Adelaide-based actor Anna Steen will chat with SA Equity President, Lizzie Hay about how she developed and maintains her acting career in Adelaide. As a WAAPA grad, currently part of the ensemble cast at the State Theatre of SA, this is an opportunity for Anna to share her thoughts and experiences with Q and A to follow. A great chance to get together over a glass of wine. This is part of the Young & Equity series of events designed to give younger and emerging SA actors a chance to get together but all members welcome.
Bio of hosts:
Anna Steen is a theatre graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. For State Theatre Company, her theatre credits include In the Club, Macbeth, A Doll’s House, The 39 Steps, Mendelssohn’s Dream, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Great Man. Other theatre credits include Angelique (isthisyours?), The City (NowYesNow), A Moment on the Lips (Griffin/Whoosh), Macbeth (Blue Rose), AAW (Bell Shakespeare), Under Mulga Wood (DTS), Silence (Shift). TV and film credits include: Sun on the Stubble, Just Like You, Rainshadow, Heart Matters, The J.L. Project, Goober, Mutt, Numi. Anna has worked as performer and director on several children’s musicals and started children’s theatre company: Gaia Theatre, where she has worked as performer, producer and writer on Broggen of the Glump, Search for Nanuk, The Tale of Shaggles and Petrookio, and Call of the Blobfish. She has also worked extensively with ABC Audio as a producer and voice artist in radio dramas and audio books.
Elizabeth Hay studied the Flinders Drama Centre, and has been an active member of MEAA ever since graduating. She has worked with the State Theatre Company of South Australia, Windmill Theatre, Slingsby and Patch Theatre, as well as many local independent theatre groups including five.point.one and ActNow. Elizabeth co-created Stories In the Dark, which was awarded the InSpace development award at last year’s Adelaide Fringe. Elizabeth appeared in the series return of the locally made Danger 5 for SBS.