staff

Denise Wilson is Kamilaroi, English and Irish decent born in Gadigal/Sydney and now based in Bundjalung/Northern NSW. Currently Company Manager of Marrugeku. Denise has also had a short role as Associate Programme Producer at National Gallery of Australia and as Producer for the YIRRAMBOI National First Nations Arts Festival with the City of Melbourne, Denise
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Guy Boyce trained as an actor at the NZ Drama School – Toi Whakaari from 1982-83 and then spent the next ten years as a freelance actor/director throughout New Zealand. He moved into arts management as Theatre Manager for BATS Theatre, 1993-94; Program Manager for Downstage Theatre, 1994-98; and Director for Playmarket, New Zealand’s script
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A Yawuru/Bardi woman born and raised in Broome, Dalisa has worked with Marrugeku since the first production Mimi and has been Co-Artistic Director since 2008. A co-devising performer on all Marrugeku’s productions, touring extensively overseas and throughout Australia. Dalisa’s solo work Gudirr Gudirr earned an Australian Dance Award (Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance 2014) and
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Rachael Swain was born in Aotearoa/New Zealand of settler descent and lives and works between the land of the Gadigal in Sydney and the land of the Yawuru in Broome. She is a director and dramaturg of trans-disciplinary and intercultural dance theatre as well as a dance and performance scholar and researcher. She is one
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Justin Macdonnell has been employed in arts management, producing and consultancy for over forty years. In that time he has been Projects Manager for The Australian Opera, General Manager of the State Opera of SA and Director of the National Opera of New Zealand. He has also been Program Director of the Festival of Sydney
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Natalie Smith is a dedicated creative producer and programmer with over 9 years experience in the arts industry. Previously, Natalie was Producer at Abbotsford Convent, programming Convent Kids and Convent Live and delivering large scale partnership programs with AsiaTOPA, Midsumma and Melbourne Fringe. In 2019 she delivered Dance Massive as Festival Coordinator, with Arts House,
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