PICA Performance Program 2023 & 2024 Application Form

PICA Performance Program 2023 & 2024

Before completing this application please read the PICA Programming Guidelines. To avoid last minute congestion of the system which may result in your application being received after the closing time and therefore not be eligible, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

Contact Details

Are you applying as an(Required)
Write your name as you wish to be listed for marketing purposes. For multiple artists please separate with a comma.
Name(Required)
Address(Required)

Project Details

What artform/s is your project? Select all that apply.(Required)
What stage is the project at?(Required)
You may select both creative development and premiere presentation if they are part of the same project.

Production and space requirements

If you have existing technical specifications for the project please upload in PDF form
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    What performance space/s at PICA would suit your work? Please select all spaces you think are suitable.(Required)
    Please upload a project budget, using the template provided, indicating project expenditure, project income including in-kind support, funding and other project partners and any cash support you are seeking from PICA. This can be a working budget to gain a sense of the project’s scale. A final budget will be discussed in further detail with successful applicants. PICA seeks to provide in-kind support in the form of venue spaces for development and presentation, access to existing equipment, venue staff (technicians, box office managers and ushers) and marketing.
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      If your answer is yes then please list the source/s.
      PICA seeks to provide in-kind support in the form of venue spaces for development and presentation, access to existing equipment, venue staff (technicians, box office managers and ushers) and marketing. PICA provides cash support to development where possible, as well as artist fees for presentations and takes box office. At this stage, you do not need to include costs for PICA’s in-kind support and box office income; this will be discussed further with successful applicants.

      Support Material

      Please submit a written statement that is an overview of your project and describes it in the following areas: Content: This can include a synopsis on the content of your work, its themes and conceptual underpinnings, area/s of research and exploration. Form: What artforms are you developing? How are you pushing the form of the work and what experience will you create for audiences? Relevance: Why do you want to make the work now? How is it culturally, socially, politically or personally responsive to our times? Do you have a particular audience in mind for the work? Partnership: why is a partnership with PICA on this particular project important? [ maximum 1 page PDF]
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        Please list the project’s creative team and roles. You may submit one-paragraph biographies of your creative team.
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          Documentation

          Please supply any existing documentation of the proposed work.
          Please list YouTube or Vimeo links to video trailers (max 5 minutes, however, if your work is a remount we will also accept full length videos)
          Please provide a Dropbox link containing up to 5 low-res images. Images must be <2mb in size, in JPG, and should be titled: ARTIST NAME, WORK TITLE, YEAR, PHOTO CREDIT.
          Link to the audio content (max 5 minutes).
          Link to artist website
          Please provide one page of text, such as a script excerpt, activity plan, director's note, support letter etc.
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            Please use for passwords or simple explanatory notes.

            Data Collection

            We would like to find out a bit more about you. We capture this information only for our reporting, so that we can improve our accessibility and outreach, not for the purpose of assessing your application. Please answer these questions about the person with creative control of the work – the person who you would consider has the most say over the "artistic voice" of the work. If you're unsure, or if your team operates as a collective with multiple people equally leading the process, please answer these questions as yourself. Please only answer these questions if you feel comfortable to do so.
            What is your age group?(Required)
            Do you belong to any of the below groups?
            **Disability includes visible and invisible disability, chronic illness, Deafness, mental illness and neurodiversity; and other barriers, identifiers and experiences that people have as part of the disability communities.
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            Extra Assistance

            All applications will receive an automated confirmation of receipt upon submission. If you are having troubles submitting your application, please contact marketing@pica.org.au. If you have artistic questions about your project or PICA’s program please contact Ariane Katscherian at performance@pica.org.au.

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