Dionysus Theatre Inc. is appointing Resident Artists and Performers for Areté Eta, to be performed August 2024 in Naarm (Melbourne).
Areté is an annual one-weekend-exclusive arts festival featuring debut scripts, movement pieces, visual arts, and comedy.
An ancient greek concept, referring to “excellence” of any kind — especially a person or thing’s “full realization of potential or inherent function.” The term may also refer to excellence in “moral virtue.”
The festival is designed to be inspired by and created in response to a singular quote, selected each year by the Dionysus Theatre team.
Areté’s quote for 2024 has been selected as the following:
“I longed for one person to see past what society told me I was, or what I never would be, and to see me, as me.” – Chloe Hayden – Australian actor, author, and speaker.
The role of Resident Artist/Performer for Areté provides a huge scope of possibility to individual artists. Use the theme quote as a launching point for any artistic endeavour you desire, and perform/be displayed alongside local playwrights and performers.
Dionysus Theatre Inc. takes pride in showcasing local and amateur artists, playwrights, actors, performers, and theatre professionals
PERfORMERS ONLY: Attend necessary rehearsals (communicated to you by Production Manager.)
VISUAL ARTISTS ONLY: Update Production Manager on progress of project,
Use the theme quote as inspiration for your relevant artform,
Develop a completed display piece or performance within the outlined timeline and scope of venue & program.
Relevant proficiency in artform,
- Ability to manage and follow deadlines.
A successful application will include a brief resume outlining previous experience and relevant skills for this role, as well as a concept for the performance/art piece. This role will be required from early March 2024 – First Weekend of August 2024 [exact dates tbc].This position is unpaid.
Please contact Kiara at email@example.com to apply or for any additional information.