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Colin Pettit



Helen Hristofski

CEO & Executive Producer

Luke Kerridge

Artistic Director

Sean Walsh


Joy Crocker

Finance Manager

Hannah Smith

Creative Learning Manager

Aimee Hughes

Marketing & Communications Manager

Michael Maclean

Production Manager


Bev East


Greg Caust

Deputy Chair

Fran Ferreira

Board Member

Jeanette Roberts

Board Member & Company Secretary

Rachel McDonald

Board Member

Tim McInnis

Board Member

Teaching Artists

Anna Brockway

Anna enjoys sharing acting tools to create a structure for the imagination and creativity of young people. She has worked with Barking Gecko, both acting and running workshops and performed in My Space Too, Magnasonic, Danny In Trouble, Silverfish, Frog Opera, Way Home, The Troll From The Bowl, Two Unreal Stories, and conducted workshops in both metropolitan and regional areas.

Christie Sistrunk

Christie completed the Diploma of Performing Arts at WAAPA and Bachelor of the Arts in Education at the Edith Cowan during her 20+ year career, she has enjoyed working for major theatre companies across Australia and TV roles on Neighbours, Blue Heelers, Lockie Leonard just to name a few.

“I love being a gecko because they are cute and can climb walls… viewing the world from a very unique perspective.”

Georgia King

Georgia is an actor, theatre maker, producer and educator. She has been nominated for Equity Guild/PAWA Awards four times and Best Individual Performance The Blue Room Theatre Awards twice.

“I love working with the Gecko Ensembles. Working with kids reminds me how important it is to play and it really informs the work I make for children and families.”

Mararo Wangai

Mararo is a Kenyan born writer, performer and media graduate. He believes in the strength and importance of storytelling; and is attracted to stories that deal with struggles of this generation, and the challenges we encounter in an age of propaganda and myths that continue to perpetuate hatred, ignorance and selfishness.

Michelle Hall

Michelle has worked at Pegasus Theatre where she was the Youth Arts Team Leader and developed new creative learning programs to enable theatre, community and school-based learning through the arts. She also worked with Oxford Youth Theatre for 8 years as a tutor-director, making theatre for and with young people aged 6 to 26.

Mark Storen

Mark is a performer, musician, writer, director and educator. Mark is the founder of Whiskey & Boots and his current performance focus is storytelling with music. Most recently Mark was seen in THE ONE, The Subiaco Theatre Festival, Melbourne Fringe and was a performer in Perth Theatre Company’s White Rabbit Red Rabbit.

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