Cast

Ildiko Susany-WebUse 2ILDIKO SUSANY
MARLEY

Ildiko Susany is an actor and filmmaker based in Vancouver, Canada. As an actor, Ildiko has appeared in Netflix’s Lost in Space and Syfy’s Deadly Class. She is represented by The Characters Talent Agency.

In 2015, Ildiko was awarded a Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship to train at the Atlantic Acting School (NYC), The Second City (Chicago) and Bramon Garcia Braun (LA).

Ildiko’s theatre credits include: Babes in the Woods (Don’t Look Away/Redline Productions), A Man With Five Children (Darlinghurst Theatre Company), Henry V (Bell Shakespeare Company), The Players (Bell Shakespeare Company), Asylum (Apocalypse Theatre Company), A View From Moving Windows (Riverside Theatres). Ildiko’s online credits include: Fragments of Friday (Endemol Productions) and Shakespeare: Unbound (Bell Shakespeare/ABC Splash). Ildiko’s playwriting credits include: The Day the Galaxy Inevitably Exploded and Died which was shortlisted in Queensland Theatre Company’s Young Playwrights Program. She produced and performed in this play for Backbone Youth Arts’ 2high Festival and the Sydney Fringe Festival where it was nominated for the Best of Theatre Award. Ildiko has also worked in various short films, commercials and voice overs. Ildiko graduated with Distinction from a Bachelor of Theatre Arts – Acting degree from the University of Southern Queensland.

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EMILY HAVEA
SLOANE

Emily is a Sydney based actor, singer and dancer. A 2014 NIDA acting grad, Emily has worked across theatre, music, film and TV. Theatre credits include ‘Julius Caesar’(Calphunia/Octavius) and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (Hermia), Bell Shakespeare; ’Kill Climate Deniers’, Griffin Theatre; ‘I’m With Her’, Darlinghurst Theatre and ‘Brown Skin Girls’ with BlackBirds at the Old Fitz theatre, 2019 and Griffin’s BATCH festival 2018. An accomplished singer, Emily is versed in musical theatre and her credits include ‘Caroline, Or Change’ (Dotty/Radio 2) Hayes Theatre and ‘Oklahoma’ (Curly) Black Swan Theatre Co. 2020.

Her TV credits include season 6,7 and 8 ‘Wentworth’ (Mon Alston) Fremantle Media/Showcase; ‘The Secrets She Keeps’ (Detective Lisa Jane-Soussa) Channel 10 and ‘Harrow’ season 2 (Turua Parata) Hoodlum Ent./ABC. Film credits include ‘Upgrade’ (Nurse Henderson) with Goalpost Pictures and web series; ‘Resting Pitch Face’ (Olivia), Google/ Grumpy Sailor Productions.

Emily trained full time with Danceworld Studios in 2011 and currently teaches and performs regularly with Retrosweat, the 80ties aerobic workout.

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JACK STARKEY-GILL
FOX

Jack graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) with a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in 2010. He has performed in a variety of film, video and television roles, including Neighbours.

His stage credits include the titular role in Macbeth for Bell Shakespeare as part of their Players Collective at the Sydney Opera House.

He has also performed as “Waterman/Archie” in Infinity Chaser, and as “Ricko/Glen” in A Property of the Clan for Don’t Look Away Theatre.
In 2016, he played “Terry” in the national tour of The 52-Storey Treehouse for CDP Theatre Producers.

Taking a hiatus from the performance world, Jack worked as a creative copywriter until 2019. This year, he is undertaking a Master of Fine Arts (Voice) at NIDA.

Gary ClementsonGARY CLEMENTSON
JOHN

Originally from Perth, Gary graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Arts in 2012.

Since graduating his theatre credits include: Tongue Tied (Old Fitz); Hidden Sydney (Working Management); Caress/Ache (Griffin Theatre Company); Platonov (ATYP); Through These Lines (Turn Around Productions); The Chimney Sweep (Pinchgut Opera Company); Reagan Kelly, The Shewing up of Blanco Posnet, A Company of Wolves, Fallow Ground, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Illusion, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Richard III and Too Young For Ghosts (NIDA). His screen credits include: Home & Away, Blue Murder: Killer Cop, A Place To Call Home, and The Code.

Gary has also trained at the Atlantic Acting School in New York, holds SAFDi accredited certificates 1 and 2 in Stage Combat, and is a qualified electrician and marriage celebrant with his company Marry Us Gary.

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KIMIE TSUKAKOSHI

YURI

Kimie Tsukakoshi is an actress and singer of Chinese/Japanese background who is based in Australia. She recently completed filming the lead role of Kyra in Bureau of Magical Things, the latest creation by acclaimed producer Jonathan Shiff. She also made her main stage debut in The Dead Devils of Cockle Creek at La Boite Theatre Company in early 2018.

Kimie currently features as Heidi Thomson on all three seasons of The Family Law, SBS Australia and Matchbox Pictures’ award-winning comedy TV series. Kimie also plays Ivy Chen, a recurring character on Secret City Foxtel/Matchbox Pictures, Lily in Riptide (feature film by the Steve Jaggi Company starring Debby Ryan), Samantha in The Virgin Intervention (webseries pilot by ABC2/The Galvanized Film Group) and has appeared on Doctor Doctor (Channel Nine), H2O: Just Add Water and a number of commercials.

On stage, Kimie performed at the Brisbane Festival the titular role in the world premiere of Hanako: Desire and Other Secret Weapons, a new work by  Belloo Creative (the team behind the award-winning play Motherland). Hanako was nominated for a number of awards at the 2017 Matilda Awards including Best Female Actor for Kimie Tsukakoshi.
Other onstage credits: Marcy Park in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Underground Productions, Oscar Theatre Company), Kim in Miss Saigon (Savoyards, Ignatians), Christmas Eve in Avenue Q (Brisbane Arts Theatre), Boy & Girl Cabaret at the Brisbane Powerhouse (Oscar Theatre Company), The Princess in The New Dead: Medea Material (La Boite Indie/Stella Electrika), Gabriella Montez in High School Musical (Harvest Rain), Amy in Real Women, a New Musical (QPAC Cabaret series), and Victoria in Cats (Harvest Rain). Kimie is a proud member of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance. In her past life, she also worked as a corporate lawyer.

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GEORGE ZHAO
BINGWEN

George Zhao is an award-winning actor working across film, TV and theatre. 

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in 2013 he has performed in leading roles in Monkey Tales (Monkey Baa Theatre Company) and in the sold out season ofThe Screw Tape Letters (Twisted Tree Theatre Company), which toured nationally in 2016 and 2017. Recently he performed in the award winning “Harp in the south part 1 and 2” at Sydney Theatre Company.

His awards include ‘Best Guest Actor’ at the 2018 LA Web Film Festival for his role in the short film It Came from Outer Suburbia, and 2018 MEAA ‘Best Ensemble Cast’ for comedy for his ongoing role as Andrew Law in the hit SBS show The Family Law. Recently, George was also awarded the 2018 ‘Rising Star’ award by the Casting Guild of Australia.

Screen roles include SBS webseries Homecoming Queens, TV series Jack Irish, multiple seasons of The Family Law, and most recently, lead role ‘Leo Gao’ in Runaway Millionaires.

Catherine TerraciniCATHERINE TERRACINI
CLEO

Catherine graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a Bachelor of Arts
and has been working in film, television & theatre for 15 years.
Her screen credits include the Roache-Turner brother’s cult classic film Wyrmwood (Netflix) which had its world premiere at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas;
and went on to Busan International Film Festival, Toronto After Dark, Sitges Film Festival, and Moonlight Cinema in Sydney to rave reviews.
Catherine has also recently appeared in Bite Club (Channel 9) and as the lead character of Jade in Season 2 of the webseries ROMP to be released this year.
In theatre, some of her role highlights include the national tour of Bell Shakespeare’s Hamlet (Damien Ryan), which toured to 32 theatres across Australia; Belzebub in Faustus for Bell Shakespeare and Queensland Theatre (Michael Gow), Return to Earth by Lally Katz at Griffin Theatre Company (Paige Rattray), Dawn in the Australian Premiere of Shallow Slumber (Peter Mountford), the role of Rosetta in the World Premiere of Disarming Rosetta for Hothouse Theatre (Tom Healy), R.C in BUG by Tracy Letts (Anthony Skuse), Queen Elizabeth in Richard III at Carriageworks (Kate Gaul), among others.

Catherine is also a Producer for some of Sydney’s major production companies.
Her 2020 credits include VFX & Post Producer for Lady Gaga’s music video ‘Stupid Love’, the feature documentary Brabham and is currently working on Daniel Askill’s debut feature film.

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ODETTA QUINN
ZARA

Odetta Quinn is an actress and writer based in Sydney. Her youth theatre credits include lead roles in A Voyage Round My FatherBecket, The History of the World From Now (The Violent Romantics) and, the Sydney Theatre Award winning production, War Crimes (ATYP)She has previously performed various roles in multiple Youth Shakespeare Festivals and continues to work across multiple forms of media.