Kerry O’Sullivan

As the former Executive Director of The Blue Room Theatre, Kerry O’Sullivan coordinated the evolution of a strong sustainable arts organisation, starting out as an Artist at the theatre in 2006.  She has a strong background in the independent theatre and comedy scene in Perth, and experience as an independent producer, writer, director, performer and stage manager. As a performer, Kerry was a senior artist of The Big Hoo-Haa, an improvisational comedy group that has been running weekly shows in Perth for over 14 years. She is also the co-creator of Barefaced Stories, an original storytelling night, bringing over international workshop tutors from the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York and Los Angeles, America. Kerry has been an Australia Council peer for the Art Start Grants, was chosen for the prestigious Emerging Leaders Development Programme through Australia Council and has been a judging panellist for The Perth International Comedy Festival, the Dublin Fringe and was invited to the New York International Fringe Festival as the Australian Coordinator in 2011.