28 Nov 2014

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Te Manu Ka Tau 2015 to be delivered in partnership with the Auckland Arts Festival in March

Call for proposals: DEADLINE MONDAY 1 DECEMBER

Creative New Zealand, in association with the Auckland Arts Festival, is calling for proposals from theatre, dance, music and cross artform companies and artists to showcase work for international presenters.  This will take place during the Auckland Arts Festival, 7 – 14 March 2015 as part of Creative New Zealand’s annual Te Manu Ka Tau programme.

Showcases will be held in both Auckland and Wellington, depending on the home base of successful companies/artists.

Te Manu Ka Tau is Creative New Zealand’s international visitors’ programme which aims to bring international Festival directors and presenters to New Zealand to experience a variety of New Zealand performances, meet with local artists and to offer them a greater insight into the cultural and artistic landscape of New Zealand.  The objective of this programme is to assist New Zealand artists to develop international relationships and audiences.

Creative New Zealand has invited key presenters from Asia, Edinburgh, the United Kingdom and Australia all of whom will be invited to attend a welcome powhiri, performances at the Auckland Arts Festival and a selection of showcases by New Zealand artists in Wellington and Auckland.


Attached are the criteria for submitting a proposal to have your work considered for a showcase opportunity as part of Te Manu Ka Tau

More about the call for proposals including criteria (pdf 130KB)

Current possible showcase dates are:

Auckland:            Monday 9, Tuesday 10, Wednesday 11 March.

Wellington:         Thursday 12 and Friday 13 March

Final dates will be confirmed after TMKT guest’s schedules are finalised.

Submissions must arrive by Monday, 1 December, 2014 at 5pm.  Decisions will be made by 19 December, 2014.