Anvil Productions is a partnership between artists Joanne Davis and Rebecca Lister. The company is committed to creating new works across many genres.
I am a trained actor experienced in stage, film, TV & voiceover. Performance includes: Melbourne’s Fringe Festival, Comedy Festival & International Arts Festival; Castlemaine Arts Festival, La Mama, 45downstairs, The Australian National Playwrights’ Centre, Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab, Melbourne FOLA and MONA FOMA, Launceston.
I have produced & performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Gilded Balloon) & worked with U.K. companies including the British Russian Theatre, Camden’s People Theatre & ROAR festival.
My co-adaption to stage & performance of Dorothy Porter’s ‘The Monkey’s Mask’, was enthusiastically endorsed by the author & toured numerous Australian writers' festivals & performance art centres.
I have an interest in multi-form work and often collaborate with other artists in film, dance & performance art.
I hold a Diploma of Arts - Small Companies & Community Theatre and a Masters of Public Health - Palliative Care.
I am a theatre maker and have worked for over 25 years in the theatre industry and the community cultural development sector. I work as a playwright, director, dramaturge, performer, project manager and teacher.
I have worked as a professional artist in Queensland, Victoria and the Northern Territory. In 2006 I won an AWGIE for my play Through the Mist. I have a Masters in Writing for Performance from the VCA, University of Melbourne and a Social Work Degree from the University of Queensland.