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Creative pivots, meaningful allyship and why the world would be better place if we were all dogs! Director, Producer and all round creative master Dean Drieberg slipped into The V Spot earlier this year for a stimulating conversation with yours truly.
*The audio quality on this one is a little shit, I do apologise. Zoom was not co-operating on my end and either was my microphone!*
But Dean's story is crystal clear and one you don't want miss.
Dean Drieberg is an in-demand creative with over two decades’ experience in theatre, advertising and events. In 2019, Dean co-directed Stephen Sondheim’s SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE for Watch This, receiving two Green Room Award nominations for Best Direction and Best Multimedia Design. In 2020, he directed a virtual reading of Harrison David Rivers’ THIS BITTER EARTH for Antipodes Theatre Company. In 2021, Dean will co-direct INTO THE WOODS with Sonya Suares for Watch This and will direct a reimagined production of DIAL M FOR MURDER for Smoke & Mirrors Productions. In 2019, he completed the Australian and New Zealand tour of MADIBA THE MUSICAL and MATADOR at the Sydney Opera House. Dean directed and designed BARE THE MUSICAL and the Australian Premiere of MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL for StageArt at Chapel Off Chapel.
Dean was Associate Producer for StageArt’s acclaimed production of FALSETTOS and was Company Manager for their Australian Premiere productions of THE COLOR PURPLE, DREAMGIRLS and IN THE HEIGHTS as well as their productions of SPRING AWAKENING, TITANIC THE MUSICAL and SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. Dean has worked on over 20 national tours such as THE 39 STEPS, BOMBSHELLS and AUSTRALIA DAY; playing at over 50 regional and capital city venues around Australia. Dean has produced numerous advertising campaigns and major events across Australia, New Zealand, Tokyo and New York recently including New York Fashion Week and PROJECT RUNWAY USA.
Dean is Co-Artistic Director of Watch This, is a member of Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance’s Equity Diversity committee, The People of Cabaret Council and is an advocate for theatre that is inclusive of Bla(c)k, Indigenous, people of colour, artists with a disability and LGBTQIA+ artists.
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See you next time for another stimulating conversation!