Two of our new grantees, Alexandra Hines and Chloe Martin, come as a duo. While trained in disparate acting methods, Chloe in mime and clown techniques and Alex in Meissner, Stella Adler and Chubbuck techniques, they are making waves with their work together in the improvised series DeeBrief.
Actor and writer Ben Noble has been performing for years, and is finally read to commit himself fully to his craft. A Cultural Trust grant will assist Ben in studying Contemporary and Classical Text (Acting) at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, which will see him undertaking a residency at Shakespeare's Globe in London as well as collaborations with Playwrights Studio Scotland and University of Edinburgh's Playwrighting Masters in the development of new work.
As a performer and writer, comedy is Scott Sheridan’s greatest passion. With the support of a Cultural Trust grant, Scott will study improvisational comedy at The iO Theater and The Second City in Chicago, while immersing himself in Chicago’s celebrated comedy and theatre scene.
Jacinta John will soon be travelling to London to undertake an exciting four-month cross-cultural creative directing secondment at the Old Vic Theatre, which will include working as Assistant Director to Artistic Director Matthew Warchus on the world premiere of Groundhog Day the Musical.
Debbie had worked and studied with many theatre practitioners and organisations, both large and small, in Melbourne before receiving the opportunity to study at L'Ecole Philippe Gaulier, in Paris France in 2009.