In Search of Audiences

New resource challenges myths on absent markets   I would like you to close your eyes and picture a dark room, it’s quite cold there and the seats are uncomfortable. It’s full of strangers who are the same age as your great grandmother and speak a totally different language you don’t quite understand. You want… More

How To Find Your “Lost’ Customers

How MANPAC Re-Found 10,000 subscribers In late 2018,  MANPAC  believed  it could only contact  13% of its huge database. Research the same year showed email was the favourite ticketing buying channel for customers. This was a significant problem. The database, 30,000 records strong built with an ENTA platform, has been in operation since 2016 and… More

WA Showcase 2019 Program

See the full detail on all the great producer pitches from 2019 Showcase. Search on the producer or show name to find the pitch you are seeking. Pitches include marketing information, show details, technical specifications and budgets. Click to the below  to download the full program CircuitWest – Showcase WA Booklet-17.9MB

How The Goldfields Found Their Audience

In 2018, the GoldFields Arts Centre ran an audience development project to grow their markets  and find out more about what their population wanted from the centre. This was the presentation they made at A Showcase 2019 on what they did, and what they discovered (Provided thanks to the team at the Goldfields Arts Centre)… More

After the Showcase Pitching Is Over

WA Showcase is a highlight of the WA Performing Arts calendar as the event where WA producers of performing arts get the opportunity to show their work and look for opportunities to take it to new levels and new places. CircuitWest exists to grow and generate arts experiences that connect, enrich and enliven people and… More

A producer worth watching

Beyond The Yard – 52 Hertz …After a great 2018 FringeWorld season, fledgling producer Beyond The Yard will tour the acclaimed 52 Hertz this August starting at the Subiaco Arts Centre before heading south to Harvey and Ravensthorpe. This is a review on the show really worth reading https://performing.artshub.com.au/news-article/reviews/performing-arts/nerida-dickinson/review-52-hertz-at-blue-room-theatre-255401. CircuitWest has seen this producer pitch… More

Do you need to build audiences?

…Are you listening: Research Funding Available  2019-2020 “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates The visiting Showcase 2019 speakers  all seemed to agree that there was  one essential all presenters and producers need to focus on this year. This was clear whether the topic was audience development, community engagement,… More

Performing Lines WA is best in state

Performing Lines WA has won the inaugural Western Australian Pinnacle award for Producer of the Year. Western Australia is a state that looks to the future and thrives on original thinking and risk taking and producer Performing Lines WA is very much an organisation cut of the same cloth according to CircuitWest Executive Director Ryan… More