Louise comes to the Board with extensive experience as an Artistic Director of professional theatre, dramaturg and educator. Louise has operated as the Artistic Director of theatre companies in Victoria, NSW and Tasmania as well as directing in the education program at Melbourne Theatre Company. Much of her work in theatre in Australia has involved working with Australian playwrights on developing commissions. Louise is a graduate of NIDA’s Playwrights Studio. Louise is currently teaching English at Ballarat Grammar and plans to return to her PhD studies at Melbourne University in the near future.