Australian Performing Arts Market reaches capacity

APAM editorialOrganisers of the Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) in Brisbane have announced that following an overwhelmingly positive response, this years conference has reached capacity.

Over 600 delegates from over 25 countries have registered and will be travelling to Brisbane for APAM 2014 from 18 to 22 February.

Artists and delegates alike are now in the final stages of preparing for the market, which will feature 78 showcases, 15 work in development pitches, 17 events within The Exchange program and additional stakeholder functions.

For 5 days, delegates will be presented with showcase performances by Terrapin Puppet Theatre, Shaun Parker & Company, Barking Gecko Theatre Company, Yana Alana and The Paranas, My Darling Patricia and Aphids, Synergy Percussion, and Nicola Gunn & Sans Hotel, just to name a few.

Established in 1994, the Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) is Australia’s premier contemporary performing arts event that brings the sector together to exchange ideas, experience new Australian work, engage in critical dialogue, build skills and partnerships, find new collaborators and investors, and network with national and international peers.

APAM was first held in Canberra in conjunction with the National Festival of Australian Theatre, before moving to South Australia where it was presented in association with the Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Fringe from 1998 to 2012.

For more information, visit: www.performingartsmarket.com.au for details.

Image: courtesy of the Brisbane Powerhouse

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