Tara Daniel

 

Tara trained at WAAPA and the VCA, and is a director, performer and arts educator who has worked in dance, theatre and film in Australia and the UK. Prior roles include; Head of Performing Arts at Brunswick Secondary College and Melbourne Girls Grammar School, Education Program Manager at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Teaching Artist for the Arts Centre Melbourne, Education Consultant and Writer for Theatre Works and Regional Arts Victoria, Drama Lecturer at Trinity College, the University of Melbourne, and Artistic Director of Fresh: Theatre for Social Change. Currently, Tara manages education programs at the Heide Museum of Modern Art and is a Drama Tutor for NIDA Melbourne.  

Morgan Heenan

 

Morgan is a Melbourne based sound-artist and performer working across a number of disciplines. Having studied Composition and Music Technology at Monash University his practice integrates electro-acoustics, improvisation, software design, and cross-disciplinary collaboration. He performs nationally as both a bandleader and instrumentalist.

Joanna Bakker

 

Joanna is a Melbourne based performer with a Diploma of Musical Theatre and Commercial Dance (ADPI, 2014), and Bachelor of Musical Theatre at Federation University (BAPA, 2017). Her university credits include Showtrain (Edna), Bye Bye Birdie (Maude/Ensemble), Rent (Roger's Mum/Ensemble), her self-devised cabaret Merry Swissmas, and Sweeney Todd (Pirelli Understudy/Ensemble). Her post-university credits include Share: The Youth Issues Musical (Glasswings Productions), 40's A Decade of Variety (MBCTA, Melbourne Fringe Festival), The Global Citizen and Mocha Is Not Coffee!(Norbury Productions), and toured Victorian schools with Mindful Productions. During 2019, she has continued to pursue her passion for live theatre both on and off-stage, as a production assistant and musician in the movement piece Moments which will return for an encore season at Melbourne Fringe festival 2019. Joanna has also appeared in music videos, online sketch comedies, TV commercials and short films.

Delta Brooks

Delta is a driven actress with a life long passion for story telling. She is a graduate of the Advanced Diploma in acting from The National Theatre Drama School, where she was he recipient of the 2017 Florence Young Scholarship donated by the Tallis foundation to a student who shows “industry potential”. Her theatre credits include Catherine in View from the Bridge and Betsheb in the Golden Age. Delta has a keen interest in the entire creative process and directed the devised theatre piece You, Again which blended her interest in physical theatre, text and mixed media. She has just finished the Melbourne season of The Deep Freeze Option, which is set to tour Europe an Asia in February of 2020 and is about to start rehearsals for Ordinary Australians, another BYTE production, showing in Melbourne in November. She is excited to be a part of her fellow Nashie Jordan Stack’s creative new project T-Minus 1200.

Abbey Hanson

 

Abbey is new to the professional theatre scene, having only played Marianne in Constellations by Nick Payne. She is currently being classically trained in acting, voice, and dance, at Federation University and has completed a multitude of short NIDA courses, including NIDA Actors Studio. Right now, Abbey is participating in an ongoing live campaign of D&D with Mammothtales along with other actor Jordan Stack, airing on Twitch every Sunday. 

Esperanza March  

Esperanza began performing at the age of twelve with ‘Fresh: Theatre for Social Change’. She is now an assistant director and technical director for the same company, working with young people in both a theatrical and a pastoral role. She also enjoys performing in musicals and non-naturalistic theatre, as well as designing and operating sound for performances. Esperanza is a Christian performer, and seeks to encourage and empower the church to use theatre as a means of sharing the good news of the bible. Having competed in some amateur ‘play in a day’ challenges and performances of a similar nature, Esperanza is looking forward to the cooperative aspects of T-Minus 1200, and is excited to see what new theatre the team can make together.

Courtney Slatter

Courtney has spent the last few years studying towards a career in sport rehab, as well as competing as a powerlifter. While studying she has spent time at the Victorian College of the Arts, training and partaking in numerous performances. During VCE, she received top marks for her solo performances, being offered the opportunity to audition for Top Class.

Jordan Stack

 

Jordan Stack, is a performer and theatre practitioner. A graduate of the National Theatre Drama School, Jordan has directed and performed in works across many acting mediums - film, TV, short film, voiceover and theatre. His most recent credits include; I Will Not Be Here Long, 40’s A Decade of Variety (director, writer and performer), Share: The Youth Issues Musical and Metamorphoses, (Silenus, Hermes, Q), Tminus1200 Season 1 (performer and producer), set designer for Bloomsday's Travesties and is a cast member of the weekly live web series Celestial Sabotage by Mammoth Tales. Jordan is a resident actor, writer, director and current Theatre Programs Manager for Fresh Theatre for Social Change. He is also the director and founder of Eclective Theatre Co. 

Jordan is committed to producing innovative and diverse theatre experiences and brings a strong work ethic and infectious positive energy to any room. He has developed and performed in theatrical works for people from a range of age groups, experiences and abilities and is committed to providing inclusive theatre opportunities in every performance or program with which he engages. 

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