TIM WATTS is a performer, deviser, director, puppeteer, improvisor and animator from Perth, Western Australia. He is a founding member of The Last Great Hunt and a Sidney Myer Fellowship recipient. He has a passion for creating and performing original, imaginatively engaging theatrical experiences born from improvisation and experimentation. Since graduating from Notre Dame University, Fremantle with a Bachelor of Performing Arts in 2005, he has participated in international workshops, including studying clown and physical comedy with Dell’Arte International in Blue Lake California, as well as Puppetry workshops with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre in Fremantle, Western Australia, and Blind Summit in the UK.
He has co-created a plethora of shows, some of which won awards and continue to tour all over the world. These include: ‘The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer’ (2009), ‘It’s Dark Outside’ (2012), ‘BRUCE’ (2014), ‘Monroe and Associates’ (2015), ‘Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories’ (2016), ‘New Owner’ (2016) and ‘The Irresisitible’ (2007). Three of these shows (‘The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer’, ‘It’s Dark Outside’ and ‘New Owner’ have been nominated for a Helpmann award.