Supporting the development of brand new work, CTF presents four short work-in-progress showings from some of Australia's up and coming playwrights and performance ensembles. PoMoLiLo from Coleman Grehan and team, Calamity from Rebecca Langman and team, Monument by David Molloy, and SCRATCH by Fiona Spitzkowsky.
PoMoLiLo - Created & Performed by Coleman Grehan.
Calamity - Created & Performed by Rebecca Langman
Monument - Created by David Molloy; developed and performed by Matt Abotomey, Adam Buncher, Alex Francis, Lauren Scott-Young, Brett Spulak and Oliver Trauth-Goik; featuring music by Kirby Medway.
SCRATCH - Created by Fiona Spitzkowsky, Directed by Bella Vadiveloo, and Performed by Nisha Joseph, Jalen Lyle-Holmes, Brendan McDougall, Dana McMillan, Harriet Wallace-Mead.
Grehan is a freelance theatre director and sound designer whose work has been seen in Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra; and heard in Melbourne and Wellington. Grehan's most recent works include: Boy with the Rainbow Umbrella (2015) and Portrait of a Young Man (alt. name "HIM", 2014 - 2015)
Canorous is an emerging theatre maker and aspiring psychologist. She directed 5 star, sold out season 'Calamity' for the Adelaide Fringe and has collaborated with Calamity Theatre, toured to FAST Festival, performed with Urban Myth Theatre Company and is founder of the Adelaide Independent Theatre Collective.
David Molloy is a filmmaker, writer and performer. He has written three feature documentaries filmed and screened internationally, and has appeared in Sydney stageworks and films. He currently writes for Sydney publication The Brag and works as a film workshop facilitator at Shopfront Contemporary Arts Centre.
Alex Francis graduated from Wollongong University with a Bachelor of Creative Arts: Performance in 2012. Since graduating, Alex has been involved with Woodcourt Art Theatre (Spoils), Adelaide Fringe Festival (Spoils), Shopfront Youth Theatre (As I Lay Dreaming), Tamarama Rock Surfers Summer Camp (Sundowning) and Gibber (Moving on Up).
Adam graduated from University of Wollongong in 2012 with a Bachelor of Creative Arts majoring in performance and a minor in Creative Writing. Whilst studying, Adam performed in Mark Ravenhill's "Shoot. Get Treasure. Repeat", Marius Von Mayenburg's "Fireface", Martin McDonagh's "The Pillowman" and "Ant and Cleo".
Oliver graduated from University of Wollongong in 2012 with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Performance). He is a playwright, director and performer with a passion for comedy, a glass eye and a mean right hook.
Fiona Spitzkowsky works as a producer for Attic Erratic and Artistic Director of Twelve Angry. Writing credits include Traffick (Sprung Festival, 2013), Accidents Happen (ATYP, 2015), and Top Up (VCA, 2016). She has also adapted and directed Twelfth Night (2013), The Taming of the Shrew (2015) and [Lady] Macbeth (2016).