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Touring Queensland round 3 recipients

The Touring Queensland Fund is supporting 10 organisations tour high-quality arts and cultural experiences into communities across the state.

Touring Queensland Fund round 3 successful recipients:

  • Red Chair - $99,919 – to the COMPASS Project 2024, touring 9 independent music productions to 19 venues across Queensland.
  • Camerata - Queensland's Chamber Orchestra - $300,000 over two years for Camerata Live!, touring classical music performances and educational initiatives to regional communities in Queensland in partnership with local councils and festivals.
  • Somerset Storyfest Ltd - $100,000 to collaborate with community members to deliver two-day Storyfest Regional Festivals in Longreach, St George and Emerald, hosting diverse literary activities for all ages in each of these towns.
  • Topology - $294,500 over two years for Queensland Stories – A Legacy Project, enabling 35 diverse regional and remote communities to discover and share their unique voices via community-driven creative arts initiatives.
  • Grin & Tonic Theatre Troupe - $133,455 over two years to deliver The Language Project across islands in the Torres Strait in collaboration with Jimi Bani.
  • Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) - $100,000 to present CIAF’s first tour, the major touring exhibition Big Sculpture. The exhibition will launch at Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Brisbane Festival and visit Logan Art Gallery and Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery.
  • Cilla Pershouse - $143,000 over two years (plus up to $75,000 over two years for an Industry Placement) to support Theatre Tour for Isolated Queensland Children, a theatre mentoring program and performance showcase for children aged 5-12 years touring to 11 isolated Queensland communities, fostering arts sector growth in regional areas.
  • Southern Cross Soloists (SXS) - $14,417 for The SXS Sunset Soirée Recital Series 2024 Queensland Regional Tour, supporting performances in seven regional locations, featuring the return of celebrated Queensland pianist Max Foster and showcasing the emerging talent of SXS 2024 Next Gen Artists.
  • Corrina Bonshek & Collaborators - $12,050 for the Piano Room, a live music and poetic soundscape experience in Brisbane, Cleveland and Ipswich.
  • Flying Arts Alliance Inc - $127,103 to tour the Queensland Regional Art Award (QRAA) Touring Exhibition to Cairns, Charters Towers, Moranbah, Charleville and Chinchilla, showcasing up to 54 works by artists from across regional Queensland.