Theatre that reveals the hidden
Greek: ἀποκάλυψις | 'to reveal / uncover'
stories that respond to now
building a broad community of ambitious and fierce artists
giving great work a professional platform
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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - DINO DIMITRIADIS
Dino Dimitriadis is an independent creative producer, curator and director with a practice encompassing live performance, live art events and event development. For the past five years, he has been Producer of the Sydney Fringe Festival. He continues to develop a range of creative projects with a range of collaborators, as both a creative and producer. As a live performance producer, Dino has a specific interest in multidisciplinary work, new work, Queer work and site-specific work. He is Artistic Director of Apocalypse Theatre Company, which he founded in 2009 to craft powerful live art experiences for audiences and to present culturally-resonant work. The company is also committed to the development of new work and to giving voice to artists from broad experiences and points of view. For Apocalypse, he recently directed and produced a critically-acclaimed and queer reading of Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses for the 40th Anniversary of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. His other recent directing credits include The Girl / The Woman for National Theatre of Parramatta, Doubt: A Parable at the Old Fitzroy Theatre, Construction of the Human Heart, Closer and Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. Dino created and produced Apocalypse's rapid-response series ASYLUM that featured new work by 24 Australian playwrights – a creative response to Australia’s Asylum Seeker policy. As producer, he recently produced Permission to Spin at the Old Fitz, Little Borders at the Old 505 Theatre and The Shadow Box at the Old Fitz Theatre in association with Red Line Productions. In 2015, he produced The Dapto Chaser for Griffin Independent. The production went on to tour to Hothouse Theatre and Wagga Wagga in 2016 in association with Critical Stages and toured to Glen Street Theatre and regional NSW in September 2017. In 2018 The Dapto Chaser film launched in association with ANT Live and is screening nationally. His passion for giving Queer communities a voice has seen him curate a number of queer art events. In 2016, Dino curated and produced the Queer Thinking program for Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and was a contributing curator and moderator in 2018. Committed to the development of artists and of new work, Dino has worked on the development of new plays for Playwriting Australia (as a director, dramaturg and assessor) and founded the Rapid Reads emerging playwrights Festival. He has curated arts events for local government, including the Site and Sound Series. His commitment to new work also saw him appointed as Publicist for Griffin Theatre Company – Australia’s leading home for new Australian stage writing.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - CHARLIE MURPHY
Charlie Murphy is the Associate Producer of Apocalypse Theatre Company. They were an Associate Producer for the 40th anniversary of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, producing the 2-day symposium Queer Thinking, as well as Queer Art After Hours in co-production with the Art Gallery of New South Wales. In 2017 and 2018 Charlie was the Artist and Venue Coordinator for Sydney Fringe as well as the coordinator of the independently produced events in the 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.