People

JANA PERKOVIĆ


Jana Perković is Melbourne- and Berlin-based cultural critic and researcher, writing for Blouin ARTINFO, The Guardian, RealTime, and occasionally other publications. Jana conceived and started Audio Stage in 2014.

BETHANY ATKINSON-QUINTON


Bethany Atkinson-Quinton is a presenter, producer, and creative audio maker based in Melbourne. Her audio documentaries have appeared on FBi’s All The Best and Radio National’s Pocket Docs. Beth works across multiple audio projects: as the co-host and co-producer of The Breakfast Spread on PBS 106.7FM and as the Victorian State Coordinator for All The Best. She sits on the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia’s Board as the Women’s Representative. As a key member of the community broadcasting family in Melbourne, Beth has worked on air and behind the scenes at SYN, PBS and Triple R. Beth is our producer: she makes Audio Stage happen.

JOSIE SMART


Josie Smart is a Melbourne based creative audio producer. She has worked extensively in the community broadcasting sector, including as a longterm volunteer broadcaster at Triple R 102.7FM; formerly as the National Project Coordinator at SYN; and in her current full time position as Marketing and Events Coordinator at PBS 106.7FM. In 2015 she produced a series of short stories for the CRN entitled Dear/Hello, which explored several issues such as the experience of asylum seekers, LGBTQI rights and women’s safety. Josie has also taught Radio at RMIT University as a sessional tutor and run workshops in remote Indigenous communities. Josie is the associate producer at Audiostage.

LOUISE TERRA


Louise Terry is a singer, electronic music producer, performer and music curator. She creates her own solo electronic music under Louise Terra and is a member of the feminist disco band Sugar Fed Leopards. She was program manager for Brunswick Music Festival 2014-16 & Falls Festival 2007-2014, as well as composing for performance and installation. Louise has composed music for Audio Stage season 5.

ANGELA CONQUET


Angela Conquet is the Artistic Director of Melbourne’s Dancehouse, and was previously Artistic Director for Dance at Mains d’Oeuvres Paris. She has worked extensively in the independent dance sector as artistic director, presenter and producer and her work experiences took her to different context and countries. She is also a translator and interpreter and co-editor of Dancehouse Diary. Angela has joined Audio Stage in season 3, as host, producer, and all-round brains.

AKTA


Mikhail Rogachevsky is a sound designer, producer and mixed media artist working across sound and visual mediums. His audio production is expressed in his solo career as well as collaborative projects that span through film, theater and online multimedia such as youtube and podcasts. Miky composes the music for Audio Stage seasons 3-4.

KIERAN RUFFLES


Kieran Ruffles is a Melbourne-based musician. Kieran was the sound technician for Audio Stage in 2014-2015 and composed the music for seasons 1-2.

FLEUR KILPATRICK


Fleur is a Melbourne-based playwright and theatre director, and the artistic co-ordinator of Monash Academy of Performing Arts. Fleur is a former co-host of Audio Stage.