KEITH GALLASCH is the Managing Editor of RealTime, the national arts magazine focused on innovation in the arts, which he founded with Co-Editor Virginia Baxter in 1994. A former teacher and academic with an MA in Theoretical Linguistics, Gallasch has been involved in theatre since 1976 as a founding member of Troupe in Adelaide. In 1987, with Virginia, he formed the performance company Open City, writing, performing and producing new works at Performance Space and for radio until 1996. Open City’s performance works include Tokyo Two, Photoplay, The Girl with a Stone in her Shoe, All That Flows, The Museum of Accidents, Sense, Sum of the Sudden, Shop & The Necessary Orgy and Promiscuous Spaces: Table Talk. Gallasch continues to write for performance and has worked extensively as a dramaturg, developing scripts by Timothy Daly, Jennifer Compton, Dina Panozzo and Christine Evans. In 1997 Gallasch wrote the scenario for the Opera Project’s The Berlioz, Our Vampires Ourselves, and in 1999 the script for their Tristan. He has been a member of the Literature Board of the Australia Council (1983–85), the Board of Management of Performance Space (1990–92) and the Asialink advisory committee on performance (1999–2001). For the Australia Council he has edited and produced the internationally distributed In Repertoire series promoting Australian performance.