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Alice Nash
Executive Director,
Arts Investment


Alice stewards all direct investments by Council, including strategic multi-year and project investments.

Prior to joining Council, across 18 years Alice was the Executive Producer & Co-CEO of Back to Back Theatre in the regional centre of Geelong. One of Australia’s most loved and critically acclaimed companies, and one of the most important cultural exporters, Back to Back Theatre company has at its heart an ensemble of six actors with intellectual disabilities who, in collaboration with others, create and perform all their works. The company also works extensively in community, education and screen and is a leading advocate nationally and internationally for exemplary disability arts practice.

Alice was a founding member and, from its inception through the next nine years, Deputy Chair of Theatre Network Australia, the Australian peak body for the small-to-medium theatre sector and independent performance artists. She has served on the Trust of the Geelong Performing Arts Centre and on the Victorian Government’s inaugural Creative State Advisory Board. She has contributed to numerous policy processes to support the development of robust practices for arts and disability across Australia.