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4 September

4 September

Jopuka Productions


Welcome to the fam, Callan Purcell. Callan, will be directing Very Happy Children With Bright And Wonderful Futures as well as running 4 of our Spring Holiday Masterclasses. -- Callan has collaborated extensively with youth theatre companies nationally and internationally as writer, director and workshop facilitator.

In 2014 he joined ATYPs writing residency and has recently adapted Steven Herricks novel Naked Bunyip Dancing for production. With Sydney Theatre Company, Callan recently joined their Rough Cuts program as an actor on Michelle Laws new play Top Coat. Other credits include: HAIR THE MUSICAL (National tour), BRAN NUE DAE (National tour), FATHERLAND (Frantic Assembly), RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER (Little Eggs), SAFARI (Northwall Arts/The Wardrobe Ensemble), The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Engineer Theatre Collective), Equus, The Removalists, Checklist For An Armed Robber (Stooged Theatre).

Callan graduated from Londons Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and was the recipient of the John Gielgud scholarship 2018. Callan is a proud First Nations descendant of the Wiradjuri people between Mudgee and Wellington. .

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