Ms Jenny Fewster

External Access

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities (126B)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Jenny began working on performing arts databases in the early 90’s in her role as Research Assistant at the Performing Arts Collection of South Australia. She joined AusStage, the Australian national online resource for live performance research, when the project began in 2000 and was appointed Project Manager in 2003. During her time with AusStage the project has been successful in gaining over $4 million (AUD) in funding from the Australian Research Council, Australian National Data Service, National eResearch Architecture Taskforce, eResearch South Australia and the Australian Access Federation. Jenny is active in nurturing relationships between university researchers and cultural collections. She is currently the Deputy Chair of the Performing Arts Heritage Network of the Australian Museums and Galleries Association and has served on that Committee for the last thirteen years.

Honours, awards and grants

Life membership of The Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies granted in 2019.

Key responsibilities

AusStage Executive Officer

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