Alexi Kaye Campbell is a playwright and actor whose plays include The Pride (Royal Court, London, 2008; Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York, 2010; Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 2011; Trafalgar Studios, 2013); Apologia (Bush Theatre, London, 2009); The Faith Machine (Royal Court, London, 2011); Bracken Moor (Shared Experience at the Tricycle Theatre, London, 2013) and Sunset at the Villa Thalia (National Theatre, 2016).
The Pride received the Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright and the John Whiting Award for Best New Play. The production was also awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre.
His work for film includes Woman in Gold (BBC Films and Origin Pictures, 2015).
Steven Canny is a writer, director and producer for BBC Radio and has worked as an Associate Director and Dramaturg for Complicite.
His plays include adaptations (with John Nicholson) of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles (Peepolykus, 2007) and H. G. Wells's The Time Machine (Original Theatre, 2023).
Cliff Cardinal is a Canadian playwright and actor whose plays include Stitch (SummerWorks 2011, winner of Theatre Passe Muraille’s Emerging Artist Award) and Huff (SummerWorks 2012, winner of the Buddies in Bad Times Vanguard Award for Risk and Innovation and The RBC Tarragon Emerging Playwright Award). Huff was revived by Native Earth Performing Arts in 2015, winning the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play, and has completed two National Tours including presentations at The Push International Performing Arts Festival, The Magnetic North Theatre Festival and the High Performance Rodeo, and closed the studio season at the National Arts Centre in May 2014. Maria Gets A New Life was premiered at SummerWorks in 2013.
In addition to his work in theatre, he also has a music project called Cliff Cardinal and The Skylarks.
Dean Carey has taught for the Australian Film Television and Radio School, the Nimrod Company, Belvoir Street Theatre and the NSW Conservatorium. He was Associate Head of Acting at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art and Head of Acting at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts. He established The Actor's Centre in Sydney, now Actors Centre Australia.