Kultour is a national organisation committed to advancing cultural diversity in the arts in Australia.
Kultour is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its art funding and advisory body.
|MELBOURNE – Bernadette Fitzgerald|
Bernadette Fitzgerald has a background in theatre, contemporary dance, education and administration, and has worked both as a performer in and administrator of community-based art projects.
She has been a key member of Footscray Community Arts Centre's team of producers for the past sixteen years, during which she has been responsible for the support and development of hundreds of artists, companies and projects committed to increasing the representation of cultural diversity within the Australian artistic community. Ranging from initiatives such as The Emerging Cultural Leaders Program, the FCAC Indigenous Learning Program to the alfresco children's Oodles of Noodles events – her multidisciplinary expertise and commitment to social equity has supported the growth of the vibrant intercultural arts practices that exist in Melbourne's West.
She been responsible for expanding the current Workshops Program funded by Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE) and developing new workshop programming. During her time at Footscray Community Arts Centre, she has also developed and managed numerous cross-artform and community-based art projects.
Bernadette holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Performing Arts, Community Theatre and Contemporary Dance, a Graduate Diploma in Arts and Entertainment Management and is currently studying for her Master of Arts and Entertainment Management at Deakin University.