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Meet ISPA's 2015 Regional (Australian) Fellowship Program participant Theresa Famularo! 

Theresa Famularo


Founder and Director, Cre8ion

Theresa Famularo (Sydney, Australia) is the Founder and Director of Cre8ion, a producing company specializing in a wide range of theatrical entertainment and events.

Theresa has extensive experience both nationally and internationally beginning her career some twenty years ago in stage and production management moving into art direction and tour management. In the last six years Theresa has focused her talent and skill base in the field of producing, strategic planning and development of new events internationally.

Theresa has spoken at The Phillips Collection in Washington DC, Art Place America & Aspen Institute in Aspen, Tisch School of Arts NYU and is a regular guest lecturer at the Australian Center for Event Management at the University of Technology in Sydney. Theresa currently sits on the Australian Design Centre -­‐ Strategic Advisory Board.

Theresa, What are the three adjectives that describe you? 
Innovative, passionate, and adventurous!


What’s your favorite city in the world?
Theresa: There are so many cities to choose from and all for different reasons. New York for the fast pace and openness, Cairo for the sheer resilience of the people amongst the world’s most famous graveyard and Brisbane my relatively new home town where the creativity and ingenuity in the arts scene is refreshingly different from anywhere else in Australia.

Can you tell us the name of the life-changing performance that you either watched or participated in?

I thought about this for a quite some time and I don’t recall it being one performance but rather seeing many performances across the spectrum of the arts when I was growing up.

Certainly as an adult I have seen performances that still linger with me – Robert Le Page’s work Lip Synch, the work of James Thierrée and Compagnie du Hanneton,  A Disappearing Number by Théatre de Complicité, Phillip Glass & Patty Smith performing Allen Ginsberg Poetry, The Women of Troy & Tell Tale Heart directed by Barry Kosky, Roger Waters - The Wall Live Concert, the story telling of Sheela Langeberg, Nilaja Sun, the list could go on really. And it should go on.

I always attend a performance with the hope that I will be transported and certainly with the work I produce, this is the experience I’d like for our audiences.

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