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28 April 2020

EMILY DASH JOINS ACCESSIBLE ARTS BOARD

Artist and disability arts advocate Emily Dash has joined the board of Accessible Arts as a director.

Ms Dash is an accomplished filmmaker and theatremaker as well as a dedicated industry advocate for arts practitioners and audiences with disability or who are Deaf.

Ms Dash has written, produced, directed and/or performed in many screen and stage productions in Sydney and has worked with the ABC and Sydney Opera House. Ms Dash has participated in several Accessible Arts professional development programs and is a member of Accessible Arts’ Advisory Panel.

As an Accessible Arts board director, Ms Dash joins a distinguished group of arts and creative industry leaders from a range of professional backgrounds who are committed to equity and excellence for arts practitioners and audiences with disability.

Ms Dash: “I’m passionate about advancing the rights of and opportunities for artists and audiences with disability. Accessible Arts is a wonderful organisation that works hard to make arts and culture more accessible for people with disability or who are Deaf. I’m looking forward to working with the Accessible Arts team and my fellow board members to help bring about the change we want to make across arts and culture in NSW.”

Accessible Arts Chairperson Emeritus Professor Sharman Pretty: “We’re delighted to welcome Emily to the Accessible Arts board. Emily is an exceptional candidate with impressive skills, talents and networks as both an artist and advocate. We look forward to her acumen and insights shaping the direction of Accessible Arts into the future.”

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Contact: Michael Badorrek | Marketing Manager | +61 0431 594 007 | marketing@aarts.net.au