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Pippin Davies

Pippin Davies, Arts & Education Manager
Ph: 03 9644 1808

Pippin is our Arts & Education Manager. Pippin joins Regional Arts Victoria from Circus Oz, where she was previously the Classes and Education Coordinator. Pippin holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Drama and Dance, and brings with her a wealth of experience in training and performing and a passion for arts education.

Rosie Dwyer

Rosie Dwyer, Connecting Places Manager
Ph: 03 9644 1807

Rosie Dwyer has a passion for bringing high quality arts experience to communities of all shapes and sizes. Starting her arts career producing music and festival events for young people in the Northern Territory, Rosie has had over 15 years’ experience in community & major international arts festivals, theatre, music management and touring across a diverse range of areas such as producing, programming, production, venue, stage and artist management and administration. Rosie is also a new mum, passionate gardener and bush walker.  

Bindi Green

Bindi Green, Touring Coordinator
Ph: 03 9644 1804

Bindi Green has been a professional freelance production collaborator for over twenty years, and comes to Regional Arts Victoria with an extensive touring back catalogue, both internationally and across all states and territories of Australia. With a mix of contemporary theatrical productions, arts festivals, live art experiences and community arts projects, Bindi has worked with a diverse range of companies and individuals across Australia. A core company member of Bunk Puppets, Bindi has also toured recently with Australian artists Salvador Dinosaur, Tim Humphreys and Madeleine Flynn, Bec Reid and Elbow Room. Working often in unusual venues and non-traditional performance environments, Bindi enjoys developing new artistic works and interactive experiences and theatrical events which create new and inspiring experiences for audiences, and which celebrate the unique talents and particular spirit of communities. 

STAFF PHOTO Christy Flaws

Christy Flaws, Touring Coordinator
Ph: 03 9644 1803

Christy Flaws is a circus artist, theatre maker, producer and community arts mover and shaker. She is passionate about creating work with and for young people and their families. She has worked with a broad range of companies as a facilitator, director, tour manager and performing artist over the past 15 years. Christy co-directs Asking for Trouble which has toured numerous show extensively throughout Victoria… she had so much fun touring Regional Vic, that she moved to the country and is now based in Clunes

Siobhan Connors

Siobhan Connor, Programming Coordinator
Ph: 03 9644 1818

Siobhan works in the arts as an actor, producer and event organiser. Since moving to Melbourne in 2011, Siobhan has co-founded two theatre companies; Key Conspirators and North of Eight and been cast in multiple theatre, film and television productions. She is an independent theatre producer, Festival Producer of Poppy Seed Theatre Festival and on the board of trustees at Howard Fine Acting Studio. Siobhan has invested time creating and managing live music events, performance based charity fundraisers and presents a monthly, public script reading program fostering new local works through her company Key Conspirators and in partnership with Gasworks Arts Park. This year, Siobhan was selected to take part in Melbourne Theatre Company’s Women in Theatre Program.

Amber Hickin

Amber Hickin, Programming Communications Coordinator
Ph: 03 9644 1806

Amber is our Programming Communications Coordinator. Amber has a degree in Communications majoring in business communication and public relations from Griffith University. She brings a wealth of experience from her previous role as Administration & Communications Manager at St Michael's on Collins, running the promotions for all hired and internal events. Amber has always been surrounded and influenced by art, growing up with a passionate artist: her mum. 

STAFF PHOTO Faran Martin

Faran Martin, Programming Administrator
Ph: 03 9664 1806

Faran is a founding member and current co-artistic director of the independent artist collective North of Eight. She works as an actor and director across theatre and film, with a career spanning close to a decade. Alongside her artistic work, Faran has worked for Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir and the Sydney Opera House in a wide variety of behind-the-scenes roles. Since moving to Melbourne in 2015, Faran has worked for Melbourne Theatre Company, most recently as the PR and Marketing Assistant. Faran also works as a reader and assistant at Dan Hamill Performance Coaching. Faran is extremely passionate about connecting people with art and story, and is delighted to be assisting Regional Arts Victoria do just that.

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