About the National Folk Festival
The National Folk Festival celebrates folk culture in all its diverse forms from high-end entertainment to the expression of folk-life through grassroots and participatory activities. Its multi-disciplinary program offers music, dance, spoken word, street theatre, and a range of family and children focussed activities.The National Folk Festival is Australia’s home and heart of folk and prospers with the enthusiastic support and contribution of volunteers, performers and the wider folk community.
About the role
The Artistic Director (AD), in consultation with the Managing Director (MD) is responsible for developing an artistic vision for the Festival. The AD is also responsible for developing and overseeing a Festival program that embraces innovation while maintaining the Festival’s core values.The AD undertakes the selection, engagement and booking of the artists for the Festival.The AD has a key role in the Festival Team. While members of the Team have their own discrete duties, the Team works collegially to plan and deliver the Festival with the invaluable assistance of other Festival personnel, contractors and volunteers. Read more…