Punctum supports artists who need

  • spaces for adventurous arts research and development, to hold workshops, rehearsals, and experiments in performances of all types
  • access to our knowledge, experience and networks to help develop their practice, be it from our Artistic Director; Jude Anderson, General Manager; Steve Mayhew or one of our illustrious board members.  

Our Propogation Program responds to different needs of artists and has three Alumni tiers – Lacrimale, Nervosum and Caecum [all types of Punctums].  Each tier offers different benefits.

$40 – Lacrimale

  • Reduced rental rates for hiring Punctum spaces at Alumni Rates (see Venue Rates here)
  • A cup of coffee to access the brain of Jude or Steve to assist with artistic/dramaturgical/management questions.

$60 – Nervosum

  • One day free hire of Punctum spaces.
  • Reduced rental rates for hiring Punctum spaces at Alumni Rates (see Venue Rates here)
  • A couple of cups of coffee to access the brain of Jude or Steve to assist with artistic/dramaturgical/management questions.

$100 – Caecum

  • Two days’ free hire of Punctum spaces.
  • Reduced rental rates for hiring Punctum spaces at Alumni Rates (see Venue Rates here)
  • Free auspicing of grants [normally 3% of grant funds].
  • Profiling of artist/project on Punctum's social media & Blog access for random throughts about residency process.
  • More than two but less than five cups of coffee to access the brain of Jude or Steve or a Board Member to assist with artistic/dramaturgical/management/ governance of projects, ideas or companies.

Alumni tiers and benefits are valid for 12 months from the date of payment.