Apocalypse_Bear_TrilogyWe help make Australian theatre a vibrant contemporary artform, which connects creatively with communities.

The Australia Council is interested in quality and diversity in the creation and presentation of contemporary theatre including most forms of live performance including multi-disciplinary works.

Read more about the theatre section.

Image: Stuck Pigs Squealing “The Apocalypse Bear Trilogy”. Photo: Paul Dunn

Women in Theatre

Report by Prof Elaine Lally in consultation with Prof Sarah Miller commissioned by the Australia Council for the Arts

This report was commissioned by the Australia Council to bring the research on the issue of women in creative leadership in theatre up to the present day.

Read the report here. Please note the survey closed on Monday 28 May.

Latest News and Projects

Women in Theatre Exhibition

Women in Theatre Exhibition

The Women in Theatre exhibition will run from the 6 March – 8 May 2014 in the Australia Council foyer.

MAPS for Artists in SA

MAPS for Artists in SA

Following a rigorous and competitive process, Insite Arts has been appointed to deliver the Managing and Producing Services (MAPS for Artists) in South Australia.

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Theatre sector plan

Sector plan

Read about our involvement with the sector, current issues, short and medium term goals and priorities for the sector. Find out more

Our team and contacts

Lyn Wallis, Director
Email or call on (02) 9215 9192

Amrit Gill, Program Manager (Skills Development, Artform and Sector Development)
Email or call on (02) 9215 9107

Willa Stanton, Program Officer (New Work Production, Fellowships)
Email or call on (02) 9215 9040

Tegan Richardson, Program Officer (New Work Creative Development)
Email or call on (02) 9215 9117

Kerian Du, Section Coordinator
Email or call (02) 9215 9105

Darshika Patel, Administration Officer
Email or call on (02) 9215 9088 

Useful links

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