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Fergus Linehan’s last dance

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Emma Sorensen

Directing a festival is a glamorous, but difficult job – a performance in itself, walking the tightrope of audience, city, funders, sponsors, artists. Arts Hub speak to Fergus Linehan, director of the Sydney Festival on the eve of his final festival in Sydney. The annual summer festival has grown to be the most attended cultural event in the whole of Australia, with an audience of over one million

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About the author

Emma Sorensen is a freelance writer and editor. She was previously Editor of Arts Hub UK. She has a background in literature and new media, having worked as an editor and commissioning editor in book publishing, as well as with websites and magazines in the UK and Australia.