Tim Hansen is a performer, composer, theatre-maker, and teacher living in Carcoar, in regional NSW. A passionate believer in the arts as a means to address issues of social justice and empowerment, Tim has worked with organisations such as Musica Viva, Milk Crate Theatre, ATYP, Shopfront and Canberra Youth Theatre to do so.
He co-wrote Schapelle Schapelle, a musical about the dehumanising media frenzy around Schapelle Corby, which toured the festival circuit for four years. He also wrote Airlock, a cabaret of original songs lampooning the conservative voices around the 2017 Same-Sex Marriage plebiscite, and composed music for and performed in Fast Cars, a comedy-musical about the Bathurst 1000 by Kate Smith.
Tim has a BA (Communications) Theatre/Media (1st Class Hons) from Charles Sturt University, a BMus (Music Composition) from Australian National University, and a MMus (Music Theory and Composition) from New York University.