Michelle Hall

Writer, performer, co-director and producer of The Dirty Mother.

Michelle is a Teaching Artist at Barking Gecko Theatre and Spare Parts Puppet Theatre. She is the writer of the Motherfesto and Facilitator of Mothers Who Make Perth Hub. Michelle is also a Yoga Teacher, Arts Education and Youth Theatre consultant.

Georgi Ivers

Digital Director, Cinematographer & Editor (Melbourne Fringe 2020)

Digital Visual Artist (Summer Nights, Perth Fringe 2020)

Georgi is a freelance filmmaker, theatre-maker and multimedia artist based on Whajuk Nyoongar Boodjar (southwest WA). She was recently Producer and Digital Artist for the Winter Nights development of Beginning At The End (of Capitalism) (The Blue Room Theatre); Assistant Director and Performer for Body Rights (WA Youth Theatre Company, Perth Fringe 2020); Teaching Artist for The Loungeroom Project (WAYTCo); and Producer for The Lion Never Sleeps (The Blue Room’s Summer Nights, Perth Fringe 2020). She is a Mentee and Assistant to digital artist Sohan Ariel Hayes, an amateur pole dancer and a big fan of green teapots.

CiCi guitar Demon

Musician/Performer/Sound Designer

Cissi is an experimental musician and composer who creates soundscapes from field recordings and data as samarobryn, and is also the guitarist for Perth alt-rock band Broken Gnomes. When not performing or composing, Cissi is dog-parent to Nira, an adorable Staffy X rescue dog from the country. 

Catherine O’Donoghue

Score Designer

Catherine is a stage and production manager based in Perth. She graduated in 2019 with her Bachelor or Performing Arts (production & Design) from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Theatre credits as stage manager include Future’s Eve (Hey Precious: Fringe World), Hold Your Breath (Count to Ten) (Antifragile & The Blue Room Theatre), 600 Seconds (The Blue Room Theatre), and Paper Doll (New Ghosts Theatre Company; Fringe World). Stage Management credits at WAAPA include A Streetcar Named Desire, Company, and When The Rain Stops Falling. She has also worked as a Technical Designer for the Australian student exhibition at the 2019 Prague Quadrennial, and for The Dirty Mother.

Alexa Taylor

Collaborator since the original 600 seconds piece in Fringe 2019

Alexa is a theatre maker, dramaturge and producer.

Danielle Cresp

Co-Director & physical theatre improvisation coach

Danielle is a Director, Teaching-Artist at Action Theater Australia and Producer at Danielle Cresp Productions.

Asha Kiani

Co-Producer & Marketing Manager

Asha is a performer, theatre maker, story teller, musician and teacher from Western Australia. She has written, produced and performed in programs at Perth’s Fringe World Festival and Perth International Arts Festival. Asha works as a Teaching Artist for Barking Gecko Theatre and is working on writing and producing her debut EP. In 2020, as well as co-producing The Dirty Mother, she co-founded the Second Generation Collective which is working with the Iranian – Australian community of Perth to curate and creatively express stories of displacement, migration, home and identity.

Megan Hyde

Visual Director

Megan is an Artist and Manager of Audience Development at UWA’s Cultural Precinct and Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery. She is an occasional writer, educator and curator and a big art history nerd and recreational birder.

Noemie Huttner-Koros

Collaborator for Melbourne Fringe 2020

Noemie Cecilia Huttner-Koros is a queer Jewish performance-maker, writer, dramaturg and community organiser. She graduated from WAAPA’s Performance Making course in 2018 and is currently studying a Master of Theatre Dramaturgy at the Victorian College of the Arts. Her work has taken place in black-box theatres, and galleries and her poetry has been published in Australian Poetry Anthology 2020. Hailing from Ngunnuwal country, Noemie lives on Whadjuk Noongar country.

Katie Moore

Stage manager & tech operator for Summer Nights Iteration 2020

Katie has worked in theatre and events around Australia. Past credits include Black Swan State Theatre Company, Belvoir St Theatre, WA Ballet, The Blue Room Theatre, Perth Fringe Festival, ATP Cup, Perth Festival & Sydney Festival.

Susie Conte

Collaborator since the original 600 seconds piece in Fringe 2019

Susie is Artistic director of Tempest Theatre, a teaching artist at WAAPA, a playwright, producer, director and performer.