About the Reviewer
Stacey is a seasoned performer, musician, director and choreographer having been involved in a plethora of productions over the years around the State. She holds a Masters of Secondary Education, Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre) and an LMusA (Music Theatre). She is also a private vocal coach and piano teacher. Stacey has an extensive list of production credits as a musical director, director, choreographer and cabaret coach as well as being a regular performer and pit musician.
Stacey was formally the Creative Director of a Youth Theatre company, fuelling her passion to inspire and drive young performers to go beyond just “singing the dots”. Following this, Stacey became a tutor at at two different musical theatre diploma courses, specialising in Musical Theatre History and Ensemble Voice as well as working as a resident repetiteur.
Stacey is currently a teacher in a school where she teaches Musical Theatre, Music Technology and Music Performance. As a musician, Stacey works consistently throughout each year with a wide range of theatre companies as both a pianist and flautist taking great pride in her experiences playing alongside many of Melbourne’s finest and most respectable musicians.
Angie has been involved with theatre on and off stage for over 20 years, receiving Music Theatre Guild and Lyrebird Award nominations for leading and ensemble roles. Angie has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), a Bachelor of Arts Education, and a Master of Arts (with Distinction) in Arts Management.
Her Theatre and Drama Honours thesis investigated 21st Century Commercial Musical Theatre in Melbourne and her Masters explored Arts Education Programming and Curriculum Development.
Angie is a keen Performing Arts educator and administrator, and regularly produces musical and theatrical works. She also lends her hand to the arts and education landscape of Melbourne through VCE development and assessment and in a variety of board and committee member roles. Angie has reviewed professional theatre for over 10 years.