Board and Staff

Board and Staff

Staff

 Edwin Kemp Attrill

Edwin Kemp Attrill

Artistic Director

Edwin Kemp Attrill is a South Australian theatre maker. He is the founder and Artistic Director of ActNow Theatre and the former Artistic Director of the University of Adelaide Theatre Guild. Edwin’s work focuses on interactive theatre and participatory storytelling, exploring social justice themes. As a community arts practitioner, Edwin works with people with disabilities, prisoners, LGBTIQ communities, young people, refugees and migrants, with organisations including Urban Myth Theatre of Youth, No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability, Tutti Arts, Company @, Flinders University, Vitalstatistix, Feast Festival and NIDA Open. He holds a Diploma in Theatre Arts through Victoria University and a Graduate Certificate in Arts and Community Engagement through Victorian College for the Arts. Edwin was the recipient of the 2013 Channel 9 Young Achievers Award for Career Leadership and 2015 Geoff Crowhurst Memorial Award at the South Australian Ruby Awards.

Belinda Berry

General Manager

 

Zoe Bogner

Zoe Bogner

Online Content Manager

Zoe has developed web applications professionally for over seven years. She is the Flinders Learning Online Coordinator at Flinders University, and has received several awards for her work in the areas of health, education, and staff training. Zoe has a degree in Internet Communications as well as a Diploma in Multimedia, and has a keen interest in interconnected technology and its effects on communities. In her spare time, Zoe enjoys working on experimental projects that challenge what we can do with data, collaboration, and accessibility online.

 

 

Board

Eliza Lovell

Eliza Lovell

Chairperson

Eliza Lovell has worked extensively over the last 20 years or so as a performer, theatre maker, teaching artist and audio describer.

Eliza co-created “Theo and the Lion” with Patch Theatre Company (Local, Regional, VIC Arts Centre + SYD Opera House tour) and she is currently collaborating with Brink Productions on the Vaudeville Project.

Eliza has facilitated numerous workshops and events in schools and communities in both metro and regional areas and she has ongoing arts residencies with Patch, Brink + Adelaide Secondary School of English, Restless Dance and SA School for Vision Impaired.

Eliza was recently the Chair of CAN (Community Arts Network) and on the board of the Grahame F Smith Peace Foundation.

In 2011, Eliza received an Audio Description research grant for further training in the UK with VocalEyes. She is a lead Audio Describer for Access 2 Arts and is passionate about access and inclusion.

In 2016, Eliza is lead artist at Carclew for two projects: CBL (Creative Body Learning) project and is working with Modbury PS, Christie Downs PS and O’Sullivan’s Beach PS exploring drama and arts based practice in relation to Maths and Numeracy and cross-curriculum learning. She is also lead Artist on Carclew’s Creative Children’s Congress (C3) in collaboration with Alex Desebrock. Eliza is also currently collaborating and presenting with the Resilience Team at the South Australian Health Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

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Jo Coventry

Treasurer

Jo Coventry has a Bachelor of Education with a specialist major in Drama and has taught in numerous secondary schools between 1990 and 2003, before switching her day job to Arts Administration. She has worked for Carclew Youth Arts Centre, the Adelaide Fringe, the Come Out Festival, Urban Myth Theatre of Youth and is currently at Adrian Bohm Presents. Between 1990 and 2003 she was a freelance performer, predominantly in the field of comedy with 3 successful Improv troupes and also performed sketch and stand up comedy. She was a founding member of The Hills Youth Theatre and Improd Theatre that specialized in Educational Theatre, Theatre Sports and independent theatre productions. During this time she worked in all fields of theatre including Artistic Direction, Performance, Finance and Publicity. Jo has volunteered for several community organisations including Merz Housing Co-operative (mostly as Treasurer) and is currently volunteering for the Animal Welfare League in the kitten nursery. She likes cats.

 Simon Krieg

Simon Krieg

Board Member

Simon is an experienced business manager with a range of interests across a wide industry spectrum. He specialises in flexible learning design and registered training organisation (RTO) compliance management offering innovative and engaging online learning approaches and products.

Simon Manages the Centre for People Development, an Adelaide based registered training organisation and has been involved in the education industry for over 12 years. He is also the managing director of partnering company e-learning Creations, a highly collaborative and innovative educational design organisation.

Simon lives strongly held values of equity, fairness and transparency and is highly regarded for his ability to engage powerfully with people.

Lilla Berry

Board Member

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Ella Pak Poy

Board Member

Ella Pak Poy works with communities to increase confidence, understanding, and connectedness. For the last 14 years, she has worked in as a project coordinator for various organisations and artists working in community development, youth arts, and education, including for Carclew, Fringe, Come Out, and local councils. Since 2012, Ella has worked full time for the Legal Services Commission as a Community Legal Education Officer, working with young people and educators to increase access to legal information, education, and justice.

Ella co-founded Born On Monday (BOM), a positive participation-based community choir that offers the Port Adelaide and broader community a high quality arts experience that encourages musical expression and promotes community engagement. She has been running this project for the last 11 years, including coordinating the choir in performances featured in The Adelaide Festival, Feast Festival, Fringe, Port Festival, numerous professional productions through Vitalstatistix, and various small to large scale performances in the community.

Ella holds a Legal Practicing Certificate, and has a Bachelor of Arts (Politics), a Diploma of Languages, a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from the University of Adelaide, and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She has been a board member of the Carclew Youth Arts Board, member and chair of the Arts Organisations Assessment Panel for Arts SA, member of The Ruth Tuck Visual Art Scholarship Advisory Committee, The Independent Arts Foundation Franz Kemp Award for Printmaking, and has been a volunteer member for many different committees and organisations.

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