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QASP Arts Ignite - Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts

The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts plays host to a number of artists, providing guidance and venue support to develop new works.

Five innovative productions will take shape at the Centre and each of the teams will work with a creative producer to guide their project, with support from the Queensland Government.

Arts Queensland’s new Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) Arts Ignite – Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, invests in artists to take projects from creative development to presentation by providing funding and venue support.

The below development programs will create innovative productions from the ground up and performed over the coming months at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, as well as on tour throughout Queensland.

Babushka Collective

Babushka in Happily Ever After will be a cabaret work designed to tour. 

Start date 14 May 2018.
End date 1 June 2018.
Performance date Nil.

Circus Company 2

Le Coup is a circus performance that explores the rapid pace of contemporary society layered with issues of social class and gender.

Start date 4 June 2018.
End date 30 June 2018.
Performance date 29 and 30 June 2018.

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The Good Room

I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You is a new theatre work that will be created with young collaborators aged 8 to 14 years.

Start date TBC.
End date TBC.
Performance date Nil.

Angela Chaplin

If only I could will explore the process of ageing and combine contemporary and ballroom dance to be performed by emerging, established and elderly dancers.

Start date 22 October 2018.
End date 10 November 2018.
Performance date 10 November 2018.

The Farm

Depthless will be a live music and dance-theatre work exploring gender roles.

Start date 12 November 2018.
End date 1 December 2018.
Performance date 1 December 2018.