Meet ISPA's 2017 Australia Fellowship Program participant Fiona MacDonald!
General Manager/Executive Producer, Imaginary Theatre
Fiona is a Brisbane-based Arts Manager who specialises in producing contemporary arts experiences for and with children, families and communities.
She has worked in a variety of roles within the performing arts ranging from stage management to marketing. As a Producer Fi has worked for Brisbane Festival, Queensland Music Festival, the State Library of Queensland, Brisbane City Council, Human Ventures and Queensland Performing Arts Centre.
Fi has also collaborated on projects with Contact Inc and Motherboard Productions featuring diverse communities as participants and audiences. Fi channels her experience into Imaginary Theatre, a small arts organisation that she co-founded in 2006 to meet the unmet demand for contemporary arts experiences for children in her home state of Queensland. Fiona is Executive Producer and General Manager of Imaginary Theatre where she finds much inspiration from children and young people.
Fi is also a Director of Young People and the Arts Australia and has lectured at Queensland University of Technology. She has also worked extensively in South Korea as a facilitator, and producing touring works and collaborations.