CEO Sarah Hunt is passionate about supporting young people and emerging artists in the performing arts.

Her career began in London where she worked for 25 years before relocating to join the vibrant arts scene in Melbourne. Before moving to Australia, Sarah was Director of Marketing & Communications at the National Theatre of Great Britain and prior to that, Sarah held the positions of Head of Marketing, Development and Press at UK’s oldest working theatre – Bristol Old Vic; Marketing Director at the Donmar Warehouse (for Artistic Director Sam Mendes), Marketing Manager at the Tricycle Theatre, Marketing and Press Assistant for English Touring Opera and Ticketing Officer for the Orange Tree Theatre.

From 2013, Sarah served on Arts Centre Melbourne’s Executive Team, leading the Development, Marketing, Communications and Visitor Experience teams.

As a freelancer, Sarah’s clients included Bangarra Dance Theatre, StoreyBoard Entertainment, Opera Australia and GFO, Adelaide Festival Centre, Cranlana Ethics Centre, and Art House Melbourne. 

Sarah serves on the Board of Flinders Quartet for Chair Julian Burnside QC, and until May 2023 was Chair of the Board of Polyglot Theatre.

Sarah lives in Elwood with her teenage daughter.