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Hamilton Performing Arts Gets a $100,000 Boost

Hamilton Performing Arts Gets a $100,000 Boost

Recipients of the Hamilton’s annual Performing Arts Contestable Fund have now been announced.

The $100,000 fund supports projects that contribute to the development of sustainable performing arts programmes and audience growth, and enhance the skills of performing arts organisations or practitioners in Hamilton.

The 2012 fund recipients are:

Grant Recipient Name Grant Purpose Final Allocation

(excl GST)
Community Development
Trust HAKA-Ahi Kaa (The Home Fires)
Showcase Concert $10,000.00
Creative Waikato Creative Capacity Hub $10,000.00 Hamilton Civic Choir [OPUS Orchestra Partnership] "The Creation" (performance) $5,500.00 Hamilton Community Arts Council TA Creative Hamilton Hamilton Fringe Festival 2013 $15,000.00 Hamilton Live Music Trust The Waikato Music Expo $5,000.00 Hamilton Operatic Society, Inc HAIRSPRAY-The Broadway Musical $10,000.00 Indian Ink Theatre Company Donkey and Dog Project $5,000.00 OPUS Orchestra Trust Seasonal Concert Series $5,000.00 The Hamilton Performing Arts Trust TA Fullhouse Productions BackStage Boom $20,000.00 Waikato Contemporary Dance Projects Trust 2013 Tertiary Dance Festival and Community Programme $9,000.00 Waikato Orchestral Society Inc-Trust Waikato Symphony Orchestra and United Youth Orchestra Joint TWSO/UYO Education Concert 2013 $5,500.00

Councillor Daphne Bell, a member of the Fund’s Allocation Committee, says that this fund shows that Council values the role of the performing arts in the life of the city.

“The Performing Arts Contestable Fund was established to support and encourage performing arts groups in the city to develop and grow. The calibre of this year’s applicants represented the strength of the city’s vibrant arts sector. Successful applicants for the inaugural round of funding came from a wide range of performing arts including dance, theatre, music and kapahaka. Each of these groups uniquely contribute to the artistic development in our city.”

The Performing Arts Contestable Fund is funded and administered by Hamilton City Council. A total of 22 applications were received of which 11 were successful allocating a total amount of $100,000.00.

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