Mental Health Workshops - THiNK ABOUT it
Mental Wheels Foundation and ThiNK ABOUT iT have collaborated to offer tailored Mental Health workshops for corporates, schools and sporting clubs.
THiNK ABOUT it (thinkaboutitgroup.com)
THiNK ABOUT iT Co-Founders and Directors Andy and Damien create a safe, fun, entertaining and inviting space for participants to explore and address issues that have been specified in planning briefings prior to the performance. Andy and Damien use volunteers from the audience in a theatre sports style show, directly addressing themes and issues considered pressing the client’s workplace.
Founders and Co-Directors of THiNK ABOUT iT Andy Ryan and Damien Freeleagus have been passionately creating, scripting and conducting theatre sport workshops, with various clients such as the National Rugby League, White Ribbon, and the Australian Football League, since 2012.
ANDY RYAN - Andy Ryan is an accomplished Australian actor who is well respected in the Australian film and television industry. Andy was nominated as the Best Supporting Actor at the Australian Film Awards for his portrayal of Andrew Farris in INXS, Never Tear Us Apart (Channel 7). Andy’s versatility as an actor is evident with his many roles which have included playing Chris Lang in the Australian film Tomorrow when the War Began. More recently Andy has had a leading role in the television series Love Child (Channel 9) and has guest appearances in Rake, (ABC) and Hamish and Andy – True Stories (Channel 9). Andy also performs in live theatre.
Andy is a graduate of QUT with a degree is Fine Arts, Acting, he has been engaged in theatre sports for the last 5 years co-writing and performing for corporate, sporting and education organisations. Theatre sports allows Andy to use his passion to deliver powerful messages.
DAMIEN FREELEAGUS - Since graduating from the acting department at QUT Damien has worked extensively in theatre, film and television. His television credits include The Pacific (HBO), Home and Away (Channel 7), The Cut (ABC) and Out of the Blue (Southern Star).
His feature film credits include Primal (Josh Reed) and Jucy (Louise Alston). Damien has also directed the Tropfest finalist Bird Therapy and had a pilot he cowrote optioned by Screentime.
He has been devising and performing in the theatre sports program since 2012.