Daniel Potter

Executive Director & CEO Shopfront Theatre

Daniel has been making theatre, non-stop, since he was 15 years old.  His professional career started in lighting design and quickly transitioned into logistics and management, working as a freelance Event and Production Manager for several years.  This culminated in his first business venture, leading a team of young creative and event professionals, to manage events for clients in the Sydney and Wollongong region in late 2007. 

Daniel accepted a role with Merrigong Theatre Company as Production Coordinator and in 2008 took on the role of Production Services Manager.  Working as part of the executive team that later won a Drovers Award for Excellence as a Theatre Presenter.

Daniel was picked up by Belvoir in 2011 and commenced in 2012 as Venue and Production Manager, shortly after accepting the role of Belvoir’s Head of Production. In this capacity Daniel has worked extensively with some of Australia’s most renowned theatre makers and administrators, leading production and creative teams to countless opening nights.

Daniel holds a Bachelor degree in Arts and Entertainment Management (Distinction) with Deakin University, with a strong belief that arts has the ability to transform.  

Daniel is passionate about arts and the empowerment that it provides and adults and young people alike.

Speaker’s event

Creatives Get Mutual Summit: Practical Tools For Building Collaborative Enterprise

Creatives Get Mutual Summit Conference
City and Surrounds
06 Jun, 09:00 am - 05:00 pm