Helen Rose Hampton

Helen Rose Hampton


Helen trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, The Actors’ Temple and the Salon:Collective.

Her acting credits include Queen Elizabeth in Richard III, Ruth in Blithe Spirit, Kate in Taming of the Shrew, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Arkadina in The Seagull, Diane in The D-List, Carol in The Monkey’s Paw, Cathy in Unconditional, Judith in Letting Go, Georgina Bourne in Peace in Our Time, Jo in The Lady from Dubuque and Doctor in Tick Tock.

Helen also co-produces MonoRogue which performs regularly at The Old Red Lion Theatre.

Her film credits include Stacey in Destination Dewsbury and Tessa in Major Hana. TV includes Audrey in Re-Extinct.

Jason Wilson

Jason Wilson


​​Jason trained at Ithaca College and The New School for Drama.

His theatre credits include Claudius in Hamlet, Polonius in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Exeter in Henry V, Fabian in Twelfth Night, The Captain in Woyzeck, Edgar Allen Poe in E.A.Poe: The Fever Called Living, Douglas in The Duration, Connor in The Space Behind Your Heart, Frankie in A Lie Of The Mind, Harry in Love Song, Reverend Goodkind in The Abduction of Becky Morris, Tony in The Forgotten, Roy Bryant in My Soul Is A Witness, Kimbrough in Robert Johnson Tricks The Devil, Pete in Conversations On A Dirt Road, Flint Taylor in Dead Of Night: The Execution Of Fred Hampton, Isador Carrier in Atomic Bombers and Roy Bryant in The State Of Mississippi & The Face Of Emmett Till.

Kim Hardy

Kim Hardy


Kim was trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and studied Meisner technique at The Actors’ Temple and at the Salon:Collective.

His previous theatre roles includes Richard III in Richard III, Howie in Rabbit Hole, Hal in Proof, Konstantin Trepljov in The Seagull, Gavroche in Les Miserables, Andrei in Three Sisters, Feste and Sebastian in Twelfth Night, Lysander in Midsummer Nights Dream, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and Hotspur in Henry IV.

He is also a talented photographer.

Julia Papp

Julia Papp


Julia trained at the Hungarian Academy of Dramatic Arts, The Actors’ Temple and The Salon:Collective.

Her theatre credits include Becca in Rabbit Hole, Lady Anne in Richard III, Catherine in Proof, Nina in The Seagull, Rose in Di and Viv and Rose, Regan in King Lear, Natasha in Three Sisters, Sonya in Uncle Vanya, Abigail in The Crucible, Rosalind in As You Like It, Viola in Twelfth Night, Juliet in Romeo & Juliet, Queen Beatrix in The Silent Knight, Imogen in Cymbeline, Elsa in Spoon River and Diana in The Dog in the Manger.

Julia also recently appeared in BBC’s Baptiste as Nora.


Lawrence Carmichael

Lawrence Carmichael


Lawrence is a Director, Actor, Movement Specialist & Fully Certified Fight and Intimacy Director.

He works widely as an acting and performance coach and teaches at multiple academies including Identity School of Acting and East 15.  He is East 15 Acting School’s first-ever resident intimacy specialist, well-being movement lecturer, and lead fight and intimacy consultant on all in-house productions.

As a performer, Lawrence has worked professionally across Australia, the UK and Europe with a wide range of theatre companies as well as in film and television.

As a movement specialist with a focus on Fight, Intimacy, Commedia and Character work, Lawrence is qualified by SAFDi, BADC & Intimacy On Stage & Screen with over 25 years of experience, covering professional Live Theatre, Opera, Film, & Mainstream TV.

Directing credits include Richard III and Rabbit Hole (Front Foot), The Break-up Autopsy,  Random Acts Of Shakespeare (Bath Literary Festival), Doubt (Newtown Theatre, Sydney), On The Ropes (Theatre Delicatessen), Domestic (Seymour Centre, Sydney), Momentum (Old Red Lion Theatre), The Show Girl (ACP Theatre), Mother Figure (Simply Theatre, Switzerland), Think Big (Newtown Theatre, Sydney), Table Top (St George Auditorium Kogarah), The Person I Once Was (Australian Institute of Music), Busted (KC Ensemble), With All My Heart I Hate You (Australian Institute of Music) and Earnie’s Incredible Illusions (Simply Theatre, Switzerland).

Aaron Blackledge

Aaron Blackledge

Assistant Director/Production Manager

Aaron is a director, currently completing their MFA in Theatre Directing at East 15 Acting School, and an award-winning Lighting Designer. He was the 2020 recipient of  The David Brockett Award for Backstage Achievement from the New Zealand Theatre Federation.

He has a passion for tight ensemble work and getting text to be playful and Athletic.

Their Directing Credits include : Bare: A Pop Opera, Mousing Around a Disney Sing-A-Long Adventure, Ellie and the Star, The Fairy-tale Cookbook, DinoRock: A Musical For Kids, Sword in the Stone, Marvellous Adventure of Jack and Daisy. As well as assisting Victoria Gartner on Bard in the year; A Scottish play.

Production and Design Highlights: Technical Director & Co-Producer for Fringe at the Gryphon, Macbeth (Video & Lighting), King Lear (Lighting & Sound),  The Bone Thief (Lighting) Heart & Music ( Technical Director), Mr. Foote’s Other Leg (Lighting), The New Zealand premiere of Ordinary Days( Producer & Lighting), Midsummer Night’s Dream( Lighting),  Jukebox Heroes: Legends of Rock & Roll (Lighting).