Zoe Scrogings is an accomplished arts professional with over two decades’ working in cross cultural collaborations, major events, and fundraising. Her local knowledge of the Top End comes from her previous roles as Business Development Manager with the Yothu Yindi Foundation and Development Manager Darwin Festival. Zoe looks forward to sharing her experience within youth arts, with previous roles such as Executive Director Backbone, and Artistic Director and CEO of Contact Inc.
Fiona began her career as a professional musician before studying and working as an arts manager in the UK. Since moving to the Northern Territory in 2000, Fiona has been manager of several arts organisations, including Artsmark (Darwin Joint Arts Marketing), RAFT artspace and Tracks Dance. She has also worked for Arts NT in Darwin and Alice Springs. As well as Company Manager for Corrugated Iron Youth Arts, Fiona is also Finance Officer for Music NT. Fiona produces independent arts projects under the title of Yum Cha Arts, linking Asian and NT artists. In 2012, she created HeART – an arts and health diversionary program for cancer patients.
Administrator and Workshops Coordinator
Jodie is an important cog in the machine as Corrugated Iron’s Administrator and Workshop Program Coordinator. She is the first point-of-contact for parents and participants, answering the phone with a very bubbly “Corrugated Iron, Jodie speaking!” Jodie is responsible for getting the term's workshops organised, and enjoys seeing the participants arrive, excited about their workshops.
Lead Circus Trainer
Nikki brings a wealth of professional knowledge and experience to the Corrugated Iron team as a circus artist, rigger and tutor. Originally from the UK, Nikki has collaborated with aerial and circus companies on an international level, creating new work for theatre and festival environments. Nikki has been Circus Program Manager at Corrugated Iron since 2011, working with young people in schools and out, in both local and remote areas. She is also a Creative Advisor for Circus Kathmandu. Nikki has her feet firmly planted in the sky and fully expects to keep them there!
Creative Schools & Communities Program Manager
Steph was born and raised in Darwin. After some years away, studying, travelling and living overseas, she returned home. In 2017, she joined Corrugated Iron to stage manage the production Bamboo Moon. Now coordinating the Creative Schools and Communities Program, she is passionate about facilitating projects in the NT that support young people’s artistic development and connection to learning. Having studied furniture design and a Bachelor of Fine Arts at RMIT, Steph is committed to supporting the local artistic community through her work with Corrugated Iron and her involvement in broader community arts initiatives.
Creative Schools and Communities Coordinator
Stella has been involved with Corrugated Iron since she was 7, running circus workshops at Malak Community Centre. Since then Corro has always been at the centre of her life, with many a fond memory of riding her bike up to Nightcliff Community Centre to flip around the hall for a few hours every week. After a stint in Melbourne studying and clarifying Stella has returned back to Darwin and joined Corro in her dream job position working with schools and communities around Darwin to inspire young people with creative arts. Stella looks forward to developing the women’s circus in Darwin and performing a few mother-son acrobatic tricks for the Corrugated cohort in the years to come.
Johanna is a Darwin local that first became involved with Corrugated Iron through the 18 - 30 Drama Ensemble. Growing up, she has always loved writing and performing, and is incredibly grateful to the NT arts scene for supporting emerging artists to pursue their passions. She has previously worked as Area Champion for The Travelling Film Festival and been involved in several shows at Brown’s Mart Theatre. Johanna is excited to start this new chapter with Corrugated Iron, and hopes to inspire other young people to make the most of all the opportunities Darwin has to offer.
Chris has been a key player at Corrugated Iron for many years and his role includes vital things such as as OH&S and risk management as well as lighting design, running sound and lights, rigging things in high places, set design and construction and the list goes on. This year Chris has begun delivering Tech Club which sees young creatives learning how to operate lights and sounds for performance. Chris' experience over the last twenty years working in a variety of settings mean he is perfect for supporting and inspiring our young peopleas they prepare to take the stage.