Flinders Drama Centre Graduates        

Class of 2018

Kathryn Adams
  Kathryn is a 2018 First Class Honours Flinders Drama Centre Graduate, and works as an actor, puppeteer, singer and physical performer. She is part of the Restless Dance Theatre company, and has performed in their works Intimate Space (Adelaide Festival & Bleach Festival), Creating the Spectacle (Adelaide Film Festival), the Closing Ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018, Seeing Through Darkness (Michelle Ryan) and will be part of their 2021 Adelaide Festival show Guttered (Michelle Ryan, Josephine Were) and Ecoute Pour Voir (Dream Big Festival). Kathryn’s other theatre credits include Dido and Aeneas (State Opera of South Australia, Nicholas Cannon), The Kanziss Trials (Adelaide Fringe Festival), Foolz: The Imperturbable Logic of the Fool, (Zabou Breitman, Flinders University), Dino Park (Erth, Melbourne Zoo) Erth’s Dino Zoo (Erth, Sydney Opera House and Adelaide Fringe RCC ), The Dead (FUYP & STCSA), The Wolves (RUMPUS, Elizabeth Hay) As One(Tiny Bricks, Nescha Jelk) and Strata/Forgiveness (RUMPUS, Anthony Nicola).

Arran Beattie
  Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Arran worked professionally in theatre, film and television with The BBC, UK Theatre School at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He appeared in Falstaff (Scottish Opera) and memorial film Auschwitz (RedSnappa, 2010) before migrating to Australia in 2013. Arran graduated from Flinders Drama Centre in 2018 and is an actor, writer, drag performer, singer, guitarist and clown. In 2020 he wrote for and performed in web series Decameron 2.0 (ActNow Theatre, State Theatre Company of South Australia) and Virtual Intimacy (ActNow Theatre, Very Theatre). Additionally, he played Kitty in How To Kill Your Hamster by Eliza Oliver (Ladylike Theatre Collective, RUMPUS) and devised Dead Gorgeous: A True Crime Clown Show (Madness of Two, Hew Parham) the same year. His award-winning drag character Marion Westfield performs with Haus of Kong and hosts monthly events at 55ml. dditional screen credits include: Ruby June, NYR, (Yellow Plane Productions, NYR) and Indian Stories (BBC, 2011). In 2021, he is scheduled to appear as Ritchie Calder in Neale Irwin's Parlour Games (The Green Guys Company) as well as other creative projects.
Andre Chaney
Liam Combridge
India Carnell
Abby Hampton

Alexis Luke

  At Flinders, Alexis developed a keen interestin physical and devised theatre. In 2019, he became one of the first members of Restless Dance Theatre's Company Dancers. Becoming a Company Dancer has allowed Alexis to work and train with practitioners such as Michelle Ryan, Larissa McGowan and Antony Hamilton. Previously, in 2016, he joined Restless in participating in an artist residency with UK company Frantic Assemble. He is currently training and collaborating on an independent project with UK-artist-academic Jane Arnfield. Alexis' work with Restless has included performing in their two time Helpmann Award nominated production Intimate Space as part of the 2017 Adelaide Festival and the 2018 Bleach* Festival in Queensland. He also toured with the company to South Korea to perform in Intimate Space as part of the Seoul Street Arts Festival 2019. He performed in Creating The Spectacle (Sue Austin & Restless Dance Theatre, 2018 Adelaide Film festival), Seeing Through Darkness at the Art Gallery of South Australia (2019), and is soon to perform in Guttered for Adelaide Festival 2021. Alexis performed as a dancer in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony, and in 2019, he performed in Foolz: The Imperturbable Logic of the Fool, devised and directed by French artist Zabou Breitman in collaboration with Flinders University. In June 2019, Alexis and close colleague Kathryn Adams launched AlleyKat Collective, an artistic partnership that aspires to devise new physical theatre in South Australia with hopes to create open conversation regarding topics relevant to adolescents and young adults. Their first project will explore the complex and ever-shifting relationship to hope with regard to mental health.
Gianluca Noble
Shanna Ransley
Katherine Sortini