Raw Comedy 2007The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, with the support of triple j is calling for entries for the 2007 RAW Comedy competition. Undiscovered comic geniuses have only a matter of weeks to sign themselves up for heats in their area, which begin early January 2007.

The judges for the Pratt Prize 2006, in place of presenting the award this year, have decided to commission two of the six finalists to create new musicals.
 
Jeanne Pratt AC announced today that although the judges recognised the talents of the composers and writers whose six musicals were short-listed, no single musical had the potential to be an outstanding success.

Applications for the Next Wave’s 2007 Kickstart program are coming to a close on Friday December 15th so if you’ve been harbouring an idea, now’s the time to bring it to life by getting your application in.

The Kickstart program gives young emerging artists the opportunity to develop innovative new projects, with Next Wave providing funding, mentorship and regular workshops to assist the development of their work.

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