Geelong Arts Centre

Creative Engine - Opportunities for Artists

Where artist meets audience

You're brave, bold and creative, and you've got fresh artistic ideas to explore!

Just need a place to collaborate with other locally-based creatives and strengthen your creative and arts business practice?

Creative Engine is your space to make.

A collection of purpose-built studio and co-working spaces to get you shoulder-to-shoulder with like-minded creative shaping Geelong's creative future.

Let us support you through professional development, workshops, networking, events and funding opportunities.

For all Creative Engine inquiries, please contact us via the Creative Engine Enquiry Form

Go No G by Go No Go Circus, Cameron Grant Parenthesy

Applications for Creative Engine's second round of Launchpad are now open!

Straight off the back of our inaugural (and hugely successful) Launchpad initiative, we are excited to announce that we’re giving artists another opportunity to develop and present their new works in development in The Open House.

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Creative Engine Opportunities

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Merge Co-working Space

Geelong Arts Centre’s cutting edge coworking space at the heart of creativity and collaboration.

More than just a coworking space: Merge is vibrant ecosystem where artists, designers, writers and visionaries come together to form a community of aspiring individuals driven by passion and innovation.

Permanent and casual options are available.

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Studio Hire

Looking to develop new and exciting work, push the boundaries, or advance your contemporary arts practice?

Our stunning, purpose-built studio spaces available to hire for dance, theatre, performance, rehearsals, workshops, meetings, presentation and other events.

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ASSOCIATE ARTIST

Geelong Arts Centre’s Creative Engine is inviting Victorian-based live performance artists to apply for our inaugural Associate Artist program.

This opportunity is a self-directed program of research and development for a new work supported by Geelong Arts Centre.

We will be offering two Associate Artist positions each year.

If you are an established professional artists who needs the time, space and resources to investigate a new idea and bring it to life, we’d love to hear from you!

Applications close Sunday 9 June 2024, 11.59pm

APPLICATIONS OPEN! Go No G by Go No Go Circus, Cameron Grant Parenthesy

LAUNCHPAD

Is your work ready for that next stage? (pun intended)

Applications for Creative Engine's second round of Launchpad are now open!

Straight off the back of our inaugural (and hugely successful) Launchpad initiative, we are excited to announce that we’re giving artists another opportunity to develop and present their new works in development in The Open House.

APPLICATIONS OPEN! Cabaert of Calm by Helen Duncan, Cameron Grant Parenthesy (3)

Grants & Support Initiatives

These six grant packages will directly benefit individuals and organisations who are looking to develop new and exciting work, push the boundaries, and advance their contemporary arts practice.

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PROJECTS SUPPORTED BY CREATIVE ENGINE

Our grants and opportunities have supported a number of new works by local creatives since 2019.

Find out what's currently in the works at Creative Engine.


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Creative Engine E-News

To stay up-to-date with all Creative Engine events & opportunities, sign up to the Creative Engine E-News

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