TNA’s CaPT Advisory Committee was established in 2017 to maintain strong engagement and information exchange between TNA and the circus and physical theatre industry locally, nationally, and internationally. Meeting quarterly, the 8 members are on a two-year tenure. Steph Cox is the TNA staff contact for all things CaPT.
Jascha Boyce is a founding member and company director of Gravity & Other Myths (GOM), the Adelaide based acrobatics and physical theatre company. Aside from her physical and creative involvement in the company’s past and present productions she is responsible for key aspects of GOM’s present endeavors and future direction. In addition to her work with
...GOM Jascha has recently launched Pulsing Heart, a creative studio crafting gutsy and bold immersive activations and participatory art installations. After over 25 years of training, teaching and performing, Jascha now focuses her creative passion and drive as a core member of GOM and the creative producer of Pulsing Heart, pushing the boundaries of new circus and participatory art through simplicity, honesty and innovation.
Alice Cadwell has over 20 years’ experience as Creative Producer, General Manager/CEO and Production/Stage Manager for contemporary circus arts’ companies including: Spaghetti Circus, Mullumbimby Circus Festival, Circus Monoxide, Circus Oz (10 years’ experience), international festivals Main and Fringe (Adelaide, Edinburgh, Sydney, Brisbane,
... Melbourne and more), 10 years touring with The Famous Spiegeltent, NICA, the National Circus Festival. Previous advisory and governance roles include the Circus Advisory Group CIRCA 2017, Deputy Chair Showground Land Manager Board – Department of Crown Lands, Advisor to Wesley Enouch for Sydney Festival’s Circus City; and is currently an Executive Member of YCAN (Youth Circus Australia Network).
Samoan Australian Lisa Fa’alafi is a director, performance maker, choreographer and designer. Known for pushing cultural and gender boundaries, her work is visually stunning, highly entertaining, conceptual, political and satirical at heart. She earned her artistic stripes as Co-Director of artist collective Polytoxic touring and creating landmark works that
...continue to inspire Pacific artists to this day.
As an independent maker, Lisa’s work combines her ethos with a unique style of cultural analysis, experimentation with form and eye for design. From theatre direction and choreography, costume and set design, immersive interactive design and performance while also working as a speaker on diversity and intersectional feminism, mentoring artists and consultation. Lisa is the Co-creator, Writer, Director, Designer, Choreographer and Performer for the international smash hit Hot Brown Honey, touring constantly for 5 years, performing across six countries and has received numerous national awards including a Helpmann, Sydney Theatre Award, Green Room Award, Adelaide and Perth Fringe Awards, international nominations and awards in the UK and Canada.
Harley Mann is a Waka Waka man from Melbourne Victoria. He has been in and amongst the circus community for the past 15 years working as a student, trainer, performer and director. Harley is also a current member of Casus Circus featuring as a cast member in their all first nations production ‘Chasing Smoke’. In 2017 Harley developed his own independent circus
...company ‘Na Djinang Circus’ and was a lead creative of their most recent work ‘Common Dissonance’. This company hopes to establish itself as one of the world’s leading circus accompanies that challenges the stereotypes of contemporary circus, an inclusive company that creates equitable access to the industry and doesn’t marginalise young performers.
Lisa is the Deputy Executive Director at Circa. She has been working in the industry for the past twelve years for various arts companies across Australia and now calls Brisbane home. She has worked in a number of roles spanning across stage and production management, project management, producing and arts management, and has been putting this
...experience to good use at Circa since 2015. With a passion for circus and a strong focus on artist wellbeing and emerging artist development she is excited to be on the CaPT advisory group.
Lachlan ‘Loki’ Rickus has been performing in Adelaide, Australia and internationally for over 18 years. His training is in ballet, circus, gymnastics and musical theatre. Loki performed and worked with Cirkidz Youth Circus School (Adelaide) graduating in 2003 and then worked, trained and coached around Australia and overseas. Since breaking his neck in 2006 in a training accident
...Loki has taken back to the stage mixing his genres to create his own Cabaret Identity. Loki is a founding member of The Fair Ground Project which aims to facilitate access, research, and create professional performance. Loki is currently Access Manager of the Adelaide Fringe.
Jo Smith is Artistic Director of CircusWA in Fremantle. Through the 90’s she tutored in sociology and linguistics while developing an arts practice in Performance Installation and immersive performance making using sculpture, dance, circus, film and sound art. In 2006 she moved into Arts Management directing and creating for two arts festivals in the Great
...Southern region of Western Australia: Brave New Works in Denmark and Write in the Great Southern in Albany. Following this she worked as Creative Producer with AusdanceWA developing and delivering contemporary dance programs across regional WA.
Devon is thrilled to move into the role of Creative Producer after five years as Executive Director of Women’s Circus (2014-2019). She brings a wealth of knowledge having produced and designed many Women’s Circus projects including an international collaboration with Circus Kathmandu and two large scale shows. She has been involved in
...the independent theatre scene for over 20 years, performing and producing works in spaces including La Mama and Theatreworks and working with regional festivals and companies including Castlemaine Festival and Words in Winter Festival. Prior to Women’s Circus she worked as Membership & Cultural Partnerships Officer with Regional Arts Victoria. When not brainstorming community projects or chatting to members, Devon can be found pottering in her garden, digesting feminist theory, or interpreting her astrological charts while staring at the stars.
2018 – 2019 Capt Advisory Group
Kate Fryer (VIC), Joshua Hoare (SA), Felicia Lannan (VIC), Rockie Stone (VIC), Deb Wilks (QLD)
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