Janel Gibson is a Melbourne based stage manager and theatre maker. Last year Janel graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Performing Arts. Janel has recently worked with ‘Little Ones Theatre’ as Assistant Stage Manager for their adaption of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. She also Stage Managed TESS (2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival) and completed an internship in Stage Management for Antigone (Malthouse). Her other projects include: Songs of Jessie Adams (Stage Manager/Creative Assistant, Gateway Promotions Theatre Company 2015-6), NUSSY Launch (Set Designer, MC Squared Productions, 2015), Beauty and the Beast (Stage Manager, Gateway Promotions Theatre Company 2015), Double Day (Producer, Gateway Real Life,2009-2015) and Christmas Rewind (Assistant Director, Gateway Promotions Theatre Company, 2014). She has also written and directed: The Beauty of Being a Woman (More Than Rubies, 2014).

This year, Janel looks forward to using her experience in theatre and literature to develop a new work and continue to pursue her career in stage management.