Performance Space is thrilled to welcome Deborah Pollard to the team!
Deborah joins PSpace as our new Program Manager, supporting the development of Australia’s finest experimental artists and assisting in programming and taking a lead role in the delivery of our award-winning Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art. With a rich career spanning performance, theatre and installation, Deborah brings her unique experience to the organisation including decades of practice as an independent artist, curator and producer as well as senior management roles with Urban Theatre Projects, Situate Arts Lab and Version 1.0.
We’re excited to welcome Deborah to the team, she will commence her role at the end of this month.
Deborah has an extensive career in performance, theatre and installation and her works have toured throughout Australia as well as internationally. Her practice includes leading roles in the development, co-ordination and facilitation of interdisciplinary arts labs for young artists in Australia including Splendid Arts Lab 2009, SITUATE- Art in Festivals 2015 and 2018. She was artistic director of Salamanca Theatre Company, Hobart (1997-2000) and interim artistic director for Urban Theatre Projects (2006-2007). She also works as a freelance director, dramaturg and performer having worked extensively with Urban Theatre Projects, LabAnino, Performance Space and Version 1.0 among others. Over the course of her career Deborah has received many prestigious awards and fellowships, most notable being the Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship in 2000, the Rex Cramphorn Scholarship in 2001 and a New Media Arts Board Fellowship from the Australia Council in 2002/3.