Rosie Dennis is the current Artistic Director and CEO of Bleached Arts which produces Bleach* The Gold Coast Festival – Australia’s leading place-based contemporary arts festival. Prior to joining Bleached Arts, Rosie was the AD/CEO of Urban Theatre Projects (2012–2019) where she delivered an exceptional program of place-based contemporary work including the award-winning Home Country (2017) and BANKSTOWN:LIVE (2015). During her tenure with UTP, Rosie also directed two documentaries Bre & Back (SBS) and One Day for Peace (ABC). Prior to UTP, Rosie was the inaugural Live Art Curator at Campbelltown Arts Centre, where she curated and produced the award-winning MINTO:LIVE. From 2006-2012 Rosie performed her work at more than 25 festivals internationally. She resides with her partner, two children and two dogs in a seaside town in Northern NSW.