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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 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 version of Company Three’s Brainstorm and a new production of Lachlan Philpott’s Bustown.  In 2022, Amelia directed and devised Meet My Grandies with a cast of young actors for La Mama for Kids and the Victorian Seniors Festival. She is a graduate of the BPA (Performance Making) from WAAPA and the MFA (Directing) from NIDA.


General Manager
Leah Maund (she/her)

An astute Not-For-Profit manager, Leah has 25 years’ experience in the arts, CaLD-disability services and youth education. Before WAYTCo, Leah worked in a business enhancement role with Sensorium Theatre, where she made a significant contribution to the company’s sustainability. She has served on the boards of Propelarts and Arts Access Australia, and on the Ministerial Advisory Council on Disability (WA). Bringing a deep anthropological understanding of culture, Leah enjoys adding value to busy teams of creatives through attention to strategy, impact measurement and process. Throughout her career, Leah has championed the arts as a powerful platform for inclusion and healing.



Program Coordinator, Schools/ Communities
Nicholas Harle (he/him)

Nicholas is a visual artist, writer, performer and videographer. He began his artistic career as a performer and transitioned into experimenting with the practical production behind film and visual art. He began his artistic career as a performer and transitioned into experimenting with the practical production behind film and visual art. In addition to his screen work, Nicholas has developed his skills as a producer and digital marketing strategist in recent years, working closely with Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company and WA Youth Theatre Company on a range of campaigns. He was the Program Coordinator at Perth Festival in 2022/23. And continues to produce film and content, most recently being one of the 2023 Elevate producers. Training: WAAPA Screen Performance, Actors Pulse Meisner Technique of Acting.

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. Georgi has worked extensively with WAYTCo on Perth Festival and Fringe productions as a performer, assistant director and associate artist (BESIDE, Body Rights, The Cockatoos). She has a BA Screen Production and has been pole dancing since 2019.