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Lachlan Houen

Lachlan is a director and (sometimes) actor living and working on Ngunnawal land. Currently undertaking a BA (English) at the ANU alongside working at The Q, Lachlan has developed a deep passion for the performing arts.

His directing credits include The Laramie Project (2022), An Ideal Husband (2022) and Mr Burns, A Post-Electric Play (2023); his assistant directing credits include Five Women Wearing the Same Dress (2024, dir. Steph Roberts). He is currently co-directing Lord of the Flies at Canberra Rep, and will be assistant directing both The Inheritance at ACT Hub and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Q later this year.

His acting credits include Lord of the Flies (2020), Love and Information (2021), When the Rain Stops Falling (2022) and You Can’t Tell Anyone (2023), which won Outstanding Production (Community) at The Ovations earlier this year.