Joined Impro Melbourne: 2014
Rhys is a writer, musician and theatremaker. He completed a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Hons) at Monash and an Advanced Certificate of Professional Screenwriting at RMIT. He as a founding member of theatre group Welcome Stranger, and he has written and performed in a number of shows in festivals across Australia and New Zealand. He is also a songwriter, playing solo and in the duo Baby Drivers.
The Soap 2018, 2019
Maestro Impro 2016-2019
Smells Like A Song 2018-2020
Grand Theft Impro 2018
Maestro Improvised National Games 2019
The End of Cirvall Twilight 2002
Bucket’s List 2014
Yes, Prime Minister 2019
RMIT Award (Most Outstanding screenwriting student) 2014
Malthouse Theatre 3D Fest (co-winner) 2002
First Draft Theatre
Impro motto or quote: “Supporting your partner in improvisation is not waiting, but choosing and doing.” – Mick Napier
Impro Mentor: Amy Moule
Favourite IM show or role: The Soap!
Comic inspirations: Buster Keaton, Ernst Lubitsch, and (of course) The Golden Girls.
My little secret: Sometimes it really pays to ignore your own clever idea.