CircuitWest’s Green Initiatives

Touring WA is a rewarding activity – but it also generates a lot of carbon. CircuitWest’s commitment to reducing our carbon footprint means redesigning our tours to reduce long drives and flights. We’ve also offset almost 80 tonnes of carbon on our tours since 2022. By partnering with Carbon Neutral, we have contributed to local… More

Holding the House: Have Performing Arts Audiences in WA Changed?

In late 2022, CircuitWest engaged Culture Counts to research performing arts audience attendance in Western Australia and gain insight into arts and culture motivators, barriers and behaviours at a population level. The CircuitWest Audience Research Project was undertaken in collaboration with a cohort of WA-based performing arts organisations looking to understand how audience behaviour may… More

Touring Mentorship Program

CircuitWest is excited to launch its 2023 Touring Mentorship Program. This program is free and open to WA artists, producers and arts professionals interested in touring. Successful applicants will participate in three interactive online sessions over a week and develop skills relevant to building, funding and delivering successful tours. CircuitWest’s tour coordinators will be your… More

CircuitWest Pinnacle Award winners

1 November 2021 Today, CircuitWest announced the winners for the Pinnacle Performing Arts Awards for the Western Australian Presenter of the Year and Producer of the Year, as well as the People’s Pinnacle Award. The Award celebrates the best in the live performance industry in Western Australia. The awards were presented at WA Showcase on… More

Pitching Is Open WA Showcase 2021

Definition: to present the passion and creativity for a great performing arts work or concept to presenters from differing and diverse communities and locations to gather feedback and identify possible directions  Pitching is a must if you a producer with anything from a great creative development right up to a tour ready performing arts work… More

CircuitWest announces the next step in the WA Showcase journey

Today, CircuitWest announced 1-4 November 2021 as the dates for the 2021 WA Showcase. The main event in arts in Western Australia will be seeing some evolution in its format as it responds to feedback from arts producers, presenters and artists. According to CircuitWest Executive Director Ryan Taaffe the event has been dynamic since its… More

Is this a job for you?

Desperately Seeking a Note-taker If you have a windows compatible laptop, Microsoft word and good listening and typing skills this may be the easiest $40 an hour you have ever had. All you need to  do is listen and record what is discussed. We are looking for someone to take notes at 7 focus groups… More

Technical Rating for Productions

This is a simple guide to a production’s technical rating, working from A, as the most complex to D as the simplest, it is a quick and easy system, originally used by NTS.  THIS IS A GUIDE ONLY. The guide is not intended to be definitive; it is only a simple indication and producers would still be urged… More