Australian Performing Arts Centres Association Conference (APACA / PAX) 2017

YAAMA 2 GAMMERAIGAL

PAX / APACA 2017

ON 21-24 AUGUST, BLAKDANCE AND 4 OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF INDIGENOUS CHOREOGRAPHERS TRAVEL TO GAMMERAIGAL COUNTRY FOR PAX / APACA  

 

BLAKDANCE HAS A PITCH SESSION & 2 ENCOUNTER SESSIONS AT PAX

AND A BREAKOUT SESSION AT APACA: PERFORMING COUNTRY 



TUESDAY 22ND AUGUST  


PAX PITCH SESSION #4  11:00AM - 12:10PM

BLAKDANCE - PITCH


BLAKDANCE ENCOUNTER SESSION  12:15PM - 1:00PM

MEET MARIAA RANDALL AND THOMAS E.S. KELLY


BLAKDANCE ENCOUNTER SESSION  3:45PM - 4:30PM

MEET KATINA OLSEN AND AMRITA HEPI

THURSDAY 24TH AUGUST

BREAKOUT: PERFORMING COUNTRY   1:30PM - 2:30PM


PERFORMING COUNTRY IS AN AMBITIOUS FOUR-YEAR PROJECT THAT WILL FOCUS ON PLACE BASED COLLABORATION BETWEEN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AND VENUES, ENRICHING INDIGENOUS LED LOCAL LEADERSHIP, ENGAGEMENT AND TRANSFORMING VENUES.

PERFORMING COUNTRY IS A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BLAKDANCE, BLACKFULLA PERFORMING ARTS ALLIANCE, PERFORMING LINES AND THE AUSTRALIAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTRES ASSOCIATION.

PERFORMING COUNTRY WILL BE LED AND DEVELOPED WITH THE ADVICE AND GUIDANCE OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES, ELDERS AND PERFORMING ARTS EXPERTS. JOIN US FOR AN UPDATE AND DISCUSSION WITH OUR PROJECT PARTNERS.

Speakers: Karilyn Brown, Anne-Marie Heath, Rachael Maza & Merindah Donnelly

 

BLAKDANCE WILL ALSO BE ATTENDING THE PRESENTING FIRST NATIONS WORK: CULTURAL PROTOCOLS SESSION.


WEDNESDAY 23RD AUGUST

3:00PM - 4:00PM


Are you presenting or contemplating presenting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander work?

How welcoming is your venue for your Indigenous community members? 

Following on from this popular session at our 2016 conference, this session will provide you with advice and suggestions on how you can cultivate Indigenous cultural protocols.

Speaker : Mark Stapleton


APACA, the Australian Performing Arts Centres Association, is presenting the 2017 Performing Arts Exchange [PAX] and 'Outside, In´- this year’s performing arts conference. 

The Performing Arts Exchange (PAX) is APACA’s flagship networking and development event. It’s a face-to-face market which brings together producers and presenters from across the country to create and maximise touring opportunities and build relationships.

VIEW THE FULL APACA/PAX PROGRAM HERE

VIEW THE PAX ONLY PROGRAM HERE