BMEC Artists Residency

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Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre and Performing Lines staged the inaugural BARN (Bathurst Arts Residency NSW) 2022 to be held at St Joseph’s Heritage and Conference Centre in Perthville from April 29-May 1.

The BARN is produced by Bathurst Regional Council and Performing Lines as part of Local Giants, a joint program by Performing Lines, Regional Arts Australia and PAC Australia, supported by the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund—an Australian Government initiative, and the NSW Government through Create NSW. Original concept developed by Performing Lines Tasmania (formerly Tasmania Performsand supported by Arts Tasmania.

This three-day, two-night event provides a supportive, creative environment to test ideas, consider new collaborations and explore cross art form possibilities.

This is an opportunity for writers, choreographers, dancers, directors, actors, theatre makers and designers to come together and explore new project ideas. Applications welcome from…

  • People at the start of their artistic practice
  • Senior artists with significant experience
  • Mid-career artist
  • Collaborative teams (up to 3 members) working together on a single concept who should apply under the name of whomever is the lead artist on the project.

A range of highly skilled mentors from different arts practises across Australia are provided to inform project development. In previous years these have included Raimondo Cortese, Julie- Anne Long, Kate Champion, Elizabeth Walsh, Jo Duffy, Van Badham and Stephen Armstrong amongst others.

In this instance the Central West includes the Shires of: Bathurst, Blayney, Oberon, Lithgow, Mid-Western, Cabonne, Orange, Cowra, Weddin, Forbes, Parkes, Bland & Lachlan.



Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre and Performing Lines staged the inaugural BARN (Bathurst Arts Residency NSW) 2022 to be held at St Joseph’s Heritage and Conference Centre in Perthville from April 29-May 1.

The BARN is produced by Bathurst Regional Council and Performing Lines as part of Local Giants, a joint program by Performing Lines, Regional Arts Australia and PAC Australia, supported by the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund—an Australian Government initiative, and the NSW Government through Create NSW. Original concept developed by Performing Lines Tasmania (formerly Tasmania Performsand supported by Arts Tasmania.

This three-day, two-night event provides a supportive, creative environment to test ideas, consider new collaborations and explore cross art form possibilities.

This is an opportunity for writers, choreographers, dancers, directors, actors, theatre makers and designers to come together and explore new project ideas. Applications welcome from…

  • People at the start of their artistic practice
  • Senior artists with significant experience
  • Mid-career artist
  • Collaborative teams (up to 3 members) working together on a single concept who should apply under the name of whomever is the lead artist on the project.

A range of highly skilled mentors from different arts practises across Australia are provided to inform project development. In previous years these have included Raimondo Cortese, Julie- Anne Long, Kate Champion, Elizabeth Walsh, Jo Duffy, Van Badham and Stephen Armstrong amongst others.

In this instance the Central West includes the Shires of: Bathurst, Blayney, Oberon, Lithgow, Mid-Western, Cabonne, Orange, Cowra, Weddin, Forbes, Parkes, Bland & Lachlan.



CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

Congratulations on being selected for the 2022 Bathurst Artist Residency NSW (BARNS).  

 

There is some information we need from you to confirm your place at the residency. The easiest way to get this is to ask you to complete another quick survey. It will take about 5 minutes. 

 

The deadline to complete this survey is Wednesday 16 March. 

 
A reminder your deposit is due by Wednesday 16 March. If a deposit is not received by 16 March you will forfeit your place and it will be offered to an artist on the waitlist. We understand that with the quick turnaround cash flow might an issue for some participants. Please don't hesitate to contact Kylie Shead (BMEC – Creative Producer)  to discuss other arrangements. 

 

Please note the deposit is non-refundable in the case of non-attendance. 

 
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Kylie Shead – 02 6333 6144 / kylie.shead@bathurst.nsw.gov.au