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Mel Day

Co-founder, Producer & Actor

Mel studied all aspects of theatre & screen under the full-time tuition of industry professionals at the Australian Academy of Dramatic Art, then went on to complete further studies with Darlo Drama & Inner West Drama. She also completed an Advanced Diploma in Arts (Theatre & Performance) at the University of New England. Mel has performed in many theatre productions around Sydney, worked on TVC's, short films, Corporate training videos and TV series.  She also provides voice-overs for online Corporate training training modules.  Mel's vision is to create accessible theatre through strong, character driven stories with a focus on showcasing Australian writing.

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Emma Dalton

Co-founder, Producer & Actor

Emma is a Sydney based actor/producer & is co-founder of Crying Chair Theatre. She has studied at ACTT, completed master classes with Darlo Drama, the Hub, Luke Ford, Howard Fine & Sydney Actor Studio.  Emma has also had numerous roles in TVC's, short films & feature films & is part of a regular improv group.  She is passionate about producing new work, particularly by Australian writers, with stories that are raw & real & will spark audience conversations.  She is excited to be able to share exceptional stories with you all.