Selected CV

TRAINING

2005 – Bachelor of Performing Arts (Directing) - Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)

2004 – Diploma of Performing Arts (Acting) – Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

2001 - Bachelor of Arts English - (Theatre Arts) Curtin University, Western Australia

 

AWARDS

2008 Best Director for “Kanat and the Red Army” Short and Sweet Festival, Arts Centre Melbourne

2008 Best Production for “Kanat and the Red Army” Short and Sweet Festival, Arts Centre Melbourne

2007 Winner Best Comedy for “Thrilling Hostage Melodrama at High Speeds with Pineapple” Short and Sweet Festival, Arts Centre Melbourne

2005 RAW Stand-up Comedy State Finalist Western Australia

2002 Best Actor (Newcomer) Equity Guild Awards Western Australia

1999 Award for Technical Excellence in Sound Design
(Hayman Theatre, Curtin University of Technology)

1998 First Place in the sci-fi Category of the SwanCon Film Festival
(Director and Producer “Fly on the Wall”)

 

DIRECTING - SCREEN

CONTACT APPOINTMENT. (Short) Wild Particle Films 2011

FROSTING. (Short) WAAPA 2006

ZOMBIES ON YOUR LAWN (Music Video) 2008 YouTube (14.2 million views) 2009

FLY ON THE WALL. (short) Buzzing Bee Productions 1999

 

DIRECTING – THEATRE

DONALD. Short and Sweet, Chapel off Chapel 2010

RED. Emerging Writers Festival, BMW Edge Fed Square 2009

Kanat and the Red Army. Arts Centre Melbourne 2008

THRILLING HOSTAGE MELODRAMA AT HIGH SPEEDS WITH PINEAPPLE. Arts Centre Melbourne 2008

4 x 2, Dante’s Short Play Fiesta, Dantes 2007

NAZANIN. Short and Sweet, Arts Centre Melbourne 2006

KING LEAR. (Asst Director to Simon Phillips) Melbourne Theatre Company 2005

BATBOY. (Asst Director to Jason Langley) WAAPA 2005

BOBBIN UP. (Asst Director to Rhys McConnochie) WAAPA 2004

THE TEMPEST. (Asst Director to Kate Cherry) WAAPA 2004

THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE. WAAPA 2005

THE GUN IN HISTORY. WAAPA 2004

TITUS. WAAPA 2004

IONESCO’S MACBETT. John Curtin College of the Arts 2004

24HR PLAY FESTIVAL 05. BSX Theatre 2005

24 PLAY FESTIVAL 04. BSX Theatre 2004

MASSAGE. Hayman Theatre 2001

TESTS. Hayman Theatre 2000

WRITERS ARE LIARS. Hayman Theatre 1999

 

ACTING – SCREEN (TELEVISION)

3 ACTS OF MURDER. Role:Stanley. Dir:Rowan Woods. Taylor Media 2009

STREETSMARTZ. Role: Dave Lookalike. Dir: Mark Defriest. Great Western Entertainment 2009

SLEEPOVER CLUB. Role: Photographer. Dir: James Bogle. Burberry/Rialto 2006

THE SHARK NET. Role: Friend #1. Dir: Graeme Burfoot. Taylor Media 2005

MINTY. Role: John Dir: Alan Macmillan. RT films 2000

SHIP TO SHORE. Role: Ralph. Dir: Various. Barron Films 1993

 

ACTING – SCREEN (SHORT FILM)

EGG. Role Issac. Dir: Gerald Wiblin Victorian College of the Arts 2011

BOOM BOOM. Role: Thug. (Music Video) Dir: Luke Arnold 2011

FORTUNE COOKIE. Role: Isaac. Dir: Reece Russell. Andrew Penman Prod 2011

BATTLEFIELD. Role: David. Dir: Tim Marshall. Victorian College of the Arts. Postgraduate Film.

CONTACT APPOINTMENT. Role: Damien. Dir: Heath Miller. Wilparticle Prod.

1999. Role: Nick. Dir: Helen Brain.

I'M THROUGH WITH YOU SUE. Role: Michael. Dir: Justin Olstein. Victorian College of the Arts.

GOD. Role: Man. Dir: Mark Maitland.

 

ACTING - THEATRE

ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Role: King of Hearts/Dodo/Frog Footman. Dir.Kevin Hopkins. Australian Shakespeare Company 2012

GO AWAY MR WORRYTHOUGHTS. Role: Bayden. Dir: Tara Daniels. Frankston Arts Centre 2010/2011

VIOLENT DELIGHTS. Role: Ensemble. Dir: Sarah Berry. Cardboard Suitcase Productions (Melbourne season and Sydney Fringe Festival) 2010

MYSTERY FLIGHT. Role: Gary. Dir: Harley Hefford. Short and Sweet 2010

LAST DRINKS. Role: Heath. Dir: Telia Neville. Interior Theatre/Short and Sweet 2009

THEIVING BOY. Role: Tom. Dir: Robert Chuter. Fly on the Wall/Midsumma 2008

SUCH A LIFE. Role: Ned Kelly Dir: Hannes Berger. National Trust Victoria 2007 (Ongoing)

THE BEARD OF MICHAEL RODGERS. Role: Michael Dir: Matt Lockitt. Short and Sweet 2006
24 HOUR PLAY FESTIVAL. Role: Ensemble. Dir. Adam Mitchell. BSX Theatre 2005

SCENES FROM THE BIG PICTURE. Role: Rat Joyce. Dir: Adam Cook. WAAPA 2004

MACBETH Role: Macbeth. Dir: Marcelle Schmitz WAAPA 2004

SEX DRUGS & SELF CONTROL. Role: Ensemble Dir: Luke Milton. Cut Snake Comedy 2003

X-STACY. Role: Ben. Dir: Sue Rider. Black Swan Theatre 2002/2003 (National Tour)

ROMEO & JULIET. Role: Romeo. Dir: Angela Chaplin. Deckchair Theatre Co 2002

TAMING OF THE SHEW. Role: Gremio. Dir: Claire Hooper. Shakespearience 2001

UBU ROI Role: Ladislas/Gryon. Dir: Nick Tapper. Shakespearience 2001

THE BRICK & THE ROSE. Role: Al / Sandy Dir: Adam Mitchell. DAMAGE Theatre 2001

THE REMOVALIST Role: Kenny Dir: Bill Dunstone. Hayman Theatre 2001

TWELFTH NIGHT. Role: Sir Toby Belch. Dir: Tony Nicholls. Hayman Theatre 2001

THE PITCHFORK DISNEY. Role: Pitchfork. Dir: Bree Short. Hayman Theatre 2000

BLACK COMEDY. Role: Brindsley. Dir: Paul David Goddard. Hayman Theatre 2000

EACH AND EVERY WAY YOU STAND. Role: Tristan. Dir: Kerry Sullivan. Hayman Theatre 2000

MACBETH. Role: Macduff / 1st Murder / Messenger. Dir: Barbara Dennis. Hayman Theatre 2000

OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR. Role: Ensemble. Dir. Barbara Dennis. Hayman Theatre 1999

THE BEAUX STRATEGEM. Role: Boniface. Dir: Barbara Dennis. Hayman Theatre 1999.

COWBOY MOUTH. Role: Lobster. Dir: Rob Smith. Hayman Theatre. 1999

LATE ARRIVALS. Role: Boy. Dir: Issabella Musemeci. Hayman Theatre 1998

 

ACTING – COMMERCIAL AND CORPORATE

OFFICEWORKS. Role: Lead. National Television Commerical

MEDIBANK. Role: Lead. National Television Commerical

TRIAL OF NED KELLY. Role: David Gaunson. Dir: Martin Green. National Trust, VIC (multi-media)

TOMB RADIER: THE LIVE EXPERIENCE. Role: Various. Dir: Linton Harris. Sudden Impact Entertainment. (Luna Park)

BELT UP. Role: Victim. Dept of Transport WA. (TVC + print.)

OPTIONS. Role: Graduate. Dir: Wayne Vinten. Dept of Training WA. (TVC)

THE ALZHEMERS PLAY. Role: Dad/Son. Dir: Tony Nicholls. (Corporate Theatre for Alzhemiers National Conference.

THE COLOUR MAKERS. Role: Presenter. Titanium Mininy Corp WA (Educational Video.)

FIRST AID. Role: Injured Sportsman. St John's Ambulance WA. (Training Video.)

BREAK OUT Role: Prisoner/Presenter. Hannafords Events. (Corporate Gala)

DIRTY DANCING REVUE. Role: Singer. City of Perth. (Corporate Event.)

 

ACTING – VOICE

RADIANCE (Audiobook) Dreamscape Media

THE BOY WHO LOST FAIRYLAND (Audiobook). Dreamscape Media

THE LIMITLESS PERSPECTIVE OF MASTER PEEK (Short Story) (Beneath Ceaseless Skies Podcast

GOLDEN CHAOS (Short Story) Podcastle

PLANET LION (Short Story) Uncanny Magazine Podcast

BIG THRULL AND THE ASKIN' MAN (Short Story) Uncanny Magazine Podcast

 

RELATED ARTS EMPLOYMENT

Tutor for St Martins Youth Theatre (Acting for Screen, Musical Theatre) 2010

Script Assessor Short and Sweet Festival, Arts Centre Melbourne and for The Old Vic Production Company. London.

Guest Teaching Artist at John Curtin College of the Arts, Sevenoaks College & Ballarat Arts Academy

Tour Performer at the Old Melbourne Goal, Former Melbourne Watchhouse & Fremantle Prison

 

OTHER TRAINING

Upright Citizens Brigade, New York 2015 (Tutor: Brennan Lee Mulligan)

Butoh. 2012 (Tutor: Helen Smith.)

Seaview Screen Acting Course. 2011/2012(Dir inc. Frank Litito, Catherine Green, Adrian Holmes.)

Spring Stomp 2010. Zen Zen Zo Theatre Co. (Tutor - Lynne Bradley)

Stomping Ground and Masterclass 2009 Zen Zen Zo Theatre Company(Tutors – Simon Woods and Lynne Bradley)

Melbourne Stomp 2008. Zen Zen Zo Theatre Co. (Tutors – Lynne Bradley and Mark Hill)

Acrobatics and Aerial Course 2007. National Institute of Circus Arts

Summer Intensive 2003. British Academy of Dramatic Combat, London (Advanced Stage Combat Accreditation from BADC and SAFDI.)

Circus Intensive 2003. The Circus Space, London

Creative Movement Course 2002 . Total Theatre –– (Tutor – Annie Stainer)

Western Combat Intensive 2002 Society of Australian Fight Directors – (Tutors – Andy Fraser, Nigel Poulton)

Masterclass 2001. Australian Circus Festival.