Freya Waterson is a Melbourne based Producer working across art-forms. She has previously held senior roles at Insite Arts, Melbourne Fringe and the UK’s largest documentary and factual forum, Sheffield Doc/Fest. Freya has worked internationally for the Edinburgh Fringe and London Film Festivals, and for pervasive games producer, Hide&Seek, and was an Associate Producer of Hobart’s MONA FOMA in 2011 and 12.
Since 2015, her practice has focused on developing, presenting and touring the work of a core group of independent artists and she currently works with Alisdair Macindoe, Lilian Steiner and Melanie Lane. Alongside her independent practice, Freya is the Program and Touring Producer for Chunky Move, working with Artistic Director, Antony Hamilton to develop the company’s artistic program and touring profile across Australia and internationally. She also provides ongoing strategic consultancy to small companies Field Theory, Lucy Guerin Inc and Chamber Made.
Freya is dedicated to the creation of new work, helping drive projects from inception through to production and touring. Her primary focus is to enable sustainable careers for artists by supporting them to create and present their work. Freya’s international marketplace expertise is considerable, and she has facilitated the presentation of over 80 performance seasons in 22 countries.