GAYLENE CARBIS is an award-winning playwright, poet, fiction and non-fiction writer whose work has been performed and produced in Australia and overseas, including Athens, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Ireland, Oxford and New York. After touring Regional Victoria in 2011, Gaylene's play This Is What Happened toured Asia in 2012, including George Town Festival in Penang. Gaylene is currently writing a new one-woman show for Clara Pagone. Gaylene's play for her Masters in Creative Writing (Melbourne University) achieved First Class Honours and she recently completed the VCA Masters of Writing for Performance in 2013.
GEOFF MAIN career started in his 20’s when he wrote a one act musical for a Melbourne local theatre company. Geoff moved to Toronto where he became a radio producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) creating national and provincial programs. His most known work was Radio Noon and Sunday AM. After more than two years with the CBC, Geoff joined the Victoria Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent, England as a stage manager. In 2003, with Renn Barker, he created and developed the musical play “Face a New World”, writing the 17 songs in an integrated style. A CD was produced with arrangements by John Grant.
CERISE DE GELDER is a Melbourne-based writer whose work has been performed around Australia, in the USA, New Zealand, Canada, India, Malaysia, Dubai and the UK. Since 2004 she has been a regular participant in Melbourne Writers’ Theatre seasons, Short and Sweet, Baggage Productions Madwomen Monologues, Walking Into Bars productions and the Adelaide Fringe Festival. Her plays have been produced on stage, film and radio, and she has won several national playwriting awards.
NOEL ANDERSON completed NIDA's Playwright Studio 1996. His written work includes: Germ Warfare (Bondi Pavilion), Kylie Kastle Throws a Party performed in schools across Australia, Sammy and Dave (Stables Theatre) and The Carer (Belvoir Street). In 2008 his play "Pulling Out" won Midsumma’s Pink Shorts at Gasworks and in 2012 his work was featured in Love Letters at the Melbourne Arts Centre. In 2013 Noel's play Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes of Fame soldout La Mama's Courthouse, returning 2015 to the Jewish Museum of Australia with Warhol's Geniuses Exhibition. Directing work includes: Sylvia Plaith's Letter's Home (Belvoir Street), Oliver (Gold Coast Performing Arts Centre), A Fitzroy Romance (La Mama), The Water Sellers (Best Director Winner Monash Festival) and Price Check The Musical (Theatre Works) Noel is currently directing the Webseries Next.