Miss Lily’s Fabulous Feather Boa showcases a talented young cast with performers Cezera Critti-Schnaars (seen in Yirra Yaakin’s festival hit Hecate) and Ming Yang Lim (Poorly Drawn Shark in Melbourne), making their debut with the company. Spare Parts FirstHand artist and PAWA award nominated performer Tristan McInnes will be making a glorious return to the stage in what is predicted to be a smashing season!
Ming Yang Lim
Ming Yang Lim is a recent graduate from WAAPA’s Diploma of Screen Practice course and a graduate of Curtin University’s Theatre Arts program. His credits include godeatgod directed by Andrew Sutherland as part of the 2018 Summer Nights program at The Blue Room at Fringe Festival, Poorly Drawn Shark directed by Joe Lui, which premiered at Fringe Festival in 2019 at The Blue Room, and Jiangshi as part of the Winter Nights program at The Blue Room. Ming Yang has also performed in Poorly Drawn Shark and starred in the short film Hold Up directed by Casandra Nguyen.
His other Interests include tricking and archery as well as Muay Thai and other martial arts. He is also interested in writing and plans to write short and feature films as well as his own play in the future.
Tristan McInnes is an actor, theatre-maker, improviser and puppeteer, who first broke out in in 2015 co-devising The Emergence Company’s award-winning debut, Under This Sun, in 2015. Since then, he’s collaborated with independent theatre darlings such as Roschach Beast, The Cutting Room Floor, The Umbrella Works, Monkey Brain Physical Theatre and Second Chance Theatre Company, and been nominated for 2 PAWA awards.
He has developed work with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre as part of our 2017 First Hand program and joined as a member of the Big Hoo Haa in 2018, quickly becoming a staple cast-member and avid improviser. His skills in physical theatre and puppetry have rendered him one of the most critically acclaimed young artists in Perth.
Based in Perth, Western Australia, Cezera is a proud Nyoongar and Greek woman whose passion for acting started when she was six years old and played the young girl in ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’ and continued when she began acting classes at Ali Roberts Acting Studio. She completed the Aboriginal Performance Course at WAPPA in 2018 and has also been dancing since she was eight years old, having taken classes at Jody Marshall Dance Company in ballet, contemporary, lyrical, modern and jazz. Her passion for the stage and for being in front of the camera has expanded into writing her own pieces, participating in Yirri Yaakin’s Playwriting Workshops from 2017 and onwards. In 2020 she made her professional debut in Yirri Yaakin’s Hecate as part of Perth Festival.