Flinders Drama Centre Graduates        

Class of 1981

Kathryn Niesche
Kathryn Niesche is an Honours graduate of the Flinders Drama Centre and trained in circus skills with teachers from The Ecole de Trapeze Volant Jean Palacy, The Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe, Peking Opera and Moscow Circus. She has performed with Energy Connection, Junction Theatre, Jigsaw, The Partyline, Legs On The Wall, Arena Theatre and Patch Theatre Company. Kathryn is currently a teacher at the National Institute of Circus Arts in Melbourne.

Michael Pope
  Michael has been entertaining people of all generations for over 20 years. His experience spans theatre, cabaret, corporate presentations and radio. On a national level, Michael has hosted six different television programs including the children's program Blockbusters, as well as appearing on many others as an actor such as playing Kylie Minogue's love interest on Neighbours. He was a producer on Bert's Family Feud and currently is hosting the new game show Sellout. Since 1990, Michael has provided the studio audience warm-up entertainment on many programs including This Is Your Life, IMT and The Logies . Michael has made numerous public appearances as MC or after dinner speaker for private, government and charitable functions including The Premier's Export Awards in Tasmania, The HIA Awards, The MBA Awards and The Clubs Association of Victoria Awards.

Robert Lind
Claire Bordas
    Other Graduates - Carole Mallet & Alice Spizzo