Bella Young is a Co-president of PLoT Theatre Society and undergraduate Arts student at the University of Tasmania, Bella studies and teaches at React Drama School and works as an associate artist with Second Echo Ensemble. In 2016 she travelled to Greece to train at the international Duende School of Ensemble Physical Theatre and directed PLoT’s production of Falling Petals. Credits include: an Errol nomination for best lead actress in the community theatre section, winning the 2015 ROSCO award for best actress and gaining Basic Stage Combat Certification through Sydney Stage Combat. Recent shows include: Contested Land development project (SEE), Much Ado about Nothing (Directions Theatre), a community theatre project with Carer’s Tasmania, Twelfth Night (PLoT) and The Havisham Dress performed at OneFest and the Deloraine Play Festival, amongst other productions.

William Webster has been involved with SEE since its inception in 2005. William has appeared in Gorilla’s Downfall, If I Jumped I’d Fly, This Much of Me, The Company I Keep and Branch Book Bench. He has toured, as a performer, with SEE to the Awakenings Festival in Victoria, within Tasmania and to the Tempo Dance Festival in New Zealand. Outside of SEE, William is involved with the Centre Stage Program at Cosmos.

Alex Morris-Baguley has been involved with SEE since its inception in 2005. Alex has appeared in Gorilla’s Downfall, If I Jumped I’d Fly, This Much of Me, The Company I Keep and Branch Book Bench. Alex has toured, as a performer, with SEE to the Awakenings Festival in Victoria, within Tasmania and to the Tempo Dance Festival in New Zealand.

Rodrigo Diaz-Icasuriaga has performed as a musician for 17 years and has also played a supporting role in the Second Echo Ensemble since 2006. He has worked specifically alongside people with disabilities in various art disciplines including music and audio production, visual arts, photography and film making for the past 10 years. In that time he has worked as understudy to nearly all the members of the ensemble and has assisted in the creation and touring of all their shows. "Being part of the Second Echo Ensemble has been an amazing journey to say the least. Through this time I have developed an incredible bond with its members and have rejoyced in the growth of not only the individuals but the ensemble as a whole. There's something special about this group that is beyond words."

The 2017 ENSEMBLE 

David Montgomery has been involved with SEE since its inception in 2005. David has appeared in Gorilla’s Downfall, If I Jumped I’d Fly, This Much of Me, The Company I Keep and Branch Book Bench. David has toured, as a performer, with SEE to the Awakenings Festival in Victoria, within Tasmania and to the Tempo Dance Festival in New Zealand. Outside of SEE, David is involved with the Centre Stage Program at Cosmos.

Aidan Chick has been involved with SEE since joining in 2011 and has since appeared in Branch Book Bench. Aidan accompanied the See tour to the Tempo Dance Festival in New Zealand. Outside of SEE, Aidan has been involved with Scouts Tasmania between 2005 and 2010, and has performed in the Rosetta High School production of Back to the ‘80s in 2008. He is also involved in the Centre Stage and Freestylin Groove Programs at Cosmos.

Charlie Smith has been involved with SEE since its inception in 2005. Charlie has appeared in If I Jumped I’d Fly, This Much of Me, The Company I Keep and Branch Book Bench. Charlie has toured, as a performer, with SEE to the Awakenings Festival in Victoria, within Tasmania and to the Tempo Dance Festival in New Zealand. Apart from SEE Charlie is involved with the Osmosis Ensemble, as a guitarist, performing at varying venues around Hobart. Charlie is currently directing his first work for SEE. Contested Land has been presented as a work in progress in 2016 at Dancehouse, Victoria and will be presented at RAWspace in Ten Days on the Island and the You Are Here Festival in Canberra in 2017.

Luke Campbell Is the newest core member of the ensemble having only started in 2015 and has already performed in “Winter” and “Spring” from our development of “The Rite of Spring”. He has a very passionate energy for performing arts and is exuberant in bringing this to his performances. Luke was selected to present his own work at Salamanca Moves Festival in 2016 and was recently invited as an artist in residence at Critical Path in Sydney where he worked with UK artists Kate Marsh. 

Alma Faludi is the youngest member of the ensemble and attends primary school in Hobart. Alma's body loves to move however, wherever, whenever. Alma has danced and performed over a number of years with local groups including; Eternal Dance Studio; Salamanca Arts Centre​’s Space Cadet’s at Launceston's 2013 Junction Arts Festival and the 2014 Woodford Folk Festival in Queensland; ​ Kickstart Art's ​Breaking project in 2014;​ the 2014 opening of the inaugural Tasmanian Theatre Awards and at the 2015 opening of the new Moonah Arts Centre.  Alma joined the ensemble in 2015 and performed in previews of Spring and Fire in 2015, The Rite of Spring and preview performances of Contested Land in 2016.

Elise Romaszko has been involved with SEE since joining in 2011. Elise has since appeared in Branch Book Bench. Elise accompanied the See tour to the Tempo Dance Festival in New Zealand. Outside of SEE, Elise is involved with the Centre Stage Program at Cosmos.

Kelly Drummond Cawthon's experiences as a professional in the worlds of music, art, dance and theatre span over two decades of art, performance, directing, producing, choreographing and teaching.  She has worked as a dance educator, performer and rehearsal director for companies including Outlet Dance, New Dance Group, Doris Humphrey Repertory Company, Joy Kellman, Hudson Vagabond Puppeteers, Motion Pictures Dance Theater Inc. and Shapiro & Smith Dance. Kelly has performed and presented work across the United States, Canada, Europe, Bulgaria, Brazil, Russia, Uzbekistan, Korea and Australia. She has worked as an Assistant Dean for Administrative Affairs, and Associate Professor in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Florida. Kelly begun her adventures with SEE in 2012.

Bridget Nicklason-King has been performing professionally for 10 years. She began her career by studying a Bachelor of Contemporary Arts at Deakin University and launching her own independent performance company. She remains dedicated to being an active member of the Tasmanian contemporary dance community and is currently creating a new solo theatre show. She is proud to have been a member of the Second Echo Ensemble since 2008.