The Company

Greg Fleet  Performer

Greg Fleet is an award-winning actor, comedian, playwright and author.

Born in Michigan, USA, his family moved to Victoria when he was aged four. He studied at Geelong Grammar School for twelve years and then attended NIDA for a year before being expelled. His acting career began opposite Nicole Kidman in 1984 and he went on to star in, amongst other things, Prisoner, Underbelly: Squizzy, Neighbours and the series Wolf Creek, as well as treading the boards in Twelfth Night for the Melbourne Theatre Company. More

Developing a stand-up career that saw him acclaimed all over the world, Greg’s comedy across TV, film, radio and theatre, and the honesty with which he speaks about his long-term drug addiction, have made him one of the most respected, beloved and in-debt stand-up comics around. Greg Fleet’s hilarious and harrowing memoir, These Things Happen, was published in 2015 and his first novel The Good Son in 2018. He is currently writing the screen adaptation of The Good Son.

His plays, This Is Not A Love Song and Signifying Nothing, both received numerous Best Theatre and Critics Choice awards across Australia.

Ian Darling

Ian Darling  Performer

Ian Darling is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, who returns to the stage for the first time in 40 years. His Director credits include The Final Quarter, Paul Kelly — Stories of Me, In the Company of Actors, The Oasis, Suzy & the Simple Man, Alone Across Australia, Woodstock for Capitalists and Polly and Me. He is an Executive Producer of Allen vs. Farrow, Paper and Glue, On The Record, 2040, The Fourth Estate, The Bleeding Edge, Unrest, Inventing Tomorrow and How to Change the World. More

He received the Byron Kennedy Award at the 2018 AACTA Awards, won the AFI/AACTA Award for Best Direction in a Documentary, has twice been a Walkley Awards Finalist and a winner of two Film Critics Circle Awards. His photographs have been finalists in the National Photographic Portrait Prize, the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize, the Sydney Life Photography Prize, and the Head On Portrait Prize.

Ian is Executive Director of Shark Island Institute, Founder of voxdocs, Good Pitch Australia, Documentary Australia Foundation, and Patron of the ARTSLAB, Kangaroo Valley. He has been Chair of The Caledonia Foundation since 2001, was a former Chair of the Sydney Theatre Company and the STC Foundation, a Director of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), and was a member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board.

Sarah Butler

Sarah Butler  Director

Sarah Butler is an actor, director, designer, teacher and writer. She has worked as an actor (most recently in new Australian film The Flood), and as a director and designer in Sydney and regional NSW. She has written, devised and adapted stories for theatre including: Biding Time; Island (an adaption of Shakespeare’s Tempest) and Tales from Outer Suburbia. More

Her one-woman play Safety Nets will premiere in 2022. Sarah is founder and Artistic Director of The ARTSLAB Kangaroo Valley and Manager of Shark Island Institute Kangaroo Valley. She has a BA and MEd in Theatre and Creative Arts Education.