Xanthea O’Connor is the Wheeler Centre’s Special Projects Administrator.
She has previously worked in music and events management and spent a handful of years as a Wheeler Centre usher before becoming commencing this role. She has been involved in many creative projects, most notably in her capacity as the sound designer for Sleepover Gurlz (2018) and as co-creator and performer in The Lizard is Present (2019).
A graduate of RMIT’s Professional Writing and Editing program, Xanthea was a Melbourne Recital Centre Writer in Residence (2019) and a Glenfern Fellow (2019). She is currently attempting to write something her first big, long thing. By the time you read this, she hopes we’re all happy and healthy and out of lockdown.