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Dancing as fast as we can. A troupe of 12 contemporary dancers are all jumping in the air at the same time, with arms raised and bodies turned toward the back of the stage. They are mostly in white, with a couple in black trousers, and bathed in yellow light.
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Dancing just as fast as we can...

Sydney's dance scene faces a crisis; but a dedicated dance house could revive its golden era, writes FORM's creative director.

detail of eye on money.
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Questions raised over ‘Simpler. Fairer. Faster.’ arts funding model

Create NSW has announced a new approach to its arts funding model, but first reactions say it favours competitiveness over…

Fourteen. A stage set of a two-storey building, in the middle of the stage standing on the middle of three desks is a young man holding a bunch of flowers and throwing both arms in the air extravagantly.
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Why I've programmed Fourteen for Bathurst

The manager of BMEC explains why he has picked this particular production from Shake & Stir Theatre Company to share…

Music concert with red smoke and lighting.
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Soundcheck report tabled … and serious work is required for survival

Creative Australia has released its Soundcheck report into Australia’s music festival sector. ArtsHub takes a look at the findings.

Four people stand in a forest wearing long black coats. The three women also wear tall black hats, the man a tall white one.
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5 things about WOMADelaide for 2025

Even the most well-established festivals welcome newcomers every year. For those considering WOMADelaide next year, here are some things you…

The future of the sector relies on navigating existing challenges. Image: Shutterstock.
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The state of Indigenous art organisations in Gimuy/Cairns

The Indigenous art sector is facing a number of challenges, especially when skills development and skilled Indigenous personnel are at…

a group of young performing arts students clustered around a girl playing a flute.
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We need to have a conversation about young people these days

Don't underestimate the discipline, dedication and technical prowess of performing arts students enrolled in Australia's ARTS8 schools, says ANAM's General…

Sue Giles. Headshot of woman with short grey hair and black scoop neck top, she is smiling at the camera.
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Art: need and impact

The former Artistic Director of Polyglot Theatre shares her recent keynote to an alumni event at the Betty Amsden Foundation.

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Under a wet blanket: navigating the Australian arts ecosystem as First Nations artists

It's time that First Nations artists were allowed to be in the driver's seat and not confined to the passenger's.

‘Wirnan’. Photo: Glenn Iseger-Pilkington 2018.
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Cultural collaboration between remote Kimberley art centres

Through collaboration and shared resources, remote Kimberley art centres strengthen cultural practice and promote a unique identity.

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