performing arts sites and services
portals and gateways
Australian Literature Gateway.
Resource discovery service for authoritative information on Australian
literature including drama
Culture and Recreational Portal
gateway initiated and managed by the Australian Department of
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts. Promotes public
access to collections, activities and events in cultural institutions. The
site includes local and international cultural and technical resource
guides to assist in developing online strategies, use of metadata,
directories to databases, catalogues and Internet discussion groups.
An online gateway initiated by the Australian Department of Communication,
Information Technology and the Arts. Provides access to information on
cultural grants, training opportunities and industry development programs
offered by Australian governments, corporations, foundations and
non-government bodies. Also provides practical advice on issues such as
establishing cultural businesses, statistics, training courses, on-line
tutorials, cultural industry publications and a directory of cultural
being implemented by Flinders University on behalf of 8 universities, CHAUTSI
and Museums Australia Performing Arts Special Interest Group with the support
of Australian Research Council grants involving the development of a directory
of sources and database of events on theatre, dance and opera.
Official website of the Australian Entertainment Industry Association.
Includes information on shows, venues, celebrity profiles, world
entertainment news and jobs.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's gateway to arts and culture news,
with links on sites and services relating to screen, sound, stage, the visual
arts and words.
government sites & services
arts policy, research and funding body. Site includes an annual list of
arts research in progress by organisations in Australia.
Bureau of Statistics
Source of industry statistics and demographics relevant to the performing
arts in Australia.
Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts,
Australian Government cultural policy and development department. Has
initiated online and multimedia projects including the Australian Cultural
Network. Also hosts the Cultural Ministers
Council and its various working groups on archives, heritage collections,
major organisations, new technologies, orchestras and statistics
Business Arts Foundation
An evolution of the Australia Foundation for Culture and the Humanities.
Assists business and the arts to form partnerships and facilitate cultural
philanthropy and the Australian Indigenous Cultural Network.
A space for
artists and arts managers to develop marketing skills. Includes arts
marketing case studies, bibliographies and links to internet resources
South Wales Ministry for the Arts
Territory Department of Arts and Museum
Australia Department of Culture and the Arts
non-government sites & services
Law Centre of Australia
centre that provides advice and information on content, copyright,
insurance, defamation, business structures, employment and taxation for
artists and arts organisations.
Includes jobs bulletin, news service, articles, discussion list, links and
non-profit organisation providing advocacy, research, publishing,
consulting and legal advice. Has an extensive list of books and
Drama Studies Centre
Excellent academic site offering information on teaching, publishing,
research and professional activities of English teaching staff of the University of
Queensland, including the Australasian Drama Studies Association. Has registers of theatre researchers
and topics, links to Australasian Drama Studies Journal
and to international theatre
and drama resources.
Elizabethan Theatre Trust
in 1954 to promote the arts and stimulate growth of performing arts
Entertainment Industry Associationbr>
Peak employer body in the arts and entertainment industry. Hosts awards to honour Australian achievements in theatre,
ballet and opera.
Australian Musical Theatre.
Devoted to the advancement, advocacy and advertisement of Australian Musicals
information about Australian musicals and Australian musical performers,
focussing on Sydney.
National Playwrights' Centre
Performing Arts Centres Association
professional arts and venues managers dedicated to developing, raining and
supporting its memberships, profiling the Association and furthering the
development of the performing arts throughout Australia
Society of Authors
Suppliers of cast recordings, sheet music and dvds of Broadway and musical
Supplier of lighting and stage machinery control systems for theatres, museums
and special events.
Provides copyright management services for authors and publishers
by collecting and distributing licensing fees charged for copying
by Katharine Brisbane of Currency Press as a non-profit association
designed to provide a resource centre for the performing arts and encourage
practitioners and supporters of the performing arts to become involved in
public affairs through the provision of event and publication activities. Runs
discussion forums and other events.
Australian performing arts publisher
Comprehensive site on the career of Cyril Ritchard, maintained by Judy Harris
of New York
Australian agent for Samuel French London and New York, Bakers Plays Boston,
Hanbury Plays and educational publications
Theatre booking agency offering discounted tickets for theatre, opera,
plays, musicals and sporting events.
the History of Australian Theatre
Articles on Australian theatre history and database associated with theatre in
Theatre Association of Australia
A specialist group with Jands Electronics Pty Ltd specialising in the design,
manufacture and installation of professional stage equipment and machinery.
Entertainment and Arts Alliance
representing media, entertainment, sports and arts industries.
Media and public
University Centre for Drama and Theatre Studies
Academic programs, productions and conference information
Arts Alliance Inc
information on new Australian plays & films, ticket giveaways and ' local and global creative
National membership organisation representing grantmaking, private, family and
corporate trusts and foundations. Has 100 members with about $10 billion in
assets. Activities include education, networking, advocacy and publications.
Arts New South Wales
Globe Centre Australia
A charitable organisation dedicated to the support, promotion and
development of Shakespearian arts and education in Australia through an
affiliation of national Globe Centres.
the Association of Community Theatre
Established in 1993 to foster amateur theatre. Has a membership of 140
Print and online magazine
Event staging company
of the Arts
version of magazine devoted to news and information on current events in
Australia and New Zealand.
Arts Management Advisory Group
Aims to create awareness, sensitivity, knowledge and skills required of
directors and managers of arts organisations through the presentation of
seminars by arts and business people.
Performing arts news, reviews and interviews
University Arts Association
association publishes the journal, Arts
Theatre Heritage Australia Inc
Promotes and encourages the study of and research into Australia’s theatre
history, the preservation, renovation and use of Australia’s theatres, the
identification, documentation and preservation of items relating to
Australia’s theatre history and the establishment and maintenance of links
with similar organisations in Australia.
Online box office service for entertainment and sporting events.
of New South Wales School of Theatre, Film & Dance Studies
Performing Arts Australia