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Two performers in a remote location. Text reads, Playing WA Grant Program.

Photo: Playing WA. Image: Carl Heslop and Isaak Karagoglou, The Beauty Index – Kalgoorlie, by Annette Carmichael Projects. Photo by Melissa Drummond.

The funding is part of the State Government's Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program (RACIP), which aims to increase creative activity across the State. This funding boost brings the total investment in regional touring to over $5.2 million since 2019.

Yirra Yaakin Aboriginal Corporation was awarded $102,627 to tour Dating Black, a funny and energetic debut by playwright Narelle Thorne, to the Goldfields-Esperance, Great Southern and South West regions.

Theatre 180 Inc received $94,132 for the second regional tour of critically acclaimed Sydney II: Lost and Found, this time to communities in the Great Southern, Goldfields-Esperance and South West regions.

Every Other Theatre Company, supported by CircuitWest, received $55,274 to bring Alex and Evie and the Forever Falling Rain to the Great Southern and Wheatbelt regions, including skills workshops and engagement for young people.

Performing Lines Limited WA was awarded $114,991 to bring Mararo Wangai's music and theatre production Black Brass to the Great Southern and Mid West regions.

Whiskey and Boots received $108,661 to tour Bystander, comprised of performances and exhibitions, to the Goldfields-Esperance, Mid West and South West regions.

RACIP is administered by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.


Page reviewed 27 February 2023