Leadership Team

Kate Schrader
Co-Director / Creative Producer –
Kate manages and schedules creative programming across all Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust activities, and helps manage Dunedin Fringe’s strategic relationships. Contact Kate for enquiries about creative programming and Te Whare o Rukutia bookings.

Ruth Harvey 
Co-Director / Development and Strategic Relationships Manager
Ruth manages Dunedin Fringe’s grant and fundraising activities, and is responsible for establishing and maintaining strategic relationships with DFAT partners and stakeholders. Contact Ruth about DFAT grant and fundraising activities and strategic priorities.

Katrina Thomson
Operations –
Katrina manages production logistics and administration needs for Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust’s programming and the Dunedin Community Gallery (on behalf of the Dunedin City Council). Contact Katrina for enquiries about Community Gallery or White Box bookings, ticketing and Dunedin Fringe artist event support.


+64 3 477 3350

Office & Postal address

19 George St
Dunedin 9016
New Zealand

Other programmes

Amped –

White Box –

Te Whare o Rukutia Tickets –

About Us

Dunedin Fringe envisions a city ignited by creativity, where all people embrace art, culture and creativity into their daily lives.

We have a mission to provide platforms for creative expression that help nurture communities. We have a special focus on supporting emerging artists, and the development of new and experimental work.

We produce the Dunedin Fringe Festival, Amped Music Project and New Zealand Young Writers Festival annually, curate the White Box Gallery, and manage the performing arts venue Te Whare o Rukutia.

Our Contacts

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust
19 George Street,
Dunedin 9016,
Aotearoa New Zealand

03 477 3350