This page lists a range of opportunities, including applications for funding, job vacancies, conferences, workshops, exhibition opportunities, promotional opportunities, competitions and artist residencies. Please email Iona if you would like your opportunity listed here.

Job vacancy: General Manager, Jolt

Jolt dance company in Christchurch is seeking a new General Manager, who is responsible for managing operations, administration and processes of Jolt and its employees. The General Manager works closely with the Artistic Director and the board to realise Jolt’s vision and values to utilise the talent and expertise of both Jolt dancers and staff to build more inclusive communities.This is a 0.5 FTE position or 20 hours per week. For more information and a job description, visit the Seek website. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 10 April 2024

Short Film Festival entries open

The 15th annual Focus on Ability™ Short Film Festival challenges filmmakers to create a short (5-minute) film that celebrates the achievements and abilities of people with disability. It is now taking entries for the 2024 festival and will have more than $100,000 in cash and prizes. Entries close July 12, 2024. For more details and to view over 3,800 previous entries, visit its website.

Please also save the date of March 27 when the Festival will be hosting a New Zealand awards event to celebrate the talented entries it received in 2023.

Entries to 2024 World of WearableArt

Entries are now open for the world’s leading wearable art competition, 2024 World of WearableArt (WOW). Designers and creators from around the globe are invited to challenge the conventional, create the unimaginable, defy creative expectations and enchant the world with an extraordinary garment. Entries for New Zealand designers close on 1 May 2024. For more information and to apply visit the WOW website 

Free career development programme

Toipoto (Closer Together) is a free creative career development programme for the Auckland creative sector, offered by The Big Idea. It’s been designed for artists starting out or those looking to build momentum in their creative journey. Its aim is to help you grow a sustainable and rewarding career in the sector. You will join The Big Idea community, one that’s experienced and motivated to help you connect to the people and pulse of the sector, to give you the tools and tips you need to thrive.  For more info and to express your interest, visit The Big Idea website 

Meremere online education resource

Meremere, the award-winning theatre work by Rodney Bell, now has an online education resource providing in-depth information about a range of topics such as the story behind Meremere, interviews with the cast and creative team, notes from director Malia Johnston and the devising process. For more info, please email admin@movementofthehuman.com



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