30 Jun 2009
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The 9th Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) will be held in Adelaide from 22-26 February 2010 to coincide with the Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts and the Adelaide Fringe.
Creative New Zealand is delighted to announce that, in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts, we will be supporting a co-ordinated New Zealand presence.
APAM is a biennial event that offers a fantastic opportunity to showcase a selection of New Zealand performing arts to international programme-makers. It also allows New Zealand artists and companies a chance to develop international contacts and identify potential markets and audiences for their work.
Around 400 key delegates from over 25 countries attend APAM’s vibrant Spotlight showcase, Searchlight pitch sessions, On Display booths, industry forums, workshops, keynote address and networking functions.
To be considered for an APAM Spotlight or Searchlight showcase, works must have a distinctively New Zealand quality, be of a very high standard and appropriate for the market. To be considered for a Spotlight showcase works must have been toured in New Zealand for at least two seasons.
To apply for a spotlight showcase you need to meet all the application criteria and complete the application form: APAM Spotlight application form.
To apply for a spotlight showcase you need to meet all the application criteria and complete the application form: APAM Searchlight application form.
Creative New Zealand will also offer partial subsidy for independent producers to attend APAM as delegates. Independent producers may apply provided that they:
Applications must include the following:
Deadline for applications
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and must be received by 5pm on Friday 31 July.
Applications will be considered by a panel of Creative New Zealand and external assessors and confirmed in November. Please note that a standard condition of all grants is to complete a report for Creative New Zealand after the completion of the project.
If you have any queries, please contact:
ph 04 499 3584
You can also visit the APAM website: www.performingartsmarket.com.au.
Read more about this story in the International section of Creative New Zealand's website.