Flinders Drama Centre Graduates        

Class of 1992

Eliza Lovell
Eliza graduated from Flinders Drama Centre in 1992. Since graduating, Eliza has worked for Brink Productions, Vitalstatistix, Junction Theatre, Red Shed and State Theatre of SA. She has also performed in many feature films including Maslin Beach, Siam Sunset , Look Both Ways, The Boys Are Back, Oranges and Sunshine and The King Is Dead. Eliza has worked with Elliston and Tumby Bay Area School students directing/facilitating their end of year school productions and has run various workshops for school students at Carclew Youth Arts Centre in Adelaide. Eliza performed in Sean Riley's Beautiful Words and Significant Others with Oddbodies Theatre Company. She most recently joined forces with her husband Rory Walker to develop and completed Patch Theatre's latest work A Lion In The Night which has toured region South Australia and nationally.

Nick Pelomis
  Nick Pelomis trained at the Flinders University Drama Centre and graduated in 1992. For the State Theatre Company of South Australia he has performed in King Lear , Mnemonic, Robyn Archer's Architektin, Frozen, Cosi and School For Scandal. He played Ted in both the Adelaide and Sydney seasons of the Windmill/STCSA co-production of Two Weeks With The Queen. Nick has performed in many independent theatre productions including Daniel Clarke's After The End, floogle's One Long Night In The Land Of Nod , Penetrator at The Bakehouse, Yellow Roses for Vitalstatistix at Belvoir Street and Who's Afraid Of The Working Class and Patrick White's A Cheery Soul, both for New Theatre. Nick performed in Private Lives for Feast Festival 08 as well as Born To Be Wilde for Feast 07. While in England in 2007 he performed as part of the In Residence program at Leicester Haymarket Theatre (UK). Nick’s film and television work includes the feature film The Boys Are Back directed by Scott Hicks, The Hostages, Life Support (SBS comedy) and Murdercall: Deadline.

Veronica Porcaro
  Veronica graduated from Flinders Drama Centre in 1992 and has had 10+ years industry experience in the mediums of theatre, film, corporate videos, television, tutoring and art's administration. Veronica's TV credits include GP, Heart Break High, Water Rats, Murder Call, Satisfaction, Neighbours, It's Not You. It's Bree and Channel V. She has also worked with the South Australian Theatre Company in Six Characters In Search of an Author and Belvoir Street Theatre in Country Love and A Touch Of Paradise. Her TVC work includes NRMA, RTA and Westpac and many short films for festivals such as Tropfest and more. She is currently based in Melbourne.
Lizzie Scott
  Lizzie was born in Australia & was introduced to the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong while watching her Father restore vintage cars in his back-yard garage. She's spent her entire life performing; beginning dancing at age 3 & her singing debut in a cathedral at age 11 where the Priest declared, "She has a gift from God!"  She studied opera at Adelaide Conservatorium of Music & performing arts at Flinders University Drama Centre gaining a first class B.A. with Honours. In a move to Sydney, Lizzie was offered a role in Cameron Mackintosh's stage production of Elvis the Musical & subsequently sung with Sydney's top jazz & swing bands including a 3 year residency at the famous Marble Bar in the Hilton Hotel. Returning to Adelaide to record a demo of her original music, she supported The Delltones & sang with the Shades of Gray Big Band. Quickly after moving to London in 2000, Lizzie became one of the most sought after jazz/swing singers; performing at venues like Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Dorchester, the Savoy Hotel & the 100 Club, recording various CDs & as guest vocalist with Jivin' Miss Daisy, the Piccadilly Dance Orchestra and at festivals in Switzerland & Germany with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra. She's currently promoting Fine & Mellow CD with legendary sax player Lew Hooper.

Stephen Sheehan
  Stephen Sheehan studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Flinders University Drama Centre as well as Ecole Philippe Gaulier (clown) in the UK. His stage credits include: For Slingsby: The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy including tours to Regional SA, Cleveland, Madrid's Festival Teatralia, Edinburgh's Imaginate Festival, Glasgow, Hamilton, Singapore's Children First Festival, Sydney Festival 2009, Perth Int. Arts Festival 2010, New Zealand Int. Arts Festival 2010, New Victory Theatre New York, Wexner Centre in Columbus OH, Banff, and the St. Albert's, Calgary and Saskatoon children's festivals; for State Theatre Company of SA: Waiting For Godot, Drowning in My Ocean of You, Twelfth Night, Macbeth and War Mother ; for Ladykillers: The Pyjama Girl; for Oddbodies Theatre Company: Beautiful Words, Time of Ashes and The Angel and the Red Priest; for Independent Theatre: Masterplan; for Patch Theatre Company: Pigs, Bears and Billy Goats Gruff, including tours to Regional QLD, SA, Hobart, Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore and New York, and Special Delivery , including tours to Sydney, Melbourne and Seoul; for Flying Penguin Productions: Translations, including tours to Melbourne and Assassins; for Kurruru: Second To None; for Vitalstatistix: Rockin the Boat and Cutaway – a Portrait ; for Yaschin Ensemble: A Handful of Earth and I Only Came to Use the Phone; for Mad Love Inc: 1000 Eyes of Doctor Mabuse and Las Meninas; and the multi award winning one person show by Stephen House Go By Night including tours to Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland, Reykjavik, London UK and the Vancouver, Victoria and London (Ontario) Fringe Festivals. Stephen has been involved in developing new work for the stage including comedy, cabaret, new Australian plays, physical street theatre and children's theatre. His film credits include: Shine and Serenades, the docu-drama Driven to Diffraction – the story of the Braggs, and the short film Azardi. He was Artistic Director of the Riverland Youth Theatre (98-01) and has been associated with No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability as a director, tutor and administrator. Stephen's comedy show Stevl Shefn and His Translator Fatima won Best Comedy at the 2010 Adelaide Fringe Festival, nominated for the Golden Gibbo Award at the 2010 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, nominated for Best Comedy at World Fringe Perth and appeared at the Brisbane Comedy Festival and the Garden of Unearthly Delights. He is currently developing a new comedic theatre work called A Little Horseplay.

Dush Kumar
Colleen Cross
Lisa Hughes
Fiona Seccombe
Nancy Wells
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