A graduate of Victorian College of the Arts, Eva is a co-founder and current Artistic Director of Monkey Baa Theatre Company.
Most recently she directed the company’s 2022 production of Sheena Knowles Edward the Emu which toured around Australia playing to over 50 thousand young people. She also directed Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s Diary of A Wombat which toured to 59 venues throughout Australia and won the 2017 Glug Award for Outstanding Presentation for Children. She also adapted and directed Where the Streets Had a Name based on the novel by Randa Abdel-Fattah.
Eva has co-adapted Sydney Theatre Award winning play Li Cunxin’s The Peasant Prince, Helpmann award winning plays Jackie French’s Hitler’s Daughter and Sonya Hartnett’s Thursday’s Child, Tim Winton’s The Bugalugs Bum Thief, Morris Gleitzman’s Worry Warts and Gillian Rubinstein’s The Fairy’s Wings, Stephen Michael King’s Milli, Jack and the Dancing Cat, Susanne Gervay’s I Am Jack, Elizabeth Fensham’s Goodbye Jamie Boyd, Duncan Ball’s Emily Eyefinger, Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s Pete the Sheep and Josephine Wants to Dance and Possum Magic based on the much loved book by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas.
In 2017, Eva was awarded the Sydney Theatre Award for 20 years of Service to the Young People of Australia.