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Katharine Brisbane AM

Katharine
Brisbane AM
Chair of Currency House
AM, Hon.Ph.D (UNSW, UWA) Executive Director, was co-founder in 1971 of Currency Press Pty Ltd, the performing arts publishers and its publisher for 30 years. In 2001 she founded Currency House Inc. as a non-profit association to assert the value of the performing arts in public life. She was a theatre critic for 21 years, notably national critic of the Australian 1967–74 during a time of radical change; and has published extensively on the history of Australian theatre, including Not Wrong, Just Different: Observations on the Rise of Contemporary Australian Theatre (2005) and on drama in The Cambridge History of Australian Literature (ed Peter Pierce, 2009). Over 40 years she has received many awards for service to the performing arts.

Board Members

Katharine
Brisbane AM
Ruth
Bereson
Michael
Campbell
Kerrii
Cavanagh
Julian
Meyrick
Brett
Perry
Liza-Mare
Syron
Martin
Portus
Nick
Shimmin
Christopher
Tooher AO