Artistic Director & Co-CEO

Daniel Santangeli

Daniel is Artistic Director and Co-CEO of Footscray Community Arts. Daniel brings to Footscray Community Arts a strong commitment to community-engaged practice with diverse communities alongside governance experience and understanding of organisational culture. Daniel is currently Chair for Outer Urban Projects, a performing arts company working with emerging artists from Melbourne’s outer northern suburbs. In 2019 he participated in Australia Council for the Arts and Leadership Victoria leadership programs. Prior to his time at Footscray Community Arts, Daniel was Program Manager at Midsumma Festival (2016 – 2019), and previously Program Producer and Program Coordinator at Next Wave (2012 – 2016). He frequently hosts Richard Watts’ Smart Arts Program on Triple R.

Daniel is one of 24 CEOs currently participating in the Social Impact Leadership Program, supported by the Sidney Myer Fund and Myer Foundation, Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation and Paul Ramsay Foundation