New resources for Stage Queensland members

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

Members are encouraged to log onto the Stage Queensland website and check out some of the newly added resources including venue case studies and sample position descriptions for venue staff. To log on: go to the "membership" tab, click on "members login" and enter your username and password. If you are having trouble or need to request a login, contact Suzan Williams via email: suzan@stagequeensland.com.au or phone: 0413 929...

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Meet the Members: Kat Robinson

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

Name: Kat Robinson Role: Patron Services Team Leader Venue: Pilbeam Theatre, Rockhampton How long have you been at the Pilbeam Theatre?  3 years in November. How big is your team and venue?  The Patron Services & Box Office Team is made up of myself, 2 Box Office staff, 3 FOH Duty Managers & approx. 60 Friends of the Theatre volunteers. Our Venue itself has 10 full time, 2 part time and approx. 15 casual staff members. Our...

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Brisbane Powerhouse attendance up 11%

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

Brisbane Powerhouse has once again smashed its previous year's record with attendance up for the third year in a row. Artistic Director Kris Stewart spoke to ArtsHub about their big year and how the centre has gone from strength to strength. Read the full article...

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Technical and BOMNet 2019 Conference dates and venue announced

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

Technical, Box Office and Marketing managers and staff will converge on the Gold Coast in 2019 with HOTA recently announced as the venue for both the next Stage Queensland Technical Managers' and Box Office and Marketing Network (BOMNet) Conferences. The annual conferences provide an opportunity for managers and staff to gather with industry colleagues and share ideas, policies and practises and to keep up-to-date with the latest trends and...

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Special new performance to commemorate 100 years since World War I

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) is collaborating with artists and communities to present a unique theatrical performance to mark 100 years of Australian wartime and peacekeeping service since the armistice that ended World War I. Presented by QPAC and supported by a $420,000 grant from the Australia Government’s ANZAC Centenary Arts and Culture Fund, Armistice is a new theatrical performance reflecting on Australia’s wartime and...

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QPAC’s bumper year breaks previous attendance records

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) has achieved its highest attendance on record for the year ending July 2018. Attendance at QPAC reached 1,573,582 for the 2017-18 financial year, exceeding the previous record set in 2014-15 (1,405,101) by close to 170,000 attendances. QPAC Chief Executive John Kotzas said the results spoke volumes of the vital performing arts sector in Australia, especially the vibrancy of the Queensland Cultural Centre;...

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National arts and disability consultations coming to Queensland

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

The Department of Communications and the Arts is undertaking a review of the National Arts and Disability Strategy. Face-to-face consultations are being held nationally and in November will be coming to Queensland (Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Cairns). Arts organisations and artists can also do this survey before 3 Dec. For further details contact the Department of Communications and the...

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Adrian Collette to be new Australia Council CEO

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

Recognised and respected arts leader, Adrian Collette will take over as Australia Council CEO in January 2019. Adrian Collette previously held the position of Chief Executive of Opera Australia for 16 years, has worked in book publishing for a decade, including as Managing Director, Reed Books, a Division of Reed Elsevier. His current role is Vice-Principal (Engagement) at the University of Melbourne which includes the oversight of the...

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Technical jobs on offer

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

There are quite a few technical jobs currently being advertised in the Stage Queensland network. HOTA have an opportunity for a Technical Operations Manager while QPAC are seeking a Senior Technician - Staging and a casual Technician - Lighting, and Dancenorth has a Production and Operations Manager position. For full details follow the appropriate link to the venue...

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The arts are ablaze in the Scenic Rim

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in E-News | 0 comments

Congratulations to Bronwyn Davies, Lea Schuster and the team from Scenic Rim Regional Council on their successful application to the Federal Government's Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). The team will use the funding to produce Arts Ablaze - a five day arts event for artsworkers and arts organisations, artists and peak bodies to network, exchange ideas, develop skills and foster collaboration through professional development, workshops...

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