Professional development
  • Last updated:
  • 15 Jul 2019
  • Theatrelab 18:19

    Sunshine Coast Live have has partnered with the council and USC to deliver dynamic professional development weekends for theatre practitioners in the region. This is a great opportunity to develop new skills and connect with local artists. Find out more about the huge range of brilliant workshops available


  • Place2

    The Place2 Project is a creative heritage and cultural activation project for Division 2.  It builds on the division’s existing rich cultural, heritage and natural assets to further articulate the unique narrative of the area with Downtown Caloundra at its heart. 

    Arts and creativity are drivers of: liveability, diversity, economic development, the foundations of creative regions and cultural sustainability. 

  • QMusic Industry Connect
    Want to build a sustainable career in the music industry?

    QMusic’s free professional development series INDUSTRY CONNECT,  in partnership with venues and Sunshine Coast Council.

    INDUSTRY CONNECT provides new and emerging artists access to industry workers and resources through facilitated workshops annually. The program aims to give each participant a greater understanding of the music industry, from song writing to release and everything in between.   Did we mention it's FREE?   Find out more here

  • Seedpot Pilot

    Seedpod Pilot is the first Queensland-based residency program from Victorian Life Arts organisation, Punctum. Hitting the coast in 2020, the residency program will create a safe space for artists to test ideas, undertake experiments, develop new work and take risks in a collaborative environment.  The launch will be occurring later this year. 

  • The Refinery
    The Refinery Sunshine Coast is a creative incubator designed to transform ideas into sustainable businesses.  
    The Refinery is 
    * a learning platform made for creative people 
    * designed to refine, develop, test and action your business ideas. 

    The Refinery will culminate in a public showcase opportunity and a chance to receive a $10,000 investment into your business journey.  
    Find out more 

  • Third Drawer Down

    Creative Arts Alliance partners with Sunshine Coast Council to bring Third Drawer Down to the Sunshine Coast to run a product development workshop to create bespoke, contemporary souvenirs. Six local artists were selected to take part in this collaboration with the world renowned artful retailer with a suite of products inspired by the artwork created to be sold at Caloundra Regional Gallery, Horizon Festival and local retailers.