Every part of Australia is, always was and always will be, Aboriginal land. As a community gathering-place, a festival of arts, cultural exchange and celebration and as a site for the sharing of ideas and stories, Ten Days on the Island pays respect to the palawa – original owners and cultural custodians - of all the lands and waters across lutruwita/Tasmania upon which our Festival takes place.

Festival 2023, 3–19 March

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This incredible opportunity to join the Ten Days on the Island team as our Executive Producer is closing soon. Applications must be in by 10am, Monday the 29th of November. Visit our website for more information on the role and how to apply.  https://www.tendays.org.au/info/join-the-team/  #artsjobs #jobstasmania #tasmaniajobs #executiveproducer #tendaystas #festivalstasmania
Ten Days on the Island is seeking an experienced Executive Producer to join the team.  The Executive Producer works with the Artistic Director to collaborate with artists, arts companies, producers, presenters and venues to select, commission and curate a program of creative projects which align with the vision and objectives of the Festival.  Based in pataway/Burnie on the North West coast of lutruwita/Tasmania, this role is perfect for someone looking to combine their passion for the arts with enjoying an idyllic coastal lifestyle.  For more information on how to apply visit: https://www.tendays.org.au/info/join-the-team/  #artsjobs #tendaystas #jobstasmania #executiveproducer #artsfestivaljobs #tasmaniajobs #workintasmania #artsproduction #festivaljobs #creativejobs
TEN DAYS ON THE ISLAND ANNOUNCES NEW CEO – VERNON GUEST  Craig Perkins, Chair, has announced the appointment of Vernon Guest as the new CEO of Ten Days on the Island.  "Following an extensive international recruitment process, the Board of Ten Days on the Island is delighted that Vernon, who has acquitted himself so admirably over the past four years as Executive Producer, is ready to step into the role of CEO. His extensive experience with major Australian international arts festivals and his passion for and commitment to the arts in Tasmania are a fantastic asset for Ten Days. 
The Board has an exciting and challenging vision for the growth of Ten Days to position our biennial festival as one of Australia’s premier international arts festivals, a vision we know we can realise with Vernon at the helm.  Vernon is highly regarded by his colleagues nationally and has built strong and positive relationships within the arts across Tasmania. He also brings a great knowledge of and network with contemporary international arts practice."  Craig Perkins, Chair. Ten Days on the Island
We are very excited to welcome to the Ten Days on the Island Board, Guy Taylor.  Guy is a storyteller masquerading as a brand marketer.  He is one of CMO magazine’s inaugural ’50 Most Innovative Marketers’, the recipient of the AMI (Australian Marketing Institute) award for Cultural-Marketing effectiveness, and a former University Associate at the Australian Innovation Research Centre (AIRC) at the University of Tasmania. He’s been a writer in residence at Yaddo colony in New York and the Cité des Arts in Paris and is very fond of the quote: ‘Be yourself, ‘cause everyone else is taken.’  Guy has contributed to the success of a number of Tasmania’s most admired brands including James Boags Premium, Tourism Tasmania, Blundstone and Wine Tasmania.
We are very excited to welcome to the Ten Days on the Island Board, Vanessa Pigrum.  Throughout her career, Vanessa has been compelled to work with organisations that strive to implement bold ideas and create positive impacts for society.  Vanessa is currently the CEO of Cranlala Centre for Ethical Leadership. She has over 25 years’ experience in the arts and culture sector, and in leadership development, where her focus and passion has long been in driving strategic transformation within organisations and teams.  Vanessa’s leadership roles with organisations such as the @artscentremelbourne, the City of Darebin Creative Culture, the @melbfringe Festival, and @chunkymove have seen her develop innovative programs and drive international commercial activity. Prior to Vanessa’s transition into organisational management roles, she studied (and dropped out of) Law and then trained as a performer and theatre-maker at the Victorian College of the Arts before forging a successful career as a freelance creative producer in the festivals sector. In 2018 Vanessa gained credentials as a mediator and executive coach.
We are very excited to welcome to the Ten Days on the Island Board, Maria Lurighi.  Maria’s passion for the arts and festivals was ignited when she was Business Development Manager for Ten Days on the Island from 2004 to 2008. Her international arts festival experience was developed further when she oversaw hospitality operations for MOFO from 2012-2018 and @dark_mofo from 2014-2016.  Maria’s significant career in the arts and business includes roles as Director of Luxury Events and Partnerships and VIP experiences and Director of Hospitality Operations for @monamuseum, the Manager of Domaine A/Stoney Vineyard and General Manager of @hillstreetgrocer West Hobart where she returned in 2020.  Maria has a career spanning more than 40 years as a singer, choir leader, conductor and teacher of Contemporary Voice at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music since 1999.  Maria was chair of the Individual Artists Grants Panel for Arts Tasmania and sits on the Arts Advisory Board for the Tasmanian Government. She is a member of the Boards of the Tasmanian Youth Orchestra and Festival of Voices and has served as a Director for Business Events Tasmania.  #tendaystas
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