Briar Holt has worked in curatorial, administrative and visitor service roles within New Zealand arts organisations including the Blue Oyster Art Project Space and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, whilst completing a Master of Arts at the University of Otago. She has written for various arts publications including Art New Zealand and Oculus Journal. Briar is particularly concerned with fostering the creative practice of emerging artists, as well as continuing to provide support to established artists.
Front of House Manager
Front of House Manager Andrew Hansen has an extensive background in the theatre including being a founding member of theatre company, Handspan.
Cameron Lukey, Development Manager, Producer
Mary Lou Jelbart is fortyfivedownstairs' Artistic Director & one of its founders. She has a longstanding career in the arts as a radio presenter & reviewer.