Rhoda Roberts AO
Rhoda Roberts AO is an experienced arts executive, with a diverse range of international and national industry practice within commercial, community and non-profit organisations. As an actor/producer and director, she works as a consultant and is a sought-after speaker and performer in theatre, film, television and radio. Rhoda recently completed 21 years as a radio broadcaster with the National Music program Deadly Sounds.
From 1992 to 2014, Rhoda was producer of Vibe Australia. She was also Creative Director of Sydney New Year’s Eve and Festival Director, Garma Festival, produced by the Yothu Yindi Foundation. She was a co-founding member of Australia’s first national Aboriginal theatre company, the Aboriginal National Theatre Trust (ANTT).
She is currently Head of Indigenous Programming, Sydney Opera House, Creative Director, Rhoda Roberts Gallery & Events, Festival Director, Boomerang Festival and Curator of the second annual Parrtijima – A Festival in Light event in Alice Springs.
Rhoda is a member of the Bundjalung nation, Widjabul clan of Northern NSW and South East QLD and a sought-after speaker.