Elise Sterback

Elise Sterback is a recently confirmed PhD candidate with the Centre for Art and Social Transformation, supervised by Peter O’Connor. She returns to study after ten years working in Aotearoa’s creative sector as an arts advocate, strategist and theatre producer. Elise is the former Executive Director of Basement Theatre, a current trustee of Auckland’s regional arts development agency Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi, and a member of Creative New Zealand’s advocacy advisory group Te Rōpū Mana Toi. Her research interests include cultural policy, applied theatre, regenerative theory, systems thinking, as well as arts-based and decolonising methodologies.

Ethnic Group
New Zealand European
PhD or Doctorate
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