ActNow is a South Australian theatre company that tailors socially conscious performance projects. We work with professional artists to engage diverse communities in conversations around challenging, contemporary issues.
Our work is innovative, informed, inspiring, and often confronting but never conventional. Our projects have been critically acclaimed, commended in South Australian Parliament, and highly praised by audiences, participants and community organisations.
Jane Cocks is a Researcher of psychology and games and PhD Candidate at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Her research is focussed on game design for behaviour change. Jane has completed Bachelor degrees in Behavioural Science, Health Science, and Psychology Honours.
She has been involved in the Australian games community for the last 4 years: speaking, writing, and facilitating events relating to serious games, the psychology of games, and the relationship between games and mental health, both nationally and internationally. She is also available for consulting, speaking, and writing about these topics.
Gilbert Kemp Attrill is a writer and director based in Adelaide. As well as videos for local musicians and community organisations, their work includes Meteor (short film, ABC2 premiere), Labyrinth (video installation and collaboration with Claire Marsh, funded by by Google Creative Labs and Adelaide Fringe 2016), In the Garden (360° video work for VR headsets), The Golden Mask (short film with live clarinet accompaniment), and Aquaphobe (as producer).