Regional Project Funding I Theatre

Arts NSW

Funding to support activities that increase the development of, and access to, regionally produced theatre experiences. Funding is available up to $60,000 for projects delivered in one year or up to $75,000 for projects delivered over two years. Read more

  • Categories: Theatre
  • Open To: Organisations

The Kate Challis RAKA Award

The Australian Centre

This award for Indigenous creative artists of $20,000 is offered in a five-year cycle with a different area of the arts – creative prose, drama, the visual arts, scriptwriting and poetry – being rewarded each year. Read more

  • Categories: Indigenous, Literature, Theatre, Visual Arts
  • Open To: Individuals

The National Folk Fellowship

National Library of Australia

The National Folk Fellowship is offered in partnership with the National Folk Festival, and supports folk musicians, singers, dancers, poets, performance artists, or collector-performers to develop a project based on the Library’s original folklore and related collections, with a performance at the following National Folk Festival. Read more

  • Categories: Dance, Multicultural, Music, Performing Arts, Theatre
  • Open To: Individuals

New Play Development

Playwriting Australia

Playwriting Australia invite submissions of unproduced drafts at any stage of their development with a view to providing a crucial and timely investment in the work. They strongly encourage applications from playwrights from diverse backgrounds, including Indigenous and CALD writers, as well as those based in regional areas. Read more

  • Categories: Literature, Theatre
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarships

Arts NSW

The scholarships are offered by the State Government to support young artists from regional NSW to undertake a self-directed professional development program or project in their chosen field.

For full details and how to apply Read more

  • Categories: All Artforms / General, Dance, Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Technology, Theatre, Visual Arts
  • Open To: Individuals

pwa lab

Playwriting Australia

The PWA Lab is a week-long workshop opportunity encouraging artists to examine the possibilities of including playwrights in innovative processes, aiming to bring the unique skills of a writer to an ever-widening theatre-making practice.

What are PWA offering?

  • Up to one week access to a rehearsal studio
  • Dramaturgical support from PWA’s Artistic Director and/or Associate Artist
  • Weekly wage at MEAA standard rate for the creative team including performers
  • Travels costs including accommodation, airfares, airport transfers and per diems
  • Technical equipment hire (within agreed budget)
  • Administrative and project management support

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  • Categories: Literature, Performing Arts, Theatre
  • Open To: Individuals, Organisations

Rex Cramphorn Theatre Fellowship

Arts NSW

The Rex Cramphorn Theatre Fellowship is offered by the State Government to enable a professional theatre practitioner to undertake a self-directed program of professional development. The Fellowship is now open to professional theatre practitioners at any stage in their career. The Fellowship recipient will be awarded $30,000.

It is a requirement that the Fellowship include a public presentation outcome, for example, a public lecture, a blog, an interview or a workshop, the form of which is negotiable with Arts NSW. Read more

  • Categories: Theatre
  • Open To: Indiviuduals