How to thrive, not just survive, when your company is defunded

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Richard Watts

As arts organisations across the nation await news on the Australia Council's EOI process for four-year funding, one company reflects on how the loss of such funding ushered in a period of exciting growth.

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A scene from Slingsby's The Young King. Photo credit: Andy Rasheed, eyefood.

About the author

Richard Watts is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on community radio station Three Triple R FM.

The founder of the Emerging Writers' Festival, Richard currently serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's Committee of Management and on the Green Room Awards Independent Theatre panel.

He is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and in 2017 was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Festival Living Legend.

Twitter: @richardthewatts