General Manager / Co-CEO Janine Peacock has worked in the area of contemporary performance, site specific, spectacle, circus and physical theatre for over 30 years. Janine began her practice in technical roles and has worked with some of the best of Australian contemporary performance, community, dance companies and independent artists involving extensive touring nationally and internationally. After relocating to Adelaide Janine moved into administrative roles, firstly as General Manager of Kurruru Indigenous Youth Arts where she was responsible for seeing the organisation rise to a prominent position in SA youth arts with award winning festival projects, regional partnerships and a national profile. Janine is credited with the original concept, project management, community liaison and partnership development for ‘Second to None – An Aboriginal and Maritime Journey’ a large-scale community project involving 144 performers that still resonates within the community today
In 2009 Janine was awarded Creative Producer-Community Partnerships (Australia Council) and consolidated her diverse skills and experience under the banner, Loose Canon Art Services. Janine has continued providing producing and administrative support to independent artists, communities and small to medium companies. Janine produced the award winning The Book of Loco for Sasha Zahra and Alirio Zavarce amongst many others. 2012 -14 Janine was General Manager for Australia’s leading regional theatre company, HotHouse. She produced the 2015 Adelaide Fringe Parade and is now General Manager of OSCA enabling her to further her prodigious producing experience in experimental participatory practice.