heartBeast Theatre is a Brisbane-based independent theatre company founded in 2010.

Our goals are:

  • through ongoing exploration, creativity and performance, to investigate, develop and present a repertoire of heightened, adventurous, artistically excellent theatre that educates, entertains, enthrals and extends audiences to reconsider their personal perspectives, philosophies and place in the world
  • to provide experienced and developing theatre creatives with a rehearsal and performance environment that strongly encourages artistic experimentation and personal creativity in a dynamic, harmonious atmosphere
  • to foster the development of both experienced and emerging theatre creatives.
Artistic Director

David Paterson

Past Artistic Directors include Michael Beh (2010-2016) and Anna Loren (2016-2017).

Management committee

David Bentley – President
Adrienne Costello – Secretary
Mardi Schon – Tresurer
David Paterson – Artistic Director
Eleonora Ginardi – General member

heartBeast Theatre Inc. is a non-profit association.