Catherine Jones is the Director of the APAM Office. Prior to taking up the role at APAM Catherine was the General Manager of Arts House, Melbourne’s centre for contemporary and experimental performance for three years. Before joining the City of Melbourne Catherine held Executive positions in some of Melbourne’s leading contemporary performance companies including Chunky Move, Malthouse Theatre and Arena Theatre Company.
She has worked extensively in producing companies and festival contexts, nationally and internationally, with roles at Queensland Theatre Company, Traverse Theatre, Melbourne Festival, Out of the Box Festival and the Queensland Biennial Festival of Music. Catherine is a Board member of Theatre Network Australia and has previously held Board positions with Arena Theatre Company and KAGE. She was a recipient of the inaugural ISPA – Australia Council Fellowships (2014 – 2017), an Asialink Arts Management Resident (Delhi – 2006) and a member of the Artistic Directorate of HotHouse Theatre (2005-2008).