TOM LYCOS was born in Aberystwyth to Greek and English parents. His career in the arts started in Holland with renowned Dutch company KISS. He then returned to Australia where his eclectic career included performing with Sidetrack, Melbourne Workers Theatre, Arena, Back to Back, Griffin and Melbourne Theatre Companies. He spent time with Circus Oz as an acrobat and musician, was the lead actor in the Jane Campion film Sweetie, and he acted, sang and played music in Buddy and Return to the Forbidden Planet. Lycos co-devised and acted in the Burning House production of That Eye the Sky. Eventually Lycos settled down with ZEAL Theatre, where he has written and performed 13 original productions with his co-collaborator and partner in crime Stefo Nantsou. The success of these productions has seen Lycos perform all over the world including America, Canada, many European and Asian countries as well as South Africa, England and Wales. Lycos has also directed ZEAL plays in Holland, Norway, Germany, Denmark, Turkey, Hungry, Canada, Wales and South Africa. For many years ZEAL performed their productions for the Sydney Theatre Company’s education program.