Aaron is the Executive Director at Belvoir St Theatre after five years as Deputy Executive Director and Senior Producer. His previous roles include Executive Director of Co3 Contemporary Dance, General Manager at the Australian Theatre for Young People, Business and Operations Manager at Bangarra Dance Theatre where he was responsible for managing the touring and performance programming.
Aaron has extensive experience in the performing arts management and administration, as well as in community and cultural development; in particular, working with emerging practitioners, children and young people, and Indigenous artists. He has a keen interest in developing strategic partnerships, online engagement, lobbying and advocacy.
He has wide-ranging regional, national and international touring experience in both dance and theatre, including managing tours to Germany, Italy, China, the USA, Canada, Austria and Hungary. As an independent theatre producer, Aaron has produced work in Sydney and Perth.
Aaron is the Chair of Arts on Tour and has been a board member of Walsh Bay Arts & Commerce, Broken Limb Theatre Company, Black Swan’s BSX Theatre and the Blue Room Theatre. In 2001 he was awarded an ArtsWA Young People and the Arts Professional Development Fellowship.
He spent his early career working primarily in production management roles having worked with Barking Gecko Theatre Company, AWESOME Arts Festival, ANPC National Playwrights’ Conference, Deckchair Theatre, Rock Surfers Theatre Company, City of Perth New Year’s Eve Concert, and the Perth International Tattoo.
Aaron was born in Perth, Western Australia and is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
He spends his weekends cooking and playing cricket.