Suzan has worked as a performer, producer, and manager in the performing arts industry for 30 years.
With a background as a professional dancer and choreographer, Suzan has toured the state extensively and is passionate about providing communities, regardless of their location, with access to high-quality and inspirational arts experiences.
Previously, Suzan was Queensland’s Blue Heeler (national performing arts tour coordinator) and developed and delivered state and national tours for Queensland companies and independent artists. In this role, Suzan was a key advocate for performing arts touring and heavily involved in extending and refining touring networks and coordination mechanisms.
Suzan has served on numerous boards including a five-year term as a member of the Australia Council for the Arts Dance Board, and for almost two decades as a committee member of Cecchetti Ballet Australia - Queensland Branch. Suzan was Chair of Ausdance Qld from 2015-2017 and was an Ausdance Qld Management Committee member for almost ten years.
Suzan is currently the Executive Officer of Stage Queensland, the peak body for professional performing arts centres in Queensland.
See Suzan at Rethinking Our Cultural Venues