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Adelaide Cabaret Festival Team

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Thank you to the 2024 Adelaide Cabaret Festival team, including all Adelaide Festival Centre staff, whose hard work made the festival possible.


Adelaide Cabaret Festival Artistic Director

  • Virginia Gay


Executive Producer

  • Alex Sinclair


Programming

  • Tyrone White - Senior Producer
  • Joel Allan - Producer
  • Jenny Ainsworth - Assistant Producer
  • Livia Abreu - Programming Coordinator
  • Ali Jones - Festival Design
  • Kathryn Sproul - Special Events Design
  • Renee Gibson - Education Officer


Marketing & Customer Experience

  • Meral Nieman - Marketing Executive
  • Samantha Highcock - Marketing Coordinator
  • Stephanie Rossetto - Senior Publicity Coordinator
  • Emma Piscioneri - Digital Marketing Coordinator
  • Gloria-Qing Deng - Digital Content Officer
  • Joshua Osis - Graphic Designer
  • Simon Rogers - Visual Content Officer
  • Cathy Barrett - Retail & Tours Executive
  • Peter Maddock - Senior Ticketing Executive
  • Heather McGinn - Ticketing Coordinator
  • Jessica Marsh - Ticketing Coordinator
  • Natalie Schwarz-Hancock - Patron Services Coordinator
  • Tiana Sgarbossa - Hospitality Executive
  • Katherine MacDonald - Senior Event Sales Executive
  • Alex Scott - Hospitality Coordinator
  • Marissa Vorrasi - Hospitality Coordinator
  • Liam Goodwin - Event Sales Coordinator
  • Ryan Willard - Head Chef


Production

  • Françoise Piron - Production Coordinator
  • Michael Roberts - Production Coordinator
  • Robert O’Mahony - Head of Staging
  • Jane Rossetto - Head of Sound
  • Martin Howard - Head of Lighting


Adelaide Cabaret Festival Advocates

  • Jane Doyle OAM
  • Sam Harvey
  • Paul Kitching
  • Grant & Helen Burge


Adelaide Cabaret Festival Founder

  • Frank Ford AM


Brochure Cover / TV Commercial Talent

  • Zenya Carmellotti
  • Seann Miley Moore
  • Winchester Angel

Adelaide Festival Centre Trustees 

  • The Hon. Karlene Maywald (Chair)
  • Michael Abbott AO KC
  • Katherine Tamiko Arguile
  • Alexandrea Cannon OAM
  • Bruce Carter AO
  • Penny Griggs
  • Councillor Phillip Martin

Adelaide Festival Centre Management

  • Douglas Gautier AM - CEO & Artistic Director
  • Steven Woolhouse - Chief Operating & Financial Officer
  • Christie Anthoney - Head of Public Affairs
  • Renato Capoccia - Head of Marketing
  • Nathan Luscombe - Head of Production & Technical
  • Heather Poole - Head of Customer Experience
  • Alex Sinclair - Head of Programming – Commercial
  • Susannah Sweeney - Head of Programming – Public Purpose
  • Abbie Taylor - Director of Philanthropy
  • Natalie Adam - Manager, Ticketing
  • Francesca Belperio - Manager Publicity & Content Creation
  • Bernadette Brennan - Manager, WHS & Risk
  • David Cations - Manager, ICT & Cybersecurity
  • Mark Cullen - Manager, Facilities Services
  • Janine Eckert - Manager, Corporate Partnerships
  • Claire George - Manager, Human Resources
  • Julia George - Manager, Digital & Social
  • Kate Hagan - Manager, Patron Services
  • Jeff Owens - Manager, Hospitality
  • Olivia Power - Manager, Philanthropy
  • Abhishek Shaw - Manager, Finance & Business Improvement
  • Angela Willington - Manager, Legal & Contract Management

Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation Board 

  • Miranda Starke (Chair)
  • Cain Cooke (Deputy Chair)
  • Ray Dahdah
  • Georgina Duckworth
  • Sheryn Foord
  • Jasmin Shahin
  • Evelyn Yap OAM
  • Lauren Zwanns
  • Legh Davis (Patron)
  • Joan Hardy OAM (Patron)

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