11 Dec 2019 - PANNZ announces a change in leadership for 2020. Read more
24 July 19 - Three New Zealand theatre shows have been handpicked by the Soho Playhouse in New York for a showcase in January. The season will be produced by PANNZ and will coincide with the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) Market, 10 – 14 January 2020.
Award-winning UK producer Richard Jordan joined us at PANNZ Arts Market 2019 and we were lucky to have him lead a workshop on international touring within the programme. Richard has written this article about his experience, published on The Stage UK. Read More
We have announced the appointment of Bernadette Haldane, Amber Curreen, Charlie Unwin and Frances McElhinney to our board, as well as Megan Peacock Coyle taking on the role of Chair. PANNZ has received multi-year funding towards internationalising the PANNZ Arts Market, including the addition of three full-length showcases to the Market programme, planning for 2020 and continuing on the considerable success of Tour-Makers, in delivering high-quality professional New Zealand theatre, music and dance throughout New Zealand. Read More
Tour-Makers Snior Producer Drew James received an invitation to attend the National Performing Arts Conference in Ottawa from the Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA). He's just returned and has lots of learnings and ideas that might be able to be developed in New Zealand. Read More
In a recent interview with The Modern Maori Quartet, band member Maaka Pohatu shared that the Arts Market, run by the Performing Arts Network of NZ (PANNZ), was the platform that got them discovered and selected for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Read More (The Big Idea)
Key themes of Arts Market 2017 were partnerships and working together. In his opening address, our Chair, James Wilson, had some poignant words to share that got a lot of us thinking. We have been encouraged by some of those that were in the room to share these thoughts more widely, and in doing so we hope to generate thought and discussion. Read More
More than 60 new New Zealand works will be pitched and previewed at New Zealand’s annual Arts Market, from Monday 13 – Wednesday 15 March, at Auckland Live. The 3-day event brings together more than 170 local and international arts professionals, emerging and established artists and producers, and presenters from venues, festivals and touring agencies. Read More (The Big Idea)