Life as an independent artist can be super challenging.
At some point, you’ve probably asked yourself the following questions…
I have to be creative while simultaneously producing my event. What?!??
How do I sell my show without selling my soul?
And, I thought Budget was a car rental company?
Don’t worry – that’s where Navigate comes in.
Navigate is our inclusive mentorship program for artists who feel ready for someone to help show them the way forward.
If you are looking to further your artistic practice, your producing skills or anything else you can imagine, Navigate can help provide you with professional guidance.
We’re offering 14 mentorships to participants who are presenting work at this year’s Festival and matching the right mentors with the right mentees. For example, we wouldn’t pair a veteran sword-swallower with a budding slam poet, or would we…
Selected Navigate participants will also get:
All for free.
Navigate is open to everyone (like Fringe). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people who identify as Deaf or with disability will be strongly regarded. We have some reserved places for these communities to ensure strong representation and diversity.
To find out more about the program and what is involved, download the Navigate EOI Info Sheet.
OR download the Plain Text Version.
Melbourne Fringe Festival is 12-29 September, 2019.
Submit an Expression of Interest through the online application HERE.
Expressions of interest can also be submitted in video or audio formats, or get in touch with us if there is another more accessible way you would prefer to apply.
Applicants who have experienced obstacles to participation in professional development programs, including artists who identify as being Deaf or have a disability, and/or being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander will be strongly regarded.
Expressions of Interest close at 5pm Monday 6 May.
We are happy to discuss your application before you submit it. Please feel free to contact:
Patrick Hayes, Associate Producer – Artist Development
(03) 9660 9600 | email@example.com
Carly Findlay, Access & Inclusion Coordinator
(03) 9660 9600 | firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also contact us through the National Relay Service and provide the Melbourne Fringe phone number 03 9660 9600. For more information please visit www.relayservice.gov.au
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