Fact Sheets and FAQ
Fact SheetsMember Info Session Notes - Thurs 22 September 2011
On Thursday 22 September 2011 STRUT invited members to King Street Arts Centre for an informal information session where an outline of the organisation, roles of staff and opportunities were discussed with members to provide a better understanding of what STRUT offers to independent contemporary dancers and choreographers in Western Australia.
As a general guide, this document reflects what was presented on the day by the staff involved, as well as further information on STRUT support and activities in 2012 (where there was not ample time to cover these areas on the day).
Member Info Session Notes
Minutes of the meeting are also available.
Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat part of the program is decided by a curatorial panel?
Research and development activities supported through the Future Moves initiative - co-productions, choreographer in residence, Co/Labs, participation in Prime Cut, and professional development opportunities such as the 2010 Deborah Hay Solo Performance Project.
What part of the program is decided by the STRUT Director and Artistic Program Manager?
The curation of international and interstate guest artists to be part of the STRUT annual program supported by the Australia Council (which includes performance presentations, professional development activities and productions of new work) as well as, on a case by case basis, limited financial production support for various projects.
What part of the program can I access as a member?
Please go to our membership page to view membership benefits.
Who can become a member?
Professional dancers (tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent experience) who are willing to be involved in dance practice and engage in Strut's professional development and training activities.
No students or people under the age of eighteen.
What is the role of the Producer at STRUT dance?
- To identify audiences and pursue partnership and presentation opportunities on an ongoing basis for projects curated through STRUT programs, particularly regionally and nationally.
- To manage and overview artist residencies.
- To build relationships with Circuitwest venues and Country Arts to ascertain and increase product demands in regional WA in collaboration with Future Moves Regional Facilitator.
- To advise STRUT members in addressing the logistical development of their work from the earliest stages with a view to presentation and touring.
- To write funding applications for the promotion and/or touring of selected STRUT produced dance works (Mobile States, Playing Australia).
- To coordinate presenter's visits to key STRUT events.
- To gather and promote touring promotional material for selected dance works (technical requirements, press, web promotion, videos, photos, touring budget and calendar).
- To assist Director in coordinating international partnerships (such as the Asian Australian touring exchange Dyuetto).
- To build resource database of potential producing partners.