CPAC STAFF

Craig Donarski - Director

The Director is responsible for the development and implementation of policies and programs to build and promote all levels of the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. The role's purpose is to develop and implement sustainable entrepreneurial strategies that strengthen the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre's position.

Nikita Karvounis - Assistant Director

The Assistant Director is responsible for the operational and administrative management of the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre’s infrastructure, strategic planning, business development and audience engagement. The role's purpose is to assist the Director in developing the future vision for CPAC in delivery of cultural plans and creative industry strategy.

Koby Hollingworth - Administration Co-ordinator

The Administration Coordinator manages all administration systems of the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.

Lisa Bowen - Administration Assistant

The Administration Assistant supports the Administration Coordinator in managing the administration systems of the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.

Jenny Cheeseman - Head of Curatorial

The Head of Curatorial leads Curatorial team and develops the visual arts exhibition program at Casula Powerhouse.  This includes the exhibition program and exhibition project management plans including: exhibition development, exhibition design, installation, timelines and scheduling.

The Curatorial Team conduct exhibition research and development and work with artists and community to develop exhibition themes, concepts and presentation ideas. The Curators also develop related text and publications and collaborate to develop associated public programs and performances.

Luke Letourneau - Curator

The Curator leads visual arts exhibition projects and develops project management plans including: exhibition design, installation, timelines and scheduling.

As part of the Curatorial Team, the curator conducts exhibition research and development and work with artists  to develop exhibition themes, concepts and presentation ideas. The Curators also develop related text and publications and collaborate to develop associated public programs and performances.

Ellen Hewitt - Curatorial Assistant and Exhibitions Administrator

The Curatorial Assistant and Exhibitions Administrator supports the Curatorial Team and artists by developing and implementing administration processes for the delivery of visual arts exhibitions. Assist with exhibition project management plans including: exhibition development, exhibition design, installation, timelines and scheduling.

Megan Hillyer - Registrar

The Registrar is responsible for the management and coordination of all temporary loans for Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre’s exhibition program. This role is also responsible for the management of the Centre’s permanent art collection.

Caitlin McCormack - Acting Assistant Registrar

The Assistant Registrar assists the Registrar with the management of the Liverpool City Council Permanent collection and the outgoing and incoming temporary loans for all programs at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.

Clare Cochrane - Public Arts Officer

The Public Arts Officer works across Liverpool LGA on all aspects of public art practice including managing the public art collection. The Public Arts Officer manages the strategic development and implementation of public art activities, programs and installations that promotes Liverpool as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community.

Clara McGuirk - Strategic Events Lead

The Strategic Events Lead manages the events team at CPAC and works closely with Liverpool City Council events team to bring major events, festivals and hirers to CPAC.

Nikki Akbar - Major Events Producer

Liverpool City Council's Major Events Producer is responsible for the coordination and delivery of key Major Events held across the local government area, and work in close collaboration with CPACs Festival & Events Producer to provide expert advice and support for large scale festivals and gatherings held at the centre.

Lillian Silk - Music, Theatre & Events Producer

The Music, Theatre and Events Producer programs our matinee season, theatre shows, touring shows, comedy shows and coordinates with outside performance groups to bring high-quality productions to Casula Powerhouse. They also mange CPAC Youth and a range of youth initiatives for CPAC.

Jim Koodrin - Acting Venue Hire and Events Officer

The Venue Hire and Events Officer manages bookings of external hirers and maintains the internal and external hires and event management booking system. They work in close conjunction with the Festivals and Events Producer, and Producer – Music, Theatre and Events in the coordination and delivery of bookings and productions for Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.

Long Chung - Events Approving Officer

The Events Approving Officer provides advice and guidance to external event organisers on Council regulation and the provides approvals required to host an event, film, or operate a food truck within the Liverpool local government area.

Kellie Hughes - Events Assistant Producer

Events Assistant Producers support the delivery of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centres’ events as well as Major Events across Council.

Ashlyn Narayan - Events Assistant Producer

Events Assistant Producers support the delivery of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centres’ events as well as Major Events across Council.

Boden Evans - Marketing Lead

The Marketing Lead manages the entire marketing and media requirements of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre including local and metropolitan advertising, online and direct mail strategies and communications for all programs.

Cara Lopez - Marketing and Communications Assistant

The Marketing and Communications Assistant supports the Marketing Lead with all of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre's marketing and media requirements, with a specific focus on digital engagement strategies and communications.

Cayn Rosmarin - Producer, Public Programs

The Producer, Public Programs is responsible for developing a range of innovative interpretive education and public programs and events that will cultivate the interests of new and existing audiences who visit the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. The role also develops, implements and evaluates community educational programs relating to the visual arts, crafts and performing arts. The Assistant Curator assists the curators in developing exhibitions, as well as curating the Kids Gallery.

Sanja Vukelja - Customer Relations and Visitor Experience Supervisor

The Customer Relations and Visitor Experience Supervisor provides a welcoming and efficient service to visitors and clients of the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre seeking ticketing, memberships and related services.

Simon Fry, Vesna Ristevski, Ance Frasca - Visitor Services Officer

Visitor Services Officers are the first point of contact with visitors, clients and other stakeholders visiting the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. Their role is to provide efficient and effective information and box office services in person or by telephone or email to all Casula Powerhouse visitors.

Leigh Perrett - Technical Producer

The Technical Manager is responsible for all technical support to presenters and clients to meet production requirements and to support a range live performances, theatre productions, events and exhibitions. The position is also responsible for the management, maintenance and security of all centre technical equipment including lighting, sound, audio visual and rigging.

Sean Falconer, Rochelle Briggenshaw - Assistant Technical Producer

The Assistant Technical Producers work closely with the Technical Producer to provide services and technical support to presenters and clients. These services include the management and maintenance of all theatrical and gallery technical equipment including lighting, sound and audio visual.

Federico Rekowski - Head Chef, Bellbird

The Head Chef is responsible for setting menus and creating dishes for Bellbird restaurant, as well as crafting specialised menus for various events, including films, live performances and exhibition openings.

Rosemary Becker - Bellbird Café Staff

The Café Staff are in charge of the running of the café and all catering requirements of the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Daniel Charet - Site Caretaker (internal)

The Cleaner and Caretaker is responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of internal facilities and spaces at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, from the offices, galleries, theatre and public toilets.

Lauren Booth - Gardener and Caretaker

The Gardener and Caretaker is responsible for the maintenance of the surrounding grounds at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, garden design and construction, and monitoring of the external building.

Info

To contact a staff member,
phone (02) 8711 7123
or send an email to reception