The Annual BATS Summit (TABS)

Powering up our artists! TABS is designed to fuel our artists’ creative fire and support their development. 

What is TABS?

Our weekend programme of free events is accessible to performing arts practitioners wishing to upskill. It  focuses on areas of professional development identified by the sector as key to career sustainability in the arts, including health and wellbeing, advocacy for the arts, sponsorship and fundraising. It also provides an opportunity for established and highly experienced industry professionals to share knowledge, and inspire creative and professional development with others in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Through BATS Theatre’s risk/share model, co-ops who achieve 60% or more of ticket sales across their season make a small contribution to an accumulating Practitioner fund. The fund was created with the intent to develop practitioners. TABS is also supported by the Wellington City Council.

Thanks to everyone who attended, supported and participated in TABS 2018. 


A big thank you to our 2019 Supporters!

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