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Vivid Sydney: How we’re funding creative work now

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Join MEAA, Equity and The Walkley Foundation at the MCA as some of Australia’s greatest creative minds share their own successful adventures into the world of crowdfunding.

If you’re a creator wondering how to fund your next project, you won’t want to miss this discussion. Panellists include Dan Illic, Tom Dawkins, Jeannette Francis, Georgina Lewin and Dino Dimitriadis. 

Event is on May 29 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm. 

Tickets $15 or free for MEAA members using the booking code "MEAA11". Must present valid membership card upon arrival. Book at http://bit.ly/1gJ0Rky

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Strictly stressful

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Phoebe Panaretos takes us step by nerve-wracking step through the protracted audition process which led her, finally, to the coveted role of Fran in Baz Luhrmann’s new all-singing, all-dancing stage production.

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2014 Equity Ensemble Awards - Winners Announced!

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Three ensemble television casts have been selected from an impressive field to take out the 2014 Equity Ensemble Awards.

It was the performances in the second series of ABC drama Redfern Now, miniseries Top of the Lake and comedy Upper Middle Bogan that most impressed Australian actors.

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Equity Ensemble Awards 2014 – Voting now open!

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The Equity Ensemble Awards were introduced in 2011 to honour excellent performances by Australian television ensembles.

In the lead up to these awards, all Australian performers are invited to vote for their favourite television casts in the following categories:

•The Equity Award for an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in Comedy Series
 Submit your vote here.

•The Equity Award for an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
 Submit your vote here.

•The Equity Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Mini-Series or Telemovie
 Submit your vote here.

Voting closes on midnight on Thursday April 24, 2014. Winners will be announced Monday, April 28 and a gala ceremony will be held in May.

To read the rules of the Equity Awards click here.

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ALL NOMINEES (INC. CAST LISTS) FOLLOWS....

IN CONVERSATION WITH...NANCYE HAYES OAM AND SIMON BURKE

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Monday, February 24
6:00PM to 7:30PM
Hayes Theatre, Potts Point

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The Equity Foundation is thrilled to invite Equity members to an In Conversation with actor, dancer, singer, choreographer and director Nancye Hayes OAM.

Join Equity president Simon Burke in the interview chair as he hosts this performer to performer discussion and find out just what makes this most legendary of performer tick.

The In Conversation has been scheduled to coincide with the upcoming production of Sweet Charity which Nancye starred in early in her career. It will take place at the newly created Hayes Theatre which has been named in her honour.

Our sincere thanks to The Hayes Theatre Co for their support of this event.

This event is free for Equity members but RSVP is essential. Click here.

 

 

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