Majors’ funding should be opened to everyone

If the major performing arts companies are really elite they should be willing to compete on an equal footing, argues a key independent.
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Image: Humans by Circa will premiere in Sydney in 2017

Yaron Lifschitz, CEO of Circa, has challenged the major performing arts companies to relinquish their privileged funding status and compete equally with smaller companies for public funding. 

In a speech delivered to the Currency House Creativity and Business Breakfast in Sydney this morning. Lipschitz said the small to medium companies should be able to compete directly with the funding currently reserved for the 27 majors.

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