John Rado – Director

John Rado has been involved in theatre, film & television since 1979. He graduated from NIDA’s Directors Course. He was the Artistic Director of New Theatre and Voices Theatre, Associate Director at The State Theatre Company of South Australia and acted, directed and designed lighting for over 60 theatre productions. He appeared in TV series such as Silent Witness and Robin Hood for the BBC, The Borgias, World Without End, Napoleon and The Pillars of the Earth for Showtime, and feature films such as Machotaildrop for Film Canada, Treasure Island for BCA, Max, Game of Swords and Magic Boys and recently in the Australian film Burnspoint.

John returned to Australia in December 2012 and has made Documentary and Short Films. He was the General Manager for Sprung Integrated Dance Theatre. He appeared as Gabo in Louis Nowra’s The Incorruptible at the Drill Hall in 2017 and in the same year ran The Directors Lab, a six week intensive workshop which explored the role of the director in theatre. He played Nathan Jessep in A Few Good Men at the Ballina players earlier this year.

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