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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We are thrilled to appoint as our Executive Producer Sally Richardson, one of WA’s most experienced and respected producers and creative leaders, with vast experience working across all aspects of the arts. Sally has created over 30 original works through her companies Steamworks Arts and MAXIMA Circus, touring work regionally, nationally and internationally including work for Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, OzAsia, Beijing and Shanghai Festivals.  Beyond this, her productions for Black Swan Theatre Company, Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre, The Flying Fruitfly Circus, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, NICA, CIRCA and NAISDA have won many awards including Helpmann, Green Room, Blue Room, and Dance Australia Critics Choice. Recent successes include ground-breaking dance theatre JULIA (2021 STCWA), and International digital dance collaboration Feminism Has No Borders which premiered at the 2021 Perth Festival.  #tendays @steamworks #artstasmania #makeittasmania 
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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.
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