Which Way Home: Behind the Scenes
Take a look at who’s behind award-winning theatre production Which Way Home
KATIE BECKETT | WRITER & PERFORMER: Katie Beckett is an actor and writer with a passion for storytelling, both for the stage and screen. She is also a founding member of Cope St Collective. She is the writer and creator of Which Way Home, a tribute to her father. She has won the Balnaves Indigenous Playwrights Award and was nominated for a Green Room Award for her writing in Which Way Home.
She is currently working on a number of writing projects including a new TV series with Matchbox Pictures, a Young Adults novel with Allen & Unwin and has been commissioned by Arts Centre Melbourne and Belvoir to write two new plays. As a performer, Katie’s screen credits include Redfern Now, Black Comedy, The Slot, Little J and Big Cuz, The Marshes, Talkers, Drover’s Boy and Blackground.
RACHAEL MAZA | DIRECTOR: Rachael is well known as a presenter on ABC TV’s Message Stick and for her performances in the film Radiance and the stage production of The Sapphires. Her outstanding performances have been recognised with a Green Room Award and a Sydney Theatre Critics Circle Award.
Rachael became Artistic Director of Ilbijeri Theatre Company in 2008. Rachael’s service to performing arts touring in Australia was recently recognised when she received the Drover Award for Touring Legend.
KAMAHI JORDAN KING | PERFORMER: Kamahi Djordon King in a Gurindji man who hails from Katherine in the Northern Territory. A multi-talented artist, Kamahi’s creative practice includes acting, singing and visual art. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts from the Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts and has just completed a Masters degree at RMIT.
Kamahi performed in The Shadow King, Malthouse Theatre’s Aboriginal adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear. The production has featured at major Australian festivals and headlined at London’s Barbican Centre as part of Shakespeare’s 400th birthday celebrations.
Which Way Home plays for one night only on Friday 13 July at 8pm. Tickets can be purchased online here. Special thanks to Alcoa for their continued support of the Indigenous arts.