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Kate Usher

Metro Arts, Associate Producer QLD, Australia www.metroarts.com.au

Kate Usher is a Brisbane based Producer and Event Manager. Kate Graduated from the Queensland University of Technology in 2008 with a Bachelor of Creative Industries (Dance), a Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration in 2009 and a Masters in Creative Production and Arts Management in 2011, where her thesis ‘The Business of Dance: Identifying the Skills and Knowledge for becoming a Self Producer’ was awarded the grade of High Distinction. Before joining the Metro Arts family, Kate’s most recent position was with the Queensland Performing Arts Centre in the Arts Programming team, where she worked across numerous projects such as: in-theatre performance, commercial projects, large scale events and bespoke festivals. Kate has also worked with Woodford Folk Festival, La Boite Theatre Company, Brisbane City Council and Artslink in addition to working with and producing some of Brisbane’s fantastic Independent Artists. In mid-2015 Kate co-founded Supercell: Festival of Contemporary Dance Brisbane with Glyn Roberts, which will debut its inaugural season in February 2017.