GETTING THE JOB DONE
This is an important article. ABC NEWS: Australian show business has a problem: Where are all the women at the top?
So far this year shows at KXT2018 have been directed by: Erin Taylor, Kim Hardwick, Suzanne Millar, Claudia Barrie, Hannah Goodwin, Sarah Hadley Kerith Manderson-Galvin, Eve Beck. Still to come: Lucy Clements; Jessica Arthur; Carissa Licciardello
KXT2016 in our first year, we co-curated the Invisible Circus, a month-long celebration of the work of women. Featuring a mainstage program of work directed by Priscilla Jackman, Kate Gaul, and Cathy Hunt, with added sideshows from Suzanne Millar (the development of The Laden Table, Jatinga and Freefalling) + art exhibitions, music events, and panel discussions.
...This production is a bright shining example of women who have been, and continue to, work in theatre and can create in a non-tokenistic way." ~ Fiona Hallenan-Barker
In 2017 Siren’s Good With Maps went on to Edinburgh Fringe Festival; and Kate Gaul was nominated for Best Director at the Sydney Theatre Awards
At KXT we are committed to showcasing diversity, creating gender equity and providing opportunity and support for new work, new artists and new companies. We curate programs that are inclusive, and work to keep KXT affordable and accessible. By providing a well-resourced, supported, and subsidised venue bAKEHOUSE aims to invest in the ecology of the arts, assisting companies towards sustainability.