The Merchant: A Sydney Document


A re-contextualisation of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, centring on Sydney's financial and legal fraternities, with the Sydney Harbour Bridge as the city's own Rialto.

Dr Egg and the Man With No Ear


After a man loses his ear in a freak accident with a snappy bull terrier, a mysterious scientist called Dr Egg offers to grow the man a new one. But there’s a catch: the doctor needs a piece of flesh from the man’s precious daughter. The man refuses to harm her, but his daughter finds her way to Dr Egg’s laboratory anyway. And instead of just an ear an entire new person grows... Now she’s bound to get an earful when her dad finds out.

The Body Ophelia Installation


The Body Ophelia explores the uncharted territory of one of Shakepeares’ most enigmatic characters, mapping the psyche and explorations of Ophelia off the stage, the time and space between her silence and her madness. The piece also explores the case studies of Sigmund Freud and Joseph Breuer from their landmark 'Cases in Hysteria', published in 1893 and seen as crucial in the understanding of the subconscious in the 20th century.

Future Tense


Future Tense: Performance Texts for a Technological Age: Art and Working Life Performance Installations in Shopping Malls


Selling Grandma

Selling Grandma was researched and devised by Death Defying Theatre in association with the Public Service Association of N.S.W. (PSA) We interviewed a wide range of public service workers and PSA members from a cross section of government departments and authorities, as well as workers and industrial officers at the PSA.



In a lush and jungle-like garden, it is spring. The birds are twittering and giant blooms nod in the wind. The music is expectant and new. The garden is a place for new beginnings. There is just a hint of playfulness and the future monstrous garden.

Succulent was a theatrical production incorporating puppetry and live action, produced by Terrapin Puppet Theatre, as a part of Insatiable at the Peacock Theatre, Hobart. 

The Marigold Hour


Is it the smell of a Lily that makes it alluring before you have even laid eyes on it? The strong scent drifting towards you on the hot summer night air, making you no more than a sensual beast , drawn dumbly forwards to sniff it's nectar moist insides, to fondle it's pollen doused stamens?

Welcome to the monstrous gorgeous gardens of desire, home of assorted hot house flowers, delicate pansies, and the hardened succulents of the lesbian and gay underworlds. You might even meet the ghost of Don Dunstan! 

The Jetty

March 2010, July 2011

The Jetty
It's a frontier town in the 1920s. Copper tailings in the water. Wedge-tailed eagles circling the town tip. Aboriginal camps in the sand dunes. But progress is coming to Wangaroo.