Performing arts

Women in theatre

23 April 2012

This report was commissioned in July 2011 by the Australia Council for the Arts to bring the research on the issue of women in creative leadership in Australia up to the present day, and provide a basis for the sector to discuss these issues and to reach agreement on some strategies to address the situation.

Arts and education partnerships research

30 January 2012

Arts Victoria and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) commissioned research and evaluation of partnerships between schools and the professional arts sector in two stages, generating two reports.

Its a given: Tracking the importance of private giving and sponsorship to key organisations

08 November 2011

This report tracks and analyses private sector income of Australia Council funded key organisations for the years 2008 to 2010.

The Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) scoping study

29 March 2011

Market Development commissioned Justin Macdonnell (Anzarts) in late 2010 to write the APAM scoping study. The scoping study aims to inform future directions and priorities for APAM.

Performing arts festivals

23 November 2010

A 2002-03 Australian Bureau of Statistics survey collected information on performing arts festivals which lasted more than two consecutive days and were either multifaceted or had a primary focus in one of the performing arts genres.

Attendance at performing arts events

23 November 2010

According to a 2005-06 survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 38 per cent of people aged 15 years and over attended a performing arts event in the previous 12 months. This includes theatre, dance performances, musicals, operas and other performing arts events.

Securing the future 2002-2009

08 November 2010

The Securing the Future update is an annual report which tracks Australia’s major performing arts’ (MPA) companies’ progress in the areas of artistic vibrancy, access and financial viability.

Access and audience development in Australia

22 June 2010

These reports were commissioned in 2004 to assess what is currently being done, and what needs to be done, to increase access to the performing arts and museums & galleries in Australia for people with a disability.

Defining artistic vibrancy

17 December 2009

This paper looks at what artistic vibrancy means, and the traits of an artistically vibrant company.

Music theatre consultancy

24 September 2009

The Music and Theatre Boards have jointly invested in a three-year initiative to stimulate the creation and development of engaging music theatre works in Australia.

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