The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (2019)

In association with JackRabbit and KXT Bakehouse as part of the HiJackRabbit Season

Director: Julia Robertson

Producer: Kendra Murphy

Designer: Nick Fry

Musical Collaborator: Oliver Shermacher

Technical Manager: Chris Howell

Stage Manager: Chris Starnawski

Publicity Manager: Mathew Lee

Cast: 

Lloyd Allison-Young

Mathew Lee

Nicholas Papademetriou

Nicole Pingon

Callan Purcell

Annie Stafford

Grace Stamnas

Mike Ugo

Laura Wilson

First published in 1798, the epic ballad by Samuel Taylor Coleridge explores complacency, existentialism and guilt; ideas that could not be more relevant today, where our current socio-political environment and entrenched lifestyle habits continue to cast a dark shadow on the future, worldwide.

 

7pm (5pm on Saturday 13th April)
2 April (Preview)
3 April - 13 April (Season)
KXT – Level 4, Bordello Room

 

Promotional Photography by Jasmin Simmons

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Mariner Promotional Trailer

Cast:

Crew:

KENDRA MURPHY - PRODUCER
KENDRA MURPHY - PRODUCER

Producer

JULIA ROBERTSON - DIRECTOR
JULIA ROBERTSON - DIRECTOR

Director

NICK FRY - DESIGNER
NICK FRY - DESIGNER

Designer (Set, Costume & Lighting) www.nickfrydesign.com

OLIVER SHERMACHER - MUSICAL COLLAB
OLIVER SHERMACHER - MUSICAL COLLAB

Musical Collaborator

CHRIS HOWELL - TECHNICIAN
CHRIS HOWELL - TECHNICIAN

Head Technician

CHRIS STARNAWSKI - STAGE MANAGER
CHRIS STARNAWSKI - STAGE MANAGER
NICOLE PINGON
NICOLE PINGON

Nicole is an emerging director, writer and theatre maker, excited by new work and new modes of storytelling. Most recently, Nicole was a 2018-2019 ArtsLab artist-in residence at Shopfront Arts Co-op, where she directed a new work, Spider In My Soup. In 2018, she wrote and directed, Organs! (Shopfront 2018 Members’ Production), devised and performed in Mouth of the River at Q Theatre (dir. Nick Atkins and Emele Ugavule) Nicole is a part of CuriousWorks’ inaugural Makers Space Program

MATHEW LEE
MATHEW LEE

Mathew is a Sydney-based performer and a 2016 graduate of Actors Centre Australia’s full-time course. His acting credits include Pinocchio (Little Eggs), Are We Awake? (Charles O’Grady/KXT), A Period Piece (Glitterbomb), Grace (Knock & Run), and Cosi (Tantrum Theatre). He has also appeared in staged readings of The Cold Child and The Beast (KXTeethCutting) and in web-series All We Have Is Now (The Louise Frequency). Mathew was the Artistic Director Newcastle-based Stooged Theatre 2017-18.

GRACE STAMNAS
GRACE STAMNAS

Grace graduated from the Diploma of Musical Theatre at NIDA in 2017. During her studies, she performed in the Irving Berlin Cabaret, and Chimerica at the Sydney Theatre Company. Since graduating Grace went on to perform in two additional NIDA productions, 2nd Year BFA Production of The Changeling and MFA Graduate Production of The Bacchae, which was then taken to Adelaide Fringe Festival in March last year. In September Grace devised and performed in Little Eggs Collective’s PINOCCHIO.

MIKE UGO
MIKE UGO

Mike is a Sydney born, Nigerian-Australian actor. He studied at AFTT, and is currently studying in the Screen Actors Studio course at NIDA. He hopes to further his acting studies next year. He fell in love with acting years ago after watching ‘Remember the Titans’, but has only recently decided to pursue acting wholeheartedly.

ANNIE STAFFORD
ANNIE STAFFORD

After completing the Music Theatre Foundation Course at VCA in 2012, Annie was accepted into the Bachelor of Acting course at NIDA. Recent credits include Love, Me (The Old 505), DVA (Karina Russell), My First Panic (AFTRS), Stupid Fucking Bird (The New Theatre) of which she won a Sydney Theatre Award for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in an Independent Production, PINOCCHIO (Little Eggs Collective), Whose Uterus is it Anyway? (Bite Size Productions) and Nosferatu (Montague Basement).

LAURA WILSON
LAURA WILSON

Originally from Queensland, Laura Wilson began her training completing credited courses from Trinity College London, before moving to Sydney to begin her studies at Actors Centre Australia - Full Time Acting Program. Most recently Laura appeared in a return season of Pool (No Water) (dir. Maeliosa Stafford) and in Pinocchio, where she first joined Little Eggs at the Sydney Fringe Festival 2018.

NICHOLAS PAPADEMETRIOU
NICHOLAS PAPADEMETRIOU

Nicholas graduated from WAAPA in 1984 and since then has worked extensively in film, television and theatre. Recent credits include George in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (GRK Theatre), the title role in The Caretaker (Glen St, Riverside); Freud in Freud’s Last Session (Seymour Centre) and The Importance of Being Earnest and The Mystery of Love and Sex (Darlinghurst Theatre). Later in the year he will appear in Othello for Sport for Jove and The Odd Couple at The Ensemble.

CALLAN PURCELL
CALLAN PURCELL

Callan is a proud Wiradjuri man and graduate of The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Credits include: FATHERLAND (Frantic Assembly), SAFARI (Northwall Arts/The Wardrobe Ensemble), The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Engineer Theatre Collective), Equus, The Removalists, Checklist For An Armed Robber (Stooged Theatre), The Book of Everything, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged], Spring Awakening (The Popular Theatre Company), The Past Is A Foreign Country (Paper Cut Collective).

LLOYD ALLISON-YOUNG
LLOYD ALLISON-YOUNG

Lloyd Allison-Young is an actor and musician from Sydney, Australia. A graduate of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the International Theatre School of Jacques Lecoq, Lloyd's credits include The New Theatre; as Padriag in The Lieutenant of Inishmore (dir. Deborah Mulhall), King Charles II in Nell Gwynn (dir. Deborah Jones), and Dev in the Sydney Theatre Award winning Stupid F*cking Bird (dir. Warwick Doddrell). Film credits include: That’s Not Me and The Black Balloon.