Meet the Cast & Creative Team

Rosemary Myers


Rosemary Myers is the Artistic Director of Windmill Pictures. In 2021, she co-created and directed Beep and Mort.

In 2015, her first feature film Girl Asleep opened the 2016 Berlinale Generation 14plus and went on to win the MIFF Age Critic Prize 2016, the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Seattle Film Festival, 2016 CinefestOZ Film Prize and eight AACTA Award nominations including Best Film and Best Director. In 2020, the film was nominated for the Byron Kennedy AACTA for Best Indie Film of the past decade.

Before her role at Windmill Pictures for over 14 years, Rosemary was the Artistic Director of Windmill Theatre Company. A multi-Helpmann Award nominated theatre director, her productions have toured to prestigious venues and festivals across the world, including Giffoni Film Festival, Rooftop Film Festival New York, Sydney Opera House, New York’s

New Victory Theatre and London’s Southbank Centre, among others. In 2017 she was awarded the prestigious Australia Council Theatre Award.

Jethro Woodward


Jethro is a composer, musician and sound designer known for his expansive and highly layered film, theatre and dance scores. He is a multi Green Room Award winner and nominee, working with some of Australia’s leading major and independent companies.

These include Melbourne Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre, Belvoir, Arena, Windmill Theatre Co, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Australian Dance Theatre and more. Jethro won Green Room Awards for Moth (Malthouse/Arena), Goodbye Vaudeville Charlie Mudd (Malthouse/Arena) and The Bloody Chamber (Malthouse). He was the Musical Director and Sound Designer for six-time Helpmann nominated musical Wizard of Oz and multi-award winning Pinocchio.

Chris More

Video, Set Designer

Chris studied Electronic Design and Interactive Media at Swinburne. His work with the moving image has led to creative collaborations for live performance and theatre, including Starchaser (Arena Theatre Company), Half Real (The Border Project).

He has also worked on Wizard of Oz and School Dance for Windmill Theatre Co, Girl Who Cried Wolf for Arena Theatre Company, Criminology for Arena Theatre Company (co-production with Malthouse Theatre), and Skid 180 with Arena Theatre Company (co-production with Contact). Chris runs the creative design practise Studio Organic, an interdisciplinary studio working in visual design.

Emily Barrie

Set, Costume, Props Designer

Emily’s design history includes set and costume for Melbourne Theatre Company, Full Tilt, Arena Theatre Company, Rawcus Theatre, Back to Back, Melbourne Worker’s Theatre, Ilbijerri, The Women’s Circus, Restless Dance Theatre, NICA, Union House Theatre.

She has also worked with Red Stitch, Melbourne Fringe, The Spaghetti Western Orchestra, Moomba, Windmill Theatre Co, Die Roten Punkte, Federation Square, Mushroom Records, and The Melbourne Museum.

Richard Vabre

Lighting Designer

Richard is a freelance lighting designer. He has lit productions for Melbourne Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre, Victorian Opera, Windmill Theatre Co, Arena Theatre Company, NICA, The Darwin Festival and Back to Back Theatre.

He has also designed the lighting for Stuck Pig’s Squealing, Chambermade, Rawcus, Red Stitch, Polyglot, Melbourne Worker’s Theatre, Aphids and many productions at La Mama Awards. Richard has won 5 Green Room Awards including the Association’s John Truscott Prize for Excellence in Design (2004). He has also been nominated for 8 other Green Room Awards.

Jessica Barnden


Jessica completed her Honours degree at the Flinders University Drama Centre in 2007.  She was a founding member of Accidental Productions, and was nominated for an Adelaide Curtain Call Award for best female actor for her work in World’s End.

Jessica has also appeared in The Shape of Things and Arabian Nights. Jessica featured in ABC3’s Prank Patrol and does regular work as a voice-over artist.

Sarah Brokensha


Sarah’s theatre credits include Mutzenball (little black box) Black Crow Lullabies (a trilogy) with floogle, the award winning comedy The Night Before Christmas for Waterline Theatre Co, Mutzenball (little black box) directed by Daisy Brown.

Mutzenball nominated for a Green Room Theatre Award for Best Cabaret Ensemble and nominated for Best Cabaret Show 2008. Sarah has also performed in Ollie and the Minotaur for floogle, Emily Loves to Bounce for Patch Theatre Co, and Ruby Bruise for Vitalstatistix/The Misery Children. Her television and film credits include the role of Susan in the short feature film Angela’s Decision directed by Mat King and in the ABC mini-series Rain Shadow.

Danielle Catanzariti


Danielle is a L’Oreal Paris AFI Young Award winning actress for her first feature film, Hey Hey It’s Esther Blueburger in 2007. She starred as lead character Esther Blueburger and starred opposite Academy Award nominees Toni Collette and Keisha Castle-Hughes.

Following this, Danielle was cast in Sydney Theatre Company’s 2008 season play Blackbird, directed by Cate Blanchett, which toured to Germany and New Zealand. Danielle also starred opposite singer Natalie Imbruglia in the Australian feature film Closed for Winter, as well as completing a guest appearance on Seven Network’s All Saints. She has appeared in various productions for Windmill Theatre Co, Brink, State Theatre Company of SA and Belvoir St Theatre.

Matt Crook


Matt is a Flinders Drama Centre graduate, ensemble member of award-winning independent theatre company and a Critics’ Circle emerging artist of the year recipient. Matt has appeared in many productions for Windmill Theatre Co.

Rumpelstiltskin (co-produced with State Theatre Company South Australia [STCSA]), toured Grug through China and North America, including a one-month New York season in 2013, appeared in Grug and The Rainbow and The Girl Who Cried Wolf. Other highlights include Volpone (Or The Fox), Between Two Waves, Babyteeth, Pornography and The Give And Take (STCSA), The Front (Adelaide Cabaret Festival), Once Upon a Midnight (OzAsia Festival), The Bureau of Complaints (AJZ Productions), No Hello (Duende), Van Badham’s Notoriously Yours, The Lake, The Share and That Face (

Most recently, Matt starred in Australian film Top End Wedding. 


Danielle Catanzariti. Photo Tony LewisDanielle Catanzariti. Photo Tony LewisL-R Danielle Catanzariti, Jessica Barnden, Matthew Crook. Photo Tony LewisL-R Jessica Barnden, Sarah Brokensha, Danielle Catanzariti. Photo Tony LewisL-R Jessica Barnden, Sarah Brokensha, Danielle Catanzariti. Photo Tony LewisL-R Jethro Woodward, Sarah Brokensha, Danielle Catanzariti, Matthew Crook, Jessica Barnden. Photo Tony LewisL-R Matthew Crook, Danielle Catanzariti. Photo Tony LewisL-R Matthew Crook, Danielle Catanzariti. Photo Tony LewisL-R Matthew Crook, Danielle Catanzariti. Photo Tony LewisSarah Brokensha, Jethro Woodward. Photo Tony LewisSarah Brokensha, Jethro Woodward. Photo Tony LewisSarah Brokensha. Photo Tony LewisSarah Brokensha. Photo Tony Lewis


  • Director Rosemary Myers
  • Composer Jethro Woodward
  • Video, Set Designer Chris More
  • Set, Costume, Props Designer Emily Barrie
  • Lighting Designer Richard Vabre
  • Performer Jessica Barnden
  • Performer Sarah Brokensha
  • Performer Danielle Catanzariti
  • Performer Matt Crook


Girl Who Cried Wolf was originally produced by Arena Theatre Company with the support of the Sydney Opera House.


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