Jobs and Opportunities
Accessible Arts is committed to advancing opportunities for people with disability or who are d/Deaf to develop and sustain professional careers in the arts.
Arts practitioners with disability or who are d/Deaf are encouraged to apply for the below positions and opportunities. The organisations listed have demonstrated a commitment to provide access where possible.
If you’ve got a big idea but not the big budget, Fringe Fund is here to give you the cash you need to make your artistic vision board a reality. With some of the largest single commission and grant opportunities in the country on offer, Melbourne Fringe is putting their money where their mouth is to support independent artists to realise bold, ambitious art. Visit the Melbourne Fringe website for more information and how to apply for funding.
Applications close Sunday 25 Feb
Musica Viva will select approximately 10 diverse soloists or small ensembles to be promoted on our website and directly to presenters across NSW. Ideally, they look to create short tours of two to five concerts; however, this can vary depending on presenter need.
They are interested in hearing from artists who are outstanding musicians, excellent communicators, and who can offer workshops and other community engagement activities in addition to concerts. Musicians with disability are encouraged to apply.
EOIs close Mon 4 March.
The Queer Development Program (QDP) is a place to develop your creative skills, performance ideas and industry connections. The program will connect you to an intergenerational community of queer makers and give you the opportunity to present new material to the public as part of the QDP Showcase (fka Queer Nu Werk).
The QDP is a two week-long professional development program focused on practical and creative skills for queer performance making. Artists with disability are encouraged to apply.
EOIs close Tues 5 March.
Creatives Collective are looking to play the work of musical artists with disability during the creative part of the meeting as background music while people work. They will be paying $5 per play per work. A maximum of 10 songs/pieces will be played each month (mixed artists). Details of the songs played will be available to people attending Online Art Friends and in the marketing material each month.
Musician / Artist Opportunity
Ability Beyond Boundaries is looking for a musician or artist who would like to collaborate with a lovely team of people with disability in developing lyric writing skills. If you have a passion to utilise your experience and musical talent to support song writing for people with disabilities, contact Zhila Hasanloo via mobile 0428 307 052 or email email@example.com. People with disability are encouraged to apply and be involved.
Showcast – Casting Opportunities
The Casting Guild of Australia together with Showcast have launched a free professional tool aimed to increase the representation of performers with disability or who are d/Deaf by showcasing the pool of talent to industry professionals. The dedicated platform will be hosted on Showcast’s website and be made available to national casting directors, agents and producers, and include self-taped video footage of individual performers, as well as a headshots and CVs.
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