JackRabbit Theatre is known for creating new, loud, fast and entertaining theatre. We keep it fast, and we keep it loose.
“Vibrant and adventurous with an infectious sense of humour” - Suzy goes See
“A reminder of just how good new Australian theatre can be” - TheatreNow
“JackRabbit Theatre are rapidly establishing themselves as a formidable independent theatre company in Sydney” - Stagemilk
“Let’s hope...JackRabbit Theatre keep producing this special kind of magical work” - Lisa Thatcher
“JackRabbit are definitely living up to their mission of keeping it loud, fast and entertaining” — The Buzz From Sydney
Michael Abercromby graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts’ Acting course in 2013. He is a theatre maker, writer and director. In 2015 Michael co-wrote and performed a comedy The Pitch for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, directed Zygosity by Andreas Lohmeyer for the Adelaide Fringe 2015, and wrote and directed his own play, Lucidity , for The Old Fitz Theatre in August, 2015. Lucidity continued to be a critically acclaimed sell out season at both the Adelaide Fringe Festival in 2016, as Perth Fringe Festival in February 2017. Michael directed Dirty People by Charlie Falkner at the Depot Theatre and remounted it for 2017's year’s Perth Fringe Festival. In October 2016 he directed After The End by Dennis Kelly for The Kings Collective at Kings Cross Theatre. In 2017, Michael will also be working with The Old Fitz Theatre as a director for their upcoming “New Fitz” Program.
Andreas is a Sydney based performer and theatre maker. Originally from Adelaide, he studied acting at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) before moving to Sydney. He worked with Ladylike Theatre Collective on both Sydney and Adelaide seasons of Sarah Ruhl's "Late: A Cowboy Song." He performed in Christine Dunstan Productions' "The Gruffalo's Child" and "Room on the Broom." Founding member of JackRabbit Theatre, Andreas has produced and performed in the Sydney, Perth and Adelaide seasons of Michael Abercromby's "Lucidity." His own play "Zygosity" was part of the Old Fitz's Late Fitz season as a co-production between The Kings Collective and Venn St Theatre Co. His newest work, a collaboration with Melbourne based artist Jane Mahady, "All the People Jump and Shout Johnny Ace Blew His Brains Out" had its premiere season in Adelaide at the beginning of 2017. Screen credits include Exhale (short) and ABC's Cleverman
Charlie Falkner is a Sydney-based actor and writer currently managed by Smith and Jones Management. After graduating from Newtown High School of the Performing Arts, Charlie has been involved in a wide-ranging assortment of independent theatre companies and shows. He has featured in a number of film projects, culminating in the 2013 feature film Wrath.
In 2016, Charlie signed on as a co-artistic director of JackRabbit Theatre company, and has subsequently written, produced and acted in a number of their productions. His debut show as a writer, Dirty People, was produced in May 2016 to critical acclaim, followed by a four star tour to Perth Fringe World Festival. His second written work, Sex Object, opened in Sydney in 2017, and was subsequently published. It is due for a staging in New York in early 2018.