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1973 - 1976
1977 - 1980
1981 - 1984
1985 - 1988
1989 - 1992
1993 - 1996
1997 - 2000
2001 - 2004
2005 - 2008
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1997

Canberra Youth Theatre Company

Location: Gorman House Community Arts Centre

Artistic Director: Roland Manderson

Productions:

Water Stories with Hanoi’s Song Ngoc Water Puppetry Troupe and Canberra Youth Wind Ensemble, directed by Roland Manderson, puppetry director Nhu Van Hng, composer Le Tuan Hung. Performed at the Canberra Festival and toured to the Sydney Festival

Slam Dunk by Jack Hibberd directed by Greg Lissaman and participants

For God, Queen and Country by Thomas Murphy directed by Garry Fry

The Maze by Niamh Kerney directed by Greg Lissaman. Toured to Broken Hill, Mebourne Fringe Festival and rural NSW and Victoria

3 Sisters Called Eve by Mathew Aberline co-produced with the Currong Contemporary Arts Theatre

Go Bus directed by Roland Manderson and others.

 

1998

Canberra Youth Theatre Company

Location: Gorman House Community Arts Centre

Manager: Linda McHugh

Productions:

Amongst the Wild Things directed by David Branson and Simone Penkethman

My Funny Old directed by Eulea Kiraly

Short Stabs directed by David Branson and Catherine Jean-Krista

Escaping the Poetry Police with Hal Judge and Iain Sinclair

 

1999

Canberra Youth Theatre Company

Location: Gorman House Arts Centre

Manager : Linda McHugh

Productions:

Shopping... for Boys directed by Linda McHugh with Scott Wright and erth

The Ariodante Performance Chorus directed by David Branson

Youth’s Eye View group devised with Artistic Director Greg Lissaman, directed by Robin Davidson, Andrew Gray, Catherine Langman and Estelle Muspratt. A collaboration with ScreenSound Australia.

 

2000

Canberra Youth Theatre Company

Location: Gorman House Arts Centre

Artistic Director: Linda McHugh

General Manager: Demyan Hnatiuk (Jan-Apr), Jan Wawrzynczak (June onwards)

Productions:

Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl’s adapted by Sally Reid directed by Roland Manderson and Estelle Muspratt

The Great Tale, created by Paschal Daantos Berry and participants, directed by John Oakley, musical direction and composition by Simone Penkethman

Wonderful Worlds & Crowd Behaviour directed by Catherine Langman

Out There directed by Robin Davidson

Oysters: New Skool by Chris Curwood directed by Sara Dukic, Better the Devil You Know by Adam Hadley directed by Jeremy Just, Michele Lee’s Used and Abused by Michelle Lee directed by Murphy Peoples & Push and Shove by Paddy Murphy directed by Ellen Schwab



 


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