It is our great pleasure to invite all Friends of The Australian Ballet members & followers to join us at our next live and online event.
Join The Friends NSW for a warm chat with Kerri Glasscock. Hosted by Friends NSW Chairperson Greg Khoury, this live discussion and Q&A will delve into Kerri’s passion for the arts and get the inside scoop on what’s next for Sydney Fringe Festival.
Thursday 26th August | 5-6pm Live Discussion and Q&A
Hosted by Friends Chair Greg Khoury with special guest Kerri Glasscock.
Kerri is the founding co-director of artist run company 505 which operated the legendary live music club Venue 505 in Surry Hills (2004-19), and award winning Old 505 Theatre in Newtown (2015 to present). Beyond the walls of 505 Kerri has worked in various roles in the Sydney arts scene as performer, director and theatre practitioner. In 2013 she was appointed as CEO & Festival Director of the Sydney Fringe Festival. Under her stewardship Sydney Fringe has grown from a small community event to the largest independent arts festival in NSW now presenting work across 25 postcode areas of Greater Sydney.
A leading advocate for the Independent sector she has contributed to a number of key action plans and resulting policy reforms including the Committee for Sydney’s – Sydney a 24 Hour City Report the City of Sydney’s – Live Music and Performance Action Plan, Inner West Council’s – Off Broadway Plan. In her role at Sydney Fringe Festival she works extensively leading the way in temporary re-adaptive use of space for performance that has resulted in the report: An Anthology of Space 2015-2018: Activating Unused and Under-utilised Space for the Performing and Creative Industries of NSW.
She currently co-Chairs the City of Sydney’s Cultural Sector Advisory Committee, is a founding Board Member of the Night Time Industries Association, sits on Create NSW’s Festival Art Form Board and is a Board Member of PAC Australia.
Kerri served as a Director of the City Recital Hall Board from 2015-2019, in 2011 she was included in the Sydney Morning Herald Sydney Magazine’s annual 100 Most Influential and Inspiring People list.
Hosted via Zoom, a reminder email will be sent two hours prior to the event starting. Event access details will be provided upon RSVP.
This virtual event is free for Friends members and $5 for non-members.