June Evening

10

2018

Sunday

June

When:

Where:

How Much:

7:00 pm

Victor Harbor Town Hall

$10

Hosts

Georgia Martin

Georgia has loved musicals ever since she was a child, being brought up on shows like Singing in The Rain, and Kiss Me Kate. She had roles in a number of shows at school, but finally returned to the stage last year in the SCCAS production of Jonathan Ogilvy’s ‘Cinderella and the Pirates’, and recently in Les Mis. While not planning for future SCCAS productions Georgia is a middle maths/science teacher. She is very excited to be a part of Centre Stage, and can’t wait to see the wonderful performers who participate.

Joseph Giblin

Joseph has been acting and singing since he discovered his passion for theatre as a child. Though never formally trained in either singing or acting, his passion for the performing arts pushed him to teach himself, with John Owen-Jones, Alfie Boe and Ramin Karimloo his main inspirations. He has performed in Marie Clark Musical Theatre's Jekyll and Hyde and their production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as Mitch Mahoney, as well as one of his bucket list roles of Marius Pontmercy in South Coast Choral and Arts Society's Les Miserables.

Band (In alphabetical order)

Belinda Britton

Belinda has been accompanying performers across SA and internationally for the past 15 years. A teacher by trade, Belinda has worked with primary and high school choirs, orchestras, soloists and musical casts as a conductor, accompanist and director. Career highlights include playing piano in the orchestra for SCCAS's production of Les Misérables, writing and co-directing primary school musicals, and coordinating performing arts events in Prague, Czech Repuiblic. Now residing on the Fleurieu Peninsula, Belinda is involved with supporting various music and arts events.

Emma Muhlack

Emma grew up on stage, with her first competition being poetry recitation at the age of five. A singer, actor, and bassist, she has performed in choirs, poetry recitals, classical voice competitions, Shakespeare, musicals, concert bands, cover bands and house bands. When she's not performing, rehearsing, or recovering, she's doing her PhD in public health ethics at the University of Adelaide.

Susie Lush

Susie developed a love and appreciation of music from a young age. Her love of music was fostered at school where she discovered a passion for singing and a love of choral music.in addition to singing, Susie also learned to play the piano, saxophone and flute. 
Susie studied a Bachelor of Music (Majoring in Voice and Music Education) at the Adelaide Elder Conservatorium and then completed a Graduate Diploma in Teaching. She has extensive experience as an Instrumental Teacher, teaching students privately in Voice and Piano. She also worked as a tutor with the Australian Girls Choir for five years which was a wonderful and exciting experience. For the past decade, Susie has been teaching classroom music at a number of Independent Schools throughout South Australia. Susie has two young children and chose to become a Kindermusik teacher in order to share her joy of music with her children as well.

Tim Wormald

After a short-lived career on the recorder as a 7-year-old, Tim returned to music upon entering high school and has been playing drums and tuned percussion ever since in a range of musicals, jazz ensembles, and as an accompanist for solo performers. When not behind a drum kit, he enjoys food and making teenagers write essays about poetry.

Performers

(In alphabetical order)

Shannen Beckett

Shannen Beckett (16) is a young actress, singer, musician and dancer. She has participated in many community arts opportunities presented to her such as local musicals and performances at open mic nights, local farmers markets, and school showcases. She loves musical theatre and is excited for this opportunity to perform through Centrestage with many passionate performers like herself.

Sarah Bicknell

Sarah loved singing from a very young age as a member of the Johnny Young Talent School in Adelaide. She had her musical debut as Little Cosette at the age of 10. Her love for singing grew from there and she went on to perform in musicals in both principal roles and the ensemble in, Oliver, Wizard of Oz, The Mikado, My Fair Lady, Anything Goes, Les Miserables and 42nd Street in SA and NSW. Sarah moved to the Fleurieu Peninsula in 2015 and became a member of SCAAS in 2015 performing in My Fair Lady and Sweeney Todd, and more recently Assistant Directed in the recent production of Les Misérables. Sarah hasn’t performed a solo for some years and is excited (and nervous) about CentreStage providing the opportunity to perform again.

Minnie Broad

Minnie is 18 years old and has been involved in a handful of independent film and theatre projects, including Veranda Theatre’s 2015 performance of Thérèse Raquin. She would later act as an ensemble member in South Coast Choral and Arts Society’s My Fair Lady, and again as Catherine in that year’s October show, Pippin. Minnie is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts at Adelaide University, and has just finished performing a successful season in SCCAS’s production of Les Misérables.

Jack Doherty

Jack, 18, has been involved in musical theatre for 4 years, beginning as a backstage hand in Zest Theatre Group’s production of Beauty and the Beast. Soon enough, singing along in the wings eventuated into on-stage roles, performing in Zest Theatre Group’s, Grease and West Side Story. He has also performed in South Coast Choral and Arts Society’s My Fair Lady, as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Pippin as Pippin, and in their recent production of Les Miserables, as a plethora of characters. In the past year Jack has undertaken dance lessons and received formal vocal training, and hopes to display these emerging skills in other productions later in the year. Currently he is rehearsing for the Therry Dramatic Society’s production of ‘Holiday Inn’, which runs from the 6th of June to 16th of June.

Joseph Giblin

Joseph has been acting and singing since he discovered his passion for theatre as a child. Though never formally trained in either singing or acting, his passion for the performing arts pushed him to teach himself, with John Owen-Jones, Alfie Boe and Ramin Karimloo his main inspirations. He has performed in Marie Clark Musical Theatre's Jekyll and Hyde and their production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as Mitch Mahoney, as well as one of his bucket list roles of Marius Pontmercy in South Coast Choral and Arts Society's Les Miserables.

Wayne Good

Wayne began singing after retirement as a secondary school teacher, joining a local chorus group and then Fleurieu Harmony Chorus at Aldinga and Adelaide Allsorts, a mixed harmony chorus at Marion. Over the last 9 years he has performed as a bass with the choruses and several quartets, entertaining a number of groups on the Fleurieu and competing at regional and National Barbershop conventions in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Wellington NZ. He is looking forward to singing in the Barbershop Harmony Australia National Convention in September 2018 in Adelaide. Wayne performed in his first musical in the 2017 SCCAS production of Sweeney Todd as the evil Judge Turpin and is fresh from the SCCAS 2018 hugely successful production of Les Miserables performing in a number of ensemble roles including the Bishop, a factory worker, a pimp and a member of Thenardier’s gang.

Natalie Harding

18 year old Natalie has been passionate about music from a young age, and recently expanded that passion to include musical theatre. Currently studying a Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts at the University of South Australia, she has been enjoying the challenges and new experiences the genre offers. She recently played the role of Eponine in South Coast Choral and Arts Society's production of Les Miserables.

Georgia Martin

Georgia has loved musicals ever since she was a child, being brought up on shows like Singing in The Rain, and Kiss Me Kate. She had roles in a number of shows at school, but finally returned to the stage last year in the SCCAS production of Jonathan Ogilvy’s ‘Cinderella and the Pirates’, and recently in Les Mis. While not planning for future SCCAS productions Georgia is a middle maths/science teacher. She is very excited to be a part of Centre Stage, and can’t wait to see the wonderful performers who participate.

Jonathan Ogilvie

Jonathan has appeared on stage numerous times since 2012. As well as being onstage, he has held numerous production team roles including Props Manager, Assistant Business Manager and Assistant Director. Jonathan has directed two pantomimes with The South Coast Choral and Arts Society (SCCAS), Jack and the Beanstalk in 2015 and Cinderella and the Pirates in 2017. Aside from theatre, Jonathan has performed with the McLaren Region Community Carols, Granite Community Band and Victor Harbor ANZAC Day Dawn Service. This year Jonathan has appeared in Hills Musical Company's Side Show and SCCAS's Les Miserables.

Serenity Ogilvie

Teacher: Making the hike to Strathalbyn and Murray Bridge for part-time work each week!
Student: Currently completing her final three months of theory-based units of her Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) before completing her internship in Term 4.
Musician: Playing piano and violin for eleven years at local churches, Dawn Services, concerts and for orchestras involved in South Coast Choral and Arts Society productions.
Thespian: Involved in ten theatre productions over the last six and a half years. She also enjoys attending many productions, both amateur and professional, in Adelaide.
And, of course, singer: Enjoying the opportunity to perform at CentreStage regularly!

Mia Reschke

18 year old Mia has been singing long before she could talk. Growing up she showed immense enjoyment for the arts and once at school you would have found her in all the choirs, school musicals and troupes. At the age of 15 she received the roll of Annie from the musical "Annie Get Your Gun" in Tatachilla Lutheran College's school musical then, in her last year of schooling, Mary from the beloved musical "Mary Poppins". As well as playing the lead Mia was also involved in a program with the Adelaide Cabaret Festival called 'Class of Cabaret' were she was able to perform alongside a wonderfully talented group of peers in one of the the most famous festivals in Australia.

Christopher Searle

Christopher's inclination toward the performing arts became apparent during his high school career, appearing in an abundance of school shows, such as The Wizard of Oz, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, and The Importance of Being Earnest. Upon graduation, Christopher ventured further into the amateur theatre scene, with notable appearances in The Producers, Hairspray, Hamlet, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Christopher most recently appeared as Ruthie in South Coast Choral and Arts Society's 2017 pantomime 'Cinderella and the Pirates’ and in their 2018 production of ‘Les Misérables’.

Andrew Smith

Andrew is currently attending the University of South Australia undertaking a Bachelor of Arts(Creative Industries) and is taking vocal lessons from Adelaide singer Norma Knight. He made his principal musical debut in the South Coast Choral and Arts Society’;s production of Sweeney Todd:The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in the role of Anthony Hope and then in their production of Les Miserables where he played the role of Enjolras. He is inspired by singers Anthony Warlow and Ramin Karimloo and his dream role is the Phantom of the Opera.

Megan Storer

Meg is a 22 year old local whose love of musical theatre both began and exploded with her participation in the chorus of Zest Theatre Group's 2012 production of Seussical Jr, and she has enjoyed gracing the stage in song and dance in each of their following shows including Hairspray (2013), Beauty and The Beast (2015), Grease (2016), West Side Story (2017), and Wicked (2018). Apart from a few minor roles in those very productions she also has enjoyed stretching her powers of speech annually at Zest's mini-eisteddfod and, occasionally, poetry competitions. She is excited to continue improving her voice and skills as a performer with each new opportunity.

Ebony Threadgold

Ebony is 16 years old and has been singing for as long as she can remember. She developed a love of acting and musical theatre in primary school and has only grown to love it even more since then.  She has played characters such as Big Deal in ‘West Side Story‘ with Zest Theatre Group and Taylor McKessie in ‘High School Musical’ with Victor High. She recently performed as multiple characters in ‘The Laramie Project’ with her senior drama class and is currently rehearsing to play Pepper in ‘Annie’ with Victor High. Ebony hopes to further develop her singing and acting skills so she can play main roles in the future.

Billie Turner

Billie Turner is twenty years old, and has been acting and singing since she was seven, having been involved in several choirs and acting troupes, as well as drama classes throughout high school. She has been involved in musical theatre since 2014, when she made her debut playing Chef Louis in Pelican Productions’ “The Little Mermaid Jr”. Since then, she has been involved in several music theater productions, playing characters such as Boris the Spy in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, The Witch in “Into the Woods” and Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables.

Kiera Turner

Kiera is 22 years old and has been singing for many years. She was a member of the Special Interest Music program at Brighton Secondary School and was a member of the Elder Conservatorium Choir. She has recently been involved in a number of productions including AYT's 'The Little Mermaid' and 'Into The Woods' last year and performed her first leading role as Johanna in 'Sweeney Todd' with SCCAS in 2017 and Cosette in Les Miserables in 2018. She is also finishing a Masters of Public Health Epidemiology at Flinders University.

Lily Van Rhoda

Lily was first introduced to theatre by her parents, who took her to see many stage productions while growing up. Lily has been actively involved within Zest Theatre Group for several years, appearing as Chip in Beauty and the Beast (ZTG, 2015). She has also appeared in Wizard of Oz (SCCAS, 2014), Jesus Christ Superstar (SCCAS, 2015), Pippin (SCAAS, 2016), the Harp in Jack and the Beanstalk (SCCAS, 2016), Sharpay in High School Musical (Victor High School production, 2017), and most recently Glinda in Wicked (ZTG, 2015). Lily has committed her time over and beyond to her love of theatre, participating in workshops and volunteering at NIDA as work experience. Following year twelve, she hopes to continue her passion for performing arts and study at either Nida or WAAPA.  

Kiara Wiese

Kiara Wiese has been dramatic since before she could talk. Being theatrical however began when she had the opportunity to star in the South Coast Choral and Arts (SCCAS) performance of Goldilocks on Trial (as Goldilocks) when she was 11. From there she went on to perform extensively in school musicals, plays and instrumental tuition with voice, piano and flute recieving first class honours in all examinations. Kiara is currently studying, Performing Arts at UniSA and most recently performed in SCCAS The Wizard of Oz as a specialist dancer, their production of Cinderella and the Pirates as Cinderella, and their production of Les Miserables. Kiara looks forward to belting her heart out at CentreStage.

Show More

Find Us