Cultural management


“We all came from different places and perspectives, went through the same experiences and most probably took different things away. What was constant though was the amount of time we spent together, the rolling maul of our walks and the ongoing organic discussions.”
Pino Migliorino, Managing Director, Cultural Perspectives Group, NSW
“Thank you too Fotis, Dorothy and Donna for your inspired program. …our professional lives have been changed forever. Thanks again, and I look forward to keeping the dialogue alive.”
Ivana Jirasek, Development Manager/ Arts Manager & Curator, Beyond Empathy/ Ivana Jirasek Kultura, NSW


“That’s the wonderful thing about this program – connecting with some wonderful leaders in the cultural arts industry in New York. Thank you for the opportunity to be part of it all.”
Tania Canas, Arts Director/ Research Candidate, RISE Refuge/ Centre for Cultural Partnerships, University of Melbourne, VIC
“Feeling incredibly energised by our brilliant Kape Communications journey in NYC! Thank you for providing such a memorable experience. You helped us to make the most of every minute and gave us a wonderful array of opportunities!! Who could forget the Apollo Theatre performances, dining at Sylvia’s, getting to know Donna and Toni, sitting in the Broadway League Office, visiting Louis Armstrong’s house, eating that delicious lunch at Queens Museum and, overall, meeting such an inspiring collection of arts leaders and professionals.”
Dorothy Farrell, Marketing & Communications Director, Brisbane Powerhouse, QLD


“Thank you for the amazing opportunity and experience of Bite the Big Apple. It definitely was an interesting week that has given me a lot to think about in regards to the work I do and the Arts and Culture industry both nationally and internationally.”
Alia Gabres, Associate Producer Co-director, Footscray Arts Centre, Centre of Poetics and Justice, VIC
“A huge thank you to Dorothy and Fotis for organising a memorable tour full of worldly discussions, true experiences and honest friendships that will continue throughout our careers.”
Alysha Worth, Program Manager, Place Match, WA
“It was an incredible, invaluable experience…the tour itself, well it was priceless! The places and people we meet I would have never imagined! So thanks to you at Kape Communications and the awe-inspiring Donna Walker-Kuhne!”
Amy Church, Marketing Coordinator, The Arts Centre Gold Coast, QLD


“I left my week in New York as part of…Bite the Big Apple! New York Arts and Cultural Management Tour with a renewed vigor to try to enact positive change within my organisation.”
Cara Anderson, Corporate Development Manager, Opera Australia, NSW
“Thanks so much for the opportunity of a lifetime. It was a really enriching learning experience.”
Letitia Norton, Creative Communities Director, Artslink, Queensland, QLD
“Thanks again for the most wonderful experience. I loved every moment of it and got so much out of it. Thanks and thanks again for such a wonderful and enlightening trip.”
Inga Tracey, Publicity Coordinator, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, QLD


“An informative and inspirational week in NYC…. Thanks for creating such a fantastic program.”
Hannah Schultz, Director, Cultural Heritage and Assets,
Arts SA
“I’m feeling refreshed and invigorated… a fabulous week. Having the opportunity to meet with such a diverse and influential number of people was very special. I can see lots of opportunities in my current work to apply my learning…”
Wendy Robertson, Senior Policy Officer, Public Art, Department of Culture and the Arts, WA
“I am working with new passion at work… the BtBA Tour leaves me feeling enriched professionally, artistically, and intellectually. Plus it was just huge fun! Well looked after by Dorothy and our new NY friends!”
Grace Moore, Senior Media Officer, Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park, NT
“Thank you for the experience… it has honestly been life changing. It has taught me more than I could have imagined… and in one week! Wow. I will cherish those moments and thank you for the opportunity.”
Chelsea Morris, Arts Management student,UniSA, SA
“Thank you so much… for making my first visit to New York such a fantastic, interesting and inspiring experience. Meeting people and seeing behind the scenes in the various organisations was really special and something I would not had access to on my own.”
Sidsel Fawkes, Manager - Finance and Operations, Carclew Youth Arts, SA


“The experience provided diverse, concise and in-depth transferable knowledge, shared between a new network of arts and culture industry colleagues.”
Dr Bo Svoronos, Director, Indigenous Festival, VIC
“Brilliant! The visions and insights has influenced our views, this is a wonderful exchange…”
Carly Davenport Acker, Curator, FORM, WA
“Thank you so much, it was a very important journey.”
Charlie Cush, Arts and Cultural Development Manager, Brisbane City Council, QLD



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