Frank Van Straten Frank Van Straten i(A86587 works by)
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Frank Van Straten was the first archivist of the Performing Arts Museum, Victorian Arts Centre and its director from 1984 until 1993. Since 1986 Van Straten has researched for and presented on ABC Radio in Melbourne. Over several decades he has conducted oral interviews with members of the performing arts community and has contributed articles for theatre programmes and journals.

Van Straten has been a member of the judging panels for the Green Room Awards Association and the Helpmann Awards.

Source: The Green Room Awards Association website, http://www.greenroom.org.au/ceremony2005/lifetime.htm
Sighted: 22/09/2005

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Personal Awards

2017 recipient Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM) For significant service to performing arts heritage and conservation as a theatre historian, as an author, and to the broadcast media.
2004 winner Victorian Green Room Awards Lifetime Achievement Award
1999 Order of Australia Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) For service to the performing arts as a historian, museum director and radio broadcaster.
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