Performance Space in association with PACT Centre for Emerging Artists, Moogahlin Performing Arts and Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras presents

ARTIST EOI | Queer Development Program

QDP Daley Rangi
Daley Rangi at Queer Nu Werk: Werk Harder, 2021

Artists


Dates & Session Times


Monday 4 Apr - 5:00pm


Access

This program is for queer-identifying artists. We encourage submissions from First Nations artists, artists of colour, culturally diverse artists, women, and artists living with disability. Please let us know if you would prefer to apply in a different format or if there is any barrier for you in the submission process.



ARTIST EOI | Queer Development Program

**Applications for QUEER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM have now closed and we will be notifying successful applicants in the coming weeks**

CALLING QUEER ARTISTS!

Applications are now open for Performance Space’s 2022 Queer Development Program!

The Queer Development Program (QDP) is a place to develop your creative skills, performance ideas and industry connections through two streams: Stephen Cummins Residency and Queer Workshop Intensive. The QDP is open to artists from across Australia from diverse backgrounds and performance disciplines, and some travel support may be made available to interstate artists. 

The two streams of the QDP are:

Stephen Cummins Residency

A two-week-long residency for emerging queer artists or collectives to make significant progress towards creating a new performance work. The development process will be overseen and facilitated by an experienced mentor nominated by the artist or with the support of Performance Space.

Finer details:

  • A two-week-long residency at PACT Centre for Emerging Artists, Erskineville (30 May - 11 June 2022)
  • A budget of up to $5,000 AUD (ex. GST)
  • Curatorial support and feedback from Performance Space and PACT staff
  • Up to 20 hours of technical support
  • Mentorship sessions with an experienced queer creative practitioner
  • A facilitated showing and feedback session at the conclusion of the residency
  • Opportunity to attend the Queer Workshop Intensive
  • Opportunity to perform at Queer Nu Werk on 23rd and 24th June 2022

Queer Workshop Intensive

A five-day professional development program focused on practical and creative skills for developing queer performance practice. The program will be led by experienced artist facilitators who introduce various methodologies for creating performance in a collaborative environment. The intensive will connect you to an intergenerational community of queer makers and give you the opportunity to present new material to the public as part of Queer Nu Werk

Finer details:

  • A five-day workshop intensive at PACT Centre for Emerging Artists, Erskineville from Tuesday 14th June - Saturday 18 June 2022
  • A series of workshops led by experienced artist facilitators and guest workshop presenters
  • A $500 bursary to support your participation in the program
  • Travel support bursaries for interstate artists
  • Opportunity to develop a short performance work with time allocated to each artist week commencing 20th June 2022
  • Opportunity to perform at Queer Nu Werk 2022 on 23rd and 24th June 2022
  • First Nations Bursary: QDP partner Moogahlin Performing Arts will offer a First Nations artist a bursary to participate in the Queer Workshop Intensive.

Applications close 5pm, 4 April 2022.

Queer Nu Werk

23rd + 24th June 2022

The Queer Development program culminates in Queer Nu Werk, Performance Space’s much-loved performance night in which Workshop and Residency artists can present their works-in-progress to a live audience of queer community and allies. Queer Nu Werk is a great opportunity to test your ideas with a supportive audience and round out your experience of QDP with some performance and community magic.

Applications

This program is for queer-identifying artists. We encourage submissions from First Nations artists, artists of colour, culturally diverse artists, women, and artists living with disability. Please let us know if you would prefer to apply in a different format or if there is any barrier for you in the submission process. And please note that additional support to assist with access requirements is possible within our programs - get in touch to find out more.

 

For further information and enquiries please contact

admin@performancespace.com.au 
We will endeavour to answer your questions within 2 business days. 

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