My Pet Human$15 - $18
My Pet Human
Written by Leah Pellinkhof. Directed by Julie Bray
A heart-warming comedy about
people dogs and their pet dogs humans.
When Ben finds a lost clueless Fox Terrier pup, Bow, his world is turned upside down when he encounters an extraordinary bunch of Canine lovers. With their assistance Ben grows to understand the special bond between humans and their pet dogs.
When Bow finds a lost naive student Ben, his world is turned upside down when he encounters a pack of weird and wonderful people-loving pooches. With their help, Bow grows to appreciate the special bond between dogs and their pet humans.
My Pet Human was first performed, August 2nd 2008 at Front Row Theatre Company (Hamilton Town Hall).
Ben/Bow … Oliver Cameron
Gemma/Giddi … Julie Stewart
Roger/Riff … Brendan James
Lydia/Lady … Lauren Flood
Dave/Duke … John Sayles
Alfred/Auggie … Paul Whelan
Ida/Izabella … Vivien Whittle
Kipper … Tasmin Gandhi, Ruben Gandhi, Maya Lee
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Leah is a writer, director, actor and producer of both theatre and film. With work ranging from Shakespeare to stand-up comedy, she has a long history and interest in a variety of performance forms and a deep commitment to the development and production of original work.
Her original productions have scored her many accolades in her home town of Brisbane. The Works of William Shakespeare (BY CHICKS) was acknowledged with a Dell’Arte award for best play, the Matilda-award-nominated My Pet Human also won her a Dell’Arte Award for favourite playwright. Her short film Chook and Maureen won the Tropical Alternative Film Festival Award and many of her productions have received rave reviews, sell out seasons and audience acclaim.
Her writing credits include the short films Count The Ways and Lingerie Lunacy, the web series Queersland, and the plays Shakespeare’s Girly bits and Hamilton Hall: The Musical. She also co-wrote Tuckshop: The Musical, Macbeth for Wayward Girls, Holding Hands In Public and Bump (with Julie Bray).
Leah holds an Advanced Diploma in Acting, a Bachelor of Creative Arts in Film and Television and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, the latter being another of her passions. She is an encouraging, engaging, and nurturing performing arts teacher, having worked at various acting schools in Brisbane for over a decade and more recently at Sydney Theatre School and at NIDA Open. She is passionate about developing emerging talent, entertaining audiences, working with actors and telling stories that both challenge and inspire.