Bron Batten is a multi award-winning performer, theatre-maker and producer who creates contemporary performance in collaboration with non-artists and audience members.
Her work has toured throughout Australia, New Zealand, the USA, France, the UK, Germany, the Czech Republic, Lithuania and Romania and has been presented at The Soho Theatre London, Komedia Brighton UK, The Prague Quadrennial, Performing Arts Festival Berlin, Darwin Festival, Brisbane Festival, Dark MOFO and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Past works include Waterloo (2019); Onstage Dating (2016); The Hole (2015- 2019) Use Your Illusion (2014); The Dad Show (2014- 2016); Sweet Child of Mine (2011) and The Last Tuesday Society (2008- 2015).
She has received Australia Council support and fellowships from the Ian Potter Foundation to undertake professional development in Zurich, New York, Chicago, Avignon, Glasgow and Hong Kong and in 2015 Bron was an artist in residence at the prestigious Cite des Arts Internationale in Paris.
What is the role of artists in changing our systems? This is a series for artists and arts workers to explore big ideas, how they relate to conditions in our sector, with provocations and opportunities to start imagining what change might look like.