AGM – 2017



Your current MTC committee is:
  • President – Vanessa Jensen
  • Vice President – Sean BullockTAM 29
  • Treasurer – Kit Leake
  • Secretary – Norma Davis
  • Georgina Kling
  • Victoria Dixon
  • Barbara Lovell
  • Jeff Hansen




Finley Awards, 2017


On Saturday 17th of December 2016, the 42nd annual Robert Finley Awards were held at the Heath Ledger Theatre.

Adjudicator’s certificates

Don Callison  for “The impressive falls and prat falls” in One Man, Two Guvnors.
Under The Blue Sky for “Set dressing and Lighting”

One Man, Two Guvnors was listed in the top ten plays for the year.

Congratulations also go to long time member Geoff Leeder for being awarded Life Membership of the ITA.

Melville Theatre received the following six nominations:

Barefoot in the Park

  • The Brenda Stanley Award for Best Costumes in a Play
  • Sharon Menzies – Best Supporting Actress in a Play


One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Chris Bedding – Best Actor in a Play
  • Sean Bullock – Best Supporting Actor in a Play
  • Pip Tompson – Best Supporting Actress in a Play
  • The David Crewes Award for Best Set in a Play


Congratulations to those nominated, and also thanks to everyone who made for another successful year at Melville.


Melville has won the Robert Finley award four times.

2014 – Twelve Angry Men, by Reginald Rose, directed by Vanessa Jensen
2013 – Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Vanessa Jensen
2010 – The Return, by Reg Cribb, directed by Jeff Hansen
1984 – The Sound of Music – directed by Margaret Hart


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