From: Wednesday August 15, 2018, 12:30 pm
To: Wednesday August 15, 2018, 2:00 pm
Virginia Lovett, Executive Director, Melbourne Theatre Company
Virginia Lovett took up the role of MTC ’s Executive Director in January 2013. Prior to this she was General Manager of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival where she delivered a funding increase of $5 million and in 2011 achieved record attendance levels. A highly experienced and well-respected arts manager, she successfully designed a range of strategic and audience development initiatives through her roles at Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Sydney Festival.
In addition, Virginia has extensive marketing and communications experience gained in a range of different organisations including Zoos Victoria, Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and Sydney Theatre Company. She worked as a media advisor for state ministers in Victoria and New South Wales.
In 2006 she was awarded a Churchill Fellowship. Virginia was previously the Deputy Chair of Force Majeure. Currently, she is Chair of Arena Theatre Company, a member of the Executive Council of Live Performance Australia, a member of the ABC Arts Reference Panel and Board Member of Committee for Melbourne.
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