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Professor Susan Street AO


  • Bio/Profile
  • Professor Emeritus Susan Street AO has worked in higher education for over 30 years after a career as a dancer working in both Australia and Holland. She was the Head of Dance at the Queensland University of Technology before taking up the position of Dean of Dance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She returned to QUT in 2006 to take up the role of Executive Dean of the Creative Industries Faculty, and most recently as Executive Director of QUT Precincts in the International Division. Susan’s former board positions include Queensland Performing Arts Centre Trust, the Australia China Council and Australia Korea Foundation, and Chair of the Board of the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art. She is currently a member of the Australia Singapore Arts Group and a Board member of Creative Partnerships Australia. In 1999 Susan received an Australian Dance Award for services to Dance Education and in 2000 was awarded the title of Emeritus Professor by the QUT. In 2012 Susan was made an Honorary Life Member of Ausdance and in 2014 she was made an Officer (AO) of the Order Australia.