Applications are assessed by the Showcase Victoria Selection Panel , which is made up of different industry representatives each year (see members below).
Applications are competitive and are assessed against the following criteria:
Artistic Quality and Innovation:
- Is the work of high artistic calibre?
- Is the work particularly innovative in terms of form, content or genre?
- Does the application involve a new Australian work?
- Does the application include a complete and relevant technical plan or does the panel feel the applicant has the capacity to develop one?
- Does the panel feel the project budget would be appropriate and is in accordance with standard conditions?
Diversity and Accessibility:
- Does the application involve artists / arts professionals, and / or appeal to audiences, from culturally diverse backgrounds?
- Does the application involve artists / arts professionals, and / or contribute to the development of audiences, who are who are of mixed abilities?
Audience Appeal and Community Engagement:
- Does the application include a complete and relevant marketing plan & materials or does the panel feel the applicant has the capacity to develop one?
- Has the application clearly identified relevant audiences and target markets?
- Does the application contribute to the development of new and / or existing audiences?
Showcase Victoria 2019 Selection Panel
Jenny Ryssenbeek, Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres
Programming Team, Regional Arts Victoria
Cheryl Rush, Drum Theatre
Stephen Henderson, Capital Venues & Events
Andrew Thomson, The Wedge PAC
Samantha Butterworth, Northcote Town Hall
Kirsty Orr, Gannawarra Shire Council
Shana Miatke, Horsham Town Hall
David Gagliardi, Hamilton PAC
Melbourne Fringe Festival representative