Goodbye (for now) and hello

Bec says goodbye We farewell for now our brilliant tour coordinator Rebecca Nelson who is off to have a little tour coordinator of her own. Bec has been a champion of artists and producers and has taken on the role of mentor, designer, community engagement planner, funding writer, teacher, advisor, cheer leader,  and friend to… More

What’s in store?

CircuitWest  in 2021 We all hope 2021 is 1,000,000 times better than 2020 for everyone in the arts. The CircuitWest team will continue to provide professional development, marketing, research, tour coordination, advocacy and leadership as we always have. We are completely open to new ways to support you and performing arts, so if you have… More


Well done to the Pinnacle Award winners The Pinnacle Awards celebrate the best in our business and recognise excellent work being done in building inclusive, thriving communities enlivened with rich cultural expression and engagement right across Western Australia. The awards are open to any and all performing arts presenters and producers in WA. In this… More

WA Showcase Lessons Learnt

In 2020, we welcomed every  Western Australian region, with 175 delegates in all over 4 days. Representatives attended from 33 towns and cities travelling up to 2500 km including presenters, producers, artists, visual arts people, student, service  providers, local and state government, students, festivals, and everyone else connected to this great industry What have we… More

New Research – Looking In Our Own Backyard

This resource is the next in our Audience Development series. It follows on from the research already undertaken across Western Australia, in determining why people do not like to attend non- commercial performing arts. The intention is to grow audiences by looking to the barriers that stand in the way of attendance. We have no… More

The CircuitWest Creativity and Innovation Leadership Program Launches

CircuitWest is pleased to launch its new Creativity and Innovation Leadership Program and announce the participants of the first three courses. In partnership with Dr Shona Erskine CircuitWest is launching a new, unique leadership program for Established, Mid-Career and Emerging Arts Practioners. Participants will bring their own projects or organisations to the program to work… More

Minister announces People’s Pinnacle winner

Today, Culture and the Arts Minister, the Hon David Templeman announced Philippa Maughan as the winner of the People’s Pinnacle Award. The People’s Pinnacle is an award for an individual or organisation that has made an outstanding contribution to the development of the West Australian performing arts sector. This year’s recipient of the People’s Pinnacle… More

CircuitWest Announces Ravensthorpe Wins Pinnacle Presenter Award

Today, Culture and the Arts Minister, the Hon David Templeman announced Ravensthorpe Regional Arts Council has won the Pinnacle Performing Arts Awards for the Western Australian Presenter of the Year. The Award celebrates the best in the live performance industry in Western Australia and recognises excellent work done in building creative,  inclusive, thriving communities. Ravensthorpe… More