All staff are available on the main Tutti number 08 8422 6511 and via email on Their individual contact numbers, days they work and email addresses are listed below.

Tutti Management and Administration

Pat Rix – Founder and CEO/Artistic Director
Pat founded Tutti in 1997 and has an extensive background as a playwright, composer and musical director in mainstream and community arts. Works include My Life, My Love for State Theatre Company and the 2002 Adelaide Festival, Singing of Angels for the 2003 Come Out Festival, Towards Unlit Skies for the 2003 Bundaleer Festival and Northern Lights Southern Cross for the 2007 Bundaleer opening and its 2009 season at the Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis. Central to Pat’s philosophy is the belief that all people have the right to participate in high quality arts and cultural activities, regardless of disability, age, gender, language and location. Pat is a graduate of Adelaide University, Adelaide CAE (now UniSA) and the SA School of Art.

Pat is available Monday to Friday. To contact Pat call 08 8422 6221 or on her mobile 0419 713 394 or email

Dorothy O’Brien – Disability and Quality Manager
Dorothy is a qualified Social Worker who has worked in education, correctional services, child protection and the disability sector. Dorothy has worked overseas, interstate and in South Australia and has substantial experience in senior management roles within the disability sector.

Dorothy is available Monday to Thursday. To contact Dorothy call 08 8422 6510 or email

Jane Gronow – Arts Manager
Jane joined the Tutti Arts team in February 2015 as Arts Manager. Responsibilities include, generation and management of Tutti’s Arts Funding Income, management of major and minor projects and developing key arts industry contacts. Jane works closely with Pat Rix and Dorothy O’Brien in management of Marketing and Communications, Finance, HR and other Administrative functions of Tutti.

Jane has worked in the arts and cultural sector for over 20 years representing a broad range of arts practice including disability arts, community cultural development practice, theatre, writing, editing and publishing, youth arts and theatre for young audiences, visual arts, and craft and design. Jane comes to Tutti with extensive national and international networks in the arts and cultural sector and has the skills to efficiently and effectively operate with-in a broad range of project management and business operations.

On a less serious note – she loves dogs, obsesses over her veggie patch and delights in a good book and a long walk in a forest.

Jane is available Monday to Friday. To contact Jane call 08 8422 6221 or email

Emily Galdes – Communications, Marketing & Development Manager
Emily joined Tutti in May 2017. Emily has 15 years’ experience in marketing and communications, most recently in the not-for-profit sector. Emily’s particular interest is in digital marketing and she is currently undertaking a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing.

Emily is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday. To contact Emily call 08 8422 6511 or email

Jackie Smith – Finance Officer
Jackie is available Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. To contact Jackie call 08 8422 6221 or email

Belinda Warnes – Arts Administration Officer
Belinda joined Tutti in September 2016. Belinda is available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. To contact Belinda or Reception call 08 8422 6511 or email

Jonathan Pearce – ICT Coordinator
Jonathan joined Tutti in 2012, setting up Tutti’s current computing infrastructure. He has previously worked as a specialist contractor for Cornerstone College, IT support technician for various Adelaide schools including Bridgewater Primary and St Johns Grammar, a support technician for several consultancy businesses, and was the network administrator for the Open Access College for 3 years. Jonathan is also involved with digital art, graphic design, ceramics, philosophy and games design.

Jonathan is available Thursday. To contact Jonathan call 08 8422 6511 or email

Sophie Laguna – Project Officer – NDIS Transition
Sophie joined Tutti in January 2018 after working with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) for three years and in the human services sector. Sophie has been a practicing artist and art teacher for 20 years. She has exhibited across Australia and her work has been selected for numerous awards, including the Brett Whitely Scholarship and Hans Heysen Landscape Prize. Sophie studied at the New York Studio School and holds a Bachelor of Art in Visual Art and a Diploma of Management.

Sophie is available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. To contact Sophie call 08 8422 6511 or email

Visual Arts Program

Patricia Wozniak – Visual Arts Coordinator
Patricia Wozniak is a practicing Artist who has been involved in community arts for over eight years. She completed a Master of Visual Arts and Design from the South Australian School of Art in 2010. Her artwork consists of interdisciplinary fields, exploring alternative materials and new media processes. Working mainly with installation and moving image, Patricia is a keen collaborator who enjoys the synergy of creativity.

Patricia is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. To contact Patricia call 08 8422 6511 or on her mobile number 0430 711 657 or email

Annalise Donders – Arts Worker
Annalise studied at the SA School of Art. She has an Associate Diploma in Fine Arts, majoring in sculpture and has many years experience working in the disability sector.
Frances Buring-Pichler -Arts Worker
Frances is an arts support worker at Tutti Visual Arts and studies part time at UniSA in post-graduate Visual Arts.  She has a Certificate III in Disability Studies from TafeSA and a Bachelor Degree in Design from UniSA.
Desma Kastanos – Arts Worker
Desma holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts & Design and Certificate IV in both disability and lifestyle & leisure and extensive experience in disability sector.
Pavlos Soteriou – Digital Arts / Film and Media Tutor  
Pavlos works in the Visual Arts and Film & New Media programs at Tutti Arts.

Performing Arts Program

Juha Vanhakartano – Performing Arts Coordinator
A graduate of the Finnish National Opera Ballet School Juha’s professional career spans thirty years performing, directing and choreographing dance and opera in Europe. Since arriving in Australia in 1996 he has directed many works including Undertow for the 2004 Adelaide Festival which toured to Hungary, Budapest and Finland; Touch Wood for AFC’s in-space program and IHOS Opera, Lucia Di Lammermoor for Bel Canto Opera Company, Cosi Fan Tutte for Elder Conservatorium and the Mario Lanza Tribute show for OOTS.

Juha is available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, to contact Juha call 08 8422 6511 or his mobile 0430 711 659 or email

Julian Jaensch – Company AT Artistic Director
Founded by Artistic Director Julian Jaensch and Katharine Annear, Company AT is an innovative theatre ensemble producing high quality work informed by the experience of autism for Australian audiences. The ensemble meets weekly to build and develop theatre and stagecraft skills and to create new work.

To contact Julian call 08 8422 6511 or email

Choral Program

To contact members of the choral program please ring the main Tutti office 08 8422 6511 or email

Carol Young – Choir Coordinator
Carol is an accomplished musical director, arranger, accompanist, choir leader and performer, having worked locally, nationally and internationally. Carol’s 2017 credits include MD/Onstage Musician for “Mr Burns” (State Theatre Co/Belvoir St Theatre) and MD/Musician for “Showtime” (Gluttony – Adelaide Fringe). Carol directs a community choir “La La Land” (named before the movie!), and, as a freelance artist, is always conjuring up new theatre/cabaret/performing arts projects.

Carol can be contacted on Tuesday and Wednesday by calling 08 8422 6511 or emailing

Jayne Hewetson – Club Tutti Conductor
Jayne has over twenty years of singing experience having been a foundation member of Heaven Knows women’s acapella quartet. She has also taken leading roles in many Tutti productions including Northern Lights, Southern Cross, Shouting Fence and The Magic Flute. Jayne has also co-devised and performed in several Fringe Shows ‘One Size Fits All 2011, Everybody Does Love Songs 2012, and Hot in Heaven 2012.

Tutti Kids & Youth

Tutti Kids & Youth is led by Carol Young and managed by Sophie Laguna. See their profiles above.

Sit Down, Shutup and Watch Film & New Media Festival

Suzanne Merrall – Festival Coordinator

Although originally from England, Suzanne has worked on arts projects and festivals across five continents. In Adelaide, Suzanne ran the multi-arts space ‘Higher Ground’ for eight years and most recently worked on the Australian International Documentary Conference. Suzanne is looking forward to applying this experience to SDSW to expand it into an industry festival for networking, workshops and film career development.

Suzanne is available on Mondays by calling 08 8422 6511 or emailing