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Fiona de Garis

Performing Lines WA, Producer WA, Australia www.performinglineswa.org.au

“Fiona has built the Performing Lines WA program since its inception in 2008. With a small team, she nurtures the development of independent West Australian artists making transformative contemporary performance and, seeks suitable contexts to develop, produce and tour their work. Between 2008 – 2015 she oversaw the delivery of the Managing and Producing Services (MAPS) initiative in West Australia supporting selected artists to create new work over a sustained period.

Previously Fiona enjoyed 15 years freelancing as an event, company, production and stage manager. A career highlight was her extensive international touring with live art installation event The Urban Dream Capsule directed by Neil Thomas. In 2007-2008 Fiona was Associate Producer for the 20th UNIMA Congress & World Puppetry Festival in Perth. She is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts and a member of the CircuitWest executive committee.”