The Cabinet & ADP Team

The Cabinet

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Alison is an untameable dance artist and performance maker leading The Party with rigour, vivacity and invention. She is a serial collaborator, charged by unlikely creative intersections. Flanked by her fellow Cabinet members Alison imagines and realises Party activities. She is irrevocably in love with dance.

Alison Plevey

Party Leader/Director
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Along with his family’s Molonglo Group, Johnathan developed NewActon and its many intricacies. He places humanity at the centre of every project, from trust in community gardens to masterplans for new precincts. As The Party’s Minister for Culture, he works to share the power and playfulness of human movement.

Johnathan Efkarpidis

Minister for Culture/Director
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David founded Dionysus to deliver great cultural programs, currently for Canberra City, Dairy Road, Haig Park and Dickson. Driven by cultural philosophy, he practices programming, event management, communications, policy advice and place management to make creative experiences for hundreds of thousands of people. He also volunteers as the President of MusicACT.

David Caffery

Minister for Party Affairs/Director
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As Director of creative production house Molonglo Group, Nikos is building pathways to transform numbers into cultural endeavours, leading to his role as The Party’s Campaign Manager where he aims to connect people to The Party’s ethos.

Nikos Kalogeropoulos

Campaign Manager
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Maxim is a dynamic firm of chartered accountants and business advisors. They are passionate about the Canberra community. Maxim looks forward to dancing in step with The Party - “right, two, three, four, left; two three four” - as numbers are right up their alley!

Maxim Chartered Accountants

The Treasury
Julie Dyson

Julie was the National Director of Ausdance from 1985 until her retirement in 2012. She assisted the organisation through many stages of its development, and her experience includes development of policy for dance in Australia and support for companies and individual artists. Since 2012 Julie has continued her work as a dance advocate. She was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2007.

Julie Dyson

Advisory Committee/Gift Fund Committee
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Beatrice Smith is the Online Editor at HerCanberra, Canberra's premier lifestyle news website, and a Creative Content Strategist at Canberra's biggest media agency, Coordinate. A lifelong Canberran, she is passionate about promoting the city's vibrant arts scene.

Beatrice Smith

Advisory Committee

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Jai is a senior accountant with a love for the arts. Her expertise brings a wider perspective to the arts business and funding committee.

Jai Tongbor

Advisory Committee/Gift Fund Committee

ADP Team

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Alison is an untameable dance artist and performance maker leading The Party with rigour, vivacity and invention. She is a serial collaborator, charged by unlikely creative intersections. Flanked by her fellow Cabinet members Alison imagines and realises Party activities. She is irrevocably in love with dance.

Alison Plevey

Party Leader/Director
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Kiri is an Independent Arts Producer and project manager with almost 20 years’ experience in arts management in dance and visual arts, returning to the Canberra region after focusing in delivery in Sydney and Western Sydney.

Kiri Morcombe

Party Manager
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Olivia is a wearer of many hats: a dreamer, performer, choreographer, teacher, amateur photographer and collaborator. She has been with the company since its inception and uses her experience and talent to whip ADP’s marketing and social media into line.

Olivia Fyfe

Party Whip/Artist
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