Current Committee

Lindsay Dunn

President

2020 - Present

Lindsay has been part of TASA since 2019. Worked in performing arts since 1976 and is an accomplished singer/guitarist. As an actor, he has worked with over 15 different community theatre companies in Adelaide, including Adelaide Rep, University Theatre Guild, Galleon, Hills Musical Company, Marie Clark, Stirling Players, St Jude’s, Therry and Red Phoenix.

Fran Edwards

Vice President

2020 - Present

Involved in theatre since the mid 70’s. Acting, directing, costume design, back stage and more recently reviewer. Fran has experience in most aspects of theatre and an interest in Youth Theatre. Fran was a former TASA president (12yrs) has been a reviewer for 14 years.

Jacqui Wall

Treasurer

2014 - Present

Involved in theatre since 1980, with Scout Performing Arts then later branching out to TASA companies. Jacqui has been involved in many aspects of theatre including: cast, directing, production and stage management and most other departments. Jacqui has been fortunate to learn lighting from some of the best including Bill Everett of Apollo Lighting.

David Smith

Secretary & Review Coordinator

2017 - Present

David’s long involvement in community theatre began in Adelaide and continued for some decades in Port Augusta, Whyalla, Kapunda and the Barossa, and for one year, McAllen, Texas, USA. He is a performer, director, writer and former secondary school Drama teacher. He sings in the Adelaide Harmony Choir.

Alan Shepley

Committee Member

2019 - Present

Whilst at University and Adelaide Teachers College he performed with Adelaide Uni Footlights, Therry and Theatre Guild before being appointed to country teaching positions. Over 35 years he was involved with school and/or community theatre productions in all facets of getting a show on stage at Pt. Augusta, Kadina , Balaklava and Pt. Pirie.

Peta Bowey

Committee Member

2020 - Present

Peta has been performing on the South Coast since she was a child. She enjoys and has experience in all aspects of theatre, including directing, costumes, performing, stage managing, production and make-up. Peta is Zest Theatre Group’s current President and has directed and co-directed the last 8 shows with Zest.

Lance Morgan

Committee Member

2020 - Present

Starting in 1972 as a curtain attendant in Scout Performing Arts Lance has mostly stayed behind the scenes filling roles across several City, Country & interstate TASA Member & Non-member Companies & Major Events as a Stage Crew, Design, Lighting, Construction, Fly’s, Prop’s, Make-up, FOH & Stage Management. Lance is the current President – since 2001 – of The Two Wells Melodrama Group. Currently employed in the wholesale produce industry after long career as a health & muscle technician he counts many of his closest friendships to be with fellow Theatrical enthusiast’s. The annual Christmas Pageant; Wicked & We will Rock You with MBM; Paris with Wall/Marie Clarke; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Dusty & Beauty and the Beast with NLTC; Arena Crew Leader for the Adelaide International Tattoo and TWMG winning Local & SA Gov awards as Highlights of his time in Theatre.

Zoe Muller

Youth Member

2019 - Present

Zoe is a cofounder of Deadset Theatre Company, aimed towards young people aged 16 – 25. She enjoys acting, directing and teaching, and is currently studying secondary education, majoring in drama, at Flinders University. Zoe has a passion for writing and producing contemporary plays about young people living in Australia.

Tilly Butler

Youth Member

2019 - Present

Matilda grew up performing with Hills Youth Theatre. Now a co-owner of Deadset Theatre Company, she loves bringing theatre for young-adults to the stage. Matilda is currently studying Nursing at The University of Adelaide, but plans for continue her involvement with amateur theatre for a long time to come!

Warren McKenzie

Webmaster

2019 - Present

Warren has been involved in theatre for more than thirty years, during which he has enjoyed being involved in many aspects of bringing a show to the stage, from acting, producing, directing, sound and lighting, to set construction. He did stints as Treasurer and President of the Whyalla Players, and he is one of their Life Members. Warren has directed numerous musicals, plays, pantomimes and theatre restaurant productions, including The Phantom of the Opera for the Whyalla Players in 2014. He has directed numerous shows for Galleon Theatre Group. Warren co-wrote and directed the Mystic Dr. Drake radio plays that were displayed on The Adelaide Repertory YouTube channel in 2020. He works professionally in Information Technology.

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