Ilan Abrahams has a passion for creating
transformative theatre and workshop experiences that integrate people,
approaches to sustainability, and the local landscape. He is the founder
and director of Sense of Place Projects. He has
walked the full length of the Yarra in one continuous journey, lectured in
Ecology and Art at the Victorian College of the Arts, and worked as a town
planner and permaculture designer. His creative approach is influenced by
studies and training in ecology, Buddhism, permaculture, dance, theatre, music
and somatic movement in Australia, Japan, the United States and Europe.

Julian Chapple is
an accomplished Performance Artist, Community Arts Facilitator and Visual
Designer. Since studying clown and theatre improvisation, Julian has performed
extensively with various theatre & dance companies; The Singing Snails, Clench Object Theatre, The Laughter Project, 5
Angry Men, Swivel Drivel Band, Snuff Puppets ,
Camel Magic Performance Troupe, Endangered Species , Wild
Moves & Jahbullah! African Dance Troupe .
As Community Arts Facilitator, Julian Chapple initiates art projects
that engage within a strong thematic framework and achieve participation in
creative activities for children and adults of mixed cultural and linguistic
backgrounds. Since 1998, Julian has facilitated innovative theatre/art programs
for: The Return of the Sacred Kingfisher Festival , Darebin
Community Arts Festival, Doncaster Spring Festival , North
Richmond Moon Lantern Festival, Collingwood Children's Farm Winter
Solstice , Whittlesea Arts & Cultural Festival , Circus Emusing
, Queen's Baton Relay-Commonwealth Games , Royal Avenue
Songbook , CERES Harvest Festival , Lanternhouse Festival ,
Hobson's Bay Festival , Apollo Bay Music Festival and the CERES
Bicycle Festival.
 His high quality art and drama workshops
inspire imaginative theatre through storytelling, puppetry, animation, mime,
improvisation, games, lantern making, drawing and design. Julian continues to
teach animation and cartooning to adults and children at various institutions: Manningham
Arts Centre , Council of Adult Education, Victoria University, Holmesglen Institute of TAFE ,
and the Jewish Museum .

Nancy Sposato is a physical theatre
performer who's has incorporated Body Weather, Suzuki, Corporeal Mime,
Clowning, Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Buto, Tumbling and Ashtanga Yoga. Nancy's
performance projects include; A Room Within (supported by the City of Yarra,
2007), Show and Tell - a work commissioned by the Victorian Arts Centre about
body image for touring to schools (2006), and 1803 - supported by the City of
Yarra (Collingwood Childrent's Farm, 2005). In 2005 Nancy was selected to take
part in the Spark Mentorship Program, managed by Youth Arts Queensland and
supported by the Australia Council. Nancy has performed regularly with Strange
Fruit since 2003 in Australia and overseas, and regularly with Melbourne
Playback Theatre Company since 2004. In 2001 Nancy was invited by Dequincy
Company to participate in Triple Alice 3. Her initial study is a Batchelor in
Creative Arts, majoring in Theatre at the Victorian College of the Arts.

Susan Van den Haam is
an accomplished physical theatre performer and dancer. Her performance credits
include;Ananke - with the Phonos Project which won an award in the 2006
Melbourne Fringe Festival and toured regionally in Victoria, 1803 -supported by
the City of Yarra and Parks Victoria (2005), Story Time With Mr. Robbins - as
part of the Melbourne Buto Festival (Dancehouse,2006), Soz and Snuff - as part
of Lucy Guerin Co.'s program ‘Pieces for Small Spaces'(2006), Three Day
Growth-winner of the most outstanding movement piece award (Melbourne Fringe
Festival, 2003), Cherry Picking- a development period with Jo Lloyd
(Dancehouse, 2004), A Simple Dare - Graduate Showcase (Dancehouse, 2004). Susan
is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts School of Dance, and is
currently studying a post graduate diploma in choreography at the same school.
During her studies She has presented a work with Holly Durant Titled MINUTIAE,
BLACK ALICE and is currently developing CAST ANCHOR with Jessica Devereux and
Anna Kingston.