Ian Scobie AM
Having worked for over twenty years in festival management, on major international and collaborative projects and in theatrical pre-production, Ian has a wealth of practical creative experience and contacts within the diversity of the arts industry.
As an event and theatre producer, he has developed a keen and reliable eye for those things that will work well in today’s complex market & travels the world regularly to keep in touch with the best of the world’s performing arts.
Consulting Producer: Olympic Arts Festivals Festival of the Dreaming (1996-97). Adelaide Festival: General Manager (1994-96), Administrator (1990-94) and Operations Manager (1986-90). Chair: Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals (1994-96). Board Member: Adelaide Festival Centre Trust 1995-96, Sydney Dance Company 1999-2003, Helpman Academy 2002-2006. Awarded Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres Feb 2003.
Ian was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List as a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for "significant service to the performing arts through the production, management and promotion of festivals, theatre and performance events."