TNA is pleased to announce that after thorough recruitment processes, we have appointed Steph Cox to the role of Program Manager (Circus and Physical Theatre, Safe Theatres, and events) and Joshua Lowe as General Manager.
Steph is already well known to to TNA as a valued member, as a current member of the Circus and Physical Theatre Advisory Group, and as a participant in our independents leadership program Power Play.
Starting a passion for the ‘back-of-house’ production roles early in high school, Steph has built a professional career in production over the past decade. During this time, she has established a freelance career encompassing many production roles, primarily stage and production management & tour producing in circus, cabaret and physical theatre.
Steph has a love for circus and has worked with many of Australia’s circus companies and organisations, in particular Circa, NICA, CASUS and Legs on the Wall. Her focus has always been the circus community she works with and she plans to advocate, support and innovate for her sector in any way she can.
Joshua is a business leader of creative and not-for-profit organisations, working at the intersection of social enterprise and business management. Until late 2020 Joshua was the founding CEO and Artistic Director of DRILL, a non-profit dance organisation specialising in working with young people, based in Hobart. Between 2018 and 2019 Joshua was also the Artistic Director of Melbourne’s pre-professional dance company, Yellow Wheel, previously working as the founding Company Manager since 2012.
In 2019 Joshua worked across numerous projects as a choreographer and producer, including SIMULCAST for Dance Massive, The Stance for Ten Days on the Island, major seasons for DRILL and Yellow Wheel, and was a part of the Australia Council for the Arts Future Leaders Program. He is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts (University of Melbourne) and current MBA candidate at Melbourne Business School.