Samoan Australian Lisa Fa’alafi is director, performance maker, choreographer and designer. Known for pushing cultural and gender boundaries, her work is visually stunning, highly entertaining, conceptual, political and satirical at heart. Lisa is the co-director or Polytoxic, an Australian collective known for creating hyper-visual, pop-inspired performance work built upon foundations of diversity, collaboration and intersectionality. She is also the co-creator, writer, director, designer, choreographer and performer for the international smash hit Hot Brown Honey, touring consistently for 5 years, performing across six countries and has received numerous national awards including a Helpmann, Sydney Theatre Award, Green Room Award, Adelaide and Perth Fringe Awards, international nominations and awards in the UK and Canada. Currently Lisa is looking to expand the HBH: Hive City Legacy Project, originally performed with a team of Femmes of Colour in partnership with London’s Roundhouse and two new hives are being developed in Ireland and Brisbane with premieres hopeful for 2022.
Victoria Falconer is a cabaret artist, multi-instrumentalist, theatre maker and musical director. She is co-creator & performer in acclaimed feminist firebrands Fringe Wives Club, whose debut show Glittery Clittery has been presented at the Southbank Centre, Soho Theatre (London), Griffin Theatre (Sydney), Darwin Festival, Bats Theatre (Wellington) and at Edinburgh Fringe, where it received the Spirit of the Fringe Award in 2018. Her most recent projects include Smashed – a femme-fronted, fiercely diverse drag cabaret show that has received 5 star reviews and won a Weekly Pick of the Fringe Award for its debut season at Adelaide Fringe 2021; and playing the Muso in The Boy Who Talked To Dogs, co-produced by Slingsby Theatre and State Theatre South Australia for Adelaide Festival 2021.
Andy is an artist, writer and curator based in London. He creates formally unusual projects that invite us to consider our relationships both to the spaces we inhabit and the people around us. Alongside his artistic practice Andy has written for a number of publications and is the co-director of the artist-led project Forest Fringe, in which capacity he helped run an award-winning free experimental performance venue at the Edinburgh Festival between 2008 and 2016. For Forest Fringe Andy has also curated festival, residencies and events across the world, including with Melbourne Fringe, TPAM (Yokohama), WKCD (Hong Kong), Abrons Arts Centre (New York) and the Theatre Centre (Toronto). Most recently he co-directed Forest Fringe’s first feature film, which is due for release in 2022.