Pippa Bainbridge is a multi-disciplinary artist, creative producer and arts manager, currently living in Ballarat on the unceded lands of the Waddawurrung. She holds a BA in Drama Studies and a BA in Arts Management from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. In 2000, Pippa was awarded the Subject Exhibition for Drama Studies by the Curriculum Council of Western Australia and was a semi-finalist in the arts category of the Young Australian of the Year Awards (WA).

As an arts manager and creative producer, Pippa has previously worked for festivals and venues run by Next Wave and Artrage, and held senior leadership roles at iconic organisations including La Mama and Express Media. From 2016-2020, Pippa curated and operated The Burrow, an independent performance venue in Fitzroy.​ Most recently Pippa held the position of Creative Producer—Young Connectors at Arts Centre Melbourne and among other projects she led the development and delivery of the inaugural Future Echoes, a festival of young voices, new narratives and works in progress in 2019. She is currently working in the Arts Centre Melbourne team responsible for Asia TOPA, is Treasurer on the Board of Ballarat-based Spark Theatre and is a Director of The Pack Music Cooperative.

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A black and white photo of Pippa Bainbridge, a woman in her late 30s wearing a hat.
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