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Meet the Artistic Director

Felix joined Darwin Festival as Head of Programming in April 2016 before stepping into the role of Acting Artistic Director for the 2017 season. Felix was appointed Artistic Director in August 2017 and will oversee the development of the 2018-2020 Darwin Festivals programs. A dynamic producer, programmer and festival manager, Felix has worked for arts festivals across Australia and New Zealand, the UK and the USA.

Felix joined Darwin Festival after four successful years as Festival Producer of Melbourne Fringe Festival. Along with festival management experience, Felix brings a wealth of knowledge from a decade of artistic practice as a director, actor and writer, and as former creative director of an award-winning independent theatre company. 

Originally from New Zealand, Felix is loving the Territory life, particularly the people and the colours – he rarely misses the south, though it is a bit hot in the build-up…

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