Kirsty Grierson has a background in puppetry and has toured nationally and internationally. She has worked as a facilitator, performer, community producer, workshop leader and director, independently, with performing companies and in communities and relishes new challenges as puppetry changes and evolves to incorporate new technologies and ways to support children’s learning and development.
Leigh Tesch is a performing artist, and creative producer and co-ordinator of arts and community projects. She trained in performance, improvisation, clown, theatre for social change, storytelling and dance. She regularly performs as a Clown Doctor at the Royal Hobart Hospital, and works with communities, creating and performing quality children theatre and story experiences
Roz Wren, is a Set Designer who has designed and created costumes, sets, puppets or props for most of Hobart’s theatre companies. In 2016 Roz won a Tasmanian Theatre Award for Set Design for Hobart Rep’s ‘On Our Selection’.
Leigh, Kirsty and Roz collaborate in the Small Stories Project. Leigh and Kirsty presented their work at ITAC4 conference in New York, ArtPlay Melbourne and many Tasmanian communities. They are key contributors to ArTELIER a Tasmanian group of arts practitioners committed to quality arts engagement with children and young people.