Theatre Director, Playwright, and passionate human rights activist. Her theatre works focus on contemporary social issues and women’s and refugee rights.
Currently CEO of National Film and Sound Archives, Patrick McIntyre was Executive Director of Sydney Theatre Company and has been involved in the Australian performing arts for over 30 years. He has held positions in general management, marketing and business development with organisations including The Australian Ballet, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Film Festival and Sydney Dance Company. In 2021, Patrick was appointed as a Life Member of Live Performance Australia.
SIMON BURKE AO
Australian actor, Producer of Devil’s Playground television series and international Music Theatre star.
NOELINE BROWN OAM
Legendary actress and comedian and former Chair of ABF.
One of Australia’s most respected and admired artists with credits as an actor, award winning playwright and literary award winner and as a director for stage, film and television. Leah is a proud Goa-Gunggari-Waakka Wakka Murri Woman from QLD.
JOHN FROST AM
John Frost has been the most prolific and awarded theatre producer in Australia. Some of his best known Australian productions include The King and I (Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical on Broadway), The Producers, The Phantom of the Opera, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Wicked, Legally Blonde, Once, The Sound of Music, and recently Dream Lover — The Bobby Darin Musical, Julie Andrews’ production of My Fair Lady and The Book of Mormon. He was awarded the 2014 JC Williamson Award for his outstanding contribution to the Australian live entertainment and performing arts, an AM in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours and in 2016, an honorary doctorate from Griffith University.
Philip is an international multi award-winning actor for his work on Australian and London stages. His most recent stage work has been the ‘Follies’ and ‘Waiting For Godot’, in London and ‘Sweeney Todd’ in New York. Most recent television work has included ‘Fallout’ for the ABC, ‘Between Two Worlds’ for the Seven Network, ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ for Showtime. Films include ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ and ‘Truth'. Awards include Green Room, Olivier, Sydney Theatre and Mo Awards.