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How Can The Show Go On?

Performing Arts Wellbeing Summit

‘How Can The Show Go On’ will raise awareness, share information, and generate cross-industry action around the wellbeing of performing arts and screen workers in NSW.

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This all-of-industry summit will collaboratively explore and commit to action that ensures the show can go on without the wellbeing of those integral to the show paying the price. Through this event, the sector can begin to map and plan how the performing arts can perform better and what resources and partnerships will be integral to doing just that.

The summit includes case studies and stories of wellbeing support from across the sector and from other industries that provide a source of inspiration, information, and ideas from which we can build awareness, momentum and buy-in for improved NSW support for performing arts wellbeing.

The summit focusses not just on support platforms once wellbeing issues are identified but also on self-help and pre-emptive solutions that increase sector resilience and reduce the occurrence of wellbeing issues in the first place.

This event is targeted at individuals and companies or organisations from the performing arts and screen sector of NSW regardless of size, scale, location, or trajectory. It looks to a better future not just for those working in the sector but for the significant others who support them.

This event was created by the NSW Performing Arts Wellbeing Group members:

Jane Kreis, Theatre Network NSW
Mark Seton, University of Sydney, Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare (ASPAH), & Australian Actors Wellbeing Study
Bethwyn Serow, Australian Major Performing Arts Group
Penny Watts, Monkey Baa
Judith Bowtell, Milk Crate Theatre
Irene Lemon, Magic Electricity Box & Creative Plus Business
Michelle Silby, Ausdance NSW/VIC
Emily Collins, Music NSW
Helen O’Moore, (ACFIPS) NSW Creative Industries Training Advisory Body
Morwenna Collett, Accessible Arts NSW
Gill Perkins & Imogen Gardam, Bell Shakespeare
Yolande White & Suzie Franke, CDP Productions
Jenny Muldoon & Angela Bateman, Sydney Opera House
Kingston Anderson, Australian Directors Guild & Australian Screen Directors Authorship Collection Society


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