2024 Pinnacle Awards

It’s time to honour the best in our industry with a Pinnacle Award. The Pinnacle Awards returns to WA Showcase in 2024! CircuitWest is once again calling for nominations from the performing arts industry for the esteemed titles of Producer and Presenter of the Year. Your voice matters. We invite you to nominate your choice… More

Reflections & daily musings from the Perth 2024 ISPA Congress

Earlier this month, CircuitWest generously supported the attendance of 15 delegates at the 2024 ISPA mid-year congress and PAC Australia’s Arts Marketing Symposium, where the distinguished associates of the Advisory Board for the Arts presented the Australian findings of the Driving Attendance study. These delegates represented diverse regions across Western Australia, with six from Perth… More

2024 Touring Mentorship Program

Would you or anyone you know be interested in developing touring skills? CircuitWest’s Touring Mentorship Program is 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… More

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

CircuitWest x Agentry: 2024 Strategic Arts Marketing Training

Expressions of Interest for CircuitWest x Agentry: 2024 Strategic Arts Marketing Training program are NOW open. This arts marketing training program teaches fundamental marketing concepts, including the 7 Ps (the marketing mix – Product, Price, Place, Promotions, People, Process and Physical Evidence), customer segmentation, target audiences, competitive analysis and brand positioning. Together, these concepts help… More

Well done to the 2023 Pinnacle Award winners

THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PRESENTER OF THE YEAR Don Russell Performing Arts Centre In a period when patrons are being choosy about what they attend, Don Russell Performing Arts Centre has increased audience attendance by creating a full program of new, fresh and different artistic offerings peppered with feelgood tribute acts. Led by Lys Tickner, the… 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

Pinnacle Award Nominees Announced

Today, CircuitWest announced the short list of nominees selected for the Pinnacle Performing Arts Awards for the Western Australian Presenter of the Year and Producer of the Year.   The Award celebrates the best in the live performance industry in Western Australia.   The three nominees for Western Australian Presenter of the Year are: City… More