Jude Anderson is founder and director of Punctum – an artist-led, live arts organisation based in central Victoria established in 2004.
Jude has created and produced contemporary performances and initiated blueprints for collaborative and interdisciplinary practice in regional and international settings for the past 28 years. Works she has created and co-directed have been commissioned by festivals in regional Victoria and South Australia along with some of Europe’s most renowned. Several of her works have won major European festival prizes and were the subject of a retrospective in 2012/13. Jude has created, directed and taught in close collaboration with communities in Chile, the U.S.A., France, Italy, Belgium and Switzerland. Jude established Punctum’s live arts incubator residency program in 2008 where she has assisted and guided more than 300 artists seeking to develop live art within regional settings. Many of these artists are now influencing new directions in performance in Australia and overseas.