Steph Urruty is currently the Program Manager for the ArtPlay and SIGNAL creative programs, engaging children, families and young people at the City of Melbourne. She leads the team to provide high quality, accessible and innovative creative programs with, by and for children, families, young people, and young and emerging artists. Fostering a cohesive and collaborative team environment, Steph guides the strategic direction of the programs, and oversees planning and implementation.
She was formerly the Creative Producer for ArtPlay, the city’s unique children’s arts studio. In this role she supported artists, organisations, and festivals to develop arts experiences - including workshops, performances and installations - with children and families. Previously, Steph was the Program Manager, then General Manager for Westside Circus (now Circus Nexus), a not-for-profit community organisation that uses circus to engage young people from diverse backgrounds. At Westside Circus she established the outreach and public programs, growing them into successful business models.