Flinders Drama Centre Graduates        

Class of 1998

Katherine Shearer
  Katherine recently closed in Steven Berkoff's Decadence, she played the challenging dual role of Helen/Sybil. The production was awarded the Sydney Fringe Theatre Pick Award 2013 and Nominated for Best Theatre in the Adelaide Fringe 2014. Her theatre credits include Maggie in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Laura in The Glass Menagerie, Eponine in Les Miserables, Curley's Wife in Mice and Men, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, Romaine Patterson in The Laramie Project, Alcyone/Psyche in Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses and Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie. Katherine was a member of Sydney dance-theatre company SMK1 for many years, she toured Korea, Malaysia, China, Singapore and Columbia for theatre festivals. Katherine has taken on many new Australian works, most recently Di Malone in Brad Checked In and Ivory White in the screwball comedy Summer of Blood. TV and film appearances include Rake, Home and Away and Redd Inc. A graduate of Adelaide's Flinders Drama Centre, Katherine also studied at the Guildford School of Acting UK and the Ivanna Chubbuck Studio in Los Angeles.

James Edwards
James graduated from Flinders Drama Centre in 1998. Taking some time out from performing, James also studied a Bachelor of Civil Engineering at UniSA. James perforemd in the 1992 Gordon/Frost production of The King & I at the State Theatre in Melbourne. He performed in the award winning production of Falsettos at the 2000 Adelaide Fringe, Love, Valour, Compassion for the 2003 Feast Festival and the touring production of Don Giovanni for Co-Opera. In 2006 he toured nationally and internationally with Patch Theatre Company's Boy and The Bamboo Flute and in 2007 he performed in Two Gentlemen of Verona with Mixed Salad Productions.

Adam Mattaliano
  Adam graduated from Flinders Drama Centre in 1998 and performed in The Three Sisters
and Masterkey which were part of the Adelaide Festival of Arts and toured to the Perth Festival. For State Theatre Company of SA Adam performed in Courtyard Of Miracles in 1999. That year he also performed in The Australian Shakespeare Company's production of Wind In The Willows at Adelaide Botanical Gardens. In 2000 he performed in the epic production of Writing To Vermeer for the Adelaide Festival. In 2001 he moved to Melbourne and worked at La Mama in Meat Pies & Mortadella and had a keen interest in Commedia dell 'arte by performing in the shows Carnevale, Oh Lleyton?, Sleep Machine, The Connies, Coin Change and La Befana. He has also performed at the Melbourne Short & Sweet Festival in The Neils and Human Sacrifice Theatre's production of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest at Chapel Off Chapel.

Dale Adams

Scott Ellery

Iordanka Gabrovska

Bianca Markham

David Nettlefold

Clare Tofler