Board Member

Dr Leah Mercer

Associate Professor at Curtin University where she teaches into the Theatre Arts major, Leah is also the Co-Artistic Director of the multi-award winning company The Nest Ensemble, which she co-founded in 2004. The Nest Ensemble generates performances that deal in ideas, imagination and transformation. A theatre director and collaborative performance maker with a particular interest in the creation of new works, Leah was awarded Best Director at the 2015 PAWA Awards.

Acknowledgement of Country

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre respectfully acknowledges the Whadjuk Noongar people as the traditional owners and custodians of the unceded land on which we work. As we tour our work across these vast lands, we pay our respect to all First Nations elders, past and present. We celebrate their continuing connection and contribution to culture, country and community, and thank all First Nations peoples for their wisdom in caring for the land, the sky, the rivers and the sea.