KELLY JEAN HARRISON
Kelly Jean performed in a variety of school productions before being accepted into Cool Cats Cabaret at 14, which took her to venues such as fortyfivedownstairs, Dante’s and La Mama. She stayed with Cool Cats until starting university, where she completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Performance. Kelly furthered her studies by going on to study a Diploma of Education at Melbourne University, specialising in Drama and English.
Since completing her studies, Kelly has immersed herself in drama. Kelly had a small role on the hit TV show Winners and Losers and completed a season of Election Syndrome at La Mama .
She is currently working on two independent feature films for Tropfest 2015 while teaching high school drama.
Kelly is pleased to be performing in the 2015 Monologue Soiree, and is looking forward to doing further work with Melbourne Writers’ Theatre.
Kelly appeared in I LIKE IT BRIGHT AND CLEAN
SEAN PAISLEY COLLINS
Sean is a passionate and ambitious young man who wishes to write, direct and act for theatre, film and television. He also has aspirations to become a documentary film maker.
Sean has been working in and around theatre in Melbourne for the past four years, his most notable work being the role of Roger Senhouse in The Death of Peter Pan in 2013. He also had the pleasure of appearing in Church Bells as part of DARK LIGHT, a collection of short plays produced by Wayne Pearn for MWT’s 2014 Season.
He performed in Bruce Shearer’s Shock of White in the 2014 Monologue Soiree and is looking forward to taking on this role again at the 2015 Monologue Soiree. He has found this role a real challenge, as it is only the second time he has performed a monologue as a stand-alone performance.
He hopes that you enjoy all of the works featured in this year’s Soiree, and that they engage, entertain and inspire.
Sean appeared in SHOCK OF WHITE
Originally training as a dancer in London, Carrie has a wealth of theatre experience, performing in shows such as The Window Outside, Kiss Me like You Mean It, Customer Care, Text Messages Hurt More at The Airport and Pygmalion, to name a few. She has also appeared in a variety of theatre restaurant productions.
Carrie has had roles on Neighbours, State Coroner and Australia’s Most Wanted, as well as TV commercials, film and short films, recently with Mark Mitchell in Growing Apart. Carrie trained at the Film & Television Studio International and has also been a student of MEEA workshops and Howard Fine master classes. She continues to attend acting workshops where possible.
Carrie appeared in ODE TO THE BIG 50
Alec has worked professionally in film, television and theatre, and trained in Advanced Acting Technique with Uta Hagen at the HB Studios in New York City. Living in London for most of the 1990’s, Alec appeared in the BBC television dramas Lovejoy, Calling The Shots and Boys from the Bush and performed in a number of plays for the New End Theatre, Hampstead, the Covent Garden Theatre Club and various other theatrical production companies.
Upon returning to Australia, he produced and directed a number of original Australian plays at Chapel Off Chapel and La Mama. Alec’s television credits include It’s A Date, City Homicide, The Secret Life of Us, Stingers, Blue Heelers, Elephant Princess, Marshall Law, Crash Burn, Neighbours and the role of Satan in the Channel 31 sitcom Fergus In Hell. He is also seen regularly on TV commercials. A
founding member of Wax Studios, Alec’s most recent theatre productions are Wuthering Heights for the Australian Shakespeare Company, London Offcuts at Footscray Bluestone Arts, Dark Summer at Chapel Off Chapel and the self-penned monologue It Could Be You for MWT.
Alec appeared in CINDERELLA NOIR and IT COULD BE YOU.