Bronwyn BentHOBSON STREET THEATRE COMPANY (HSTC) ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: Bronwyn is an arts producer, theatre maker and community arts practitioner. Bronwyn started making theatre under the leadership of Sally Rodwell and Alan Brunton of Red Mole, and she happily continues their tradition of making theatre with people who might not have formal training and presenting work in places that are not formal theatres. She enjoys working with creative collaborators from a wide range of life experiences. Bronwyn was the co / artistic director of Hamilton Arts Festival / Toi Ora Ki Kirikiriroa from 2018 - 2021, where she oversaw a major evolution of the creative programme. She has also worked for a range of independent arts organisations both in NZ and internationally, from orchestras to live games companies as well as WOMAD, Auckland Live and Auckland Council. Bronwyn is also a founding member of Whau the People collective, who create creative events through Te Whau, including performances in laundromats, installations at Avondale markets, and the now-beloved Whau Arts Festival.