Our staff

Hanna Pickersgill - Managing DirectorManaging Director - Hanna Pickersgill


Hanna has completed a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Applied Theatre, and a Masters´┐Ż of Creative Industries (MCI) at QUT.

In 2010 she joined the Wellington Improvisation Troupe (WIT). Performing in regular Battle of the WITs, and shows for The New Zealand Improv. Festival 2011 and The Wellington International Comedy Festival 2012.

Performing in productions including CSI: Wainuii, Wednesdays the WIT (Micetro and Gorilla formats) and DIVAS and the Beast.

Hanna values continued professional development and performance training. She recently attended 2017 Action Theatre with Danielle Cresp, 2018 Playmoves with Anna Yen, Clowning for Beginners with Laura Trenerry, Insuring Failure: Finding Your Clown with Jeff Turpin, and Hand & Monitor Puppetry with Larrikin Puppets (Brett Hansen & Elissa Jenkins).

Hanna is passionate about supporting BYT students to discover and improve their performing skills, helping them to gain confidence and grow academic, social and emotional resilience.

Staff Policy


Staff are all screened rigorously and have a blue card for working with children. Professional acting experience and collaborating with youth are criteria for being accepted as working with the Brisbane Youth Theatre team.

Dominic Nimo Lead Facilitator - Dominic Nimo
Dom graduated in 2009 from QUT's Fine Arts Acting course. He has made TV appearances in Sea Patrol (2007), (2011), Secrets & Lies (2014) and Fighting Season (2017).

His commercial credits include Hungry Jacks, Keno, Domino's, QLD Governments (Do Something) campaign and Flight Centre.

Dom made his main stage debut in As You Like It with La Boite Theatre Company. Since 2013, he has worked with Shakespeare Interactive and Gibber Theatre Company and has toured through high schools around Australia. He has empowered and engaged with over 97,000 students through over 800 theatre performances.

Dom is currently completing his Masters of Teaching at QUT.

Cameron Hurry Facilitator - Cameron Hurry


Cameron Hurry completed actor training at USQ.

His theatre credits include: THE WOMAN IN BLACK, THE LONESOME WEST, FRANKENSTEIN, STRANGE ATTRACTOR, DELICACY, PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK, MACBETH, ANGRY YOUNG WOMEN, THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, JANE EYRE, LITTLE WOMEN, and SHADOWLANDS.

His film and television work includes THE F WORD, THE ALPHA, AVULSION, Channel 7's WANTED and HOGES, as well as several commercials.

Cameron has toured nationally three times with children's theatre and also has a love for clowning.

Reuben Witsenhuysen Facilitator - Reuben Witsenhuysen
Reuben is passionate about harnessing the theatre process to engage and empower. After a focus on applied performance during his QUT Bachelor in Fine Arts [Theatre] Reuben spent two years acting and facilitating workshops with The Grin & Tonic Theatre Troupe in QLD and NSW high schools and leading holiday workshops for children with Drama Dragons. Recently, Reuben worked as a voice coach for the youth of Otamatea Repertory Theatre in New Zealand.

Reuben has performed professionally in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney theatres.

Combining the discipline and freedom of active creativity Reuben endeavors to foster self-esteem, expression, responsibility and teamwork.