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Calling all theatre makers!

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The door is open.

DOOR 3 marks the entrance to the Diane Cilento Studio — Queensland Theatre’s up-close and intimate venue whose namesake was a beloved actress and patron of the arts.

In 2024, DOOR 3 will also become an entry-point for three Queensland-based theatre collectives to stage three bold and blistering independent theatre works in three sharp seasons in the Diane Cilento Studio.

Be it a bold new Australian play ready for its debut, an extant script that needs to be seen or a re-tuned lo-fi classic ripe for reimagining — the space is all theirs.

Queensland Theatre will be here for support — through rehearsal and production — but the important thing is that this is your space and your work to own. We’re after rigorous and robust theatrical work for this pilot program, with a story that is burning to be told.

The Offer

  • $5000 Investment from Queensland Theatre
  • 100% of Box Office*
  • 6 weeks of space
  • 1 x Production Coordinator (4 weeks)
  • 1 x Venue Technician (3 weeks)
  • Up to 32 hours (eg: 4 x 8 hour shifts) Technical Support for Bump-In
  • Standard Lighting and Sound Rig
  • In-kind marketing support
  • Ticketing, Box Office, and Front of House staff provided for standard operating hours
  • Queensland Theatre will provide ticketing services
  • Access to Queensland Theatre’s furniture, prop and wardrobe stock (subject to availability)

*Less inside charges

Selection Criteria

  1. DOOR 3 is open to Queensland-based individuals, collectives and/or companies.
  2. In its pilot year, DOOR 3 will favour text-based theatre.
  3. A strong clearly-articulated scenic and technical vision alongside a creative team who is well-placed to execute this vision.
  4. DOOR 3 shows must be One Act and run without Interval.
  5. We envision that DOOR 3 is a season of new productions. Return seasons, or works that have had a significant previous showcase opportunity will be considered (and are encouraged to apply) however the application will need to address how a DOOR 3 season might enhance or benefit you/ your team and the work.

How to Apply

Applications for 2024 have closed. You can learn more about the 2024 Door 3 Season here.

Key Information

Diane Cilento Studio Tech Specs

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More information

Still have questions? Please contact the team at door3@queenslandtheatre.com.au

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