Adrian Burnett


Considerable knowledge and understanding of contemporary dance and ballet having worked as an artist, choreographer, producer, teacher and director nationally and internationally for many years. His knowledge and relationships with the sector have grown through more recent management roles at the Australia Council across a number of art forms over the past five years, including in dance, literature and community arts.

Adrian graduated from the Australian Ballet School and joined the Australian Ballet in 1988 where he worked in various capacities including as Senior Artist, Resident Choreographer, Executive Producer and Guest Ballet Master until 2010. In 2011, Adrian completed a Master of Arts and Entertainment Management at Deakin University.