Our team

Chief Executive Officer, James Gough

Artistic Director, Kate Fell

  • Kate is a passionate, professional and highly experienced arts leader with over 20 years working in the arts as a Creative Director, Program Director, Executive Producer and CEO for festivals, venues, and arts companies. Based in Brisbane, and soon to be Darwin, Kate comes to Darwin Festival from her position as Program Director at Brisbane Festival. Prior to this, she was an Executive Producer at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and Creative Director for Festival 2018 at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after spending seven years at Circa.

Head of Programming, Emma Corrick

Producer Music, Gaia Osborne

Finance & HR Manager, Renee Allchurch

Business Administrator, Cate Ganley

Development Manager, Kay Crozier

Head of Marketing & Communications, Hilly Alcock

Communications & Engagement Manager, Miriam Scapin

Head of Production, Mathew McHugh

Our Board

Christine Osborne, Chair

Ian Kew OAM

Lauren Ganley

Matthew Moss

Peter Savoff

Cathryn Tilmouth

Patron and Ambassador


His Honour Professor the Honourable Hugh Heggie PSM

Administrator of the Northern Territory


Hon Natasha Fyles MLA

Chief Minister of the Northern Territory

Our Partners

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