Artistic Director & Co-CEO

Daniel Santangeli

Daniel Santangeli is Artistic Director and Co-CEO of Footscray Community Arts. Most recently, Daniel was Chair for Outer Urban Projects from 2019 to 2022, a performing arts company working with young people in Melbourne’s Northern Suburbs – having been a board member for 8 years. Prior to his time at Footscray Community Arts, Daniel was Program Manager at Midsumma Festival (2016 – 2019), and previously a producer at Next Wave (2012 – 2016). In 2023, Daniel was one of 24 CEOs participating in the Social Impact Leadership Australia Program, supported by the Sidney Myer Fund and Myer Foundation, Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation and Paul Ramsay Foundation. Daniel has previously participated in Creative Australia and Leadership Victoria leadership programs. He frequently guest hosts Richard Watts’ Smart Arts Program on Triple R.