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AWESOME Festival and The Blue Room Theatre are continuing their partnership in 2024, offering an exciting opportunity for performance makers creating new work for children (12 and under) and families.

This opportunity is a pathway for independent artists into an international festival – for presentation as part of The Blue Room Theatre Annual Season and AWESOME Arts Festival 2024. There will be one successful applicant for the below offer, and the standard Blue Room Theatre Annual Season eligibility criteria and above offer also applies.

• Seed Fund: The successful applicant will receive an additional $2,500 seed fund
from AWESOME ($5,000 total seed fund)
• Production Week: Tuesday 10 September – Monday 16 September 2024
• Performance Dates: Tuesday 17 September – Sunday 28 September 2024
• Performance Times: will be negotiated during the programming process and
includes matinee sessions & schools attendence
• Venue: TBRT’s Studio black box space

To apply for this opportunity, please read the rest of the information in this pack about the 2024 Annual Season, then apply exclusively for this opportunity with the separate form.

2024 Season Application Pack

Please note: this opportunity is programmed separately by AWESOME and TBRT

AWESOME Festival info session audio recording

Missed the info session in person? Listen below as our Program Manager Rose Kingdom-Barron chats with CEO/Artistic Director at AWESOME Festival, Jenny Simpson, and artist Sophie Minissale. Original audio recorded Thursday 27 July 2023 at the Blue Room Theatre bar. 39mins.

Accessibility – If you require audio captions listen using Google Chrome, go to Chrome Settings, click on the Advanced section, go to the Accessibility section, then turn on Live Caption.