who we are

Directors

Sharon Seyd  Producer, Arts project manager, Consultant, Educator

Kevin Pierce  Set designer, Scenic Artist, Project Manager

Sharon and Kevin are co-founders of Theatre Arts Export, a unique Melbourne company with twenty years’ experience in production and event management, delivering Australian arts into Asia.

Karen Corr  Founder and Director of Make a Change

Karen has a strong background in environmental engineering and sustainability initiatives. In 2009, she left her corporate career to concentrate full time on community sustainability and social entrepreneurship.

Marnie Foulis  Producer and Manager for Television and Theatre

Former Directors:

Sue Johnson [ Musician/Composer ]

Rosalind Price [ Publisher/Producer ]

Elizabeth Honey [ Author/Illustrator ]

Trustees

Chris Cambel  BCom, CPA and Registered Company Auditor

Chris has been in Public Practice for over 35 years dealing in Accounting and Taxation matters for small business and professionals in a wide range of industries including retail manufacturing, construction and service industries as well as not-for-profit organisations.

Cr. Rodney Fyffe  Mayor/Councillor, City of Greater Bendigo

Cr. Fyffe has been a Councillor with the City of Greater Bendigo since 1996. In 2012, he was one of three Councillors elected to represent Lockwood Ward until 2016. He served as Mayor in 2003/2004, 2004/2005, 2010/2011 and has been elected Mayor for 2015/2016. He serves as a council representative for many community organisations with activities in Economic Development, Arts, Sport and Recreation, Aged Services, Youth Development, the Environment and Heritage.

Philip Soden  Theatre Consultant

Philip is a Theatre Consultant with clients in Hong Kong, Singapore and Jakarta. From 1988 to 2011 he was engaged by the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as Technical Director, Director of Venues and Associate Director (Operations). Before coming to Hong Kong in 1988, Philip was at the Adelaide Festival Centre where he was Production Manager for both the Centre’s performance venues and for the biennial Adelaide Festival. In 2007, he was awarded the HKSAR Medal of Honour for his contribution to arts and culture in Hong Kong.