Jason Cross


Jason has worked as an artistic director, theatre director, dramaturg, physical performer and creative producer. He is one of the four Directors of Insite Arts. 


Jason’s been a Director of Insite Arts since 2010 and primarily works as a Creative Producer overseeing the management with and for Insite’s independent established and emerging artists, companies, and projects. This includes the work of Sally Chance, isthisyours?, Alison Currie, Justin Shoulder, StoneCastro, Larissa McGowan, Jacob Boehme , Sani Townson, Saltbush and managed events including Outdoor Silent Film Program with ACMI (Melbourne) and the Emerging Choreographers Program with Dancehouse (Melbourne).

Jason was the Senior Producer for 2010/11 Adelaide Fringe (and Directed the Fringe Parade in both years)  the Artistic Director of the 2008 ASSITEJ World Congress and Performing Arts Festival , 2009 Australian Festival for Young People - Come Out and from 2001-2005 Artistic Director of Big West Festival (Melbourne, Victoria)In 1995 Jason was a founding member of the outdoor physical performance company 5 Angry Men (the Bells, The Boat & Stigmata) who he worked and toured with extensively until 2002. In the 1990’s until 2006 Jason worked as an independent freelance theatre maker and director and created Concrete Mountains (1995) and Rice Paddies (2001) for Melbourne Festival &  wrote and directed independent theatre works including The ShedThe Congressand Ereshkigal & in 2007 was a maker/director on Saltbush.

As an Associate Director Jason has worked for companies such as Anthill, Playbox, Five Dollar Theatre and La Mama & made commissions for major national arts festivals including Melbourne International Festival of the Arts.

Jason works out of Insite's Melbourne/Naarm office on the land of the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation. 



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