Education Arts Emergence Program

Education Arts Emergence Program

Nurturing young people into meaningful careers in the performing arts sector. 

Welcome to the Education Arts Emergence Program, an innovative year-long initiative designed to ignite the passion for theatre arts among school-aged children, young adults and teachers across Western Australia. 

This program offers opportunities for meaningful exchange between professional arts companies and young people, the future arts leaders. 

About the Program

Education Emergence offers a diverse range of activities meticulously curated to cater to different age groups, ensuring an enriching experience for all participants. 

For teachers 

  • integrating real-world skills into the curriculum
  • staying abreast of industry trends
  • creating ensemble works
  • effectively guiding students on their career paths

For students 

  • Workshops aimed at skill development
  • Personal branding
  • Resume and audition building
  • Preparing for the workforce

Key Benefits

  • Providing students with access to professional productions from the SCSA (Schools Curriculum and Standards Authority) list.
  • Providing teaching resources and teacher participation in person or via online streaming.
  • Developing Trust partnerships with resident companies and the Department of Education WA.
  • Helping to develop the next generation of theatre arts practitioners by providing teaching resources, and opportunities to participate in production activities and classes.

Artist in Residence Program 

The program aims to support Western Australian artists and theatre-makers, both regionally and metro based to develop new work, providing rehearsal and performance space, along with resources and support across technical and production, Front of House, marketing, ticketing and audience development.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for projects that challenge the audience and bring people together, creating a platform for dialogue.

We are seeking individuals, artists, collectives and independent companies whose works are in development phase. We are interested in ambitious, creative projects using new approaches to storytelling, novel uses of technology or multimedia, or thought-provoking performances that blur the lines between genres.

What do we provide?

  • Studio Space (Capacity 119) for rehearsals /office use and performance
  • Marketing and Ticketing assistance (including a one on one with the ACT Marketing department providing guidance and support promoting your work)
  • FOH and BOH costs
  • Attendance to WA Showcase, convened by CircuitWest
  • 70% of the net Box Office income (A performance is not compulsory)
  • An opportunity to invite CircuitWest delegates to a creative showing during WA Showcase

Artist in Residence EOI


Artist in Residence Info Pack


Get Involved

Please submit EOIs for the Artist In Residence program to Kate Bell, Manager of Subiaco Arts Centre, at or via post to 180 Hamersley Road, Subiaco, by Monday 13 May 2024. 

For further information on how to participate in the Education Arts Emergence Program or Artist in Residence Program, please email