Lochy Maybury | Artist
Lochy Maybury is a freelance actor, playwright, producer, deviser and founder of Back Porch Theatre. Since graduating, he has worked extensively in the independent theatre sector as well as in film and television.
Recent acting credits for theatre include Melancholy Play, Man in a Bag and Business Unfinished, as well as numerous projects with ActNow Theatre including Responding to Racism, Speak Out and The Clock. Responding to Racism is a multi-award winning project that has toured to regional and metropolitan areas since 2014 and performed to hundreds of students annually.
His television credits include ANZAC Girls (available to view on Netflix) and Changed Forever, along with an online AFL-sponsored campaign promoting the men’s mental health support app Better Out Than In.
In 2014 he undertook the ATYP Fresh Ink Playwriting Mentorship, under the tutelage of Nicki Bloom (Vale, Little Bird, Land and Sea). That same year he was co-coordinator of Back Porch’s acting mentorship program, FloorPlay, funded through Helpmann Academy.
In 2016 Lochy wrote and produced Schmidt, his professional debut play directed by Sarah Dunn (Red Sky Morning, Alice and Peter Grow Up). In 2017 he wrote, directed and acted in his debut solo show Untitled, Unpolished which he is currently adapting for film. Later that same year he performed in Tom Christophersen’s Business Unfinished for Feast Festival. Lochy’s most recent acting credits are feature film The Call Back (premiering in 2018) and Netflix television drama Pine Gap.
In 2018 Lochy will travel to Canada in order to train at the Manitoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance in Pochinko clowning, and undergo a theatre residency with Ghost River Theatre, a Calgary-based performance company.