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Frances Butler

Executive Producer


Frances (she/they) is co-founder and co-leader of the Lutruwita Art Orchestra. Born in Aotearoa/New Zealand-born non-binary, autistic arts manager of Irish descent, they have 30+ years’ experience in non-profit and government arts sectors – in management and production roles in NSW, Victoria, and in Lutruwita/Tasmania (since 2006). As an independent producer and writer, they specialise in interdisciplinary collaborations including A Tasmanian Requiem (2018) and Floating Scores. Frances’ work encompasses varied roles with the Performance Space, 5th Australian Sculpture Triennial, Australia Council, Arts Law Centre, NAVA, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, City of Hobart, Cygnet Folk Festival, and Salamanca Arts Centre. They were the Artistic Director/CEO of Glenorchy Art & Sculpture Park (GASP) and Community Producer for the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.