Jo Dyer

Chair

Jo Dyer has extensive experience in both the Australian performing arts and film industry.

She is currently Executive Producer of Sydney Theatre Company and in that role works closely with the Artistic Directors to programme and manage the company’s diverse theatre seasons including developing and realising national and international co-productions and touring opportunities. She also runs the production house Soft Tread Enterprises which develops and produces Australian independent theatre, film and television. Jo’s most recent feature film Lucky Miles was released nationally in 2007 and enjoyed successful Festival screenings and theatrical releases around the world. It won a slew of awards including the Audience Award for Best Film at the Sydney Film Festival and the Special Jury Prize at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Lucky Miles was also nominated for Best Film and Best Screenplay at the 2007 AFI and IF Awards and Best Screenplay at the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

As well as her role as Chair of Force Majeure, Jo currently sits on the board of Arts on Tour NSW and was on the board of Ausdance NSW for three years from 2002-5.