Australian writer, performer, and theatre maker
Gavin Roach graduated the Bachelor of Arts (Acting for the Screen and Stage) course at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga in 2003, during which he acted in A Cherry Soul, Guys and Dolls, As You Like It and Spring Awakening through the University Theatre Ensemble (UTE). He went on to become the Assistant Director and Assistant Choreographer for The Crucible and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, also for UTE and in 2006 he directed Wolf Lullaby, his final project for the Bachelor of Arts (Acting for the Screen and Stage, Honours.) Gavin has also directed two Short + Sweet productions, Jonathan Enters on a Giant Squid (2008) and 4 Seconds (2009), directed Liebre Archie as part of ATYP’s FreshInk program (2009), was the Assistant Director for The Return and The Bermuda Love Triangle for New Theatre’s Brand Spanking New (2009), was the Assistant Producer/Sponsorship Coordinator for Stories from the 428 (2010), directed In The Company of Ant for The Colour Blind Project (2010), was the Assistant Director for Sexy Tales of Palaeontology (2010) and was the Festival Director for The Mardi Gras Colour Blind Project (2011) as well as the writer and performer in the piece Getting My Daily Grind. Gavin completed his Masters in Arts Management at UTS in 2011. In 2012 Gavin will be taking his one-man show Confessions of a Grindr Addict on tour around Australia and to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012.