Flinders Drama Centre Graduates        

Class of 2013

Sarah Allen
  Sarah graduated in 2013 with Honours from the Flinders Drama Centre. Since moving to Sydney she has appeared alongside Sam Neill and Mandy McElhinney in Channel 9's two part mini-series, House of Hancock, directed by Mark Joffe, portraying Hope Rinehart, and was an ensemble member in the Australian theatrical premiere of The Mark Drama, a fully improvised retelling of the book of Mark. She has also appeared onstage as Mary in Unity 1901, directed by Tiffany Lyndall-Knight; Nastya in The Lower Depths, directed by Rosalba Clemente; Lena and Sybil in A Mouthful of Birds, directed by Rosalba Clemente; and Cecile Volanges in Les Liasons Dangereuses, directed by David Mealor. She has had the pleasure of co-devising and acting in the film, The Sister , playing Sally; and portrayed Betty in the film adaptation of J.B. Preistly's, Dangerous Corner, directed by Richard Back. Sarah has also appeared in SBS television series, Danger 5. In 2013, she has also had the opportunity to perform at the Festival of Australian Student Theatre in Brisbane in the show, What Seems like a Lifetime Ago. As a proud member of Equity, she has had the opportunity to participate in a two day Meisner masterclass with Scott Williams and dialect classes with Paige Walker.

Darcy Crouch
  Graduating in 2013 with Honours in Creative Arts at the Flinders Drama Centre, Darcy has enjoyed a successful training experience, whilst demonstrating great tenacity in his craft with numerous professional appearances. His stage credits include; Cheever (2009) in The Crucible directed by Tiffany Lyndall-Knight; Andre, Grif & Marty (2010) in the Australian Premier of Stove Pipe directed by Corey McMahon; Ricko (2010) in Black Rock co-directed by Kym Begg & Rosalba Clemente; Dan the Vicar & Tony (2012) in Mouthful of Birds directed by Rosalba Clemente; an unconventional gender swap as Madame de Volanges (2013) in Dangerous Liaisons directed by David Mealor, and most recently he played Bennett in Punk Rock directed by Tom Healey. In 2013, Darcy also toured regional and Metropolitan S.A with Edwin Kemp Attrill & Act Now Theatre Co. Darcy received the SASA’s best performance award (2013) for his role as Cod (2012) in Salvage Production's award winning short film River Water written by Sara Jane West. Later in 2012 he played the role of Tim in the award winning OZAsia film Pardesi written and directed by Danielle Tinker. He made his feature debut as Toly (2012) in Tracks directed by John Curran and starring Mia Wasikowska and most recently played the role of Post Office Private in the upcoming ABC TV series ANZAC Girls. Darcy also demonstrated his knack for presenting landing a job as a TV Compare for a new Pop culture TV show IllestTV.

Lucy Fry
Lucy graduated from the Flinders Drama Centre in 2013. On graduating her first professional production was The Seagull for State Theatre Company. In her second year of training at Flinders, Lucy was given the challenge of playing the five female characters in David Hare's The Blue Room co-directed by Kym Begg and Anne Thomson. At the end of the same year, Lucy played Evelyn in The Shape of Things directed by Rosalba Clemente. In her third year, Lucy played Yvonne in A Mouthful of Birds directed by Rosalba Clemente. At the beginning of fourth year Lucy played the role of the Marquise de Merteuil in a production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses directed by David Mealor. Lucy recently played the role of Cissy in her Graduating show Punk Rock directed by Tom Healy. Earlier in 2012 Lucy played the role of Pigeon in the short film River Water directed by Sara Jane West for which she was nominated for best performance at the 2013 SASA Awards.

Lochlin Maybury
  Lochlin Maybury is a 2013 Flinders University Drama Centre acting graduate who, during his training, performed in Punk Rock, A Mouthful of Birds, Dangerous Liaisons, Melancholy Play, Unity (1918), Blackrock, The Blue Room and Tusk Tusk. He is currently working as an actor/writer with ActNow Theatre on The Law Project ; a series of workshops centred around creatively engaging with young people and the criminal justice system. He is also due to appear in Polygraph Collective's production of Man in a Bag later this year. Lochy is a keen playwright and seeks to employ performative and writing skills to form an Adelaide-based theatre company in the coming years.

James Smith
  James Smith is a graduate of the Flinders Drama Centre. Soon after graduating, James was cast in the State Theatre production of Neighbourhood Watch with international star Miriam Margolyes and has already been cast in a further State Theatre show to be staged in 2015. Meanwhile, James will travel to the United States where he intends to use some of his prize to take in a wide range of theatre experiences after winning the 2014 Helpmann Academy Bendigo Adelaide Bank Award.

Rhiannon Williams