Marion Potts joined the Performing Lines team in October 2017 as Executive Producer.
Marion has held prominent roles at Malthouse Theatre (Artistic Director/CEO), Sydney Theatre Company (Resident Director) and Bell Shakespeare (Associate Artistic Director). She was Director of Theatre – Australia Council for the Arts from 2015-17.
Marion has also worked as a practicing director with over 50 production credits for most of Australia’s major theatre companies and holds a Helpmann Award for best direction of a play. She has always maintained a strong connection with the small-to-medium sector both as a freelance artist and Board member: she was a founding directorate member of Hothouse Theatre (Albury-Wodonga) and Chair of World Interplay (Townsville), as well as a Board member of Griffin Theatre, Windmill Theatre, Playworks and Curator of the National Playwrights Conference – all companies representing diverse scales of operation, governance needs, producing complexities and audience expectations.