“I am passionate about imaginings and the possibilities they engender.”
Natasha Budd, Senior Associate
Natasha is an awarded arts practitioner, researcher and educator with over 20 years’ experience co-creating new possibilities through theatre and arts-based practice. She applies her expertise in direction, simulation-based learning design, collaborative discovery and community development to Performance Frontiers’ transformative work.
Natasha’s approach to learning is constructivist: learning through experience and interaction with the environment. She combines insight into human behaviours with a warm and grounded demeanour, enabling her to read and lead the room, to guide positive group outcomes.
Prior to joining the team, Natasha led a rich career across at the intersection of arts and education. Her titles have included lecturer, researcher, stage director, learning designer, writer and performer. Through her PhD, she investigated directorial and design strategies for working with non-actors, winning the Phillip Parson’s Prize in 2015.
Underpinning all her work is the desire to initiate lasting positive change through collaborative, creative and immersive experiences. Natasha plans to achieve just that in her work with leaders, teams and organisations in increasingly virtual learning environments.
Hayley Linthwaite and Natasha Budd are facilitating “Here Be Dragons” an immersive online experience at The Great Wave Melbourne Hub.
One story of how we fast-tracked our digital strategy and pivoted to 100% online learning in less than a week.
In these difficult times, it’s important to carve out clear space for the leadership development that will help us adapt and thrive. And, wherever possible, we should aim to create calm places of learning and engagement for teams to connect, problem-solve, and support...