Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Music, poetry, theatre and other shenanigans

Music and Poetry

  • Love Letters to Inanimate Objects
  • MC and Venue Manager, Youth Showcase, National Folk Festival 2004-2005
  • Singer/songwriter and Performance Poet since 2002, performances include, the Merry Muse, Ladies at Play, the National Folk Festival, Launch of lip Magazine (for girls who think, feel, speak out, create and live, 2XX Splash Out, Pot Belly and the launch of YWCA SCOPE.
  • Featured Poet, Dan O’Connell, Australia Day 2003
  • Featured Poet, Red Lobster, Episodes 1&2, Channel 31, Melbourne Community Television, 2003

Interactive Theatre

  • Blurbs of immersive games I have written
  • Co-Designer, The Group, Phenomenon 2008 – a tryptich, one of three games showcasing innovation and excellence in roleplaying
  • Designer, Being There, Phenomenon 2006 – a triptych
  • Co-Designer and Workshop facilitator, Mission Improv-able, annually at Phenomenon 2005-2008 – improvised theatre workshops open to all comers culminating in a friendly competition
  • Co-Designer, Wild Wild Space, Phenomenon, 2003, this has spawned an ongoing series involving over 50 regular participants. Graveyard Shift and the Merry Minnow – see Comics, are also set in this world.
  • Designer, The Plague, Conclave, 2000 – inspired by the novel by Albert Camus
  • Co-Designer, Dream Team, Radcon, 1999 – inspired by the film Dream Team
  • Designer, When I meet my family, Phenomenon, 1998
  • Designer, For those left behind, Phenomenon 1997; Winner, Best New Designer’s Award; re-ran Cancon 1998


  • With Brian Allard I adapted my short story Maxima Vrugleplex into a short play. Premiered January 2011.
  • Book and Libretto, Comicbook Opera, premiered January 2009
  • Instigator, ANU V-Day Campaign production of the Vagina Monologues, 2002
  • Mrs Rokujo (lead role), The Lady Aoi, ANU Honours Production, 2002
  • Backstage Crew for a number of productions during the 90’s for Canberra Repertory Society and the Pheonix Players, including Away, Beyond Reasonable Doubt and Alice
  • Ms Wilkins, Move Over Mrs Markham, Canberra Star Comedy Company, 1996
  • Chorus, Yeoman of the Guard, Queanbeyan Players, 1996


  • Judge, 24 Hours in Oz Comics Challenge, annually since 2006
  • Judge – Technical, Mission Improv-able, 2005-2006
  • Judge, Belconnen Fresh Food Markets Buskers Festival, 2005


  • Semi-retired fire-twirler, specialising in Poi with skills in staff, sword and suicide chains
  • Artist’s/Life Model since 1999

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