Sam Foster – Founder

Sam is story teller, performer and theatre maker.  He is an award winning Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Stunt Performer and Stunt Rigger as well as being a Physical Theatre Performer, Movement Director and workshop facilitator. He is the co-owner and co-founder of Shock Therapy Productions.

Sam works in theatre, film and large scale events and has worked for a number of companies and festivals over the past 16 years.  His career has taken him to New York, London, Namibia, South Africa, Denmark, Norway and India as well as all over Australia.

Hayden Jones – Founder

Hayden is a performer and contemporary performance maker, working across a range of forms including theatre, installation, immersive experiences and cross art-form collaborations. He has worked as an Actor, Director, Writer, Producer and workshop facilitator, for some of Australia’s most recognised and innovative arts organisations. He is also a co-founder of Shock Therapy Productions.

Hayden has an extensive background working in Youth Theatre, Children’s Theatre and Theatre In Education for over 15 years, writing and directing shows for young people, and touring nation-wide performing and teaching workshops.

Creative partner of Bleach* Festival since 2011