Friday 31 May

Sessions 10.00-4.30pm

Coffee from 8.30am

Breakfast, 7.15am meet up for 7.30am

CULTURAL PROVOCATEURS: BREAKFAST ON THE SUMMIT (SURVEYING THE SCENE)

National Theatre Networks breakfast, hosted by Canberra Theatre Network. Download the Flyer ATF-Breakfast-Invite .

Morning Session from 9.30am

KEYNOTE: NAHJI CHU

MissChu, Queen of Rice Paper Rolls, speaks about her own approach to what’s not possible and breaking the rules.

Morning Tea

PANEL: THE CHANGING NATURE OF AUSTRALIAN FESTIVALS – OR NOT?

Chair: Wesley Enoch; Speakers: Robyn Archer, Jo Duffy, Jonathan Holloway, Edwina Lunn, David Sefton, Noel Staunton.

Lunch 1.00 – 2.00pm

Afternoon Session from 2.00pm

POSTCARDS FROM THE FUTURE

SUPPER CLUB WRAP UP WITH CHEESE AND WINE

Over wine and cheese, delegates articulate and distil the last three days, and make offers for the future, spurred on by a final set of provocateurs. Each table’s conversations will be transcribed and will form the basis of ATF 2013’s plans, actions and outcomes.

FORUM ENDS 4.30PM

EVENING ARTISTIC PROGRAM

7.00pm, NLA: PREMIERE PERFORMANCE of Liz Lea’s INFLIGHT

Tickets $10 ($20 off). For more info and to book, go here. Follow the booking link and enter the promotion code ATFCONF. (Additional shows Saturday 1 June at 3pm and 7pm.)

8.00pm, Playhouse CTC: version 1.0’s THE MAJOR MINOR PARTY

(90mins no interval). A Res Tickets $53 ($10 off) with promotion code ATF/APACA: book here.

8.00pm, The Q, Queanbeyan: Shortis and Simpson’s PRIME TIME

(2h10m incl interval). Tickets for $22 ($17 off): ring box office to book on 6285 6290. More info here.

7.30pm, CSIRO Discovery Centre: BoHo Interactive’s WORD PLAY

(75mins no interval). Tickets $15 ($5 off): book here and enter the promotion code ATF. More info here.

7.30pm, The Street: MAX CULLEN’S HOW TO BE (OR NOT TO BE) LOWER

(70mins no interval). Tickets for $30 ($5 off): ring box office to book on 6247 1223. More info here.