Vallejo Gantner Named New Artistic Director of P.S. 122
Gantner, who was born in Melbourne, has served as artistic associate for the Melbourne Festival in addition to having worked as a theater director and producer in Asia and the United States. He is on the board a number of Australian theater companies; he is also a partner in the Mountain Goat Beer brewery and a Melbourne bar called Double Happiness. The Dublin Fringe Festival, under Ganter's direction since 2002, has become the fastest growing cultural event in Ireland.