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STC appoints interim Artistic Director

Right: Kip Williams. Photo by Robin Hearfield

Kip Williams is to be Sydney Theatre Company’s Interim Artistic Director, Ian Narev, Sydney Theatre Company Chairman, announced today. Williams, a Resident Director at STC since 2013, begins his new role immediately and will continue until a new Artistic Director is appointed later this year.

"We have begun the recruitment process for a new Artistic Director and Kip will provide strong artistic leadership during this transitional period”, Mr Narev said. “Kip has an intimate knowledge of the company, excellent relationships with theatre makers and a great track record as a practising artist.”

Kip Williams said: “I’m delighted to be Interim Artistic Director of Sydney Theatre Company. The company is having a great year on stage and we are about to announce a fantastic season for 2017. It’s an honour to take up this role and I look forward to continuing to work alongside Patrick McIntyre and the great team at STC - and of course the talented community of theatre makers who work with us.”

Kip Williams completed a Master of Dramatic Art in Directing at NIDA, and a Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communication), University of Sydney.