Meet the Company
Daniel Widdowson ~ Artistic Director
At nineteen, Daniel was an Australian of the Year finalist for contributions to the arts, finalist in the Young Australian Playwright’s awards, and recipient of the Collins Bookseller’s Arts award. He hosted and wrote for popular children’s show Saturday Disney in 2000, a gig that lasted seven years. In that time he also played the handyman sidekick on Ground Force and wrote scripts for Home & Away. Moving into radio in 2007, he formed half the team of Hope Breakfast on Hope 103.2. Having penned several documentaries, children’s dramas, and stage plays, Daniel became a member of the Australian Writer’s Guild. In 2016 he was invited to become an ambassador for the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation. Daniel holds a Master of Theology majoring in Hermeneutics, Bachelor of Theology majoring in Biblical Studies, and is currently undertaking Doctoral studies in Theology and the Arts.
Leia Widdowson ~ Administration Manager
Having worked for Director, Baz Luhrmann, Leia undertook the accounting on pre-production and post-production projects such as La Boheme & the Channel campaign. She is currently an accounting consultant for Resolve Consulting where she assists not-for-profit organisations in finance and governance. Leia holds a Bachelor of Business in Financial Planning obtained through RMIT, and is currently undertaking post graduate studies in Leadership & Education.