts Grants.

Grants are available to artists, creatives and small to medium arts organisation across all disciplines and to people from all backgrounds and abilities.

It’s easy to apply and you could know the outcome within a few weeks of submitting.

Apply anytime up to 20 September or until the funding pool is exhausted (whichever is sooner.)

Image: Hostile Infrastructure by Bruno Booth

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Melbourne Fringe Assistant Producers

Melbourne Fringe Assistant Producers

Applications close 11 March 2019 

Melbourne Fringe is looking for some amazing emerging producers to join the team.

  • An Assistant Producer (Participation) to support the Participant Services team, who identifies as having a disability, or who is d/Deaf.
  • Two Assistant Producers (Deadly Fringe) to help deliver the Deadly Fringe program, who identify as First Nations persons.

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Audiovisual Event Technicians at NGV

Audiovisual Event Technicians at NGV

Applications close 13 March 2019 

The NGV is seeking experienced vision technicians to configure and operate vision switching consoles, media presentation software, projections and digital displays for events and programs at NGV.

Under direction, you will perform the installation, configuration, operation and pack down of vision systems and equipment in NGV event spaces and theatres. You will ensure the highest level of technical production and customer service is achieved for all events and programs large and small.

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