Shae is a theatre maker from Sydney, Australia with over ten years experience developing, producing, performing and touring new plays, both in the UK and internationally.
Her work has been seen at Southbank Centre, Lyric Hammersmith, Sydney Festival, Bristol Old Vic, Oxford Playhouse, Theatre503, the egg/Bath Theatre Royal, the New York Fringe & MacCallum Theatre, Palm Springs.
She is co-founder of the Bristol-based, Roustabout Theatre, who specialise in family theatre and theatre for young people, and a proud member of the tiata fahodzi team.
Shae believes in the power of play as a tool for connection, exploration, and expression, for people of all ages, from all walks of life. She is passionate about nurturing a supportive artistic community, and works regularly as a comedy and clown tutor at the Bristol School of Acting as well as a mentor for emerging theatre makers.

When not making theatre, Shae works as a voiceover artist, recording animations and audiobooks, including The Cycling Mind by Ruth Anderson, The Sunny Nihilist by Wendy Syfret and Across the Water by Ingrid Alexandra.



Rooke’s performance is impressive, bursting with energy, humour & innocence” 

EdFringe Review on Shaedates: or how I learned to love myself


Contact Shae at shaeleerooke@gmail.com