Kate Morris – Director
Kate has been involved in local theatre productions in the Shoalhaven since the age of seven and is so pleased that opportunities to perform and entertain the local community are returning. Kate’s most memorable performances include comical roles in Eurobeat, Almost Eurovision, the sassy Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods, the vile character of Madam Thernadier in Les Miserables, Glinda in The Wizard of Oz, Ms Fleming in Heathers and the very crass Grandma Addams in The Addams Family Musical.
Bringing over 30 years of knowledge and experience in the theatre, Kate is ecstatic to be directing Chicago!
Brodie Fraser – Musical Director
Born into the world of the Performing Arts, Brodie has been singing since she was 3 years old under the tuition of mum Nella Magnante at the Nella Magnante Vocal Academy. Most recently, Brodie performed in TPAC’s Heathers The Musical as Veronica Sawyer.
Brodie has appeared as a featured vocalist in Schools Spectacular and Southern Stars and has a variety of stage credits. She has been a singing teacher at iDance Studio for almost 2 years and loves the opportunity of supporting and nurturing young vocalists!
Hannah Lucas – Choreographer
Hannah has been dancing on stage for over 20 years and is currently teaching the dance and drama program at Nowra High School after completing a double degree of PDHPE and Dance Education. She was introduced to the world of Musical Theatre earlier this year Choreographing TPAC’s production of Heathers.
Hannah has competed on stage in numerous regional and national competitions with success. ‘Smiles’ was her nickname at the dance studio so you will know which one she is on stage.
Ben May – Creative Director & Executive Producer
Founder of TPAC, Ben has been involved in various theatre experiences from Nowra to
Wollongong assisting in all areas of production management to being in the cast.
After being the Assistant Producer for many productions, he directed his first show in 2018, Mary Poppins at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre and has since produced/directed titles such as Aladdin Jr, Wicked, The Addams Family, Disney’s Moana Jr and most recently Heathers. Ben enjoys being an allrounder involved in all aspects of the production, he even gets the overlocker and circular saw out at times!
No stranger to the stage, Ben can be caught making cameo roles every now and then. His stage credits include Avenue Q, Spamalot, Mary Poppins, Grease, Oliver!, The Little Mermaid and backing vocals for The Addams Family.