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Theatre professionals 2001-08

2008

Acting

The Antipodes by Richard Brome, directed by Kim Durban
Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind, directed by Fiona Blair
La Ronde by Arthur Schnitzler, directed by Fiona Blair
Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman, directed by Kim Durban (Showcase)

Music Theatre

Once Upon a Mattress, music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer; directed by Shaun Murphy, musical direction by Dennis Follington.
Cabaret by Kander and Ebb, directed by Terence O’Connell, choreography Lisa Minett, set and costume design by Andrew Bellchambers, lighting design by Bronwyn Pringle, musical direction by Denis Follington
Parade Book by Alfred Uhry, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, directed by Tracy Bourne, musical direction by Wendy Rechenberg (2nd year students)

2007

Acting

The City Wit by Richard Brome, directed by Kim Durban
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? Directed by David Bell

Music Theatre

Anything Goes, music and lyrics by Cole Porter and Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse and Russel Crouse, directed by Kim Durban, choreography David Wynen, performed at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Ballarat

Batboy, book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe, directed by Terence O’ Connell, musical direction by Vicky Jacobs

Jane Eyre (musical), music and lyrics by composer-lyricist Paul Gordon, book by John Caird, directed by Lisa Minett, musical direction by Wendy Rechenberg (2nd year students)

2006

Acting

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, directed by Kim Durban
Killing Game by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Greg Stone, performed at Theatreworks, Melbourne
The Crucible by Arthur Miller, directed by Ross Hall (2nd year students)

Music Theatre

Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Terence O’Connell, musical direction by Richard Brown, choreography Alana Scanlon

Kiss Me Kate by Cole Porter and Samuel and Bella Spewack, directed by Kim Durban, choreography David Wynen, performed at the Princess Theatre, Melbourne

A Bunch of Ratbags by Peter Pinne, directed by Carole Walker, musical direction by David Piper (2nd year students)

Tonight directed by Ross Hall, musical direction by Wendy Rechenberg (2nd year students)

2005

Acting

Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Mary Sitarenos
Widows by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Rob Meldrum
Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams, directed by Ross Hall (2nd year students)
The Good Woman of Szechuan by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Tracy Bourne (2nd year students)

Music Theatre

Sweet Charity Book by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields, based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini, Tullio Peneili and Ennio Fialano, directed by Kim Durban, choreography David Wynen, musical direction by Vicky Jacobs, performed at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Ballarat

The Witches of Eastwick based on the novel of the same name by John Updike, adapted by John Dempsey (lyrics and book) and Dana P. Rowe (music), directed by John O’May, musical direction by Richard Brown

The White Rose by Craig Christie and Andrew Paterson, directed by Kim Durban, musical direction by Paterson (2nd year students)

Godspell by Stephen Schwartz, directed by Stewart Morritt (2nd year students)

2004

Acting

Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello, directed by Sergio Tell
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, directed by Rob Meldrum
Chekhov in Black and White, a version of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, directed by Kim Durban (2nd year students)
Love’s Fire - plays about Shakespeare, directed by Bruce Widdop (2nd year students)

Music Theatre

42nd Street book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer, music by Harry Warren, directed by Kim Durban, choreography by David Wynen, performed at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Ballarat

Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Tom Healey, musical direction by Richard Brown, choreography by David Wynen

A Midsummer Night’s Musical created and directed by Anthony Crowley (2nd year students)

Virgin Wars, directed by Dean Bryant, musical direction by Matt Frank (2nd year students)

2003

Acting

The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein, directed by Kirsten Von Bibra
The Night Before the Day After Tomorrow by Tony Kazepis (Australian Premiere), directed by Kim Durban
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, directed by Kim Durban
Women of Troy by Euripides, directed by Kerreen Ely-Harper (2nd year students)
Sex Before Brechtfest directed by Sergio Tell (2nd year students), performed at the Courthouse Theatre
Four Play, scenes from 4 Australian plays, directed by Ross Hall (1st year students)

Music Theatre

Company by Stephen Sondheim directed by Tom Healey
Prodigal by Dean Bryant and Mathew Frank, directed by Tom Healey, choreography by David Wynen
Kiss Me Kate by Cole Porter and Samuel and Bella Spewack, directed by Kim Durban, choreography by David Wynen
The Wild Blue directed by Anthony Crowley, musical direction by Amanda Hodder (2nd year students)

2002

Acting

All’s Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare, directed by Kim Durban
Ring Round the Moon by Jean Anouilh, directed by Bruce Widdop
Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind, directed by Fiona Blair (2nd year students)
Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, directed by Kerreen Ely-Harper (2nd year students)

Music Theatre

Working, book by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, music by Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, and James Taylor, and lyrics by Schwartz, Carnelia, Grant, Taylor, and Susan Birkenhead; directed by Tom Healey, choreography by David Wynen

Villain of Flowers written and directed by Anthony Crowley (2nd year students)

Pal Joey by John O’Hara, Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart, directed by Kris Stewart (2nd year students)

2001

Acting

Richard the Third by William Shakespeare, directed by Kim Durban
Black Rock by Nick Enright, directed by Kerreen Ely–Harper
Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, directed by David Wicks (2nd year students)
Ubu Roi by Alfred Jarry, directed by Sergio Tell (2nd year students)
Persona Pieces in the Convent devised with Margot Fenley (1st year students)

Music Theatre

Cupid’s Continental Cabaret Club directed by Anthony Crowley, performed at Sovereign Hill, Ballarat
It’s Hot Up Here, A Musical Review directed by Mark Jones
On the Town by Bernstein, Co-musical direction by En and Green, directed by Kim Durban, musical direction by Tracy Bourne, choreography Lea Cullen
The Threepenny Opera by Brecht and Weill, directed by Fiona Blair (2nd year students), performed at Sovereign Hill Revolution, a devised show directed by Tracy Bourne and Lea Cullen (1st year students)