Flying Nun Artists WORKING BITCHES WORKING TITLE (2019) PHOTO BY LIZ HAM Megana Holiday, Iya Ya Ya, Stelly G and Betty Grumble are incredible multidisciplinary performers. A debut collaboration. A visceral dive into ritual theatre through the lens of pleasure worshipping women. To unfurl as a performance party, a gallery of woman hoods. Michael Cullen is an Actor, Puppeteer and Director who has worked all over the world - from the US to London, Hong Kong, East Timor and Brazil. Whether it’s as Macbeth, a WarHorse or a Wombat, Michael aims to communicate with transformative clarity and physicality. For this presentation he has teamed up with Bull Ant Productions, formed in Sydney in 2015 by artistic director Katherine Shearer. Drew Fairley is an actor/writer/director. He has performed and created shows both here and abroad for thirty years. Most recently he was an artistic associate for A Midnight Visit at Perth‚ Fringeworld. Previously, for ESCAC he devised and performed in SOOK a cabaret about toxic masculinity. Alex Torney is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Sydney who studied Performance at the University of Wollongong. He currently works primarily as a lighting designer, sound engineer and installation artist. Best described by long time collaborator Betty Grumble "hunk, punk, skater, maker, tech sensation." NARCIFIXION FEATURING ANTON AND BRIANNA KELL (2019) Anton and Brianna Kell, both Sydney Independent Artists, first met in 2012, working for four months at TASDANCE. From that time both Brianna and Anton knew they had a strong mutual artistic connection that has grown from strength to strength. Over 2018 Brianna and Anton spent time in the Bangarra and Brand X studios pursuing ideas for a new collaboration and in January 2019 they spent two weeks at FORM in a seed development of a new work called NARCIFIXION, working with music germinations created by Composer Jai Pyne. A collaboration between theatre and video designer Solomon Thomas and playwright Kirby Medway. Set on a miniature 1:8 scale model golf course, this live videographic performance and piece of speculative fiction documents the real-time landing of an alien ship in a rural town, exploring how protocols break down in the face of the unknown. The Other Theatre is a new and emerging theatre company founded and run by passionate young artists. We want to push boundaries and challenge our audience into having a uniquely theatrical experience. The Other Theatre has produced Shakespeare's Richard II, Mike Bartlett's Cock and is currently preparing its third production - the Australian premiere of Marius von Mayenburg's The Dog, The Night and the Knife. Callum Mooney is a dancer, choreographer and actor based in Sydney, who is establishing a name for himself with his distinctive brand of movement which often breaches the boundaries of contemporary and hip hop, combining elements of both in a genre all of his own. Jess Goodfellow is an accomplished classically trained dancer, specialising in contemporary technique and improvisation skills. WATERMELON FEATURING HARRIET GILLIES & NATALIE ABBOTT (2017) PHOTO BY DAVID HARRISON Harriet Gillies is an award-winning performance artist and theatre director working across a range of performance modes. Harriet graduated from NIDA’s directing course and has worked at theatres and festivals across Australia, New Zealand and North America. Dan, a neuro-diverse gay man, is a trained Director and Disability Arts Advocate, who has worked both nationally and internationally. Sam, a film student at AFTRS, is a Hard of Hearing gay man and a recent Auslan user. Both have a passion for disability and queer representation in the arts. Oliver Walton is an Australian creative with professional experience in film and theater. Working as a writer and director with The 1121 Collective in the UK, his latest play 'you/me/tomorrow' was performed at the prestigious HOME Manchester, with reviews describing him as 'a talent to watch.' Sarah Toth is a performer and writer who uses singing, spoken word, and physical movement to courageously tell stories of truth, vision, and possibility. Through opera and music-based theatre, Sarah seeks to bring healing, inspire dreams, and empower people to walk boldly forward in their own personal story.