Flinders Drama Centre Graduates        

Class of 1982

Catherine Fitzgerald
Catherine is a performer, writer and director and is currently a freelance artist. She has worked for most theatre companies in SA over the last twenty years. Recently she directed Frozen by Bryony Lavery for State Theatre Company SA. and wrote Boo!, a co-production with Windmill and Mainstreet Theatres and was produced at Carrick Hill and toured to Regional SA and Victoria. She has directed David Williamson's Third World Blues, Peta Murray's Salt , David Auburn's Proof and David Mamet's Boston Marriage for State Theatre Company of South Australia. She was Artistic Director of Vitalstatistix National Women's Theatre from 1996-2002. Some of her directing credits for Vitalstatistix include Svetlana in Slingbacks by Valentina Levkowicz, Whispering Demons by Heather Nimmo, Spool Time by Alana Valentine, Titbits, Margie Fischer Live at the Lion, and Bull Bar Tours - co-written by Eva Johnson and Catherine Fitzgerald. She has been Artistic Director of Mainstreet Theatre and has worked as a freelance writer/director for Centre for Performing Arts, Port Youth Theatre, Living Voice Theatre and Murray River Performing Group. Catherine has worked as an actor for Troupe Theatre, Vitalstatistix, State Theatre of SA, Mainstreet, Junction Theatre and ABC Television. Catherine has written and produced her own one-woman show Just a Little Crooked Around the Edge and performed it nationwide. She also appeared in Rolf De Heers award winning film Dance Me to My Song.

Christopher Menz
  Christopher Menz is an art consultant based in Melbourne, Australia. He grew up in Adelaide and has worked in Australian art museums since 1985. During his art museum career, he has been a curator, specialising in decorative arts, and a director. From 2005 to 2010 he was Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia, during which time he oversaw the extensive development of the collection, the staging of many exhibitions and the production of their accompanying publications. In 2011–12 he was Acting Director at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne. He was Curator, Decorative Arts (International) at the National Gallery of Victoria, from 2001 to 2005, where he worked on the displays for the re-opening of the National Gallery of Victoria (International). From 1989 to 2001 he was Curator of Decorative Arts at the Art Gallery of South Australia where he expanded and published much of the collection. From 1985 to 2001 he was Curatorial Assistant, Australian Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Australia, where his major project was assisting on the major bicentennial exhibition of Australian decorative arts in 1988. He has published and lectured extensively on Australian and European decorative arts, notably on the design work of William Morris, and curated numerous exhibitions.
Barry Gamba
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