City arts don’t have a monopoly on excellence Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Acting unpleasantly: why harassment is so common in the theatre Is there something in the nature of the performing arts industry which creates conditions conducive to exploitation? How will theatre survive in a post-subsidy world? In his 2017 Philip Parsons Lecture at Belvoir, award-winning lighting designer Nick Schlieper asks: how can we turn the anti-subsidy trend around? Changing the mindset of the cultural cringe (Premium locked content) AsiaLink's founding director, Alison Carroll, reflects on the challenges of seeing our own culture as equal to those of Europe and America. Regions are beyond sticky – they're hotspots (Premium locked content) From resilience indicators to regional hotspots, research underpinned successes at the recent Creative Regions Summit in Canberra. (Premium content) Premium content Lindy Hume Monday 27 October, 2014 When a Townsville-born show is up for an award against metropolitan arts giants, it’s time to stop talking down to regional arts. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Lindy Hume is Artistic Director of Opera Queensland.