Our Board

Alice Glenn

Alice is a filmmaker, artist and curator with experience in arts management and programming. She co-founded the international dance community No Lights No Lycra (est. 2009), and is Directing Manager and Co-founder of Schoolhouse Studios (est. 2011).

Hazel Brown

Hazel is a musician and comes from a background of creative business with experience in arts administration and event management. She is a co-founder and Director of Melbourne independent record label Two Bright Lakes (est. 2007), and Directing Manager of Schoolhouse Studios.

Mitra Anderson-Oliver

Mitra is an urban planner and policy analyst, interested in the politics of city building and the creative forces that drive it. She has a background in law and is currently completing her Masters in Urban Planning. Mitra provides advice to the public and private sector on strategic urban planning and economic development issues, from support for creative industry development to the mechanisms necessary to ensure diverse and affordable housing.

Tali Polichtuk

Tali is the Operations manager for Schoolhouse Studios, and is the co-founder and Director of Melbourne queer organisation Thursgay Productions.

Alexander Dakin

Alex is a client-side Project Manager with over 15 years experience across the following sectors:

  • Building Refurbishment
  • Commercial & Corporate Accommodation
  • Medium Density Residential
  • Education
  • Aged Care


Michael Cortis

Michael is a professional accountant and has worked in finance and business management for over 15 years, both in Australia and the UK. He has worked for a range of clients across a diverse breadth of industries, including property and construction, retail, hospitality, not-for-profit and the arts. Currently in a management role within the service industry, Michael provides technical expertise in accounting and business processes, along with a commercial outlook and understanding of key business drivers.


Evan Roberts

Evan is a creative director at Melbourne advertising agency Clemenger BBDO. His passion lies in ideas that create positive change. In recent times he’s created a mapping tool to make buying solar easier, on-hold music that raises money for charity while you wait, a range of essential items people can buy for survivors of domestic abuse and most recently, an ‘acceptance ring’ you wear to show your support for same-sex marriage.