Bravo Award2021The TASA Bravo! Award for 2021 was awarded to Fran Edwards. Fran has done it all - actor, award winning Director, Stage Manager, Production Manager, Theatre reviewer, and that’s just the start. She has played many stage roles over many years, including a Dragon in Guards! Guards! and Nanny Ogg in Maskerade (Burnside) and Wyrd Sisters (NLTC and Burnside). Fran has worked with Gawler Theatre Group, Panache Theatre Co and Salisbury Theatre Company. She has worked with most major companies including Elizabeth Rep, Burnside Players, Matt Byrne Media, Marie Clark & Hills Musical company. Her credits as a Director include the award-winning Annie and The King and I (NLTC), she directed Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and was Production Manager for both Jesus Christ Superstar and the multi-award winning Copacabana. Most recently she is a regular at the Parks Theatre assisting her daughter, Ceri with Broadway Bootcamp and shows throughout the year including the popular Christmas Pantomimes. But she has also contributed immensely behind the scenes and in administration. Fran was President of Northern Light Theatre Company for over a decade, and was also Chairperson of Salisbury Theatre Company. She joined the TASA Committee in 2004, became President in 2005, and remained in that position for 14 years. She stayed on as a Committee Member until finally taking a well-earned break last year. She has been for many years and remains, a reviewer for TASA. Thank you for your work.
Since 1989, the Theatre Association of South Australia (TASA) has been recognising and rewarding companies and individuals for outstanding contributions to our theatrical landscape.
Established in 2014, the aim of the Bravo! award is to promote the quality of non-profit theatre in South Australia, and to show support to members of TASA.