Richard Watts

Richard Watts is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM, and serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's volunteer Committee of Management. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Living Legend in 2017. In 2020 he was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize. Most recently, Richard was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Green Room Awards Association in June 2021. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts

Richard's Latest Articles

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Vale Annie Greig

The dance community is in mourning following the death of Tasdance’s longest serving Artistic Director last week.

Career Advice

People first after lockdown, psychologist urges

Greta Bradman provides practical advice about better mental health in our latest Recovery Roadmap Webinar video.

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On the move: Latest sector appointments

New Chairs at national institutions, Executive Director joins Slingsby, WASO’s new Assistant Conductor, and more.

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Vale Chrissy Sharp

One of Australia’s most respected arts administrators, Sharp died on Tuesday aged 70.

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On the move: Latest sector appointments

Founding conductor of Adelaide Chamber Singers steps down, Artistic Associate leaves Arena, and more.

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Final curtain falls on Supercell Dance Festival

The Queensland-based festival is calling it a day after surviving on project grants for seven years.

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$7 million for SA arts and live music

The latest funding will help the creative industries prepare for South Australia's reopening.

Features

Exit interview: Sean Pardy, Brown’s Mart Theatre

In his time at Brown's Mart, Pardy has witnessed the NT arts ecology strengthen and expand.

News

On the move: Latest sector appointments

Music in the Regions appoints inaugural Executive Director, theatre director joins Creative Victoria, Adelaide Fringe extends Director’s contract, and more.

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First Nations CEO joins Artback NT

ArtsHub speaks with Shay Vigona-Goudge, the new CEO of the Territory’s visual and performing arts development and touring agency.

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