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Present your profile at the APAM Gathering at DreamBIG Children’s Festival

Posted by Team APATA | Jan 28, 2021

Taking place on the lands of the Kaurna people, the APAM Gathering at will be held across the opening days of DreamBIG Children’s Festival. With a distinct focus on works for multigenerational audiences, the Gathering will invite participants from across the country and internationally to engage in a digital and IRL program of performance, dialogue and networking.

DreamBIG Children’s Festival is one of South Australia’s most loved and longest-running arts events for children, schools, and families, connecting multigenerational audiences through joy and fun.


Digital Gathering program: 14 – 24 May 2021
In Person Gathering:  19 – 23 May 2021
Profile Expressions of Interest open: January 2021
Registrations open: March 2021

Expressions of Interest open now for Profile at DreamBIG Gathering

Closing midnight AEDT 26 February 2021

APAM Gathering at Dream BIG Children’s Festival 2021 will feature Profiles highlighting the repertoire, ideas and ambitions of a number of Australian and New Zealand artists and companies.

Profiles are short presentations [5-10min in length] by artists, companies and presenters, to share information about new and existing projects and invite collaborative and potential partners.

There are two profile categories for artists and makers – HERE’S WHAT WE MADE & HERE’S OUR IDEA. With presenters able to apply to the HERE’S HOW WE WORK category.

APAM will notify all applicants of the outcome of their EOI by 12th March.

Digital Gathering Program: 14-24 May 2021

In-Person Gathering: 19-23 May 2021

The APAM Gathering will focus on work for multi-generational audiences. With a focus on inclusivity and audiences’ experience, allowing for diverse cultural and community engagement.

EOI Overview for Artist and Makers

EOI Overview for Presenters


Visit the APAM Website for more info.

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