To ENGAGE, INSPIRE, ENTERTAIN and CHALLENGE audiences and performers on the Central Coast and in the Lake Macquarie regions, through new, contemporary and alternative Musical Theatre, Cabaret and Vocal performance groups.
Using our CORE VALUES – Imagination, Creation, Inspiration, Artistic Risk, Creativity, Respect, and Community- we will celebrate the power of theatre by spotlighting new, fresh shows, giving performers a space to be brave and creative and take artistic risks, with a commitment to excellence, in producing both familiar and lesser known musicals that will challenge the audiences thinking.
Scott Osborne has been in the Performing Arts industry for over 15 years, with extensive Acting and Singing training. He has performed in both the amateur and professional fields of Stage and Screen Acting on the Central Coast, in Sydney and in Canberra. Scott is a graduate from Screen wise Film and Television School in Sydney as well as having completed a Certificate III in Stagecraft from Canberra Dramatics. Scott has been involved in the establishment of a new theatre company in the past, in the ACT, and is a previous committee member of a well established Musical theatre company on the Central Coast. Scott Osborne has a highly recognised and well respected name within the Central Coast Theatre community, known as a Performer and Director with a professional attitude.
Amanda Daniel is a well respected and familiar face in the Performing Arts industry on the Central Coast. She has over 20 years experience both on and off the stage, as a Performer, Director and Musical Director, and is well regarded within the community for her professional and high level approach to all projects. She has held a floor member and Vice President position on the committee of a local musical theatre company for over 5 years, encouraging new and innovative approaches to the running of the company. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Teaching, majoring in Creative Arts from Newcastle University and a Diploma in Music and Drama Performance from JMC Academy in Sydney. She has extensive performance experience, having performed in reputable venues between Newcastle and Sydney and is the Director of a highly regarded Vocal Performance Group which currently provides entertainment throughout the Central Coast. Amanda has been a Vocal, Performance and Musical Theatre teacher for the past 3 years, nurturing and guiding both children and adults to achieve their own performance goals.
Scott Daniel has been in the amateur and professional performance scene for the past 25 years with extensive experience in all technical aspects of the Performing Arts. He holds a Certificate 2 in Music Industries and numerous years of on the job training which has lead to being highly sort after within the industry. Scott has previously run the AV department of a prestigious Sydney based event centre, has been the head technician for The Art House Theatre on the Central Coast, has worked for many professional events both as a technician and performer, been the technical director of numerous amateur community theatre productions and is considered one of the most highly regarded professional technicians in the Sydney and surrounding areas. Scott is renowned for his professional attitude and approach to his work and high expectations from concept to completion.
Nicole Osborne is fairly new to the performing arts, but comes from an extensive management background. With a certificate IV in Frontline Management, RMLV (Registered Manager of a Licenced Venue QLD) and currently studying her Diploma of Community services, Nicole is well equipped in the areas of Conflict resolution, Networking, Customer service and relations, fundraising, Delegation and business organisation, policys and proceedures and much more. Nicole has performed on the Central Coast as an Actor with several reputable companies, which has enabled her, combined with her training, to develop respected relationships within the Central coast Theatre community.
Vanessa has been a teacher for 28 years. The past two decades within our Central Coast education community. From the beginning of her teaching career she just seemed to gravitate toward anything involving the performing arts. Vanessa has successfully coordinated numerous Creative and Performing Arts shows as well as school and regional choral groups, dance festival troupes and theatre sport groups.
She found her way back into local theatre as a volunteer parent. Deciding it was her turn, Vanessa took up the opportunity to get back on the stage in 2017 and since then she has been involved in a variety of roles behind the scenes with theatre companies all over the Central Coast.
Vanessa brings a significant number of skills and qualities to TAT; expert communication, superior listening, community-building, conflict resolution, collaborative organisation, expert multi- tasking and approachability. This is teamed with a strong work ethic and sincere passion that everyone deserves the opportunity to discover who they are and what they are capable of achieving.
Danny-Elle Henderson is a dancer and choreographer who has trained in all forms of dance over the past 24 years. Since 2005 she has studied under the direction of original ‘Tap Dog’ Darren Disney and joined the prestigious faculty at D3 studios. Danny-Elle has been heavily involved in the dance community for over 20 years and has branched out into community theatre in 2016 with roles on and off stage. Danny has studied a bachelor of dance education at the Australian College of Physical Education and hopes to continue to bring high quality performing arts to students if all ages by completing a Bachelor of Education majoring in Creative Arts over the next few years.
Jamie Sturgess has performed in many shows at several theatre companies on the Central Coast showcasing his advanced performance skills in roles that have required high level dedication and commitment. He has studied Musical Theatre at the Australian Institute of Music, including training by industry professionals, which has provided him with valuable skills and knowledge to help him grow as a performer and as a result he is highly regarded for his level of professionalism within the community theatre sector. Jamie has previously passed these skills on as a Musical Director and also as a singing teacher. Jamie hopes to introduce fellow young performers to the joy of performing and development of performance skills.
At The Attic Theatrical, it is our aim to provide a safe and fun environment for the community by being able to ENGAGE, INSPIRE, ENTERTAIN and CHALLENGE audiences and performers on the Central Coast and Lake Macquarie region, through new, contemporary and alternative Musical Theatre and Cabaret and Vocal performance groups.
We create an exciting space for performers of all ages to enhance their knowledge through musical theatre training workshops in singing, dancing and stagecraft and by providing quality training in all aspects of theatre production.
Each year TAT will produce;
The Attic Theatrical is very excited to offer school holiday workshops in performance, musical theatre, stage craft, technical aspects, dance and all facets of the theatre.
Run by our creative team with special guest workshops held by leading industry professionals, these workshops will be full of fun, creativity, excitement and learning - finishing with a small production at the end of the week.
School Holiday Workshops will be available for Juniors, Intermediate and Senior students.
TAT workshops will also run for adults with training offered in both Performance and Stage Craft.
Focusing on building skills, learning audition techniques and getting one on one tips and tricks for individual performances, these workshops will be inspiring, challenging and fun!
MUSICAL THEATRE FUN!
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