ABC All Black Connect


An opportunity for Black Performance Artists, Musicians, Poets, Dancers and comedians to showcase their Art, share and grow their audiences within a supported environment at NAE over a 6-month period.


  • Showcase their work/performance twice at NAE within a 6-month period, during which they will have the opportunity to grow their audiences and develop their practice on stage.
  • Be supported in performing, a set or work in progress in NAE café to expand their reach and recognition.
  • Connect and collaborate with 2 other selected ABC Artists will:
  • Be profiled on NAE website and social media platforms
  • Program and co-curate an evening of ABC guest Artists with a supporting budget to do so. This will be done in partnership with two other ABC artists and with the support of NAE’s project coordinator.
  • NAE may also be able to support with rehearsal space and tech support where possible.