The Ninth Wave by The Farm and Co3 Contemporary Dance. Photo by Jess Wyld.

Festival of Outback Opera

Festival of Outback Opera by Opera Queensland. Photo by Glenn Hunt.

Auto Cannibal

Auto Cannibal by Australasian Dance Collective and Beijing Dance LDTX,
Choreographed by Stephanie Lake. Photo by Jade Ellis.


Zoom by Patch Theatre. Photo by Matt Byrne.

Trash Talk

Trash Talk by The Strangeways Ensemble. Courtesy of Merrigong Theatre Company.

So long suckers 2

So Long Suckers by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company. Photo by Simon Pynt.

Curious Legends

Curious Legends

Black Cockatoo

Black Cockatoo by Ensemble Theatre. Photo by Prudence Upton.


Whoosh by Sensorium Theatre. Photo by Peter Foster.

River Linked Live Virtual Concert

River Linked Live Virtual Concert. Photo by Abram Rasmussen Photography.

HOTA Home of the Arts

HOTA Home of the Arts. Courtesy of venue.

The Butch is Back

The Butch is Back by Reuben Kaye. Photo by Rebekah Ryan.

2019 Drover Award Finalists

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PAC Australia’s Drover Awards recognise excellence in the field of performing arts touring. We acknowledge the companies that are committed to delivering performances to the millions of audiences in communities across Australia.

The Drover Awards recognise not only the operational commitment required, but the artistic determination to ensure that regional audiences have the opportunity to experience the calibre of work available to capital city audiences.

PAC Australia would like to congratulate the following companies on being selected as finalists for the 16th annual Drover Awards.


Finalists for the 2019 Drover Award for Performing Arts Centre of the Year

The Art House Wyong
Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre 
Merrigong Theatre Company
Queens Park Theatre


Finalists for 2019 Drover Award for Tour of the Year

Producer: The Farm & Performing Lines 
Tour Coordinator: Performing Lines in association with Arts on Tour 

The Beginning of Nature
Producer: Australian Dance Theatre

In Between Two
Producer: Contemporary Asian Australian Performance
Tour Coordinator: Arts on Tour