Contrast in Space Making
The first thing I noticed when arriving in the Pilbara was the incredible contrast between the burnt red earth and the clear blue sky. The colour of the landscape is something you don’t see very often on this planet. I had the pleasure of heading west to attend Performing...Continue Reading
Stories from the Road...Personal
Touring Services Personal by Jodee Mundy Personal is a smart and touching story, deeply exploring dis/ability and how we perceive one another. After a hugely successful and well received tour in June, on our last stop at Latrobe Performing Arts Centre, audiences described the show as “amazing and fantastic” and “the best...Continue Reading
Stories from the Road...Blood & Bones & Fins & Glory!
Connecting Places Blood & Bones & Fins & Glory by the Southern Ocean Sea Band Our latest Connecting Places tour, Blood & Bones & Fins & Glory by the Southern Ocean Sea Band hit the road earlier this month to local halls across regional Victoria. On Saturday 18 August, some...Continue Reading
Stories from the Road...Big Tops & Tiny Tots!
Connecting Places Big Tops & Tiny Tots by Solid State Circus When Big Tops & Tiny Tots came to town in Balmoral, it wasn’t just a show but a full-on circus experience for the whole community! The lolly counter was stocked full of goodies, the ice cream truck was chocked full of...Continue Reading
Stories from the Road...HART
Touring Services HART by She Said Theatre “Throughout Australia’s history, an unknown number of Indigenous children have been forcibly removed from their families. Parents driven mad, grandparents heartbroken, siblings torn apart, language lost, and culture stripped away.” She Said Theatre’s HART is a deeply moving verbatim theatre piece retelling true...Continue Reading
Connection and Community
Our Connecting Places Coordinator Rosie Dwyer reflects on Regional Arts Victoria’s recent round of community presenter workshops. At the start of September, I hit the road with Regional Arts Victoria, visiting five towns to talk to local community presenters about our new halls touring program, Connecting Places. The program...Continue Reading
Future directions for touring and Regional Arts Victoria
We at Regional Arts Victoria have not been immune to the changes that have been taking place in the arts sector in recent years. A lack of indexation of operational funds has and will continue to impact us and can only result in a reduction of the organisation’s output...Continue Reading