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This page is part of the 2008 FESTIVAL ARCHIVE.
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David Ryding

David Ryding
David Ryding has worked as writer, director, dramaturge and Arts worker and is currently the Director of the Emerging Writers’ Festival. Prior to that he was the Artistic Director for South Australian Theatre Company Mainstreet Theatre Company, a company dedicated to new Australian writing about Regional Australia. Before his role with Mainstreet, he was Associate Director for Children’s Theatre Company Barking Gecko.

David has also sat on the Black Swan Theatre Companies BSX Youth theatre, and currently sits on I-gnites Editorial Committee and the City of Yarra Arts Advisory Board. He has, conducted Community Cultural Development programmes across Western Australia and in a former life was a Youth Worker and ran Camps for the YMCA.

David Ryding will be appearing:

15 Minutes of Fame – in conjunction with the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the MWF presents a short interview, reading and Q&A with literary talent Maxine Clarke.
15 Minutes of Fame – in conjunction with the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the MWF presents a short interview, reading and Q&A with literary talent Simmone Howell.
15 Minutes of Fame – in conjunction with the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the MWF presents a short interview, reading and Q&A with literary talent Glenice Whitting.
Program
15 Minutes of Fame – in conjunction with the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the MWF presents a short interview, reading and Q&A with literary talent Nathan Curnow
15 Minutes of Fame – in conjunction with the Emerging Writers’ Festival the MWF presents a short interview, reading and Q&A with one of the city’s newest literary talents.