NICK ATKINS is a playwright and director. He graduated from UNSW with a BA Media and Communications with 1st Class Honours in practice-based research. He is currently Creative Producer of Q Theatre, Penrith. For Q Theatre he has directed Daisy Moon Was Born This Way, Frankenstein & Teacup in a Storm. He has completed residences with Blacktown Arts Centre, Urban Theatre Projects, Performance Space, PACT, UNSW and Centre D’Art Marnay Sur-Seine. His one-man show, A Boy & A Bean (PACT, Q Theatre), which he wrote and performed, was awarded Best Performing Arts event at Mardi Gras 2014. Nick has worked as an Associate Producer and Co-Artistic Director of Crack Theatre Panel and is currently a Board Member of PACT Centre for Emerging Artists.