Tony Doyle is an award winning innovative, creative and dedicated producer, director and performer, with extensive experience in the production of community programs, disability arts projects and events, festivals and disability advocacy. 

Tony uses his experience and skills to contribute to the quality and cultural richness of the disability and wider community in South Australia. His work in disability arts and advocacy over the past twenty-five years has had a positive impact locally, nationally and globally.

Below, is a video of the Tony receiving the "Ros Bower" Award at the 2015 Australia Council presentations, acknowledging his significant achievements and vibrant contribution to Australian community arts.
And below that, a video of Tony performing with Simon York on the Pacific Eden P & O Cruise ship.
 
 
CURRENT PROJECTS:
The SoundWaves Music Project - running since 2010

PAST PROJECTS:

The Swing High Music Performance Project - running since 2010
The Swing High Dance Project - running since 2010
UmbrellaFest at LeFevre 2009 to 2012
The Cracker Christmas Cabaret - from 2009 to 2012
The Somersault Project - from 2004 to 2009
Orana centenary visual arts project 2008
Tony wrote and performed a one-man music/theatre show performed at the 2004 High Beam Festival and by invitation at the International Disability Arts Festival in Washington DC in 2004

ARTS IN ACTION:
Tony was Director of ‘Arts in Action’ South Australia’s peak disability arts organisation 1990 to 2002. Projects produced and directed by Tony included:
High Beam International Disability Arts Festival 1997 to 2002
Club Contagious, Governor Hindmarsh Hotel 1992 to 2002
Step into Space (theatrical music and dance production blind performers from Australia and U.K.) performed at the Adelaide Festival Centre 2002
Fringe-Out West, three day Adelaide Fringe Festival 1994
AWARDS & APPOINTMENTS:
Australia Council "Ros Bower Award", 2015 (Highest Australian award in community arts and cultural development)
Creative Producer Australia Council Community Partnerships 2009
Australia Day Award, City of Port Adelaide 2007
Disability Patrons Advisory Committee, Adelaide Festival Centre Trust 2000 to 2007
Disability Advisory Council, South Australian Minister for Disabilities 2004 to 2006
Disability Information and Resource Centre Management Committee 1998 to 2004
Churchill Fellowship Award 2003
Governor General’s Centenary Medal for Services to Australian Society 2003
Australia Council Fellowship, Community Cultural Development Board 2002 to 2004
Disability and the Arts, Disadvantage and the Arts Australia National Network 1991 to 2002
Tony was born with sight impairment and has been totally blind for several years.