Trevor Sammon, 39, of Wellington Point will play a pivotal role in his own short play when it is performed as part of Tenfold a festival of short plays.
The production will be staged at the Donald Simpson Centre, Bloomfield Street, Cleveland at 7pm on July 28 and 2pm and 7pm on July 29.
The play entitled Man in the Mirror is his first attempt at play writing, something he said sprang from an idea that he decided to ‘do something with’.
“The play isn’t what it was, but through the process of performance and fine tuning, it has got to what it is now,” he said.
“Being in the play and knowing for a fact what the writer was thinking at the moment is a bit surreal.”
Mr Sammon said he had performed in various amateur productions for the past 20 years but was enjoying these new experiences with Crucible Productions.
Crucible Productions is the brainchild of Suze Harper of Alexandra Hills and Margaret Laurence of Cleveland.
The company put on Jack and the Beanstalk in April, also at the Donald Simpson Leisure Centre.
“The group is for youth to seniors. We have people from 14 to 74, but this time we have had a focus on the youth,” Ms Harper said.
In Pick a Tune, one of five plays in the festival, teenagers Maya Aldred, Emily Ryan, Louka Whitehorne, Jamie Edwards and Tia Strong explore various musical genres. Sound and lighting is by Roy Ball.
Further plays in the festival are Night Nurse by Margaret Laurence, 28 Down, 8 Letters by Julie Johnston and Old Peoples Place by Suze Harpur.
Tickets are $20 and can be booked on trybooking.com.