… TO HANNAH GOODWIN 2019 recipient of the ATYP Rose Byrne scholarship for Emerging Female Leader in the Arts. Hannah is a bAKEHOUSE Artistic Associate. She was a member of the KXT Step Up team in 2018, a part of the directing team on Justin Fleming’s Dresden, and directed collaborator Pippa Ellam’s production of The Carousel, featured in the 2018 Step up Festival at KXT. In September she directs A Girl in School Uniform (Walks into a Bar) for KXT2019.
… TO JAMES ELAZZI recently announced as a member of the STC Emerging Writers Group. We’re thrilled to be hosting the world premiere of James’ first full length play OMAR AND DAWN, presented by Apocalypse Theatre Co + Green Door Theatre, directed by Dino Dimitriadis with Maggie Blinco, Lex Marinos, Antony Makhlouf, Mansoor Noor playing July.
Congratulations to the other members of the group: Wendy Mocke; Enoch Mailangi; and Jordyn Fulcher. You can see Jordyn on stage in the cast of DOING now playing in the Bordello Room for KXT Popupstairs
… TO THE STEP UP TEAM
Jasper Lindsay Lee has just finished up a run in ATYP’s Follow Me Home
Emma Wright wrapped a long season in the lead role in Pygmalion at the New theatre, heading into auditions for the first season of her play Hairworm (seen last year in the Storytellers festival) before a tour with monkey baa. Emma is currently on Step Up placement on the Outhouse Production of TREVOR, previews Friday 14 June
Bernadette Fam’s production company Green Door ran a hugely successful season of James Elazzi’s Lady Tabouli as part of Griffin’s Batch Festival
Amy Sole launched her company Puddle or Pond, and is now about to head into her first staging of her original play Doing, in the Bordello as part of KXT’s Popupstairs program from xx June. Cast includes fellow step up team member Nicole Pingon last seen in the Little Eggs sold out season of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner for JackRabbit theatre
Emily Buxton has just wrapped of a run of of Deb Oswald’s The Peach Season
Hannah Fulton’s comedy squad The General Public ran a sell out season as part of Melbourne’s comedy festival
Lucia May was in the cast of Mercury Fur just closed after an acclaimed season at KXT. Jodi Robinowitz jumped on board the show for her step up placement after closing the Seymour centre season of her play Samo is Dead.
Earlier in the year Jules Orcullo has worked with all sorts of legends developing her play TWENTY ONE SIXTY FIVE at Q Theatre. Most recently she was on the development tram for Belvoir’s Fangirls by Yve Blake