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A Creative Talk with Richard Evans

BY Creative Foyer | 15-Jul-2012
While all eyes have been fixed on the appointment of a new CEO at the Sydney Opera House, the Creative Foyer team crossed to the other side of the harbour to catch up with Richard Evans the former CEO for a Creative Talk interview.

After 23 years working in the arts and the past four years at the helm of Australia's most important arts venue, Richard Evans took many by surprise in early February when stepped down as CEO of the Sydney Opera House to accept the role of Managing Director for another Sydney icon - BridgeClimb.

And while the Sydney Opera House recently hit the news again with the appointment of a new CEO, the Creative Foyer team crossed to the other side of the harbour to catch up with Richard Evans for a Creative Talk interview.

From his first arts job and career highlights through to where he finds inspiration, in this candid interview we get to know more about the man who has himself inspired many. Creative Talk is the innovative series of interviews with leaders in the arts industry. These interviews provide a unique opportunity to get to know the people who have been there, done that and are still doing it!

Richard Evans now joins an impressive list of other arts leaders who’ve already had a Creative Talk including; - Kathy Keele, CEO, Australia Council for the Arts - Wesley Enoch, Artistic Director, Queensland Theatre Company - Tamara Winikoff, Executive Director, NAVA - Tanya Chambers, former CEO, Screen NSW - Liz Ann Macgregor, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art - Wendy Blacklock, Theatre Producer & touring legend