Meet The Haus Mates

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Welcome to Theatre Haus – the Home of Theatre.

Theatre Haus is a digital platform providing the latest in theatre news, reviews, audition and event listings. Launched in February 2019, by a group of Queensland creatives, Theatre Haus remains the original Brisbane-focused theatre-centred publication. At Theatre Haus, your stories, your productions, and your ambitions matter. This is a home, where everyone is welcome – even if it’s just to borrow a cup of sugar.

Elodie Boal

Elodie Boal

Part writer, part marketing guru and full-time curious creative, Elodie has a wealth of experience in the performing arts industry. By day, she is a Digital Marketing and Content Manager and by night, she dons several hats as an actor, director, published playwright, freelance writer/reviewer, and Creative Producer/Founder of Mira Ball Productions. Elodie has won several awards in her fields - some of her most notorious include a Gold Coast Theatre Golden Palm Award for her portrayal of Cherry in ‘COSI’ (2017); and most recently, a Seven News Young Achievers Award Nomination and a total of 28-awards for her productions ‘The Descent’ and ‘Update’ on the SEQ Drama Festival Circuit - including Best Play and Best New Script (2018). Elodie has postgraduate degrees in Journalism and Business (International Business) and graduated with distinction. She recently worked with La Boite Theatre Company as part of their TWENTY ONE program as a Director.

  • Elodie has visited over 25 countries and rates Croatia, Hungary, Greece and America as her favs. Memphis, Tennessee, has been her ultimate trip highlight!
  • Elodie is against coriander and completely pro anything potato.
  • In 2015, Elodie’s one-act play 'Wondered' won 40 awards on the Southeast Queensland Drama Festival Circuit (including Best New Australian Script and Best Director).
  • Unlike most people, Elodie pays money to see Nickelback in concert and has a passion for rock music (her favourite band is Motley Crue).
  • Elodie is a serious Christmas enthusiast and spends hours delicately selecting Christmas paper in a colour theme, when it first goes on sale. Jingle, jingle her way, if you agree.
Trent Sellars

Trent Sellars

Over the past decade Trent has assisted with the marketing for various theatre organisations, including Redcliffe Musical Theatre, Mira Ball Productions and Roma Performing Arts. He has also worked as a freelance graphic designer, and as a marketing coordinator in the Transport and Logistics industry. As a director, Trent has lead multiple theatre projects, including The Addams Family, Peter Pan, Annie, and Wind in the Willows. Additionally, he has produced and coordinated events such as the Roma Film Festival and various music workshops for youth in regional Queensland. Academically, Trent holds a postgraduate degree in Secondary Education from the Australian Catholic University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland, and currently works as a Secondary Teacher.

  • Trent has a tattoo on his forearm listing the airport code of every airport he has travelled through.
  • As a teenager, Trent spent time as an extra on the set of Channel Ten's H2O: Just Add Water, only to have any evidence lost to the cutting room floor.
  • At University, Trent studied a range of world religions. He fell in love with the subject and now majors in the field.
  • Trent is so afraid of heights, on a trip to Paris he waited hours to take a lift to the top of the Eiffel Tower only to cling to the wall.
  • Contrary to popular opinion, Trent loves a good bowl cut.
Sophie Price

Sophie Price

Sophie is a talented writer, actress, singer, teacher and all-round creative who is nearing the completion of her Bachelor degree majoring in Journalism and Drama. She is no stranger to the stage, receiving many accolades for her performance work including two consecutive Best Lead Actress finalist nominations at the Gold Coast Theatre Awards and an award for 'Upcoming Talent' at the ceremony in 2017.

Sophie has performed many lead roles with highlights including Eponine ('Les Miserables'), Wednesday Addams ('The Addams Family Musical') and Young Jill in the Southeast Queensland touring production, 'The Descent'. When she isn't writing or performing, Sophie enjoys teaching drama skills through private and group lessons at schools around Southeast Brisbane. Sophie finds great joy in combining her passion for theatre and writing here at Theatre Haus and looks forward to seeing all the incredible theatre Brisbane has to offer.

  • Sophie has a genuine fear of anything abnormally large...and praying mantises, so clearly her fears are quite inconsistent!
  • Sophie could do a one-woman show of any old-time Barbie movie! That’s how much she loves them. Proudly brought to you by Mattel.
  • Millennial by day, Nanna by night. Sophie has a serious tea obsession that gets her by.. her favourite flavour is a cheeky black or peppermint.
  • Sophie named her dog 'Milkshake' when she was kid and supports her decision to this day.
  • For any outfit choice, Sophie has an extensive collection of fun and fabulous earrings. They make the perfect accessory for all occasions.
Louella Baldwin

Louella Baldwin

Louella Baldwin has many years of experience in the theatre and writing world, using it as a way to live the extraordinary! With a Bachelors degree from Queensland University of Technology in Drama and Creative and Professional Writing, she finds reviewing the perfect way to merge her two loves. In her spare time, when she isn't running around an engineering company storeroom, Louella does photography, directs, acts, writes and runs the social media for Brisbane based theatre company Ad Astra. She hopes to one day see her novel, which has been in the planning stages for the last four years, in a Dymocks or QBD one day alongside the great fantasy authors of our time.

  • One of Louella's other great loves is KPOP, and so for the last year, she has been teaching herself Korean.
  • Louella owns over 300 books and plays, all of which she has painstakingly covered in clear contact to protect.
  • On a holiday to Greece, Louella cried when she saw the Parthenon in person, even though it was covered in scaffolding.
  • Louella runs her own production house called Puddleduck Pictures where she creates new and exciting theatre, film and TV works.
  • Louella is tragically obsessed with Scooby Doo and has been collecting the tv shows and movies since she was a kid. She even has her favourite voice actors for each character!