OUR BOARD

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Bel Macedone

Bel has over twenty years experience in the Circus Arts and has been working with Aerialize since 2004, in various roles as instructor, performer, director and project manager and is currently Secretary of the Board. Bel's background is as a Physical Theatre/Circus Performer and Youth Theatre Director with a Bachelor of Creative Arts & Masters of Teaching (Theatre). For over a decade, Bel directed the Aerialize Youth Performance Troupe, notably winning the 2015 Directors Award. Bel is a fierce advocate for Circus Arts and recently completed a three year position on the Circus Advisory Board for the Sydney Festival under the direction of Wesley Enoch. Bel currently teaches Theatre and Film at the Newtown High School of the Performing Arts Sydney and works as a Projects Manager with Nat Harris Entertainment

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Dino Dimitriadis

Dino Dimitriadis has worked extensively as a producer and curator of live performance, live art events, visual art and experimental practice. His broad skill-set encompasses planning and budgeting, financial control, curatorship, artist services and stakeholder management. He is an award-winning freelance theatre director, creative producer and dramaturg and is committed to the development of new work, and to creating new pathways for fearless contemporary performance makers. He is currently the Artistic Director of Apocalypse Theatre.

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Sarah Rawlings

Sarah Rawlings is the founder and director of Secret Estate, a cultural placemaking consultancy based in Sydney. Sarah is passionate about the role of creative industries and cultural producers have in engaging audiences, connecting communities and transforming urban spaces. Sarah has over twenty years domestic and international experience in the arts and cultural sectors. Formerly an Arts and Culture Manager for Barangaroo Delivery Authority and the City of Canada Bay Council, she has been responsible for the strategic planning, policy and management of cultural programs and services, public art and integrated design, cultural facilities and heritage assets. Sarah has advised a diverse range of not-for-profit community and cultural organisations on the development and implementation of strategic and sustainable business planning. She has provided consultancy and curatorial services for private, corporate and government clients and delivered over 60 public artworks, cultural programs and exhibitions.