Melbourne Observer

Beth Klein of The Melbourne Observer wrote “Plays with dark and intense themes can only work with a strong cast and great direction. Orphans has both” Full review here: Danny and Helen are about to enjoy a romantic dinner, when Helen’s brother Liam enters covered in blood. As far as date-nights going wrong, Dennis Kelly’s grim play Orphans...

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The Theatre Nerd

Antony Steadman of TheatreNerd says “The piece raises many questions and it takes a director of skill to ensure these are drawn out and that the audience is picked up, shaken and left with the message of the piece. Hats off to Montgomery and cast for ensuring that the intensity builds and never waivers…” Click here to read the review of...

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Australian Stage

Jane Canaway of Australian Stage says “Dark and satirical – but with just enough bursts of black humour to maintain your will to live” Click here to read the review of Orphans

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The Age

Cameron Woodhead, of the Age, says “it’s quite a tense, watchable production, with talented actors knuckling down to get under the skin of some gut-wrenching material.” Click here to read the review of...

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Sam Thomas

Sam is a lively 9 year old who has just recently begun his acting career. He studies music, dance, singing and drama and has a passion for theatre. He is the middle child in the family having 2 older siblings and 2 younger. He lists his inspirations as his musician dad and his oldest sister, who studied drama at the Performing Arts Academy of Ballarat. Sam is...

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Chris Wenn – Sound Designer

Chris Wenn’s sound design and compositions have featured in Liminal Theatre’s Oedipus – a poetic requiem (2008, 2009) and Antigone: The Descent Across the Bridge of Acheron (2009); Ulrike Meinhof Sings (2011), The Drowning Girls (2012), A1 Rolling Steakhouse + House (2012) and the critically-acclaimed I Am The Wind (2012) by Turtle Lab;...

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Eleni Alvertis – Stage Manager

Eleni Alvertis graduated from the University of Ballarat, Arts Academy in 2011. Throughout her time there Eleni performed in The Suicide, The Three Sisters, Cloudstreet, A Pillar of Salt and A Terrible Madness. Since graduating Eleni has been part of the BIG WEST Festival where she performed in the world premiere of Born West were she played Kora with Company...

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James McLaughlin – Technician

James McLaughlin is in the process if completing his Diploma of Audio Visual Technology at RMIT. He has had experience working backstage on several entertainment festivals and live performances. He plans to complete his studies this year and continue to involve himself in live and studio...

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Beau Pierson-Cooper

Beau is a young man 9 years of age. He has been singing, dancing and doing performing arts since he was 6. You can often find him singing at the Yarraville Club or The Spotswood as a guest performer and has commenced busking around Melbourne. This is Beau’s first Theatre performance outside of school...

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Ethan Oppy

Ethan is a young man of 10 years of age, who is in the early stages of his acting career. He began drama and singing classes 2 years ago and it was suggested by his teacher that he consider getting an agent to explore opportunities. Since then he has auditioned regularly for TV Commercials and theatre, but has had his greatest success so far, in short film and...

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