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."

Ian Scobie AM