Hannah is a creative producer and arts administrator originally from Sydney but now residing in Melbourne, with a passion for supporting young and emerging artists to push boundaries in content and form. Hannah loves collaborative programming, outdoor adventures, and cats.
Hannah holds a Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) which informs her practice; and has extensive experience working in the youth and community arts sectors through Ashfield Youth Theatre (founding member, 2001-2004), Milk Crate Theatre (associate artist, 2014-2015) and with Shopfront Arts Co-op (2011-2018). For Shopfront Arts Co-op, Hannah produced workshops, productions, and tours as Membership and Marketing Co-ordinator (2012-2013), Workshops Co-ordinator (2014-2016), and Director of Young and Emerging Artist Programs (2017-2018).
Hannah is General Manager for Crack Theatre Festival (2016-present) - an annual festival for young and emerging artists that forms an integral part of This is Not Art - and was also previously Co-Artistic Director (2014-2015).
Hannah is also working as Creative Producer for the inaugural Arts Front Under 30 Symposium, to be held in Newcastle, NSW in September.
New to Melbourne’s West, Hannah is keen to forge new connections and get involved in her local community.
Contact: hannahsstrout @ gmail.com