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CAST

Learn about the cast and crew below

 

RICHARD LUND

Ken

Richard Lund is an award winning actor and coach known for his performances as Dennis (Third World Blues by David Williamson), Geoff Hayward (The Club), Romeo (Romeo and Juliet), O’Brien (1984), Yephikodov (The Cherry Orchard), John (The Man Who Came to Dinner) and The Marine (Wheel of Fortune).


In 2020 he won the Matilda Award for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Ned Kelly in Matthew Ryan’s Kelly. He has had appearances on the Australian screen in Channel 7’s The Secret Daughter and Channel 10’s Puberty Blues. He has also worked internationally on the History channel and Amazon Prime, playing the lead role of King Herod in The Fatal Conflict: Judea and Rome, As well as several national and international film appearances.

In 2015 he graduated from Queensland University of Technology’s prestigious Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) and in 2020 he traveled to London to study a Masters of Performance (Acting) at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, as part of the University of East Angelia. Over the years he has worked with many professional film and theatre names such as Tony Award Winning Director Robert Bennedetti, Jennifer Flowers, Diane Eden, Charles Allen, Ben Parkinson, Ryan Renshaw, Nikki Barrett, Amanda Mitchell and Mulliner’s Casting.

Richard began teaching for the National Institute of Dramatic arts in 2015 and his passion for teaching became equally as strong as his passion for performing. In 2019 he began private coaching in both theatre and film. He quickly found that this coaching needed to evolve with the digital age and so created a self tape coaching and filming studio. This space gave actors the freedom and knowledge on how to create an audition tape that will set them apart from the plethora of digital submissions received by casting agents.      

FRANCIS MCMAHON

Rothko

Francis McMahon is best known for his role as Dirk in the feature film “He Died with a Falafel in His Hand”. He has also starred in the films “Rage in Placid Lake”, “Rats and Cats”, and “The Secret”. He has had many guest appearances on TV including the mini-series “My Brother Jack”, “Wilfred” and his character shot Maggie Doyle’s brother in “Blue Heelers”.


He has starred in many plays including the acclaimed “The Omega Quest” which featured in back to back Melbourne Fringe Festivals as well as “Don’t Dress For Dinner” at the Duchess Theatre in the West End, London. Francis recently appeared in the award-winning web series “Bruce” which sees him portray a very funny parallel universe version of Governor Arthur Phillip. Recent plays include “Much Ado about Nothing” and “Hamlet” for the Brisbane Shakespeare Festival and David Williamson’s “The Club” where he played the role of Jock.

JESSE RICHARDSON

Director

Jesse Richardson is an Actor/Writer and Director of film and theatre. He is best known for his productions of White Lines (Actor/Writer, Producer), The Pitch (Feature Director, Producer), The Club (Theatre, Director/Producer and A Godless Country (Film, Actor, Writer, Director, Producer).


In 2016 he was the lead in the feature Battalion which achieved world wide distribution under Director Mike Holligan. Jesse found his true calling as Director and moved back into theatre with a sensational adaptation of David Williamson's The Club in 2019.


In 2005, Jesse graduated from the Actors Workshop under the tutelage of Kinnotone Award winner Lyn Kidd. He has since not only acted, but delved deep into the craft of screen and theatre writing. He has worked with many notable names and award winners such as Linda Hassell, Sven Swenson, Mungo McKay, Ben Parkinson and Christopher Sommers.

MIKAYLA HOSKING

Assistant Director

Mikayla is awesome

EMMA HEALEY

Stage Manager


BILL HAYCOCK

Set Designer