Ross McGregor has long been a professional teacher, director, producer, writer and mentor in the entertainment industry. He has taught at NIDA, WAAPA, VCA, QUT, and ACA among others, including universities in USA. He taught Directing and Screen Coverage and Script Editing as Casting Director and Head of Directing at AFTRS for 12 years. As a theatre and artistic director he has helmed some 50 productions as well as producing and directing television. There are a great many actors and directors now working in the Industry whom he has taught and mentored.
Ellis is a painter, a sculptor, a maker of theatre, a theatre Director, an actor, a magician, a juggler, a mime, a musician, a funny man and now a teacher of creativity. He combines his wonderful inventiveness with a crazy sense of humour to create works of art and theatre that appeal to audiences anywhere in the world.
Since the early 1990’s Ellis has worked as a independent actor, teacher and creator of theatre. With colleagues, he created many original works and toured their unique brand of theatre all over the world: North America and Canada, Europe and Scandinavia, and performing in festivals in South Korea, Singapore, India, Australia and New Zealand.
Ellis trained for 2 years at the Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris, 1980-1982. The Lecoq school was founded by the French actor, mime and acting instructor – most famous for his methods on physical theatre, movement, mime and mask work.
In his work in the movie industry, Ellis has won ‘Best Supporting Actor’ awards in both “The Angel, the Bicycle and the Chinaman’s Finger” and “Paljas”.
Dee recruits aspiring actors for the Actors’ Hub, who exhibit potential and most importantly , passion to build a successful career in the performing arts industry . She develops and maintains relationships with schools and other education bodies to facilitate the search that no stone is left un turned and that true talent is found. She works at making all budding actors aware of the professional training available at the Actors Hub.