APAM Applications Open Today

APAM - Australian Performing Arts Market

Today, the Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) opens its applications for Australian and New Zealand artists and companies to present and pitch their work to national and international presenters, producers and peers.

APAM will be presented by the Australia Council for the Arts in partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse from 18-22 February 2014. The APAM 2014 program will include full-length productions and excerpt showcases, pitches and booth holder information.

Applicants have until 22 July to complete paperwork for the presentation of work at APAM next year.

A more detailed look at the APAM 2014 program application:

22 April 2013: APAM program applications open
22 July 2013:  APAM program applications close
30 Sept 2013: Notification of applicants
25 Oct 2013:  APAM 2014 program announcement
10 Dec 2013:  Early Bird Delegate Registrations Close
14 Jan 2014:   APAM Delegate Registrations Close
18 Feb 2014:   APAM 2014 at Brisbane Powerhouse from 18 – 22 February 2014

APAM not only provides venue and production assistance to artists and companies selected in the showcase, but will also include forums, in-conversation sessions.

APAM, however does not provide direct financial assistance for attendance or presentation. The APAM website lists of number of providers for potential attendance funding:

Australia Council for the Arts

Arts ACT
Arts NSW
Arts NT
Arts Queensland
Arts SA
Arts Tasmania
Arts Victoria
Department of Culture and the Arts – Western Australia 

Creative New Zealand

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

For more information, visit the APAM website: www.performingartsmarket.com.au

Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

Bobbi-Lea is AussieTheatre.com's QLD Co-ordinator, writer, reviewer, and reporter. She is also an actor, presenter, and theatre/film producer for Drama Queen Productions in Brisbane. Bobbi-Lea holds a Degree in Music Theatre as well as a Degree in Film & TV, and is currently doing her Masters in Screen Production.

Bobbi-Lea Dionysius

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