Festival Director & CEO, Sydney Fringe Festival
Founding Director Venue 505


In 2004 Kerri co-founded the now legendary underground performance space 505 in Sydney alongside bassist Cameron Undy. Created as a performance focused space for musicians and theatre makers. 14 years on under her co-direction 505 has grown from a one night a week underground venue to 2 full time professional performance spaces presenting 6 nights per week of local, interstate and international acts at Venue 505 in Surry Hills and a full time Independent theatre program at Old 505 Theatre in Newtown.

505 presents over 320 productions/events a year and remains entirely self-funded and artist run. 505 has been included in a number of ‘best of lists’ and won a number of awards including:

-Top 150 Jazz Clubs in the world by Downbeat magazine (U.S.A) 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
-Winner Legends Award- Time Out Bar Awards 2017
-Listed as ‘a must visit spot’ in the 2013 Lonely Planet guide to Sydney
-Best Jazz Venue- Alternative Media best of Sydney Awards 2014, 2013
-Best Independent Theatre- Alternative Media best of Sydney Awards 2018, 2017, 2016

Beyond the walls of 505 Kerri Glasscock has worked in various roles in the Sydney arts scene and and has contributed to:
2018: Co-Chair City of Sydney Night Time Advisory Group
Currently: Director- City Recital Hall
2017: Sydney a 24 Hour City- The Committee for Sydney
2014: Off Broadway Plan- Inner West Council
2013: Live Music & Performance Action Plan-City of Sydney