On the move: latest sector appointments

A long-serving CEO resigns, a Chair is appointed, and an Acting AD takes a youth company's helm.

Western Australia’s pvi collective have announced the appointment of Jeremy Smith as the company’s new Chair.

Living and playing in Boorloo/Perth, Smith works as Performing Lines WA’s Senior Producer, having previously been Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts’ General Manager and Director Of Experimental Arts and Community Arts at the Australia Council for the Arts. Working closely with artists, organisations and communities to promote artistic bravery, self-determination, authentic representation and brokering opportunities, Smith has spent considerable time on initiatives and projects born out of regional and remote Australia, as well as developing and delivering key arts and disability programs.

Unlock Padlock Icon

Unlock this content?

Access this content and more

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