ERICA McCALMAN is a producer, project and production manager with Ballardong (Noongar), Irish convict, Scottish, and Cornish heritage. She is currently the Creative Producer at Next Wave, has worked with Legs On The Wall physical theatre company and managed the British Council’s ACCELERATE Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership programme. Erica has also worked with Sydney companies Performing Lines, Sydney Festival, Blackfella films and Performance Space managing programs and initiatives both locally and nationally. Her production credits include works within Melbourne Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Festival and Brisbane Festival. She has collaborated with artists from Korea, Australia and Timor Leste and holds a particular interest in contemporary, experimental and live art from First Nations and multicultural artists.