Cathy Hunt- Director
Cathy is a director, dramaturg and performer. With Bec Allen she formed independent theatre company The Impending Room. Directing includes (for The Impending Room); Dangerous Lenses by Brooke Robinson (The Substation / Melbourne Fringe 2013 & Old 505 Theatre 2012), Judith: A Parting from the Body by Howard Barker (Bondi Pavilion/ TRS).
She directed Teeth by Brooke Robinson (Bondi Feast TRS 2013) and co-directed Still by Jane Bodie (Old 505 Theatre). Cathy did a Directing Secondment with Leticia Cáceres on Belvoir’s adaptation of Miss Julie. For Belvoir she adapted and directed a shortened version of their As You Like It, performed in the Art Gallery of NSW.
In 2012 she was a dramaturgy intern with Playwriting Australia. Cathy also directed a reading of Jessica Tuckwell’s Tiny Remarkable Bramble and of How to Curse for atyp’s Under the Wharf series. After previously receiving first class honours in English Literature and Theatre & Film at UNSW she undertook postgraduate studies on a Commonwealth Scholarship at the University of York UK. There she directed Jean Genet’s The Maids.
Cathy has appeared as Ms Beige Brown (feminist performance poet) for over 10 years, including at Crack Theatre Festival and Griffringe. Cathy wrote the screenplay for Beige Brown: Wombless Without Words, which won the Audience Choice Award at the 2005 Reel is Real Film Festival. She has worked for Belvoir 2008- 2014.
Anne Wilson- Illuminate Educate Producer & 'Sylvie'
As a skilled improviser, Anne has featured in “Mixed Shaken and Stirred” and "Vampire Theatresports" at Belvoir, as well as the Shakespearean improvised show “Much Ado About Impro” (Sydney Comedy Festival, NIDA). She appeared in the third season of “Rake” (ABC) and the TV Pilot “The Dream Life”. As performer and creator of the cabaret “What I Did For Love”, Anne toured the Sydney and Melbourne Fringe Festivals. Her other musical performances include “The Truthmakers” (Seymour Centre) and the Gala Final of Short, Sweet and Cabaret, Sydney. As a voice over artist Anne has worked for clients such as Apple, HOPE 103.2 and recently in an animated short film for TEDx. Anne is a trained Drama Teacher who has taught the HSC Syllabus for over ten years. Anne is a proud member of Equity.
Scott Grimley- Illuminate Educate Producer & 'Ray'
Scott has returned to Flaming Tree Grove after performing Ruby Moon in 2010 for Chester Street Theatre. A few on the many plays he has appeared in include School for Scandal, Nasty Little Secrets, The Boys, Beauty Queen of Leenane, The Flags, The Burlesque Effect, Set and The Dog Logs. One theatre highlight was performing The Chocolate Frog to a "captive" audience in Long Bay Gaol.
Scott's screen credits include Home and Away, Underbelly: The Golden Mile, The Years That Made Us(ABC) and Deadly Women for US television. He has also recently completed filming his second series as regular guest Norman Parker on A Place to Call Home. Scott has also studied Filmmaking and his Theatre Producing credits include the highly popular The Burlesque Effect at King Street Theatre.
Christopher Page- Lighting Design
Christopher is a theatrical and events lighting designer whose design work has been seen across Sydney, throughout regions of Australia and parts of the world.
With a natural passion for creative design, Chris enjoy?s exploring light through a multitude of ideas and areas of perspective and how their application in an evolving environment evokes a live audience. By creating art thru illumination, Chris?s method is a process of finding solutions to complex visual and illumination problems, and forming well evolved design ideas and concepts then simply the brute mechanics of lighting a space.
A graduate of the Production course at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Chris is a highly motivated individual who enjoys crafting all forms of art thru light and illumination, whether it is a live performance, events and festivals or installations. For Chris, lighting isn't just another production element, but is in its own right another character within a performance space.
The flow of light needs to be specifically tailored for each and every event, with detailed thought on how light will interact with the style of performance that is being presented. Its because of this that Chris likes to approach every project with a fresh perspective and enjoys collaborating with other arts practitioners and professionals to achieve the creation of impossible ideas for audiences to explore. Ultimately, Chris strives on making every production unique, believing that clear and concise lighting design ideas are the best way of achieving a successful artwork.
In 2011, Chris was nominated for the Sydney Theatre Critic Award for Best Lighting Design (The Dark Room) and is the 2013 recipient of the Rory Dempster Internship for Lighting Designers.
Caitlin Porter- Sound Design
A proficient multi- instrumentalist, her skills include not only technical operation and system design but also composition and creative sound design. A graduate of NIDA’s Production course, she has been working full-time for Belvoir Street Theatre Company as Senior Theatre Technician since early 2012. Caitlin has worked as a casual teacher for NIDA’s Open Program and production course since 20122, both as a teacher and student mentor. These classes have included Certificate IV qualification for students aged 17-35 in sound for theatre, and tutoring rural school teachers in audio editing and sound design.
Elizabeth Rogers- Production Manager
Graduating from Wesley Institute in Sydney in 2007, Elizabeth has been working in the entertainment industry both in Australia and abroad ever since. Past credits include working on the Rocky Horror Show in New Zealand and Korea (2010), Jekyll and Hyde in Taiwan (2008), Barney’s Space Adventures in the Middle East (2011), A Chorus Line in Australia (2012), Freud’s Last Session (2013) and Short+Sweet Cabaret in 2014.