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Staff

Leadership team

WhoPosition
Dr Rick ChewInterim Director, Arts Academy and GCAD
Dr Beth Edmondson Head – School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr Jeremy Smith Deputy Head – School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Program leaders

WhoPosition
Dr Angela Campbell Program Leader – Bachelor of Applied Creative Arts
Dr Rick Chew Program Leader (Acting) – Bachelor of Musical Theatre
Dr Kim Durban Program Leader – Bachelor of Acting for Stage and Screen
Dr Annette Chappell Program Leader – Bachelor of Visual Arts 
Peter PilvenProgram Leader – Graduate Diploma in Ceramics
Chrissie Smith Program Leader – Bachelor of Communication Design
Dr Carole Wilson Coordinator Honours and Research Degrees

Professional staff

WhoPosition
Shan McPhee Technical Officer, Performing Arts
Bronwyn Blaiklock Community Engagement Officer
Claire Blake Creative Arts Technical Officer, Ballarat
Josephine De Vries Faculty Services Administration Officer
Shelley Hinton Curator, Post Office Gallery
Michelle Irvine Program Support Officer, Ballarat
Neale Stratford Technical Officer, Gippsland

Academic, teaching and research staff

Performing arts: Acting, music theatre, applied creative arts

WhoPosition
Dr Angela Campbell Senior Lecturer, Performing Arts
Dr Rick ChewSenior Lecturer, Program Leader – Bachelor of Music Theatre
Teresa Colantuono Lecturer, Dance and Movement
Dr Kim Durban Associate Professor, Program Leader – Bachelor of Acting for Stage and Screen
Julianne Eveleigh Lecturer, Voice and Alexander Technique
Tom Gutteridge Sessional Director
Dr Ross Hall Lecturer, Acting
Rex Hardware Teacher, Live Production and Technical Services
Dr Dean Merlino Lecturer, Applied Creative Arts
Rainer Pollard Sessional Musical Director

Visual arts and communication design

WhoPosition
Phil Berry Sessional Lecturer, Visual Arts, Ballarat
Roberta Crisci-Richardson Sessional Lecturer, Visual Arts and Communication Design, Ballarat
Debbie Hill Sessional Lecturer, Visual Arts, Ballarat
Chloe Benson Lecturer, Visual Arts, Gippsland
Dr Jill Orr Lecturer, Visual Arts Ballarat
Jimmy Pasakos Lecturer, Visual Arts, Ballarat
Peter Pilven Lecturer, Program Coordinator – Graduate Diploma in Ceramics, Ballarat
Jenny Peterson Sessional Lecturer, Visual Arts, Ballarat
Dr Carole Wilson Senior Lecturer, Coordinator Honours and Research Degrees, Ballarat

Communication design

WhoPosition
Jason Grace Sessional Lecturer, Communication Design
Paul Mah Teacher, Graphic Design
Ben Mangan Lecturer, Communication Design
Kim Percy Sessional Lecturer, Communication Design
Chrissie Smith Lecturer, Communication Design
Morgan Williams Sessional Lecturer, Communication Design
Peter Gaulke Lecturer, Visual Art (Digital Art), Mentor Art Theory, Technician Communication Design

Creative writing

WhoPosition
Dr Annette Chappell Senior Lecturer, Creative Writing, Ballarat; Program Leader - Bachelor of Visual Arts
Dr Threasa Meads Lecturer, Creative Writing, Gippsland
Nathan Curnow Sessional Lecturer, Creative Writing, Ballarat