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.

Jane Feast

Encore Editor

2021 - Present

Jane has been involved in the theatre since she appeared in Call Me Madam "in utero" in 1975! She has been a member of the chorus, crew and front of house teams, as well as repetiteur, prompt, choreographer, director and musical director in that time. Roles of particular note were Nancy (Oliver!), Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance), Irene Molloy (Hello, Dolly!), Christine (Old Chelsea), Gretel (The White Horse Inn) and Naughty Nancy Twinkle (Little Mary Sunshine). Jane directed, choreographed and musically directed The Gondoliers in 2005 and Godspell in 2009. After almost a decade pursuing other interests, i.e. motherhood, Jane returned to the stage in the SA Light Opera's production of Patience in 2018 as Lady Jane - a performance Pat Wilson described as "superb" in her review for Glam Adelaide. In 2020, Jane was Musical Director for Elephant in the Room's production of Sondheim's Into the Woods at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. She is thrilled to be joining the TASA committee in the role of Encore Editor this year.

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 Bowie

Committee Member

2020 - Present

Lance Morgan

Committee Member

2020 - Present

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!

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