Our Team

Our highly trained facilitators, actors and roleplayers come from a wide range of backgrounds with experience across multiple sectors.

 

We focus on providing quality training experiences, and our team recognises their primary purpose is to facilitate learning. We champion diversity and inclusion in our team and in all the programs we deliver. 

Get to know the team below, or click here to download a full headshot list.

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Director, Facilitator, Actor

With a background in occupational therapy and improvised theatre, Michael is well placed to offer interactive and powerful learning experiences. He engages with participants using his innate positivity and understanding of human nature.

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Director, Facilitator, Actor

Angela draws on her background in occupational therapy, and love of understanding how people operate to give insightful feedback on interpersonal relationships and engage others in experiential learning.

Director, Facilitator, Actor

Jacob’s dry sense of humour endears him quickly with participants, building trust and engagement. He is a highly experienced facilitator, and works proactively with our partners and client to develop and deliver new and exciting interactive training programs.

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Facilitator, Actor

Gabrielle’s PhD in Theatre Directing along with her experience as an improviser holds her in good stead for providing powerful experiences.  She is passionate about empowering people to be their most authentic selves.

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Facilitator, Actor, Producer
An accomplished facilitator, Louise excels at creating a safe learning environment for participants. She brings her passion for learning and development and dedication to character to our workshops and Corporate Theatre performances. 

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Actor

Barbara has earned a reputation for being a versatile roleplayer and RealPlayer who makes a positive impression on those around her. She has an uplifting energy, and creates rewarding experiences that leave a lasting impression on participants.

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Facilitator, Actor
James is an actor, comedian and critically acclaimed theatre maker. He draws on his experience teaching performance skills in schools and the juvenile justice system to train others in professional presentation and creativity in the workplace.

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Facilitator, Actor, Project Manager

Charlotte’s qualifications and experience in the HR sector and  training as an actor enable her to interact with a range of industries in an authentic and empathetic manner. With a passionate and energetic demeanour, she ignites joy in others.

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Actor
Sarah studied at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts and at The Actors Centre in Sydney. She has taught in schools for over 20 years and is an accomplished performer, bringing strong authenticity and enthusiasm to her roleplay work.

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Actor, Producer
Nigel has worked as an actor, director and teacher in Australia and the UK. He has lectured at universities and drama schools and brings his experience in creative facilitation of diverse groups of people to the training room. 

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Actor, Videographer

Kelly is a skilled roleplayer and educator and uses her skills to assist university students, and deliver values-based workshops in the workplace. Her passion for teaching and learning is evident in all of her projects.
 

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Milu trained as a drama and art teacher, before honing her acting through work on short films, features and TV commercials. She is a passionate storyteller, curious about the world and people around her, and brings empathy and connection to each role. 

Facilitator, Actor
Poppin brings her knowledge and skill in improvisation and behavioural sciences to everything she does at The Experience Lab, providing her with the empathy and understanding to take on a variety of roles and responsibilities with ease. 

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Facilitator, Actor
Amanda is a roleplayer and presenter with extensive experience facilitating training courses and professional development programs. One of the many unique traits that she brings to any session is her first-hand, lifelong experience of living with cerebral palsy.

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With a business background and experiences across the spectrum of professional acting, Nick has a great understanding of what makes the world tick. His friendly manner and adaptability allow him to embrace roles and learning outcomes easily.

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With his charming and likeable demeanour, Dan is able build rapport quickly with people from all backgrounds. Coupled with extensive performance experience and an ability to take on many different roles, he is a valuable contributor to any project.

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Gemma is an accomplished performer, with experience in management and customer service and a passion for diversity and inclusion. Her roleplay experience includes law enforcement training, behavioural management on mine sites, and medical exams.

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Alyssa is a versatile performer and enjoys creating positive, educational experiences through her work with The Experience Lab. Her background and training in musical theatre enables her to bring vitality and flexibility to her roleplay characters.

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Marlanie is a creative performer that loves a challenge. A graduate of the Aboriginal Theatre and Bachelor of Performing Arts courses at WAAPA, she combines technique with personal experience to create characters that have depth and authenticity.

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Kate is an enthusiastic and dedicated actor with a background in media production and brand marketing. She has a naturally curious nature about people and what makes them tick, and uses this to deliver realistic and engaging performances. 

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Simone is Perth-based emerging actor, writer and director from Darwin & a proud Malak Malak and Gooniyandi woman. She brings her experience as an actor and her development work in film and theatre projects to the team..

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Actor
Wilson draws on his experience living in the UK, and his Zimbabwean and Nigerian heritage to his work with The Experience Lab. His Screen Acting studies at WAAPA allow him to create diverse characters and facilitate realistic learning experiences.

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Mark’s previous work in a variety of industries allows him to understand the essential quirkiness of human behaviour. His honed listening skills and compassionate nature make him a valuable member of the team and able to create down to earth and highly relatable characters.

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Cezara is a proud Nyoongar and Greek theatre maker.  After completing her studies at WAAPA she has worked as an actor and director with an impressive list of major theatre companies, and shares her passion for devised performance in her work.. 

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Jenny is a highly experienced professional roleplayer, able to quickly transition into multiple characters. With an eclectic employment history, Jenny balances her curious nature with an excellent understanding of a range of workplaces.

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Susie is a highly experienced teacher and coach working across the education and adult training space. She has experience in film, improvisation and small business, and loves connecting with people from diverse backgrounds.

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Craig uses his corporate experience and skilled acting ability to take on a range of characters, and adapt quickly to diverse training situations. He is regularly seen playing the lead role in our workplace bullying play Much Ado About Hector.

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Danen graduated with a Bachelor of Acting from NIDA in 2018 and is constantly fine tuning his process as a performer and corporate training professional. He brings his passion and dedication to excellence to all his work with The Experience Lab. 

 

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Retha uses her training in musical theatre and experience in customer-facing workplaces to facilitate learning that is inclusive and engaging. She draws from her background as a dual citizen of South Africa and Australia to connect with groups from all walks of life. 

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Actor
Mario’s background in psychology and experience with improvisation has taught him the importance of empathy and active listening. He is able to construct and convey realistic character portrayals that assist participants to understand themselves and how they impact others.

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Chloe is an experienced actor who brings an empathetic understanding of humanity to her work, giving thoughtfulness and authenticity to each role. Through her professionalism, curiosity and playfulness she creates a safe and optimal work & learning environment.

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Natalie has a passion for providing powerful learning experiences. Drawing on her expertise as a writer and performer for film and television she is able to transform into a variety of characters creating realistic training scenarios.

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Jamie is a highly accomplished musical theatre performer, working on the West End, and abroad. He brings his technical skill and experience as a performer, presenter and voice artist to roleplay training scenarios and Corporate Theatre programs. 

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Nate is a trained actor whose diverse experience from a wide array of jobs and volunteer work allows him to bring depth and versatility to his characters. In particular, his work with school students has fuelled a passion to help people achieve their best.

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Megan’s mix of experience and skill makes her adept at nurturing the professional and personal growth of workshop participants. She is passionate about making a difference to workplace culture through creativity.

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Drawing on her passion for storytelling and love for helping others Jess is adept at maximising the learning potential for our participants. She brings her proactive, positive and professional attitude to her work with The Experience Lab.

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Gabriel is a Greek Noongar Man. He incorporates his large history of dance into his characters movements. As a graduate of the Aboriginal Theatre Course and Diploma of Acting at WAAPA, he brings a diverse range of skill in creating his characters.

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Esther brings extensive experience in improvisation and a background working in education across multiple contexts into her work with The Experience Lab. She is an insightful improviser with a bright and enthusiastic energy. 

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Patrick has extensive roleplaying and interactive training experience. He brings his honed awareness of conflict management, de-escalation and investigation techniques, and outcome-based assessment skills to all of his work with The Experience Lab.

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Ashana is skilled at using her acting process to add depth to her characters, allowing a real and reflective experience for participants. Her ability to improvise with different world views and display uncomfortable truths make her very believable when being questioned.

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Bio coming soon.

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Eddie has 20 years’ experience delivering leadership and management programs along with acting. This combination allows him to provide valuable insights, enriching his feedback to participants. His high energy and sense of fun help characterise his style.

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Kaitlin is often found working in many of our medical roleplay scenarios. Her extensive stage and screen experience helps her to bring real authenticity to the characters she embodies. She is a former winner of the WA Finley Best Actress Award.

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Peter was born in Hong Kong and graduated from the Actors Academy of Shaw Brothers. With varied experience at a large movie studio in both production and acting, Peter is able to create diverse and dimensional characters.  

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Prompted by her curiosity and desire to explore, entertain, and educate, Rose loves to provide students with a life like learning challenge, giving them an opportunity to engage with inappropriate behaviour in a safe environment. Her training in acting and music support her approach.

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Luis has been acting since he was a child. A multi-skilled performer, he has talents in music creation as well as drama. He has worked on a number of corporate plays with The Experience Lab, bringing a youthful energy and enthusiasm to each role. 

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Jake uses his BA of Communication & Cultural Studies and diverse theoretical, life, and work experiences to create authentic characters. His engaging, approachable, and enthusiastic nature makes him a versatile role-player able to adapt to educational training goals.

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Jonathon challenges himself with writing, directing plays, and conducting workshops, using this learning in his work as an Actor with TEL. He draws on his experience of working overseas and the creation of many comedic characters to add a lively nature to his characters.

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Alex studied performing arts at Curtin University, allowing him to bring extensive skills in building truthful characters to his work. His love for performance across all mediums and broad spectrum of experience in audience interaction make him a convincing actor.

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Glenn uses a rich background in performance, improvisation and facilitation including teaching the Alexander Technique at WAAPA to bring realistic body movement to roles. His experience as a celebrant and storyteller bring his characters to life. 

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Susan is an experienced and awarded theatre actor and director. Her years in training and management roles have taught Susan the value of listening and engaging with people at their own levels and she expresses this in her acting work.  

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Tracy's background in residential care and teaching along with a BA Honours degree in English Literature and Film Studies allows her to bring a wealth of experience to her role play scenarios. She loves meeting people from all walks of life.

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Sally is passionate about inclusion and diversity and brings a wealth of experience, performing in corporate theatre and role-plays for training throughout WA since 2007. Her strengths include empathy and the ability to adapt her performance to suit the audience.

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Combining his experience as an actor and in HR and Organisational Development Eugenio delights in helping others transform their work performance. He excels at providing opportunities for people to develop in the safety of the training room. 

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