Abigail is a theatre director and filmmaker from Auckland, New Zealand. Over the last ten years she has been working as an actor, director, and costume assistant in New Zealand film, theatre and television.
Abigail has worked as costume assistant on various feature films including Lovebirds, The Weight of Elephants, and Slow West.
Theatre directing credits include collaborative works The Height of the Eiffel Tower (New York Fringe Festival 2010 and Edinburgh Fringe 2014) and Nick (Edinburgh Fringe 2013).
As an actor, Abigail’s credits include Brave Donkey (short film), Piece of My Heart (telefeature) and Outrageous Fortune (TV series).
Kate grew up in Wellington, New Zealand. Since graduating from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School 12 years ago, she has worked as a producer, writer, performer and dramaturg across theatre and film.
In 2013 Kate formed Flyleaf Films with Abigail and wrote and produced their debut short, Eleven.
Kate is Theatre Editor at arts and culture website The Pantograph Punch. She has worked as an Arts Adviser at Creative New Zealand, a presenter for Radio Active’s Caffeine and Aspirin Arts Show, and works as a commercial and documentary voice artist. In 2015, Kate completed a Master of Dramaturgy at the Victorian College of Arts, Melbourne and she writes about theatre and other things here.