Founder/Director of Byron Youth Theatre
Lisa has been a passionate and dedicated facilitator of drama, theatre and education for over thirty years.
Trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Lisa has delivered a range of programs including teaching B.Ed. Hons Drama and Theatre degree students, Drama in Education teachers, Theatre in Education practitioners, GCSE, A Level and HSC drama students in UK, Hungary and Australia.
While living in the Solomon Islands she was engaged as a lecturer in the Education Department training secondary school teachers.
Lisa has also worked as an actor, director and producer in both theatre and film and regularly performs and delivers workshops at festivals.
Lisa established Byron Youth Theatre (BYT) in 2010 and has since engaged over sixty young people in devising original productions on a range of youth issues. She has also provided employment to over thirty young people in production roles. BYT’s work has been formerly recognised in the NSW Legislative Parliament three times and in 2020 they were awarded the Media and The Arts Mental Health Association of NSW award.
BYT now has three levels with an age range of 8 – 26 years.
Lisa lives in Northern NSW with her husband and business partner, daughter and little dog!!
Founder/Director Motioncircus Pty Ltd.
Nigel has worked in broadcast media for nearly thirty years, from feature film animation to television commercial post-production.
In 2009 he founded Motioncircus Pty Ltd. in Byron Bay a boutique post-production house providing visual effects for many clients and participating in several award-winning productions.
In 2016, after ten years of extended traveling for work, Nigel decided to quit VFX and refocus Motioncircus Pty Ltd. on live-action production, in order to spend more time with his family.
Nigel has been filming Byron Youth Theatre’s performances since its inception.. More recently he’s been directing and supervising SAE Media Institute students to add more production value and more cameras to the filming.