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.

PAC Australia to Farewell ED

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Ms Helen O’Neil, President, Performing Arts Connections Australia, today announced that Executive Director Mr Rick Heath, will leave in February 2020 to take up the role of Executive Director at Black Swan State Theatre Company.

Ms O’Neil said, “The Board thanks Rick for his service to PAC Australia and APACA over twelve years and congratulates him on achieving his next role. He is leaving the organisation having created great opportunities for the future of the association and its members. We thank him for taking the sector from a touring network to a truly key position at the heart of live performance and community life.”

Rick Heath said, “It has been a privilege to serve the PAC Australia membership and lead sectorwide development. I am very proud of the changes we’ve achieved in the relationship between arts presenters and arts creators – this is a win-win outcome for creative practice and the communities we all serve.”

Ms Katherine Connor (Producer and Programs Manager) will be interim ED from February 10, 2020. Recruitment for the Executive Director’s replacement will commence in February.