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For Arts Industry

Festival time is a key moment for our sector to gather, be inspired and learn. 

Whether you're a filmmaker, musician, artist, designer, arts administrator, techy, venue staff member, producer, teaching artist or CEO - we have something for you. It’s our way of contributing to our rich industry and investing in our collective future.

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Panel Discussions | Listen to the recordings!

We recorded three panel discussions from our Connect: Arts Industry sessions so you can give them a listen anytime of the year!

Check out our playlist featuring recordings of three panel conversations; Site Responsive Design, Making Performance for Families and Producer Forum's Back to Basics.

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Aboriginal Reviewers Program

In 2022 we are running a new program for Aboriginal artists and writers, with mentoring by Michelle White. They will attend a series of visual and performance works and facilitated yarning sessions. Participants are Joshua Pether, Bobbi Henry and Narelle Thorn. 

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Producer Forum

Perth Festival and Performing Lines WA are collaborating to provide a range of conversations and networking opportunities from January to August.

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Professional Development

These are talks and workshops that are often artform specific and make the most of visiting specialists.

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Festival Lab

Festival Lab is an opportunity for emerging practitioners from across disciplines to get stuck into the big ideas in the Festival program, and to reflect on their own artistic practice.

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Fuel is a new pilot program for mid-career to established practitioners to spend time with key Perth Festival artists and staff and consider works of scale. 


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