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.

Participants Announced – Local Giants Regional Producer Platform

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PAC Australia, along with Local Giants partners, Regional Arts Australia and Performing Lines, is thrilled to announce the 2022 cohort taking part in the Regional Producers Platform – a skills development program led by Performing Lines that takes participants through a practical, industry led capacity building program in producing, culminating in an in person gathering at APAX 2022. The cohort was chosen from a list of 76 applicants, demonstrating the necessity for investment in regional arts infrastructure.

The Local Giants supported participants are:

Aimee Grey | QLD
Amber Grossman | QLD
Anna Thomson | NT
Claire Chapman | NSW
Craig Bary | NSW
Danelle Degrassi | TAS
Georgia Deguara | WA (Supported by Circuit West)
Jade Ranson | SA
Natasha Shimpf | NSW (Supported by Eastern Riverina Arts through the Renew Wagga project, in partnership with the NSW Government)
Rebekah Gibbs |VIC (Supported by Flying Fruit Fly Circus)
Rosie Sitorus | WA
Sarah Reuben | NT
Sinsa Mansell | TAS (Supported by Performing Lines TAS)
Sky River | WA
Tracey Skinner | VIC


Our heartfelt congratulations to all producers selected for the Regional Producers Platform. We look forward to seeing the connections and works that will come to life through this experience.


The Producer Platform is one part of Local Giants, the ambitious new capacity building program born of a partnership between Regional Arts Australia, PAC Australia and Performing Lines, which seeks to unlock the cultural ambition and potential of regional Australia. The project is supported by the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund—an Australian Government initiative, the Australian Government through the Regional Arts Fund, and the NSW Government through Create NSW.