Morwenna Collett is an experienced leader, project manager, lecturer and consultant. She is currently on secondment as interim CEO of Accessible Arts, the peak arts and disability service organisation across NSW which provides leadership through information, advocacy and the facilitation of excellence in arts practice. Morwenna’s substantive position is as manager, Project Controls and Risk and Disability Champion at the Australia Council for the Arts, where she developed their Disability Action Plan and designed a dedicated funding program to support artists with disability.
As an independent consultant, together with Tandi Williams, she has conducted a major impact evaluation for Unlimited, a UK commissions programme for disabled artists. Morwenna is also a lecturer in the Music Faculty at the University of Sydney and sits on the Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group, the City of Sydney’s Inclusion (Disability) Advisory Committee and the Australasian Chamber Orchestra’s Disability Advisory Committee. Morwenna has Honours and Masters degrees in Music (flute performance and research) from the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University and was the recipient of the University Medal.
How do theatre makers, performers, visual artists and dancers with disability get taken seriously as artists?How does their work go beyond participatory...