READ THE EVALUATION BY BLAKDANCE TRAINEE PRODUCER HANNAH SCANLON HERE
APACA / PAX 2017
ON 21-24 AUGUST, BLAKDANCE AND 4 OF THE NEXT GENERATION OF INDIGENOUS CHOREOGRAPHERS TRAVEL TO GAMMERAIGAL COUNTRY FOR APACA / PAX
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 Performing Arts Connections Australia.
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.