Mel King an actor, voice over artist, theatre director, puppeteer and has appeared in corporate videos TV and film. Since graduating from Theatre Nepean, Mel has performed with Riverina Theatre Co, Canberra Theatre Co, Siren Theatre Co, and REM Theatre where she performed The Little Dragon in Seoul, Korea for 8 months.
Mel joined Terrapin Puppet Theatre in 1994 and has performed in over 15 shows touring nationally and internationally. Since permanently moving to Hobart in 2003, Mel has worked with Blue Cow Theatre, Big Monkey Theatre, Tasmanian Theatre Company (TTC), Performing Lines TAS, Mudlark and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra including Ten Days on the Island, Dark Mofo and Junction Festivals.
In 2014 she toured Australia with Force Majeure/Belvoir St’s co-production of Food, which was nominated for a Helpmann award for best touring show.
She holds numerous directing credits for stage and film and has performed (as both actor and puppeteer) for TV in such diverse programs as Farscape, The Wiggles, The Gloaming and Rosehaven.
Mel sits on the board of Mature Artists Dance Experience and Big Monkey Theatre.