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4 May 2011

Patrick White Playwrights' Award shortlist

Sydney Theatre Company has released the judges' shortlist of five plays in the running for the 2010 Patrick White Playwrights' Award, which will be announced on 20 May. This year 108 entries were received.
20 Apr 2011

AWGIEs call for entries

The Australian Writers’ Guild is calling for entries for the 44th Annual AWGIE Awards.
14 Apr 2011

Developing Lab Rats

Lab Rats is a program designed to provide a structured environment to support the creative and professional development of Queensland playwrights.
6 Apr 2011

RE-GEN Project

PlayWriting Australia is seeking submissions from young and emerging artists who have graduated from relevant tertiary study in the past two years to participate in RE-GEN.
21 Feb 2011

Script Development Awards

Applications are now open for The R.E. Ross Trust Playwrights’ Script Development Awards 2011. The Awards provide $30,000 to support the development of plays as works-in-progress.
18 Feb 2011

National Play Festival

National Play Festival showcases the best in new Australian playwriting to inspire playwrights, producers and audiences about new writing as a critical, living part of our story-telling culture.
9 Nov 2010

International Radio Playwriting Competition

Now in its 22nd year, the British Council and BBC World Service’s International Radio Playwriting Competition continues its global search for the world's best new radioplays. Two lucky writers will win the opportunity to have their plays broadcast on the World Service.
4 Oct 2010

Future of theatre

A significant leadership change in the Australian theatre landscape is underway, with a handful of major companies welcoming new artistic directors. So what is the future direction of Australian theatre? And how diverse is our theatre scene?
4 Oct 2010

The power of the performing arts

From Ted.com Arts administrator and live-theater fan Ben Cameron looks at the state of the live arts -- asking: How can the magic of live theater, live music, live dance compete with the always-on Internet? At TEDxYYC, he offers a bold look forward.
16 Sep 2010

Australia's lost repertoire

Rebecca wrote up her reflections on the forum discussion held by Currency and Griffin Theatre last month on the lost repertoire of Australian plays. Here is an excerpt from her article.

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