decades of experience
Endangered Productions members have managed, taught and performed in theatre, opera and cabaret. Their skills also include: drama, singing and translation; conducting and music arrangement; dance and choreography; art, architecture and painting; puppetry; and event management.
Christine spent 25 years in Australian theatre and the Opera Australia working with and observing Australia’s best directors. After a career change, she returns now to mainstream theatre as Artistic Director.
As well as a set designer, Sandy Gray is also an artist, architect and musician. Her wonderful set designs for our past productions reflect her vast theatre experience - from Bayreuth to Indigenous productions in Redfern.
While the Arts are his first love, Gar's day job has provided him with a long and varied career in business and academia. His research and entrepreneurial skills are a huge asset to the Board.
Peter Alexander is a performer and conductor, who is familiar with orchestral and vocal scores, from Mozart to Shostakovich. He has worked with the greats of Australian classical music and theatre scenes.
Dr May-Brit Akerholt has extensive experiences as translator as well as production dramaturg of classic and contemporary plays. More than 20 of her translations have been produced by leading theatre companies around Australia, and some overseas.
Ruth's experience ranges from interpretive, classical Indian and oriental dance. She is also an educator who is committed to movement and dance as therapy, including working with prison inmates and children with disabilities.
Yvette Simpson has a long and varied career in theatre production, spanning drama, dance and even puppets. Her experience in special events and touring productions makes her and especially valuable part of the team.
other ways to join the community
Become a mentor or mentee. We particularly welcome skilled, creative, arts practitioners, perhaps retired Super Citizens, who are willing to act as mentors. We also welcome mentees who wish to benefit from the skills and experience of others.
Suggest someone for our Social Inclusion Program. It provides creative opportunities for people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalised through disability or disadvantage.
Get a paid gig. Our productions provide work opportunities for professional musicians, singers, and actors.