Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM)

The Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) is Australia’s leading, internationally focused industry event for contemporary performing arts. 

APAM is the leading international industry event for contemporary performing arts from Australia and New Zealand. APAM 2018 is presented by the Australia Council for the Arts in partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse. Brisbane City Council  is the principal supporter of APAM. The Queensland Government, through Arts Queensland  and Tourism and Events Queensland, proudly supports APAM 2014, 2016 and 2018. For application information and roadshow dates, visit

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APAM 2018 Applications Now Open

Keen to get your show on the national or international touring circuit? Want to find partners for your new work in development? Apply now to be part of APAM 2018!

With a key focus on increasing international and national touring outcomes and business development opportunities for the performing arts sector – APAM 2018 will be held in Brisbane, Queensland, 19 – 23 February 2018. Artist applications are accepted for two program categories: Showcase (for productions that have premiered and are tour-ready); and Pitch (for works in development). Program applications close midnight 3 July 2017 (AEST) via

APAM Roadshow Information Sessions will be held across Australia and in Auckland during March and April 2017. Hear from APAM participants, meet Brisbane Powerhouse and Australia Council representatives and ask questions about the event. Information Sessions are open to all.

Are you an artist or company ready to tour your work internationally?

Come along to the APAM 2018 Australian and New Zealand Roadshow to find out how you can be a part of APAM.


Friday 24 March: 3.30pm - 4.45pm

Mathouse Theatre, Bagging Room, Southbank

RSVP 17 March 2017 


Monday 3 April: 2.00pm - 3.15pm

Australia Council, Rover Thomas Auditorium

RSVP 27 March 2017 


Thursday 6 April: 10.30am - 11.45am

St Paul's Creative Centre, 200 Pulteney St, Adelaide

RSVP 30 March 2017  


Monday 10 April: 4.00pm - 5.15pm

Brisbane Powerhouse, Rooftop Terrace

RSVP 3 April 2017  

Gold Coast 

Tuesday11 April: 3.00 pm - 4.30pm

Gold Coast Arts Centre, Panorama Suite 

RSVP 4 April 2017  


Wednesday 12 April: 10.00am - 11.30am

Old Magistrates Court Cr Stokes & Sturt St Townsville

RSVP 5 April  


Thursday 20 April: 5.30pm  - 6.45pm

Browns Mart Theatre

RSVP by 13 April 2017  

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