Artist Opportunities

I Heart John McEnroe by Uninvited Guests.  Photo by Lachlan Woods

Selected Works Program

Theatre Works Selected Works program supports independent artists and companies present live performances across a variety of genres. 

We encourage visionary artists from around Australia to apply for this fantastic presentation opportunity.

The Selected Works program supports independent artists and companies to present at Theatre Works, including marketing, venue, technical, production, producing and creative support.  Previous Selected Works productions include Wael Zuaiter: Unknown (Creative Nonfiction), Memorandum (Kate Hunter),  The Motion of Light in Water( Elbow Room)  I Heart John McEnroe (Uninvited Guests) At the Sans Hotel and Hello my name is (Nicola Gunn/Sans Hotel), Delectable Shelter (THE HAYLOFT PROJECT), Margaret Fulton: Queen of the Dessert (Present Tense), This is a Door (Pop Up Playground), night maybe (Stuck Pigs Squealing) and Summertime in the Garden of Eden (Sisters Grimm)

“Theatre Works is the ideal place to develop big theatrical ideas. With a visionary team of staff members and a community of supporters – including the many artists who make work in the venue – being part of Selected Works was hugely important to the development and success of our work Margaret Fulton: Queen of the Dessert and a launching pad for future incarnations of the work,” says Present Tense Artistic Directors Bryce Ives & Nathan Gilkes.

Submission Deadlines 

Applications for 2016 will open in March 2015.

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Theatre Works respectfully acknowledges the Yalukit Willam Clan of the Boon Wurrung who are the traditional custodians of this land. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present. We acknowledge and uphold their continuing relationship to this land and extend that respect to other Indigenous Australians who join us at Theatre Works.