Maddy GristA highly creative lover of music and dance, Maddy (13) was raised by the beach in Cottesloe , Western Australia, and attends nearby PLC, currently in Year 8. Although young, Maddy possesses an emotional intelligence well beyond her age co-hort, with an enquiring mind and curiosity for the human condition. At primary school she played the lead roles in The Kings Magic Cloke (Queen) and Porridge (the Mafia Boss). Maddy loves to express herself, whether playing saxophone in the senior school band, or dancing at K2, where she was invited into the Under 17 contemporary and Under 15 hip hop classes and Performance Company. In pursuing acting, she would love the opportunity to engage an audience to achieve an emotional reaction and tell a story. She is also a keen surfer and sportsperson, participating in a variety of team sports including tennis and netball. Maddy is popular amongst her peer group for her bright and infectious personality, and was voted class representative this year.