Melbourne Fringe seeks new CEO
9 May 2012
After five years as CEO, Esther Anatolitis will leave Melbourne Fringe at the end of July to take up a new position as Director of Regional Arts Victoria.
Media release: Melbourne Fringe Farewell CEO Esther Anatolitis .pdf
Melbourne Fringe is the leading organisation for the independent arts in Victoria. Through its annual open-access festival and year-round workshops and forums, it facilitates the presentation of independent, contemporary work across all artforms, and offers artists and producers unique opportunities to gain diverse professional skills and present new work.
In 2011 Melbourne Fringe worked with over 5,000 artists in more than 150 spaces across Victoria, with 250,000 people attending a Melbourne Fringe event or show. Melbourne Fringe is pivotal to the success and the sustainability of the independent arts community who make Victoria the state of the arts.
Working closely with Arts Access Victoria, Melbourne Fringe is committed to improving access for all artists, art makers and audience members with disability, evident in its leadership, programing and services.
Arts Access Victoria congratulates Esther Anatolitis on her new role as Director Regional Arts Victoria and looks forward to continuing its partnership with Melbourne Fringe into the future.
The 2012 Melbourne Fringe Festival opens on Wednesday, 26 September and runs until Sunday, 14 October
Melbourne Fringe will commence the CEO recruitment process shortly. Full details will appear on the Melbourne Fringe website www.melbournefringe.com.au
Katrina Hall 0421 153 046