Meet our Team


Lindsay Moss
WORLD CLASS: Acting & Voice COACH

Lindsay is the brains behind StarTime, say no more! With 20+yrs working in the industry as a professional Actor, Voice Artist and TV Director Lindsay is exceptional at nurturing and discovering the creative talents in all children and making learning fun!


Matt Hardie
WORLD CLASS: FILMAKING COACH

Matt won Tropfest in 2009 and continues to make filmmaking fun and inspiring for StarTime’s budding filmmakers.


Sarah Furnari
WORLD CLASS: Musical Theatre COACH

With teaching in her genes Sarah is a top shelf teacher with a long list of skills. If the task requires creativity Sarah is all over it!


Andrew Wang
WORLD CLASS:
Performing Artist COACH

Andrew is not only a talented performing artist but super professional at what he does and the nicest of guys. He’s the bomb!


Contessa Treffone
WORLD CLASS: Drama COACH

Contessa is a NIDA Acting graduate who has worked on many of Australia’s main stages. She is a self confessed theatrical beast and loves working with kids, tapping into their imaginations, encouraging their artistic voices and exploring their own inner creativity monster.


Elle Dawe
WORLD CLASS: Acting Coach

Elle is an Australian film and television actress, comedian and model. She is a Captain Starlight entertaining sick children at both Randwick and Westmead Children’s Hospitals. She is also known for portraying the popular character ‘Shazza Jones’, in Housos (SBS)



Emma Harvie
WORLD CLASS: Drama COACH

Emma is a graduate from the Actors Centre Australia and has studied at The Atlantic Acting School in New York. She was a Bell Shakespeare Player in 2017.


Marty Coles
WORLD CLASS: Life Coach & Yoga Instructor

Marty has more than 20 years experience running sporting programs in schools and sought after yoga teacher across Sydney.



Simon Freestone
WORLD CLASS: Drama COACH

Simon has spent many years perfecting the art of drama, improvisation and clowning. He’s a big kid himself with a great sense of humour!


Emma Hamilton
WORLD CLASS: Filmmaking COACH

Emma is the big sister everyone wants in their life. She oozes warmth, compassion and cleverness. And to add to it she’s passionate about giving kids a voice through the art of filmmaking.



Bernadina Van Tiel
WORLD CLASS: Beatboxer, Actor, Singer/Songwriter

From the age of 12 Bernie has been passionate about beatboxing, and when you see her in action you’ll understand why she’s now a rising star in the beatboxing community. Not only is she super cool but incredibly humble and generous – inspiring kids and adults all over the country.


Sophie Gospodarczyk
WORLD CLASS: Dance Coach

Sophie is an experienced dancer, actress and choreographer. Kids love Sophie’s fun and bubbly personality and her easy to follow dance classes.



Josh McConville
WORLD CLASS: Improv Coach

Josh is an Australian actor. He was nominated for the 2018 AACTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in 1%.


Sontaan Hopson
WORLD CLASS: Improv & Yoga Coach

Sontaan is a Sydney based actor, having played lead roles in numerous independent feature films, theatre and TV. She also writes children’s meditations for Little Zen Monsters, a mindfulness site she launched earlier this year. You may also find Sontaan walking around on stilts as a roving character performer.