'Indigenous culture should be part of the national and international conversation around global issues like climate change, healthcare, human rights and more. I will be using my position to bring it to the table across as many forums as possible.'


Wesley Enoch returns to Brisbane following five years as Sydney Festival Director and a period as a Director at Sydney Theatre Company for his latest production, Appropriate. His previous positions include five years (2010-2015) as artistic director of the Queensland Theatre Company.

Enoch has written and directed iconic Indigenous productions The 7 Stages of GrievingBlack Medea and The Story of The Miracles at Cookie’s Table. He has directed productions of The SapphiresBlack DiggersI am EoraThe Man From MukinupinYibiyungParramatta Girls and Black Cockatoo.

He was the Artistic Director of the Sydney Festival from 2017 to 2020 and was previously the Artistic Director at Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts and the Ilbijerri Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Theatre Co-operative.

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Marking Sorry Day 2021, Wesley Enoch AM, QUT Indigenous Chair in the Creative Industries, playwright, and artistic director, says more can be done to bridge the gap between graduation and meaningful employment for Indigenous Australians.

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Internationally acclaimed playwright and artistic director Wesley Enoch AM announced as Indigenous Chair in the Creative Industries with QUT.


Learn more about Mr Wesley Enoch AM via his academic profile page.

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