ALICE BATT  Founder, Director


Founder, Director

Passionate about working with crazy talented young performers, Alice can’t wait to bring her vision for the Performing Artists Company to life.

Alice is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre), where she was awarded the Lionel Gell Foundation Scholarship. She has since established herself as both a performer and coach to young performers within the musical theatre industry. Her most recent performing credits include the title roles in both ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Snow White’, Anna in ‘Spring Awakening’, ‘You Will Be Found’ and ‘Ned: A New Australian Musical In Concert’, alongside numerous radio and television campaigns. 

As a performance and vocal coach, Alice has been fortunate to work with students through their own array of professional credits, including the title role of Billy in ‘Billy Elliot: The Musical’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Peter Pan’, ‘Opera Australia’, ABC’s ‘The Floor Is Yours’, and multiple national competition wins including the Royal South Street Contemporary Voice Competition and Fast Track Talent.

Prior to the VCA, Alice trained full time at Spectrum Dance, having trained from a young age at the National Theatre Ballet School. She holds her Associate Diploma of Music (AMusA), and has completed the Complete Estill Level 1 & 2 Course.

DANIEL COSGROVE  Founder, Director


Founder, Director

Daniel is thrilled to bring The Performing Artists Company to life and is excited to work with the present and future of Australia’s theatre community.

Originally from Hobart, Daniel is a graduate of The Victorian College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre). He recently appeared as J. Finch in the record breaking Melbourne season of ‘Puffs’ at the Alex Theatre. In 2017 Daniel performed the role of Aeneas in MTM’s ‘Paris: A Rock Odyssey’ at the Melbourne Recital Centre and toured with the Australasian company of ‘Paw Patrol Live-Race to the Rescue’. Other theatre credits include Joe in Vic Theatre Company’s ‘The Gathering’, Gabe in ‘First Date’ with Pursued By Bear, Stevens in Doorstep Arts ‘Dogfight’, Caldwell Cladwell in ‘Urinetown’, Burrs in LaChiusa’s ‘Wild Party: A Showbites Project’, Hairless Joe in ‘Lil’ Abner’ and Bert Barry in ‘42nd Street’. Daniel will soon appear as Private Walter Lockhart in Impel Pictures ‘Fallen’ due for release later this year and has also featured in Chris Williams’ music video ‘Live In the Moment’. 

Daniel also holds a degree in Film and Television from the University of Tasmania. He won the MyState Film Festival in 2009 and was the winner of the University of Tasmania ad competition in the same year. He has also assistant directed musical theatre productions including ‘13’ and ‘The Sound Of Music’.



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