Emily Steel (writer) is originally from Wales and has lived in Adelaide since 2010. Her work in Australia includes: Rocket Town (Adelaide Fringe 2011 inSPACE award); Sepia for RiAus (Adelaide Fringe 2012 Tour Ready award); The Clock for ActNow and RiAus; Man in a bag for AC Arts and Polygraph Collective; Impersonal Space with Company AT, an autistic theatre ensemble; and an adaptation of Ben Jonson’s Volpone for State Theatre Company of South Australia. Her work in the UK includes: Frank and the Bear, Bite and Boom Boom for BBC Radio 4. Her upcoming show Rabbits (also directed by Daisy Brown) will be the STCSA State Umbrella production for 2017, presented by Steel & Brown in association with STCSA and Adelaide Festival Centre’s inSpace development program.
Daisy Brown (director) has worked in the Adelaide arts scene as a theatre maker for the past 22 years, directing and devising over 30 new Australian productions. Her work has featured in Australia’s leading festivals including the Adelaide Festival, Cabaret Festival, Come Out, Adelaide Fringe, Feast Festival, Melbourne Fringe, Bondi Feast festival and the Melbourne’s Midsumma Festival where Mützenball was nominated for 2 Green Room awards in 2009 and won Best Ensemble. Daisy co-created theatre company The Misery Children, who dare to be anything but ordinary. Their highly successful début production Ruby Bruise, (writer Finnegan Kruckemeyer, co-presenter Vitalstatistix) delivered a stand out season in October 2010. In 2015 Daisy devised/directed solo show Him for the Adelaide Fringe, which was picked up and presented at the inaugural Glitter Festival on the Gold Coast in September 2015.
Tiffany Lyndall Knight (performer) is an actor, director and acting teacher. She recently appeared in Red Ink (Duende Collective) and Man in a Bag (Polygraph Collective), which she also co-directed. nominated for four Jessie Richardson Awards (Vancouver), she has performed on stages across Canada, including the Vancouver Arts Club, Manitoba Theatre Centre and Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival. On screen she has appeared in many guest star and recurring roles, including Battlestar Galactica, Stargate SG-1, ANZAC Girls and Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures. She was a co-creator and actor in the feature film Mothers & Daughters, which was part of the official selection of the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival and won Most Popular Canadian Film at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Tiffany is currently a Scholarly Fellow in Drama at Flinders University, where she teaches screen acting and dialects.
Mario Späte (composer) is best-known for his craftsmanship as an electronic producer collaborating with some of Australia’s best contempoary artists. Mario’s work has seen him tour the UK, receive national airplay on Triple J and comercial radio and feature at both the Adelaide Fringe and Festival opening and closing night celebrations. His latest passion projects Badcop and Mìo continue to push sound innovation and music depth on an international scale. Mario’s theatrical sound design and composition has seen him work on a wide range of productions, winning three Fringe awards, including Best Theatre for Sons & Mothers by No Strings Attached. Recently he took on Musical Direction duties for the ACArts graduation production of Mother Courage, creating and performing an adaptive original score.
(Image credit: photo of Emily by theartofandyellis.com for Slingsby)