Quiet Little Fox is an independent Melbourne theatre company committed to giving voice to the quiet little stories of individuals whilst entertaining, educating and touching audiences with evocative language, dance and music.
Previous works include
Yours the Face (2014 Adelaide Fringe Festival, 2015 Perth Fringe Festival, 2015 Theatre Works Flight Festival)
Insomnia Cat Came To Stay (2013 Brisbane Festival / 2013 Malthouse Theatre / 2013 Perth Fringeworld Festival / 2013 Adelaide Fringe Festival, / 2011 Melbourne Fringe Festival / 2011 Crack Theatre Festival)
Awake (2012 Adelaide Fringe Festival / 2012 La Mama Summer Season)
Skinhouse (2011 Adelaide Fringe Festival / 2011 La Mama Summer Season)
Our Bodies And What Happens When They Get Together (2010 VCA)
iexist.com (as 'I Must Not Theatre', 2010 Adelaide Fringe Festival).
Fleur Kilpatrick is a prolific Melbourne-based writer and director. She is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts’ post-graduate directing course (2009) and last year completed her Masters in Performance Writing at the college under the guidance of Raimondo Cortese. Her under-graduate studies in Performing Arts were completed at Monash University where she received the Dean’s Award for outstanding academic achievement in every semester of her degree and was the inaugural recipient of the department’s award for writing.
She is artistic director of Quiet Little Fox and regular collaborator with Attic Erratic where her play The City They Burned was produced for the 2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival, where Fleur received the award for Best Emerging Writer. Fleur is undertaking her dramaturgy internship through Playwriting Australia at MTC under the guidance of Chris Mead where she also interned for the Cybec reading series. 2014 saw her new work Yours the Face receive much critical praise at Adelaide Fringe and her short playlet I want you but I don’t need you staged as part of Red Stitch’s Playlist.
Last year Fleur was short-listed for the Edward Albee scholarship for Yours the Face. She assistant directed Phedre for Bell Shakespeare, directed Fear and Misery in the Third Reich for Monash University and was co-director of Boy out of the Country at forty-five downstairs. In addition to this, Fleur’s play Insomnia Cat Came To Stay toured five cities and was staged at Brisbane Arts Festival.
She is a former winner of the SATC Young Playwrights Award and currently blogs about theatre, art criticism and the relationship between artists, audiences and critics at schoolforbirds.wordpress.com.
Danny Delahunty is a Melbourne-based director, producer and arts manager with ten years experience in the industry and as well as being an associate artist with Quiet Little Fox he is the co-artistic director and founder of Attic Erratic (atticerratic.com). Danny takes on a wide variety of projects, but is most passionate directing and producing work he can really engage in – working in-situation with the writer or devising a new piece with a group of talented performers. He has an interest in art that is politically conscious without being issues-based and in strong narratives that really connect with a modern audience member personally. Danny's artistic portfolio includes his work directing and producing both with Quiet Little Fox and Attic Erratic whilst working as a casting director with Chameleon Casting, an arts manager in the Melbourne festival circuit, a panel member for Arts Victoria and as a freelance producer on a project-by-project basis (recent major projects produced include the Drama Victoria Theatre Festival, Monash Container Festival and Short+Sweet Arts Festival).
Danny recently directed Fleur's work The City They Burned for Attic Erratic for Melbourne Fringe 2014 to critical acclaim, and toured the production to Brisbane Festival in 2015. In 2015, he directed a public space activation for the Casey Winter Arts Festival and toured two comedies to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2013 he directed Giuliano Ferla’s poetic apocalypse play Domino for Attic Erratic as well as directing the remount and tour of Fleur's Insomnia Cat Came To Stay for Fringe World Perth, Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne and Brisbane Festival. As a producer Danny has recently worked on the projects Angry Sexx (Melbourne Fringe), Tripped (Melbourne Fringe / Adelaide Fringe / Edinburgh Fringe), Choir Girl (Darwin Festival / Melbourne Comedy Festival / Adelaide Fringe / Monash Academy / Melbourne Fringe) and Insomnia Cat Came To Stay.
Sarah Walker is a professional photographer and theatre-maker based in Melbourne. As a photographer, she specialises in promotional and performance photography for hundreds of companies across the country, from tiny independents to the Malthouse, MTC, Melbourne Festival, VCA, La Boite, Chunky Move, Melbourne Fringe, Rawcus, Back to Back and Next Wave. In 2015 she was a finalist for the National Photographic Portrait Prize. She is currently photographer-in-residence for MKA, Little Ones Theatre, Polyglot, Attic Erratic, Quiet Little Fox, Pop-Up Playground and Barking Spider Visual Theatre
Sarah is a key creative and in-house designer for Quiet Little Fox Theatre and Attic Erratic Theatre. Since her first solo design role in 2010 (for which she won the MUST award for best lighting design for Where We Fall), Sarah has toured productions to the Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth Fringe Festivals and Brisbane Festival, working as a set and lighting designer largely in found spaces, from warehouses and bars to carparks. Recently productions include Yours the Face (Quiet Little Fox 2014/2015, director and designer), Kindness (Theatre Works, 2015, lighting design), Insomnia Cat Came to Stay (Quiet Little Fox, 2011/2013, set and lighting design), Awake (Quiet Little Fox, 2012, set and lighting design), Beneath the Floorboards (Company White Wolf, 2011, lighting design), NightMinds (The Electric Company, Adelaide Fringe, 2011, set and lighting design), The Walls (AtticErratic, 2011, production design) and Ad Infinitum (AtticErratic 2010, set and lighting design).
Her photography work is online at www.sarahwalkerphotos.com.
Roderick Cairns is a graduate of the acting course at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Theatre appearances include: Yours the Face for Quiet Little Fox; Samara Herschʼs production of House for Public displays of Affection; Gary Abrahamsʼ production of The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later for Red Stitch Actors Theatre at The Arts Centre Melbourne; Cyrano de Bergerac, Zastrozzi and The Simple Truth, all for Black Swan State Theatre Company; Covert for Perth Theatre Company; Twelfth Night and Under Milkwood for Deckchair Theatre Company; Much Ado About Nothing for The Australian Shakespeare Company; and Inky for Complete Works Theatre Company at Theatre Works.
He has worked on numerous development workshops of new plays, most recently the two-hander musical January at The Malthouse, alongside composer Tim Finn, writer Raimondo Cortese, director Anne-Louise Sarks, and fellow actor/singer Esther Hannaford; Louris Van de Geerʼs Triumph, directed by Mark Pritchard; and Reg Cribbʼs The Haunting of Daniel Gartrell.
Roderick won an Equity Guild Award (Western Australiaʼs peak professional theatre industry awards, now the PAWA awards) as Best Newcomer for his performance in Glenn (Effie Crump Theatre Company), and was also nominated as Best Supporting Actor for Long Dayʼs Journey into Night (Hole in the Wall Theatre Company). With the other cast members of Jet of Blood (Ignite/Melbourne and Adelaide Fringe Festivals/Theatre Works, directed by Olivia Allen) he shared the award for Most Outstanding Ensemble at the Melbourne Fringe Festival Awards and a nomination in the same category in the Green Room Awards. Screen appearances include Australia on Trial (ABC TV), Winners and Losers (Seven Network), Time Trackers (Seven Network), City Homicide (Seven Network), The Ship (BBC TV) and the feature filmTaj.
Also a musician and composer, Roderick has composed and performed music for countless theatre and screen productions, most recently for Quiet Little Foxʼs acclaimed production of Fleur Kilpatrickʼs Insomnia Cat Came to Stay, which toured to Melbourne (at the Malthouse Theatre), Perth, Geelong, Adelaide and Brisbane (as part of the Brisbane Festival) during 2013, and he is a past winner of Best Original Score at the Western Australian Screen Awards.