Shaelee Rooke

Co-Artistic Director/Producer
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Shaelee Rooke is an actor, producer and creator of sketch show comedy. When she's not creating family theatre, she writes and performs with her comedy duo, Toucan, who were finalists in the 2019 Leicester Square Sketch Off and have been featured on the BBC.
Shae has worked with: Bristol Old Vic; Oxford Playhouse; Theatre503; Hope Theatre; Wardrobe Theatre; A Line Art; & SoHo Playhouse (NYC).
She is also co-founder and producer of the award-winning Paperbark Theatre, who specialise in producing new Australian writing. Paperbark’s production of This is Where We Live was Critics’ Pick in Time Out New York and won Best Overall Play at the New York Fringe Festival.

Oliver de Rohan

Co-Artistic Director/Producer
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Oliver de Rohan is an award winning theatre maker from Adelaide, South Australia. He has developed work with Trick of the Light Theatre Company in New Zealand (The Road That Wasn’t There), the box collective in New York (Wild Horses) and Gaia Theatre in Australia (The Search for Nanuk).
He trained as an actor at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has performed in theatres across the UK, Australia, New Zealand and in New York. His film and TV work includes Golden Years and Netflix’s The Crown.
Oliver’s work as Associate Director with Rebecca Loudon for Think and Hit Theatre Company includes Cockamamy, Swimming and The Indecent Musings of Miss Doncaster 2007. He has co-developed This Island’s Mine with Roustabout Theatre Company and will Assistant Direct with Toby Hulse.
Co-founding Paperbark Theatre Company with Shaelee Rooke in 2013, Oliver played the role of Chris in Vivienne Walshe’s This is Where We Live. He is based in the UK where he holds a Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa.


Workshops and Education

Paperbark Theatre Company provide a range of educational programmes and tailored workshops for groups and individuals. Please get in touch to find out how we can help you.

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Paperbark Theatre Company run a number of different educational programmes and can offer tailored workshops for groups and individuals.

Please get in touch to discuss our options and to find out what we can do for you!
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