Indigenous Performing Arts Producer Opportunity

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Key Dates:

22 February (Applications close)

The Darwin Entertainment Centre and the Australia Council are seeking an indigenous performing arts producer to take part in the Indigenous Producers Mentorship.seeking an indigenous performing arts producer to take part in the Indigenous
Producers Mentorship.22 February 2013

 

Venue: Darwin

The Darwin Entertainment Centre and the Australia Council are seeking an indigenous performing arts producer to take part in the Indigenous Producers Mentorship.

This opportunity will enhance a career as a cultural,commercial producer and help connect Indigenous performance with a broadaudience in the NT, Australia and internationally.

The successful candidate will be awarded a funded, three-year full time position based at the Darwin Entertainment Centre where they will be trained in areas of performing arts presentation. Through the program they will take on the role as 'producer in residence' and will work on a variety of different projects.

The overall objectives for the candidate are to:

• Gain professional skills, expertise, and knowledge
• Develop skills and knowledge of the Australian and international
performing arts marketplace
• Work closely with leading arts professionals
• Travel with professional companies on tour
• Gain direct experience in producing

Specialist support from Artback NT: Arts Development and Touring will enhance touring knowledge and experience and help build networks. Additional business training and industry-based courses will be offered along with occasional interstate training opportunities.

The successful candidate will work with a colleague based in a similar program at the Sydney Opera House. The candidate should have already commenced a career in the performing arts and have demonstrable skills in the presentation of live performance. The successful candidate needs to have strong communication skills, be hard working, well organised, disciplined, collaborative, and able to meet deadlines. Additionally, they should have a strong desire to bring stories and performance from the NT to an audience in Darwin and into community.

At the conclusion of the mentorship, it's envisaged the Indigenous producer will have a demonstrated ability to:

• create, implement and manage financially viable tours and projects
• identify, create and implement a market development plan
• establish networks in the national and international performing arts
sector
• report, evaluate, produce and carry out strategic planning.

For further information on the application process and a list of key criteria please contact Camille Rose at the Darwin Entertainment Centre. Applications addressed to Richard Fitzgerald: gm@yourcentre.com.au. Applications close 5.30pm February 22, 2013.

 

 

 

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