Shy Magsalin is a Sydney-based theatre director and actor. She works and trains regularly with the Suzuki Company of Toga (SCOT) in Japan and is head of the theatre ensemble Ninefold here in Sydney. Shy graduated from the University of Western Sydney with a Bachelor of Performance, Theory and Practice (Theatremaking). She did her year with the imPACT Ensemble in 2006 and went on to train with SITI Company in New York (2007, 2009) and, SCOT in Japan (2008, 2012-current). She has directed and performed locally, interstate and internationally. Projects include The Blue Book (International Theatre Ensemble, Sweden 2009), Macbeth: 9 Scenes Rehearsed (Sydney 2014), Room (Earthcrosser Company, Sydney 2014), The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria (International SCOT, Japan 2014), The Tale of Lear (SCOT, Japan 2015), Kachi Kachi Yama (SCOT, Japan 2016) and The Tragedy of Antigone (Sydney 2016).