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APT Presents a free, two-day playwriting lab with playwright, Michele Lee – NEW IDEAS, SCENES, AND A PLAGUE OF RATS

The lab will be run with care, curiosity and deep respect – there’s no pressure or expectation to get things ‘right’, only to keep listening to what excites you as a writer and write towards that. Think of it as […]

Australian First Nations Retreat Participants Announced

We are very excited to introduce the playwrights heading on retreat to Bundanon for our Australian First Nations Retreat. These playwrights will attend a 10-day retreat where they’ll have time to write and recieve dramaturgical guidance. After the retreat, the […]

Australian First Nations Retreat and Development Support – EOIs NOW OPEN

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Australian Plays Transform in partnership with Ilbijerri Theatre Company, Moogahlin Performing Arts and Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company invite Australian First Nations playwrights from around Australia to submit an Expression-of-Interest, to participate in a residential writing Retreat and […]

Martin-Lysicrates Prize Submissions Now Open

Supported by the Australian Writers’ Guild & Australian Plays Transform ABOUT THE MARTIN-LYSICRATES PRIZE The annual Martin-Lysicrates Prize, first award in 2017, celebrates the best new Australian writing in theatre for young people. At the heart of the Martin Lysicrates […]

Developing the Dramaturg – Participants Announced

We are proud to announce the dramaturgs joining our Developing the Dramaturg initiative in 2023! Developing the Dramaturg aims to increase diversity in the field of dramaturgy through a comprehensive story lab, mentorship opportunities, and placement in producing organisations. Six […]

Work with Us: Australian First Nations Producer Short Term Contract

Join our team as the Australian First Nations Producer and make a meaningful impact on the Australian Plays Transform (APT) program and the Australian Theatre sector. The Australian First Nations Producer is the lead role responsible for the delivery of […]

Work with Us: Education Consultant Short Term Contract

Join our team as an Education Consultant and make a meaningful impact on the Australian Plays Transform (APT) program. We’re looking for someone who can help us reach, influence, and serve the education sector more effectively. In this role, you’ll […]

lutruwita Programs – Participants Announced

APT is excited to announce the participants of our lutruwita programs in 2023. These Tasmanian artists are taking part in dramaturg development and playwriting mentorships with industry leaders. Led by Creative Producer Jennifer Rani, this unique program will create space […]

Duologue 2023 – Recipients Announced

APT is excited to announce the recipients of Duologue 2023. The recipients will work throughout the year with leading dramaturgs to produce new works for the stage. Mararo Wangai (WA) Mararo Wangai is a Kenyan-born writer, performer and media graduate, […]

Untold Stories – Recipients Announced

APT is excited to announce the 2023 Untold Stories participants. These participants have headed on Retreat in the Kangaroo Valley and will receive ongoing support as they develop new plays in 2023. Egan Sun-Bin (QLD) Egan is a storyteller based […]

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