Tyler Jacob Jones
Tyler is a Perth based actor, singer, playwright and director, with a wide range of credits to his name. He completed the Certificate II in Musical Theatre at WAAPA and holds a degree in Performance and Drama Education from Edith Cowan University. Tyler is a creative and Director for Holland St Productions with Robert Woods, writing the award winning cabaret What Doesn't Kill You [blah blah] Stronger, and three award winning musicals Falling To The Top, Point & Shoot, and Dr Felicity Rickshaw's Celebrity Sex Party. He was a mentee with ATYP (2014), and in 2017 was joint winner of the Malcolm Robertson Foundation Award for his writing of new musical Summer Of Our Lives for the Black Swan Theatre Company Emerging Writers Group (2017). Tyler's other writing credits include the critically acclaimed play F*@K Decaf, political satire Becky Peterson Will Punch You In The Face, successful cabaret Skin Deep (co-written by Cynthia Fenton), family friendly musical An Extraordinary Tale (co-written by Steve Robinson), and short plays Jacinta's Ball, We Can Do Better and Sex and Flan.
As a performer Tyler has played principal roles his shows What Doesn't Kill You [blah blah] Stronger,Point & Shoot, and Dr Felicity Rickshaw's Celebrity Sex Party as well as Gutenberg, The Mikado, The Land Of Smiles, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Spamalot, Bare: A Pop Opera, Falsettos, Second Samuel, Curtains and Blood Brothers. With Erin Hutchinson he has produced and performed numerous shows for the Homestyle Cabaret series.
As a director he was mentored by the late John Milson, and has staged a number of productions outside of Holland St for WA theatre company Playlovers, winning awards for his production of Side Show.
As a talented composer and film maker, Robert is in high demand across Australia. He has worked in the film industry for a number of years as an editor, VFX compositor and composer. Notable credits include the feature film Wasted on the Young (Assistant Editor, VFX), the segment Abbreviations from Tim Winton's The Turning (composer), the animated television series Dogstar (editor, effects compositor), and Melbourne WebFest 2016 and CinefestOZ favourites from ABC Iview, DAFUQ (graphics) and The Shapes (animator and post-production). Other works include music videos for Drapht, John Butler Trio, Voltaire Twins and Augar Army, along with many commercials and short films. His web series trailer Dragon Conquest, made with Tyler Jacob Jones, was a finalist in the inaugural Movie Extra Webfest in 2010. His latest project, web series Like You, has been nominated for both Best Australian Comedy and Best Editor at the Melbourne WebFest 2017.
A creative and Director of Holland St Productions, Robert has written five original musicals: Delicious House (book & lyrics), and Falling To The Top, Point & Shoot, Dr Felicity Rickshaw's Celebrity Sex Party, and Summer Of Our Lives with Jones. He was the composer for the successful cabaret What Doesn't Kill You [blah blah] Stronger, and wrote and played the music for The Three Deaths Of Ebony Black. He has performed in Point & Shoot and Dr Felicity Rickshaw's Celebrity Sex Party as well as Spamalot, Side Show, A Chorus Line and How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
Robert's composition experience for theatre is not only with Holland st Productions. He recently composed for 10,000 (Subiaco Theatre Festival 2017), and So You Think You're Charlie Smith (Blue Room Season One, 2017). Previous credits include Bus Boy (Blue Room Summer Nights, winner FRINGE WORLD Theatre Award 2017), Girl In The Wood (Blue Room Summer Nights, winner Melbourne Tour Ready Award 2016), and sound design for Jesus: No Ordinary Life (Blue Room, 2015). He is a regular feature for the improvised musical shows, Impromptunes, and Bachela-la-la, as well as for Perth's favourite improv comedy troupe The Big Hoo-Haa.
Erin Hutchinson is an accomplished actor, singer and theatre-maker. She studied classical voice and a Certificate II in Musical Theatre at WAAPA, completed an Actors' Apprenticeship with Bill McClusky, then completed a Bachelor of Education majoring in Arts at Curtin University.
Recent works with Holland St include What Doesn't Kill You [blah blah] Stronger at FRINGE WORLD 2018, the reading of Summer Of Our Lives for Black Swan Emerging Writers Group 2017, Dr Felicity Rickshaw’s Celebrity Sex Party and children’s show An Extraordinary Tale at FRINGE WORLD 2017. She also produced, directed & choreographed Gutenberg! The Musical, and toured nationally and internationally with Point & Shoot, receiving rave reviews. With Tyler Jacob Jones, she has produced and performed in the successful cabaret series Homestyle Cabaret., and provided production support for Robert Woods' new work The Three Deaths Of Ebony Black.
Other roles include SHAKEN: A James Bond Cabaret, The Crossing, Skin Deep, Multiverse Theory in D , and the title role in Becky Peterson Will Punch You In The Face. She wrote and performed in The Dummies Guide To Opera, starred in Cats, and embodied the cross in The Passion of Christ. During her time in London, Erin also played in the Laurence Olivier Award winning production of La Boheme for four months.
As a chorister outside of her solo work she has worked with numerous companies including the London Philharmonic Choir, WA Opera Chorus, Lux Et Veritas and the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of WA.
Although more recognised for her work on stage, Erin has worked in many other capacities. She works as producer and publicist for many of the Holland St shows, and fills in for tech when required. Stage management credits include Once We Lived Here, Tall, Grande, Venti! A Comical Cabaret About Coffee Culture, Dirty Pretty Nails, and Hyena Howls. She has also appeared on radio with Anthony Howes on The Listening Post and Capital Events programmes, with an air slot on theatre in WA for a few years, and now is a reviewer for Seesaw Magazine.