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.


It’s back and it’s busy! The KEY ARTS DATES calendar for 2023 has been updated – April 2023! Download and pin the calendar to your wall for a busy and well-connected 2023. 

We will continue to update this document throughout the year as other industry events are confirmed, so if there’s anything you would like to add, please contact us.

We also have some of our own key dates for 2023…

In 2023, the Australian Performing Arts Exchange will be presented in Cairns/Gimuy from 28th August to 1st September.

Visit the APAX website for more information, or stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletter.

We will also continue to deliver our Third Thursday Exchange member meetings each month throughout the year – members receive the full program details as they are announced.