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Frank Newman


Lead, Facilitation and Engagement

As Lead, Facilitation and Engagement, Frank works with the Innovation, Enterprise and Engagement team to design and deliver SSE’s signature programs. He facilitates online and in-person workshops that demystify and develop the traits and capabilities required to be a successful entrepreneur and change-maker.   

Frank brings over 20 years of experience working with a diverse range of communities and sectors to his role with SSE. He designed and managed the Sydney Opera House Creative Leadership in Learning program, coaching schools and businesses to embed creative thinking across their programs and communities; he was the Artistic Director of Terrapin Puppet Theatre, winning awards and presenting performances around the world; he has lectured at multiple universities and is currently a casual lecturer at UTS Transdisciplinary School; and he is on the Board of Shopfront Arts Co-Op. 

He is also part-way through a doctorate at QUT researching how to facilitate creativity by exploring site specific practice and creative learning.  

Frank is excited to be bending his arts-based approaches to facilitation and creative thinking in the context of entrepreneurialism and to work with the many and varied communities SSE partners with. 

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