Mitchell Whelan is a freelance theatre maker, director and producer based in Boorloo (Perth). As a founding member of local story telling collective Lazy Yarns, recent works include: The Greatest Of All Time (development), Penthouse, LESS LIGHT, Pitched Black as well as a panel facilitator for Queer Visibility Night. Other credits include STAR POWER (The Blue Room Theatre & Hannah Davidson), Antigone, Romeo & Juliet (Applecross Snr. High School), REST (James Berlyn & WA Youth Theatre Company). He is an advocate for Queer conscious works and fair representation of the LGBTI community and their stories.