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Michelle Lee

Michele Lee is a multiple award-winning Hmong-Australian writer working across stage, live art and screen. Often using comedy, she explores narratives of women, women of colour, otherness and found families. Michele is a Sidney Myer Fellow for 2022–23. michelevanlee.com.au

Bureau of Works is producing Michele’s new work How Do I Let You Die, which is slated for a 2023 premier. 


Tracker by ADT in association with ILBIJERRI. Image: Pedro Greig

Australian Dance Theatre

Australian Dance Theatre is one of Australia’s pre-eminent contemporary dance companies and is committed to creating dance works of the highest standard that are intellectually and artistically compelling. Based on Kaurna country in Adelaide, South Australia, ADT has been at the forefront of Australian contemporary dance for almost 60 years. adt.org.au

B_W acts as Consulting Producer to Australian Dance Theatre, providing strategic producing support and fostering networks for collaboration and touring.



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Daniel Schlusser Ensemble

Daniel Schlusser Ensemble creates theatre that is “Confident, exuberant and utterly, utterly dazzling” (Chris Boyd, Peer Gynt); “Beautiful, uncompromising, lacerating” (Alison Croggon, Menagerie); and which “detonate abiding notions of theatre and performance” (Rebecca Harkins-Cross, M+M).Founded in 2009, DSE has created an astonishing range of projects – radical re-workings of plays, chamber opera, video installation, ambitious adaptations, and an intimate work for motion simulation technology.

Bureau of Works produced Hercules.

Anna Tregloan

Anna Tregloan

Anna Tregloan’s work does not fit traditional practice definitions.  She has an extensive history in contemporary theatre and dance, physical theatre, opera, live-art and  installation art and works collaboratively on live and interactive works as well as presenting performed installations, immersive installations, video and photographic works, exhibitions, interventions and participatory practice. annatregloan.com.au

B_W has worked closely with Anna to produce the Australian Exhibition for the Prague Quadrennial of Performance, Space & Design 2019 and 2023, and on installation work The Ghost Project.  

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Gold Satino

Gold Satino is an award-winning collective of theatre and performance artists based in Naarm (Melbourne) and nipaluna (Tasmania). They occupy suburban and urban landscapes and fill them with moments of performance that are intriguing, human, endearing and just plain strange. Gold Satino frames the landscapes you see everyday in order to make you double take. goldsatino.com

Bureau of Works provides ongoing strategic support and produced Ruthless and My House is a Wild World.


Gregory Lorenzutti


Based in Naarm (Melbourne) A DAYLIGHT CONNECTION featuring Kamarra Bell-Wykes, Carly Sheppard, smallsound and Daniel Nixon, are a motley crew of innovative and visionary theatre-makers, radically reimagining what First Nations theatre can be.

one step at a time like this

Employing an expanded definition of theatre, one step at a time works tend to be journey-based, mobile and immersive, combining digital media with live performance. With a strong focus on audience centrality, works allow audiences to slip seamlessly between real-world locale, virtual worlds and narrative elements. onestepatatimelikethis.com

one step and B_W have been collaborating for many years across many projects including upsidedowninsideout, Carnival of Futures, and upcoming works All the Ways Without You and Noir Trail.

Image: Jeff Busby

Jodee Mundy Collaborations

Jodee Mundy Collaborations is an independent creative producing company formed in 2012. Artistic director Jodee Mundy is committed to producing high quality theatre works, public events, installations and artistic interventions that bring together diverse cross sections of the community who may not regularly encounter one another. Her artistic aim is for audiences to witness works that challenge and inspire them to acknowledge the value of live performance and communities and the ability of the art to redefine and skew the notions of inclusiveness. Mundy received the 2017 Green Room Award for Innovation in Experiential Theatre for Imagined Touch.


Image: Sarah Walker


Ridiculusmus is a multi-award winning theatre company that has been producing seriously funny theatre for over 20 years. The company’s co-artistic directors, David Woods and Jon Haynes, have established the company as a flagship UK performance group touring nationally and internationally with works passionately wrought from minimal resources that achieve the oxymoronic aim of being both serious and funny. ridiculusmus.com

Bureau of Works produced Give Me Your Love, DIE! DIE! DIE! OLD PEOPLE DIE!, and The Importance of Being Earnest.

Image: Jude Anderson and Adrian Corbett


Punctum devises and creates small to large scale live performance works in collaboration with adventurous artists from across artistic disciplines and art-forms. We investigate conventions and traditions of site, place and people. Their works explore and reconsider characterisations, constructions and representations of locations, systems, and inhabitants. punctum.com.au


Image: Victor Frankowski

Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey

Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey are leading Australian audio conceptual artists who create unexpected situations for listening. Their work is driven by a curiosity and questioning about sound in human culture and seeks to evolve and engage with new processes and audiences, through public and participative interventions. Their practice intertwines local, national and international relationships. madeleineandtim.net

Maddie & Tim and B_W have been collaborating for many years across many projects, including award-nominated Witness Stand and new international collaboration platform Acting Time.


Image: Samuel James

Too Close To The Sun

Too Close to the Sun makes performance work that takes a hybrid form, weaving non-linear narratives that combine rich text, video, sound and objects to transcend expectations of theatrical storytelling and create resonant and whole-art experiences for audiences. tooclosetothesuntheatre.com

Bureau of Works produced The Blue Bird Mechanicals.

Daniel Riley

Daniel is a choreographer, dancer, teacher and creative from the Wiradjuri nation of Western NSW. He is the current Artistic Director of the Australian Dance Theatre. Daniel’s choreographic credits include Victorian College of the Arts: RISE (2020), Louisville Ballet, USA: Tonal (2020), Sacred Shifts. (2015), Melbourne International Arts Festival: Tanderrum (2019), Dancenorth: Communal Table (2019), Bangarra Dance Theatre: Dark Emu (2018).

B_W is producing Daniel’s work Tracker and acts as Consulting Producer to Australian Dance Theatre.

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Aaron Orzech

Aaron Orzech is a performer and theatremaker based in Melbourne and Paris. Over the past twelve years he has worked as an actor, director, dramaturge and collaborative creator of numerous works, including traditional plays, large-scale community events, dance-theatre, devised performance and documentary theatre. He has created work with both large-scale theatre institutions such as the MTC and the Malthouse Theatre, as well as small, self-funded independent companies. aaronorzech.wordpress.com


Carly Sheppard

Carly Sheppard is a cross-disciplinary performance artist whose work borrows from dance, theatre, sculpture, drawing, voice and installation. Often these forms feature interchangeably within a single work, housed within the foundation of the body moving. Based in Melbourne, Carly is an Indigenous dancer and choreographer descending from the Wallangamma and Takalaka Tribes of North QLD. 

B_W is producing Carly’s new dance work, Seating Bank.

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Jackson Castiglione

Jackson is an Artist, Director and Teacher working to make contemporary theatrical performance, screen content and podcasts often in collaboration with young people. He loves working with interesting people who may not consider themselves performers or artists but offer something to stimulate and challenge our cultural, social and political ideas and assumptions.

B_W has collaborated with Jackson to produce The Dispute, Anything and Everything (with Platform Arts) and a new collaboration with RAWCUS, One Night Only.

Harrison Hall & Sam McGilp

Harrison Hall’s work situates contemporary performance and dance in experiential art environments. Harrison’s recent work traverses states of flux between the digital and physical realms. His works have been presented nationally and internationally. Sam Mcgilp is a media artist and researcher working in contemporary performance contexts. He seeks to create digital states of play that foreground somatic and performative knowledge in digital work. His PhD research with Chambermade and RMIT was awarded the Vice-chancellor’s Phd Scholarship and the emerging scholar award.

Bureau of Works is produced Running Machine at BLEED (with Yuiko Masukawa) and Body Crysis.

Jenny Hector

Jenny Hector is an award-winning designer based in Melbourne. Her work as a lighting and set designer has been experienced nationally and internationally, most recently with Kamila Andini’s The Seen and The Unseen for Asia TOPA (Jakarta, Singapore and Melbourne), Sydney Chamber Opera’s The Howling Girls for Tokyo Festival World Competition 2019. jennyhector.com

B_W has worked with Jenny on a number of projects over the years. We are currently collaborating with Jenny as a lead artist on Dark Quiet and as lighting designer on NEVERNEVERNEVERNEVERNEVERNEVERNEVER.

Kaz Therese

Kaz Therese

Kaz Therese (they/them) grew up on Darug land in Mt Druitt, Western Sydney. They are an interdisciplinary artist and cultural leader with a practice grounded in performance, activism and community building. Their work is inspired by place and narrative from working class & underclass settings. From 2013- 2020 they were the Artistic Director of PYT Fairfield. Kaz directed the Helpmann nominated PLAYLIST (premiered 2018), UnWrapped, Sydney Opera House (2019) Other works include TRIBUNAL presented at Griffin Theatre, ArtsHouse Melbourne, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Festival; WOMEN OF FAIRFIELD with MCA C3West and STARTTS, winning the Sydney Myer Arts & Cultural Award for Best Arts Program (2016).Kaz is founder of FUNPARK ,Mt Druitt (Sydney Festival 2014) and a graduate of the 2019 Australia Council Cultural Leadership program.

Photo: Chantal Anderson

Emily Parsons-Lord

Emily Parsons-Lord is a Sydney- based artist whose practice is concerned with air and explosions. She was recently awarded the main prize in the 2020 Churchie Emerging Art Award. Recent work includes recreating the air from past eras in Earth’s evolution, recreating starlight in coloured smoke, multichannel video, and experimenting with pheromones, aerogel, and explosions. emilyparsons-lord.com

Bureau of Works is producing Emily’s new multi-artform project All Colours Are Destroyed, which is currently in development.


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Aviva Endean

Aviva Endean is an artist dedicated to fostering a deep engagement with (and care for) sound and music, with the hope that attentive listening can connect people with each other and their environment. Trained as a clarinet player, she now works across a range of contexts including experimental and improvised music, creating theatre works which are designed to be listened to, and working on cross-disciplinary collaborations. www.avivaendean.com

B_W produced Aviva’s new participatory sound installation, Stranger.