NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

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Luke Cowling
2023 MFA Cultural Leadership Luke Cowling

About Luke

Luke Cowling is is a producer, director, curator and educator.

A graduate of WAAPA (Stage Management) and NIDA (Directing) he has worked across the national performing arts industry for twenty years in a range of roles including as Associate Producer at Belvoir, Artistic Director/CEO and Producer at Critical Stages, Associate Artistic Director at Rock Surfers Theatre Company, Producer at Playwriting Australia and Production Manager at both Australian Theatre for Young People and Black Swan Theatre Company.

He has directed, designed and produced his own independent work and is currently Head of Stage Management at WAAPA.

Pronouns: he/him