Australia needs a travelling theatre space

Regional arts leader Lindy Hume has proposed the revival of an old idea to provide better theatre options in regional and remote Australia.
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Kneehigh’s Asylum, a travelling theatre space

Touring is a core business of the performing arts and a key factor in the provision of arts in regional areas. Regional Arts Australia estimates 90% of performing arts seen in regional Australia is toured from outside the regions.

But when it comes to venues, investment goes to bricks-and-mortar performing arts centres in large cities or regional capitals. The shows tour only as a far as the theatres built to display them.

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