IMTAL Asia-Pacific

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To join you must become a member of Museums Australia (our governing body) and then select IMTALAP in the list of network groups.

You can become an Associate member without joining Museums Australia. This is usually offered to theatre practitioners  who do not normally work fulltime in cultural institutions.

If you have any questions contact Patrick

Coming Up

IMTALAP host at least one national or international event every year.

From one day forums in regional and metropolitan areas to week long international conferences – there’s always something coming up.

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Museum theatre is the tool for interpreting, entertaining and educating audiences in cultural institutions. An alliance exists for practitioners to share their ideas, experiences, as well as source advice and inspiration.

The international body is called International Museum Theatre Alliance (IMTAL). International Museum Theatre Alliance Asia Pacific aims to represent and offer services to all of its members and also to partner members in IMTAL Americas and IMTAL Europe.

IMTAL Asia Pacific is:

Bullet the formal conduit for all museum theatre practitioners
Bullet the overseeing organising team for forums and conferences
Bullet the host for events with workshops, master classes and special guests
Bullet an advocate for performance in cultural organisations
Bullet a promoter of academic rigor in the area of museum theatre

IMTAL Asia Pacific has a network of around 200 people in Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Japan, China, and Singapore. Members are invited to join from around the world.

IMTAL Asia Pacific has hosted bi-annual national forums, annual professional development programs and has hosted the International Museum Theatre Alliance conference in Canberra and in Melbourne. IMTAL Asia Pacific provides bursaries and financial support to conference keynote speakers and conference delegates.

International Museum Theatre Alliance Asia Pacific
Committee 2014 – 2016

President : Patrick Watt - Burke Museum, Beechworth, Victoria
Vice President : Michael Van Tiel - Powerhouse Museum, New South Wales
Secretary : Sue Atkinson Museum Consultant, Tasmania
Treasurer :
Patrick Helean Questacon, Australian Capital Territory
Immediate Past President : Lyn Beasley Canberra
Ordinary Committee Members : Barry Kay Sovereign Hill, Jo Brookbanks Auckland Museum, New Zealand, Nigel Sutton NDS Productions,
John Patten Bunjilaka, Melbourne Museum. Nadya Tkachenko and Bethany McDonald are on leave.

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