Ian Michael wins 2019 CHASS Australia Future Leader Prize
Congratulations to Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA resident artist, Ian Michael for winning the 2019 CHASS (Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences) Australia Prize for a Future Leader in Melbourne on 30 October.
Sponsored by Future Leaders, the $2,000 Future Leader Prize is awarded to an individual below 30 years of age demonstrating clear leadership and potential in any HASS field.
Ian is an accomplished actor, playwright and theatre maker. He will be appearing inCloudstreetat His Majesty's Theatre in February, and we look forward to the World Premiere of his playYork with co-writer Chris Isaacs in August. He is also curating with Chloe Ogilvie -The Maali Festival, a FREE multi-disciplinary arts event, that celebrates First Nations culture and arts during NAIDOC week.
Established in 2004, the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) promotes and provides advocacy services for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Australia. It serves as a coordinating forum for teachers, researchers, professionals and practitioners in the sector. Supporting more than 75 member organisations in their relationships with policy makers and the broader community,