117 Sturt St Southbank 3006 | info@auspicious.com.au | 03 9690 6131

News

Home / Archive by category "News" (Page 2)
The Substation Seeks Casual Staff

The Substation Seeks Casual Staff

The SUBSTATION are seeking skilled and motivated staff to join their casual crew for the delivery of their programmed events and private hires. All casual staff play an important role at The SUBSTATION, often being the first point of contact to visitors.

There are a range of positions available, including:

  • Bump In/Out Crew
  • Event Staff
  • Bar Staff
  • Box Office & Front of House Staff

They are looking for candidates who can confidently cross over 2 or more of these areas, with a particular focus on event staff and crewing.

For more info go here

Melbourne Puppetry Festival

Melbourne Puppetry Festival

4 – 9 July 2017 | La Mama

The Melbourne Festival of Puppetry is back! And this year, there is an incredible array of puppetry to be experienced from across Australia and across the world. This years program includes special performances from Anino Shadowplay Collective (Philipines), People Who Play With Theatre (New Zealand) as well as performances by the world-renowned Australian puppeteer Richard Bradshaw (NSW, Australia) to mention but a few.

For more info go here

Talent Camp

Talent Camp

Various dates – September & November 2017 

Talent Camp is a diversity and inclusion project designed to provide skills development opportunities to emerging storytellers and screen content creatives from diverse backgrounds.

Talent Camp workshops will run for five consecutive days in each capital city, with 12-15 participants, and will focus on story development, producing considerations and career pathways.

They want to hear from you if you have produced creative works, are passionate about storytelling and are interested in exploring a career in screen media.

Applicants from under-represented communities in the screen industry are encouraged to apply with specific reference to cultural background, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, geographic disadvantage and socio-economic status. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives are strongly encouraged to apply.

Funds will be made available to contribute to flight and accommodation costs for participants from rural or regional locations. Other access costs will be met.

For more info go here

Apply to exhibit in Home

Apply to exhibit in Home

Applications close 24 July 2017

Are you an artist who arrived in Australia as a refugee after 1 January 1990? Artists with a refugee or asylum seeker background are invited to apply to exhibit in Home, which will be staged in October 2017 by the City of Greater Dandenong.

Home presents works that celebrate the important contribution that refugee and asylum seekers make to the cultural and social fabric of Australia.

Five artists will be shortlisted from the applications received. These artists will be offered financial support up to the amount of $1000 for the production of artworks for the exhibition.

For more info go here

Bundanon Trust AIR

Bundanon Trust AIR

Applications close 19 June 2017

The Artist-in-Residence program at the Bundanon site was initiated in 1997 and is the largest such program in Australia, hosting around 300 artists each year on both their Bundanon and Riversdale sites. The properties are Arthur Boyd’s gift to the Australian people, and his vision for Bundanon was for it to provide an inspirational haven for artists to pursue their practice.

The residencies are open to artists, writers, performers, producers, directors, composers, curators and educators. Residencies can be for research and development or for the creation of new work.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists are encouraged to apply.

For more info go here

Peggy van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship

Peggy van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship

Applications close 31 July 2017

Ausdance invite eligible choreographers who can demonstrate the value of the fellowship to their own choreographic development, practice or career to submit an expression of interest.

Your fellowship activities should be completed within two years. The fellowship will not contribute to a performance, but you must produce a public outcome of some description

Fellowship amount: $10,000
For: mid-career choreographers (35 years and over)
Purpose: supporting choreographic development that advances the profession.

For more info go here

Call Out for Speechless Choir

Call Out for Speechless Choir

Applications close 23 June 2017

Vitalstatistix are creating a temporary choir for a project that is spending creative development time with them in July. Speechless, by artist Cat Hope, is an experimental opera paying homage to those rendered speechless through political means.

They are looking for participants to join a choir who will perform alongside soloists and a bass orchestra (bass guitars, bass brass, bass drums and electronics). This is an opportunity to be part of a two-week artistic residency/workshop process with some amazing artists at the forefront of experimental music in Australia.

For more info go here

Big Hart Call Out For SKATE

Big Hart Call Out For SKATE

Applications close 23 June 2017

An exciting opportunity exists for skateboarders, performers and musicians to be cast in SKATE, a brand-new project taking place in Melbourne that will be work-shopped and presented in October 2017.

SKATE is pure theatre spectacle – a unique, contemporary, fast-paced, physical performance. In this brand new work, SKATE combines the art of skateboarding with music, movement, percussion and tracking projection.

The producers are looking for a diverse range of physical performers, dancers and musicians who also possess some skateboarding skills.

 

For more info go here

School Liason & Student Support Officer

School Liason & Student Support Officer

Applications close 16 June 2017 

This is an opportunity to join Fruit Fly’s amazing team in Albury-Wodonga in a rewarding new role overseeing the relationship with their academic partners, effectively communicating with their young artists and families across a range of activities, helping to manage schedules and timetables and building and coordinating their wellbeing programs.

For more info go here

Marketing & Communications Manager

Marketing & Communications Manager

Applications close 20 June 2017 

CAP is looking for an experienced marketing and communications manager who can work with the CEO, the CAP team and the Board to take this amazing project and communicate it to our key stakeholders, the creative community and the broader public.

The role will encompass a broad range of communications functions from developing their web site, social media and written reports through to liaising with the media to promote this exciting new creative precinct. As they are a new organisation the role will require someone who can develop and execute a communications plan that will take the precinct from idea through to execution.

For more info go here