Anne Dunn has been appointed as the new Executive Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Sydney Theatre Company, replacing Patrick McIntyrewho resigned in June to become Chief Executive Officer of the National Film and Sound Archives. Dunn comes to STC from Sydney Dance Company where she has been Executive Director since 2010. She will take up the position at STC in February.

Anne Dunn

Brett Sheehy left Melbourne Theatre Company in September after announcing the company’s 2022 season. He had served as Artistic Director since 2012. He announced his forthcoming departure in January, and Anne-Louise Sarkswas appointed as his successor in April.

Sheehy is planning to take a break. “I have had a few discussions but the last four companies I have led – Sydney Festival, Adelaide Festival, Melbourne Festival and Melbourne Theatre Company – each overlapped by one to two years and so I actually had two jobs for quite a few years during those segues. I’d be doing Melbourne Festival while planning my first Melbourne Theatre Company season and so on. I have...