Delegates ponder the exciting program at Showcase Victoria 2017. Image by Lee Sandwith

We have taken care to provide the links below to assist with your research and planning. The list below is in no way comprehensive, nor do the Showcase Victoria organisers necessarily endorse the views and values of the listed organisations. Did we miss someone? Let us know!


TOURING SUPPORT AGENCIES:
  • Regional Arts Victoria – Performing Arts Touring http://www.rav.net.au/
  • Arts on Tour NSW – Arts on Tour specialises in developing and managing performing arts tours for producers and venues of all sizes throughout Australia. http://www.artsontour.com.au/
  • Performing Lines – Performing Lines develops, produces and tours new and innovative Australian performing arts regionally, nationally and internationally.(Black Lines, Mobile States, Road Works) http://performinglines.org.au/
  • Critical Stages – Critical Stages nurtures and supports independent artists, working together to bring exceptional experiences to audiences everywhere. http://www.criticalstages.com.au/
  • Country Arts South Australia – Country Arts SA tours world class productions that entertain, challenge and stimulate a wide variety of audiences in our five regional performing arts centres. http://www.countryarts.org.au
  • Country Arts WA – Recognised as a Lead organisation in Western Australia, Country Arts WA is the peak body for regional arts and is a not-for-profit, regionally governed and membership-based organisation. http://www.countryartswa.asn.au/
  • Artour – Queensland’s centre of contemporary touring knowledge. http://www.artour.com.au/
  • Tasmania Performs – http://www.tasperforms.com/

TOURING AND PRESENTING MECHANISMS:

VENUE AND UMBRELLA/ASSOCIATION ORGANISATIONS:
  • Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres (VAPAC) – promotes, supports and fosters a network of performing arts centres, promotes and strengthens partnerships with key stakeholders and provides leadership in the development of the arts industry’s best practice in performing arts programming, presentation, venue management and community cultural development. http://vapac.org.au/
  • Theatre Network Australia (TNA) – is a national service organisation for the professional, small to medium and independent performing arts industry. http://tnv.net.au/
  • PAC Australia – the national peak body representing and supporting performing arts centres and the development of performing arts in general throughout Australia. http://www.apaca.com.au/
  • Stage Queensland – the peak body for performing arts centres in Queensland and the Northern Territory. http://narpaca.com.au/
  • INAPAC the representative body for Performing Arts Centres in NSW and ACT. http://www.inapac.com.au/
  • CircuitWest – the Western Australian state network for performing arts centres and people involved in regional and metropolitan performing arts. http://www.circuitwest.com.au/
  • South Australian Presenters Association – http://www.sapresenters.com.au/

INDUSTRY SUPPORT AND SERVICE PROVIDERS:
  • Live Performance Australia (LPA) – the peak body for Australia’s live entertainment and performing arts industry. http://www.liveperformance.com.au/
  • The Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA) – collects and distributes license fees for the public performance and communication of our members’ musical works. http://www.apra-amcos.com.au/
  • Australian Copyright Council – an independent, non-profit organisation formed in 1968. Their mission is to advance the arts and the creative industries in Australia by promoting the value of copyright. http://www.copyright.org.au/
  • Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is the national community legal centre for the arts. http://www.artslaw.com.au/
  • Performing Arts Touring Alliance (PATA) – Australia’s peak body for the national performing arts touring sector. http://www.pata.com.au/
  • Auspicious Arts Projects Inc  – a not for profit arts management organisation and auspice body. http://auspicious.com.au/

TOURING AND PRESENTATION FUNDING AGENCIES:

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