Jade Lillie is an experienced community cultural development practitioner, arts executive, educator and facilitator. For over a decade, she has been developing her practice and philosophy around the belief that arts and cultural development, underpinned by sound engagement and social justice frameworks, are tools for social and systemic change. She has lived and worked extensively in regional and remote indigenous and non-indigenous communities, both nationally and internationally, primarily in Australia and Thailand.
Jade’s areas of expertise include: arts management, community cultural development, education (alternative and mainstream) and training, facilitation, consultation and engagement, change management, concept and framework development, policy development, strategic and program development and implementation.
Peter Legemann has studied and worked in the computer sciences at the Technical University Berlin – and other specific institutions in Berlin as well – before he switched his scientific career to the arts.
In 1992 he started the transformation of Schloss Bröllin, a historic monument building in the north of Germany, into a cultural venue and an artist-in-residence place with a focus on performing arts. He has been managing director and head of the board of Schloss Bröllin and has been in charge of strategies, administration, promotion, public relations and finances.
Now as a founding director of the site and a board member, he additionally is conducting projects in the area of residences for the performing arts and promotes the cooperation between related European and Asian networks with a special focus on Eastern Europe.
At present he runs international theatre projects and focuses on teaching at the university. “Projects and Teaching” is an essential part of his current professional life, thus he can always bring recent project experiences into teaching in the field of cultural management.
Beáta Seberíniová studied the International Event and Festival Management at the Edinburgh Napier University and worked at several events and music festivals while living in Scotland. She currently works for KC Dunaj, a multidisciplinary cultural centre in the city centre of Bratislava. She is interested in the topic of environmental sustainability of cultural events and festivals, she
researched the topic while living in Scotland and established several strategies for environmental sustainability of events and festivals.