Melinda Hetzel and Niow are currently cooking up several new projects. See their recent collaboration Conservatory here.
You can read a bit more about Niow below.
Niow has worked extensively as a puppeteer, performer, designer and animator.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Visual and Performing Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2001, Niow began work at Polyglot Theatre as an usher and envelope stuffer. He has since designed and performed for many Polyglot shows including Tangle, Paper Planet, Ants, How High the Sky, Voice Lab, City of Riddles and Sticky Maze.
In addition Niow has performed and/or designed for Snuff Puppets, Circus Oz, Arena Theatre, St Martins Youth Theatre, Peepshow Inc and was a puppeteer of Joey for the Australian tour of the National Theatre of Great Britain’s War Horse.
In 2016 Niow toured North America as a puppeteer and physical performer with the Cirque Du Soleil show Toruk. Niow performed and designed costumes for Only a Year at the Melbourne Fringe Festival, winner of the 2017 Melbourne Fringe Best Kids Event and nominated for a 2017 Green Room Award for Oustanding Theatre for Young Audiences .