NSW Musical Theatre Fellowship with Hayes Theatre Co

Arts and Cultural Funding Program 2021/22

Caroline, Or Change by Hayes Theatre Co with Emily Havea, Ruva Ngwenya, Alexandra Fricot Image: Phil Erbacher

Caroline, Or Change by Hayes Theatre Co with Emily Havea, Ruva Ngwenya, Alexandra Fricot Image: Phil Erbacher

Applications for NSW Musical Theatre Fellowship are open.

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Accessibility

If you are an applicant with disability or who is d/Deaf, and you require this information in a format which is accessible to you, or if you require this information in another language, you can contact us on (02) 8289 6520 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

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TTY users: Phone 133 677 then ask for (02) 8289 6520.

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Overview

The NSW Musical Theatre Fellowship (Established) is part of a suite of Create NSW Creative Leadership opportunities. The objective of this Fellowship program – delivered in partnership with Hayes Theatre Co, is to provide an opportunity for an established composer and/or writer and/or creative group to write a new work for musical theatre.

The successful applicant or group will receive $25,000 and professional support with industry mentors from Hayes Theatre Co to deliver a full musical – and work towards potential development and presentation opportunities.

The established composer and/or writer or creative group will be selected for the fellowship which will be undertaken within a defined 12 month period between 2 January 2022 and completed by 2 January 2023.

When can I apply for the Fellowship? 

Applications open: Friday 20 August 2021.

Applications close: Friday 17 September 2021 at 5:00pm AEST.

Guidelines

The information on this page is a guide only. We recommend reading the full guidelines before completing your application.

Go to the 21/22 NSW Musical Theatre Fellowship Guidelines (accessible PDF).

Go to the 21/22 NSW Musical Theatre Fellowship Guidelines (Word version).

Apply now

To apply for funding you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form through our secure online grants system, SmartyGrants.

What support is available to me?

We have a range of resources to assist you with your funding application. After reviewing these, you may contact a staff member if you need advice regarding these guidelines between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Image: Caroline, Or Change by Hayes Theatre Co with Emily Havea, Ruva Ngwenya, Alexandra Fricot Image: Phil Erbacher
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