Membership

VAPAC supports a diverse network of members engaged in a wide range of activities including the presentation of local and touring performing arts productions, new work commissioning and co-producing, community cultural development, commercial venue hire, festival delivery and non-arts events and functions such as meetings and conferences.

To cater to the varied needs of members, VAPAC offers three levels of membership –

Full Membership – $1100 (inc GST):

Full membership shall be open to Performing Arts Centres, performing arts venues and theatres in the State of Victoria which:

  1. undertake entrepreneurial presentation of performing arts events
  2. is primarily active in the performing arts
  3. has facilities designed for the performing arts
  4. has full time professional management
  5. is a not for profit organisation or has the contract to provide a service for a not for profit organisation; and
  6. has Internet capability
Associate Membership, Venue – $990 (inc GST):

Associate membership is applicable where the applicant is an organisation, planning for or having a venue programming performing arts for an audience, but who does not qualify for Full Membership.

Associate Membership, where the application is from an organisation, associated with a specific venue, Associate Membership would provide the following benefits-

  • A directory listing on the website
  • OYBS and other documents at Members’ rate
  • Attendance at all meetings and networking events at Members’ rates
  • Participation in all discussions on the VAPAC website including those relating to venue management and touring product.

Notwithstanding any other provisions in the Statement of Purposes and Rules of the Association Associate Members are not entitled to vote in any proceedings of the Association, or to become an Office Bearer of the Association.

Associate Membership, Non Venue – $990 (inc GST):

This level of membership is applicable where an applicant is a person or company involved with the performing arts industry, but where the applicant has no direct relationship with a specific venue. For this category of Associate Membership, where an application is an individual or company not associated with a specific venue, Associate Membership would provide the following benefits –

  • A directory listing on the website
  • OYBS and other documents at Members’ rate
  • Attendance at all meetings and networking events at Members’ rates
  • Participation in all discussions on the VAPAC website excluding those relating to venue management and touring product.
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