MIKE MCEVOY

is an independent actor and theatre-maker and an honours graduate from the School of Creative Arts (VCA / Melb Uni). He is an ensemble member and Co-Artistic Director of Melbourne Playback Theatre and an ensemble member with Rawcus. His work with Rawcus includes Small Odysseys (2011, Meat Market), Another Lament (2010, Chamber Made) The Heart of Another is a Dark Forest (Best Performance, Melbourne Fringe 2008) and Hunger (MIAF 2007). In 2011-12 Mike had a mentorship with Kate Sulan with the support of a Besen Foundation grant. Mike’s other theatre credits include Salonika Bound (2010, La Mama, dir. David Myles), She’s Not Performing (2010, La Mama, dir. Kelly Somes), Golden Valley (2009, dir. Suzanne Chaundy), The Time is Not Yet Ripe (2008, La Mama, dir. Jane Woollard), White With Wire Wheels (2007, UHT, dir. Susie Dee), Ariette Taylor’s production of Ivanov (2005, fortyfivedownstairs), Barry Dickins’ Tyranny (2005, La Mama, dir. Robert Reid), Matilda Goes Down (2003, dir. Sarah Austin) and The Meeting (2001/2002, dir. Paul Monaghan). www.mikemcevoy.com.au

RACHAEL DYSON-MCGREGOR

www.rachaeldysonmcgregor.com

 

Rachael has a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts from Auckland's UNITEC.  Rachael devises her own work, performs in independent Melbourne theatre and films and is an ensemble member of Melbourne Playback Theatre Company.

 

Rachael performed in Tamara Saulwick's Public, an audio-led hybrid performance set in a food court at Highpoint shopping centre as part of the Big West Festival. Rachael is currently developing The Jagged Edge, led by Glynis Angel that began as part of the 2013 City of Yarra Performance Investigations at the Richmond Theatrette.

 

Feature films include Break (David Mamea), Motu (Tim Gordon), Stringer (Steve Morrison) and the short films Sandwich (Bonnie Marnock) and Cafaye (Christobel Lobos).

 

Other recent work includes April Underhill (Best Kids Show, Melbourne Fringe 2014), Seddon Archives (Tamara Saulwick & The Big West Festival), Drowning Girls (Turtle Lab), Neon Toast (Melbourne Fringe & Brisbane Festival), Electricity from Lemons (Tinning St) and Anytime Radio (Special Event Award winner, Melbourne Fringe). Rachael has also worked with Auckland Theatre Company, Massive, Potent Pause Productions and Tim Bray Productions.

THE TEAM

 

Devisors/Performers:

Rachael Dyson-McGregor

& Mike McEvoy

 

Direction: Geoff Pinfield

 

Sound Design: Beatrice Lewis

 

Lighting Design: Bronwyn Pringle

 

 

GEOFF PINFIELD

Geoff Pinfield is the producer & director of the NZ-based Theatre Beating and has directed several of their works, including The Magic Chicken (soon to be performed at the Sydney Opera House), Happy Hour for Miserable Children, The Thing From The Place and ...him. Other works include the award-winning satire On The Conditions and Possibilities of Helen Clark Taking Me as Her Young Lover, NZ Drama School Grad show AoTERRORoA and the all-singin', all-dancin' flying-Maori spectacular Maui. In Rotterdam he created Sisters/Cities as part of the Hommes Gallery residency; and ISS – In Space No One Can Hear You Complain About Your Job with Viennese art-punk-collective MONOCHROM. In 2012 he represented NZ at the Berlin Theatertreffen International Forum and just won 2013 Director Of The Year at the Chapman Tripp Theatre awards in Wellington.

beatrice lewis

Beatrice is a vocalist and composer who produces layered electronic soundscapes and is the front woman for a band called beatrice. Beatrice have played at most major festivals around Australia and recently received an Arts Victoria Grant to produce their first album. Beatrice has always been in love with the symbiotic relationship between sound and theatre and she has enjoyed making music for theatre pieces for many years. Her theatre soundtracks have been a part of award winning shows in both New Zealand and Australia. They include Silk (Auckland Fringe) and ...him (Melbourne Fringe & Auckland Fringe award). 

 

Bronwyn pringle

 

Bronwyn is a Melbourne based lighting designer who's work with companies including Polyglot, SoulArt, Finucane Smith,

Chambermade Opera and LaMama has been seen in venues ranging from a derelict Kensington flat, a woodshed in Glencoe, Belvoir st, a warehouse in Buenos Aries, the Segerstrom Centre in California and many more. She has won Green Room awards for Letters from Animals (SRWT/Here Theatre) and Alias Grace (Malthouse) and two Melbourne Fringe Festival design awards. Other design highlights include My Life in the Nude, Aviary, Serial Blogger, The Flood and Lloyd Beckmann: Beekeeper.