Helpmann Academy’s Langley Award for Jazz

The Helpmann Academy is pleased to invite applications for Helpmann Academy’s Langley Award for Jazz, proudly supported by the K & S Langley Fund. Valued at $7,500, Helpmann Academy’s Langley Award for Jazz provides an outstanding early career jazz musician with the opportunity to undertake pivotal career development projects, enabling them to take steps towards … Continued


Dance Launchpad

Dance Launchpad is designed to support recent graduates and emerging artists to build experience in the professional industry, by working with local South Australian choreographers and directors. This inaugural program, supported by Dance Hub SA, Flinders University and Cirkidz/Tobiah Booth Remmers, will nurture the ecology of dance in SA. Established artists will be commissioned to … Continued


Home Alone Film Fest

Generously funded by the Nunn Dimos Foundation. The Helpmann Academy Home Alone Film Fest is an online, short-film competition for South Australian emerging filmmakers. Responding to the theme of ‘creativity in isolation’, filmmakers have the opportunity to share their thoughts, feelings, stories, images, and moments with the community as they navigate living through the COVID-19 … Continued


Helpmann Academy Award for Voice

The Helpmann Academy Award for Voice is available to vocalists who are final year students or graduates from selected programs from the Elder Conservatorium of Music (University of Adelaide). The award is valued at $8,000 and provides the opportunity for the recipient to undertake a self-directed and tailored program that will further develop their burgeoning career. … Continued


ilDance Professional Development Opportunity

The ilDance Professional Development Opportunity provides the opportunity for an emerging dancer from Adelaide College of the Arts (TAFE SA) / Flinders University to work with ilDance’s project-based junior company ilYoung, and to tour a new dance work throughout Sweden. The opportunity will provide valuable mentorship from ilDance company’s founders Lee Brummer and Israel Aloni as … Continued


25th Anniversary Judith Roberts Award

“To receive the 25th Anniversary Judith Roberts Award is a great honour, and I really want to thank the Helpmann Academy for their generosity and for helping me in my creative journey. It’s very comforting to know that there are so many people who believe in me and my abilities, and who are willing to … Continued


Neil Curnow Award

“Standing amongst the Neil Curnow alumni is really, really exciting. So many South Australian artists I really respect and admire have started their practice with the aid of this initiative and I know the residency and training Helpmann have helped me curate will really lift my practice.” Eliza Oliver, 2018 Neil Curnow Award winner “Winning … Continued


Mike Stewart Memorial Award

“Having known and performed with Mike, I am honoured and incredibly humbled to be the 2018 recipient of the Mike Stewart Memorial award. I have had a vision of where I would like to take my original music and have been refining this sound over the past year. With this award, I will be able to … Continued


The Recitals Australia Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship

In memory of the late Peter Schodde, Recitals Australia has partnered with the Helpmann Academy to offer the Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship. Valued at $5,000, the Scholarship is open to pianists between the ages of 18 and 26 who are passionate about their future. The Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship was established in memory of the late … Continued


Annual Jazz Awards

“Thank you for investing in music and musicians, and having the foresight to know how many lives your generosity will reach.” Joseph Burgess, winner of the 2016 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Award for Top Jazz Drums Undergraduate Each year the Helpmann Academy presents a number of awards to outstanding graduates and final year students from … Continued