pucker up perth!
KISS club is a performance club for the intrepid experimental performance maker. all participants are given 10 minutes to experiment, perform, talk, wrangle or crash test their up and coming works and receive direct feedback from their audience. curated & hosted by pvi collective and PICA, each evening gives a fast and furious insight into what’s bubbling in the hearts and minds of perth’s experimental performance makers.
photo by amber bateup | renegade productions
who should apply:
emerging, established practitioners, groups or collectives from any live art form who are keen to test out a component of an idea or embryonic work in progress in front of a live audience. it can be raw and unresolved as long as you are able to contextualize your intent with the idea.
how does it work?
held at PICA, each artist presents their 10-minute work during the event back-to-back. time for informal audience feedback is allocated at the end of the evening. halfway through the night we hold a quick and dirty q&a session with a special invited guest.
pvi collective and PICA will provide:
dramaturgical support through feedback with pvi collective leading up to the event and PICA during the rehearsal stage.
1 day rehearsal time in PICA’s Performance Space (access 10 am – 5 pm) across 18 & 21 – 24 may. nb. this is without technical assistance.
1-hour dress rehearsal with PICA’s technical staff on friday 25 may, prior to the event start.
marketing coverage through pvi and PICA’s websites and social media channels
inclusion in the event program
photographic documentation of the event
copies of any digital collateral produced for the event
1 complimentary ticket to the event
$300 artist fee
anything else you need to make the show work.
KISS club is the brainchild of sydney performance maker karen therese in response to the need for artists to test out their emerging ideas to audiences in a supportive and critical environment.
email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.