La Boite sees its Artists-in-Residence as agents of change and the creative heart of the company.
In 2016 this diverse group of established and next generation artistic leaders will be embedded in our production season and will also be developing new work as part of their residencies, working closely with Artistic Director Todd MacDonald and Creative Producer Glyn Roberts.
Kim ‘Busty Beatz’ Bowers is a musical director, composer, sound designer, compere and DJ. Kim is the composer for the La Boite and State Theatre Company of South Australia co-production Straight White Men.
Daniel Evans is an award-winning writer, director and producer. Following on from his residency in 2015, Daniel assembles a team of artists to unpack and re-imagine The Tragedy of King Richard III as part of La Boite’s 2016 season.
Michelle Law is a writer with experience in journalism, screenwriting and playwriting. Michelle has been working on the play Single Asian Female, commissioned by La Boite.
Suzie Miller is a nationally and internationally produced playwright. In the 2016 Season she is co-creator of Snow White. Miller is excited about new Australian stories and juxtaposing various performance styles and forms.
Ngoc Phan is an actor and emerging playwright. Ngoc will be appearing as Stella in La Boite’s 2016 production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Ngoc will be developing a new play as part of her residency.
Mark Sheppard is an actor, performer, theatre maker, dancer, clown and comedian. Mark will be appearing in La Boite’s 2016 season, developing Mango Season a late night variety show showcasing Indigenous performers and developing a new Brisbane based Indigenous theatre company.
The 2016 Artists-in-Residence program has been made possible through funding from Australia Council’s Emerging Artist Commission, Indigenous Creative Residency, and Artform and Sector Development grants.