Cast and Director Biographies

Kate Shearman

Kate Shearman

Kate Shearman (Director) 

Kate’s most recent directing credits include Dead and Buried by Cerise de Gelder for Broken Mirror Productions, assisting with the development of EastEnd Cabaret’s 2011 Edinburgh Festival show The Revolution will be Sexual, numerous short plays and monologues for Love Bites and TenFour Productions in London, as well as Short & Sweet, Melbourne, 2007 and 2011.

Kirk Alexander

Kirk Alexander

Kirk Alexander (playing Don) 

Kirk was born Australia but brought up and educated in England. He wanted to go to drama school in Britain but persuaded to come home to Australia and become a Pommy Jackeroo in distant NSW.

After transferring to civilized Victoria and resuming farming on a lesser scale, he eventually travelled to Melbourne and studied for the theatre with Wal Cherry at the Emerald Hill Theatre Company.

After a couple of years Kirk spent time in Sydney doing television and theatre restaurant revue. Then he wound up in South Africa and performed in many plays and musicals including Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, No No Nanette, plays by GB Shaw and Jean Anouill for the emerging television service of South Africa.

Kirk returned to Australia in 1979 and made television appearances in Cop Shop, Sullivans, Neighbours, All the Rivers Run and was in musicals Man of La Mancha and Les Miserables. Kirk is also a prolific voice over artist.

He recent theatre appearances were in Chekhov’s, The Cherry Orchard, One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest at Chapel off Chapel and a short season of Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas.

Robert Gaetano

Robert Gaetano

Rob Gaetano (playing Tony) 

Rob is an actor, theatre maker, avid traveller, sometimes producer and always hopeless romantic. He’s worked in the independent theatre scene as a director and actor, toured Australia for theatre in education companies and appeared in short films.

In 2011 Rob graduated from the National Theatre Drama School. At the National his credits included Conquest of the South Pole, The Laramie Project and Orpheus & Eurydice. Other credits include Clickety Tock and Kaleidoscope for Tipsy Teacup Productions, Big Sky Town for St Martins Arts Centre and I Wish You a Boat for the Ward Theatre Company. His film credits include the shorts Sappleton, Sway and Pizza Panic.

Rob has created Firefly and My Pet, My Love, which premiered at La Mama in October 2012.

Carrie Moczynski

Carrie Moczynski

Carrie Moczynski (playing Edie)

Starting her career in London in the early 70s as a dancer for “Butlins” Holiday Camp, Carrie didn’t take up acting until much later in life.

Since then Carrie has worked in theatre, short films, feature films, commercials, roleplay and television. Carrie has extensive training and still attends courses and workshops to improve her skills and techniques. Carrie recently appeared on Neighbours and in the most current Slater & Gordon commercial. Carrie had well received reviews for her role in The Window Outside performed in conjunction with Melbourne Writers Theatre in 2012.

Chloe Reid

Chloe Reid

Chloe Reid (playing Ruth)

Chloe Reid is a 2011 graduate of the National Theatre Drama School in Melbourne. Her theatre credits include Jigsaws, Journey to the South Pole, The Laramie Project, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and the 2012 Fringe Festival success Kissing and F*cking Up. Her television highlights for 2012 include Lowdown, House Husbands and Paper Giants (Magazine Wars).

Chloe has a long time interest in performing arts having studied singing and dancing at from the age of 12 in Sydney. In 2012 Chloe moved to country Victoria to have a puppy and a massive garden. The country air has also encouraged her to perfect the art of baking delicious banana choc chip muffins.

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