The Australian Women Directors Alliance is a non-profit coalition of professional women directors and theatre makers. The alliance is run by a voluntary and elected committee. The purpose of the AWDA is to provide a community of peers for mutual support and to further the art, professional development and visibility of women directors in the theatre industry. The AWDA was formed in 2009 as an outcome of focus group discussion arising at the 2009 Australian Theatre Forum (ATF).
The Australian Women Directors Alliance is an organisation committed to:
•Increasing new opportunities for women theatre directors
•Developing and enhancing relationships between Victorian Women Theatre Makers
•Providing support and advocacy for emerging and established theatre makers