Artists have the power to alter our perceptions, provide alternate views and bring us together as a more connected community.

RPAC hold artists and creatives in high esteem and is proud to deliver opportunities and programs to support the growing Redlands Coast creative sector.

For further information about these and other opportunities, email Elaine.Seeto@redland.qld.gov.au

Current Opportunities

Jam Sessions

Rehearsal Opportunities at RPAC

First there was Stage Sessions … Now we are proud to release Jam Sessions.

Take a break from rehearsing in your garage and come play in Redlands Coast most incredible music venue – The RPAC Concert Hall.

RPAC’s Jam Sessions, is an exciting new initiative providing invaluable support to local musicians in a supportive environment – ulitising our stunning Concert Hall.

Full sound and technicians will be supplied to you, as you take part in a designated rehearsal time onsite at RPAC, without fear of disturbing your neighbours. 

Applications now open until Sunday 15 August 2021.

For more information or to complete an expression of interest, click on the button below.

Jam Sessions - More Info & EOI

Live and Local

Paid performance opportunties

EOIs are now open for original musicians from Gympie, Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay and Redlands Coast to take part in a region wide festival of micro events showcasing and celebrating our local talent!

Applications now open until Friday 30 July 2021.

To complete an application click on the button below.

For more info on the SEQN Live and Local head HERE

Live & Local - More Info & EOI

Environmental Arts Grants Available

Grants of up to $10,000 available

Redland City Council grants of up to $10,00 are available to assist professional and emerging professional artists, or organisations, to develop arts projects with an environmental theme. Projects should enrich public appreciation and understanding of the value of our local environment.

Details of the grants are available in the following document in Part C.

Guidelines Community Grants Program 2021-2022 [PDF 1.18 MB]

Applications now open until Monday 16 August 2021.

For more information or to complete an expression of interest, click on the button below.

Arts Grants - More Info & EOIs

Recent Opportunities

Stage Sessions 2.0

After the success of the first Stage Sessions Concert Series in February 2021, we have another opportunity for local artists to showcase their latest creative developments.

RPAC Stage Sessions are your opportunity to perform on the RPAC Concert Hall stage in a mini concert series which will run from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 July, 2021.

This exciting initiative proves invaluable support to local talent in a collaborative professional environment.

There is no cost for you to perform and through an arrangement that returns most of the ticket sales back to the performers, we are encouraging and developing entrepreneurship amongst our local performing tribe. 

If you have a performance or act that you are ready to share in front of a live audience that lasts for approximately 50 minutes check out the full details by clicking on the button below.

Expressions of interest are now closed.

For details of the performances and to book tickets to Stage Sessions 2.0 visit HERE.

Previous Opportunities

Redlands Coast Art Fair - June 2021

An invitation to Redland Coast Quandamooka Country Art Groups to participate in the inaugural Redlands Coast Art Fair.

This curated exhibition, art market and series of public programs will take place at RPAC from Friday 4th June - Sunday 6th June 2021

RPAC is inviting visual arts groups on the Redlands Coast to participate in this new initiative. 

If you would like to be involved in this inaugural Redlands Coast Art Fair check out the details via the button below and complete an Expression of Interest form by midnight on Wednesday 17 March 2021. 

 

RPAC Stage Sessions - February 2021

RPAC Stage Sessions are your opportunity to perform on the RPAC Concert Hall stage in a mini concert series.

This is an exciting new initiative providing invaluable support to local talent in a collaborative professional environment.

There is no cost for you to perform and through an arrangement that returns most of the ticket sales back to the performers, we are encouraging and developing entrepreneurship amongst our local performing tribe. 

Our first Stage Sessions concert series took place between Thursday 4 and Friday 12 February 2021. Across the 2 weeks 10 concerts took place and over 500 people attended.

If you have a performance or act that you are ready to share in front of a live audience that lasts for approximately 50 minutes watch this space as more Stage Sessions concerts are being planned for later in the year.

 

RPAC LIVE - July & August 2020

RPAC LIVE brought music back to the RPAC stage following COVID-19 closures and showcased some of the best local musicians from the Redlands Coast on Quandamooka Country. This concert series in July and August 2020 was run in partnership with Creative Arts Alliance and East Coast Originals.

It gave 11 local performers and groups the opportunity to present their original music on the RPAC Concert Hall stage.

The concert series was live-streamed to the Redlands Coast and beyond, attracting almost 3,000 views.