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Our Team

WAYTCo is run by a team of three super talented and hardworking part-timers. We also draw on a dynamic pool of professional tutors. We're a friendly bunch, come and say hello!

Meet the Team…

Artistic Director
Amelia Burke (she/her)

Amelia is a theatre director who fuses her love of live performance with a passion for making work with young people. She has worked as a teaching artist and director for a variety of arts companies across the country. For NIDA Open, she directed and devised a new production of CompanyThree’s Brainstorm and Lachlan Philpott’s Bustown. For La Mama For Kids, Amelia directed and devised Meet My Grandies with a cast of teenagers. In 2023, she directed Maki Morita’s debut play Trash Pop Butterflies, Dance Dance Paradise for Theatre Works in Naarm/Melbourne. She also directed Frieda Lee’s All His Beloved Children for KXT on Broadway, for which she was nominated for Best Direction of an Independent Production in the 2023 Sydney Theatre Awards.

Amelia is a graduate of the BPA (Performance Making) from WAAPA and the MFA (Directing) from NIDA.


General Manager
Leah Maund (she/her)

An experienced NFP manager, Leah enjoys attending to process, strategy and impact. She recognises the vital role WAYTCo plays in the wider environment and has worked tirelessly, and tenaciously, to boost the Company’s capacity. Recently she spearheaded the application that saw WAYTCo receive a 44% increase in core funding. Previously, Leah helped Sensorium Theatre achieve a level of sustainability that underpins its success today. She has served on the boards of Propelarts and Arts Access Australia, and on the Ministerial Advisory Council on Disability (WA).

A graduate of the University of WA (BA Hons 1st, Anthropology), and a descendent of the Child Migrants, Leah brings an understanding of culture and champions the arts as a powerful platform for inclusion and healing.


Eva Woodbrook (she/her)

Eva is a producer committed to facilitating creativity and opportunity for young people in the arts. With fifteen years of experience across commercial and independent theatre, Eva is motivated by the intrinsic value of creative pursuits and the process of sharing those pursuits in community. With a stage management background in musical theatre, Eva has worked at Matilda the Musical (The Royal Shakespeare Company), Strictly Ballroom (Global Creatures), and The Book of Mormon (Gordon Frost Organisation).

A graduate of Technical Production (BDA) from NIDA, and Philosophy/ Linguistics (BA Hons) from UWA, Eva is thrilled to be a part of the WAYTCo team!


Campaign Filmmaker
Georgi Ivers (she/they)

Georgi is a performer, theatre-maker and multimedia artist in Boorloo. Her recent projects include You’re So Brave (Blue Room Theatre); Beginning At The End (of Capitalism) (Blue Room Theatre), for which she was nominated for Outstanding Stage Design (PAWAs 2022); and The Dirty Mother (The Blue Room, State of Play), which was rebirthed online under Georgi’s digital direction and nominated for Best Theatre at Melbourne Fringe 2020. She has worked extensively with WAYTCo on Perth Festival and Fringe productions as a performer, assistant director and associate artist (BESIDE, Body Rights, The Cockatoos).

Georgi has a BA Screen Production and has been pole dancing since 2019.