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

The Next Stage: CircuitWest appoints new Executive Director

Photographer credit – Danica Zuks. danicazuks.com The Board of CircuitWest is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippa Maughan as the organisation’s new Executive Director, commencing 19 June 2023. Philippa Maughan comes to CircuitWest following an outstanding fifteen-year contribution to West Australian arts and community development at Regional Arts WA, where she managed the Shows on… More

Pinnacle Awards 2023

Time to recognise the best in our industry for a Pinnacle Award. The Pinnacle Awards will be returning to WA Showcase in 2023! CircuitWest is again seeking nominations from the performing arts industry for Producer of the Year and Presenter of the Year. The industry is  asked to nominate their choice or choices for the… 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

Touring Resources in Australia

Arts Markets CircuitWest WA Showcase https://www.circuitwest.com.au/ Pac Australia PAX https://paca.org.au/ VAPAC – Showcase Victoria https://showcasevictoria.com.au/ Australian Performing Arts Market  https://apam.org.au/ Funding DLGSC Playing WA Western Australia – regional funding for producers and tour coordinators up to $120,000 https://www.dlgsc.wa.gov.au/funding/arts-funding DLGSC Multi Year funding Playing WA Multi-year https://www.dlgsc.wa.gov.au/funding/arts-funding Australia Council for the arts – Playing Australia Project… More

CircuitWest Strategic plan for 2023-2026 Released

Read the new CircuitWest Strategic Plan by clicking here  This is a really ambitious plan, but one we think we can deliver with the right resources. The big goals are to be a catalyst for change and growth, including Recognition of the importance of First Nations art and audiences; Commitment to accessibility in performing arts… More