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HATCH is a performing arts incubator program based at the Frankston Arts Centre that supports artists and creatives to increase their knowledge, gain relevant skills, develop networks and be guided by an array of Australia’s best arts industry professionals.

HATCH will inspire, facilitate and guide emerging theatre makers through a series of master classes on Storming an Idea, Grant Writing, Directing, Producing and Creative Writing. The master classes are delivered in partnership with Melbourne Theatre Company’s NEON program.

It offers the professional development of artists while cementing their craft and pathway into the creative industries whilst enabling them to create independent theatre works.

The project will be delivered over two years, and it commenced in April 2017 with the masterclass series. In 2018, HATCH will now evolve into a more intensive mentor program. The second stage of the project will also provide selected participants with rehearsal and development space at Frankston Arts Centre, professional advice, plus the opportunity to be linked with established artists and companies that align with the creative aspirations via a mentor arrangement.

The program is supported by Creative Victoria and Frankston City Council.

For further enquiries contact Tammy Ryan, Coordinator Programming on 03 9784 1705.