Portrait of Evan Watts

Evan Watts

After graduating from the Victorian College of Arts drama school in the early 90’s Evan made his way in the Melbourne independent theatre scene with his plays being performed by a range of theatre companies (La Mama, Playbox, Griffin Theatre) and on ABC Radio.

Retraining as a teacher in 2003 (continuing a proud family tradition) he now heads an innovative Year 9 City Program at Eltham College that prioritizes community engagement and authentic outcomes in an urban environment. He’s passionate about the power of storytelling and utilizing a drama based curriculum to release the creative power of the next generation of change makers.