Rory Walker | Actor, The Clock
Rory Walker graduated from the Centre for the Performing Arts many moons ago and has been a proud Actors Equity member since 1988.
Rory has appeared with Junction Theatre Company, Patch Theatre Company (The Lion in the Night, The Happiest Show on Earth, Special Delivery, Mr Mc Gee and the Biting Flea, Secret Garden, Pigs Might Fly, Ruby Red, The Littlest History of Theatre in the World and The Wormhole), The Border Project (Disappearance) Claudius in Robyn Archer’s Boy Hamlet for The Energex Festival, Flying Penguin Productions (Translations – Adelaide and Melbourne – Malthouse tour and The Birthday Party). Windmill Theatre Company (Afternoon of the Elves – Adelaide, Sydney and Seattle U.S tour, The Sad Ballad of Penny Dreadful and Boo) for State Theatre Company of S.A (Waiting for Godot, Drowning in my Ocean of You, Third World Blues, How I learnt to Drive, Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night and The Department) and for Slingsby (The Tragical life of Cheeseboy – International – New York/ Canada – regional/ national tour)
Rory is a Brink Productions Board Member and Ensemble member and has developed much of the company’s new work – Land and Sea, Skip Miller’s Hit Song – 2011 Adelaide Fringe Festival, Paul Galloway’s adaptation of Moliere’s The Hypochondriac, This Uncharted Hour, When the Rain Starts Falling, Skip Miller. He has appeared in The Europeans, Roberto Zucco and A Dream Play and for Brink/ S.T.C co-productions – Killer Joe, The Duck Shooter, Brecht’s Drums in the Night, Clockwork Forest (Windmill/ Brink).
Rory has helped developed many new Australian works such as, Disappearance (The Border Project), When I was Crazy (Slingsby), Boo (Windmill), Erskinville Kings (Brink – Marty Dennis), Dr Ryusch (Vitalstatistix – Hilary Bell), Wormhole (Patch – John Rommeril) Holy Day (S.T.C – Andrew Bovell) Hotel Paradise (Jack Hibberd) The Secret Death of Salvador Dali (Stephen Sewell). He has also attended many of the Australian Playwright’s Conference and was instrumental in The 1st Aboriginal Playwright’s Conference.
Musical Theatre Credits include: S.C.A.M and Co-Opera’s Treemonisha, Mahagonny and Brunndibar for Windmill Theatre Company.
Rory can be heard reading poems and plays for A.B.C radio – Poetica series and has also appeared in numerous feature films and short films (Best Actor for the YAP 2008 awards).
Rory is currently developing his own solo work for theatre – Of My Days with Eliza Lovell.