TIM MCGARRY, a WAAPA Graduate, works as an actor, director, dramaturge and devising theatre maker in Sydney. Between 2005-2017 Tim was a Co-Creative Director and Producer at Monkey Baa Theatre Company, one of Australia’s largest touring companies for young audiences, where he co adapted and produced nearly 20 new Australian works. He directed the award winning The Peasant Prince, assistant directed on Tim Winton’s The Bugalugs Bum Thief and was the remount director on The Unknown Soldier, a new Australian play written by Sandra Eldridge. He was dramaturgical consultant on Randa Abdel-Fattah’s Where the Streets Had a Name. In 2013 McGarry was engaged by CDP Producers to write and direct several works for the SOH Baby Proms Program including Swing Baby Swing and The Nutcracker. He co-devised The Pirate Ship (script) for Urban Myth Theatre Company SA, A More Fortunate Life for Theatre Ink and EscapAIDS for the One Night Stand Theatre Company. Most recently he co-devised a new work for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra with Simon Tedeschi and Eva Di Cesare called Who Needs A Conductor Anyway. A proud member of Actor’s Equity, McGarry is passionate about interrogating, developing and devising new Australian work. In 2017 McGarry was awarded a Sydney Theatre Award for 20 years of excellence and extraordinary service to the children and young people of Australia.