Rhoda Roberts Keynote
Filmed at the Australian Theatre Forum
Seymour Centre, Sydney, 23 January 2015
Rhoda Roberts is a significant force on the Australian arts scene. At the 2015 Australian Theatre Forum in Sydney, she offered up some insights and observations from her stellar career as an actor, radio host, producer and creative director. Rhoda has written, produced and directed some of Australia’s most important public productions including the Festival of the Dreaming in the lead up to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Rhoda has written, produced and directed some of Australia’s most important public productions including the Festival of the Dreaming in the lead up to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Rhoda is Producer for Vibe Australia, Creative Director of Sydney New Year’s Eve and Festival Director, Garma Festival, produced by the Yothu Yindi Foundation. She was a co-founding member of Australia’s first national Aboriginal theatre company, the Aboriginal National Theatre Trust (ANTT). Well known as a journalist and presenter for SBS television’s current affairs program Vox Populi, Rhoda has also worked for Network Ten and ABC Radio as a producer and journalist.
Rhoda is a member of the Bundjalung nation, Widjabul clan of Northern NSW and South East QLD and a sought-after speaker.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that photographs displayed as part of this keynote address contain images of people who have died.