Staff + Board

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Midsumma Staff and Volunteers

Midsumma is powered by a small team of hard working community-and-arts engaged professional producers, managers, festival staff and work-placements.

Midsumma Festival is also assisted by over 180 volunteers across the year, including one year-round volunteer.

See Midsumma Insider for 'behind the scenes' information about the festival, along with some special profiles on the Midsumma team members.

Chief Executive:
Karen Bryant (

Programming Manager:
Daniel Santangeli (

Production Manager:
Gavin Faull (

Marketing Manager:
Tania Owen (

Ticketing Manager:
Alexina (Ali) Coad (

Festival Administrator:
Irene Swensen (

Volunteers Coordinator & Visual Arts Coordinator:
Ara Dolatian (

Communications & Website:
Alan Drummond (

Social Media / Events Volunteer:
Daniel Chia (

Administrative & IT Assistant:
Cameron Hull (

Summer Work Placement:
Hannah Hatzipetrou (

Summer Work Placement:
Peter Mihalev (

Risk & Emergency Management Consultants:
Bill Coleby & Bianca Eden

Lager Sisters Bar Management:
Suzanna Zivanovic

Indigenous Engagement Coordinator:
Mark Nannup