TK Board

The Volunteer Backbone of TK

A more committed bunch we have never seen.
Contact info goes to the office where Mira (our Chair) doubles as Admin volunteer.
Ph: 08 9193 5658

Mira Holzmann
Chair

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Mira is an emerging behavioural scientist and has been chairing the Theatre Kimberley Board for the last three years. She has also recently joined the board of directors of Country Arts WA. Her passion for the performing arts goes way back to her high school days in Germany where she was an enthusiastic participant in the theatre group. Since coming to Broome 15 years ago she has been involved in a variety of community non-profit organisations and has found her place at TK. Not only a mother of three keen circus nuts, Mira is finally living her childhood dream and becoming a trapeze artist. 
Meredith Bell
Secretary

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Meredith is the coordinator and head trainer for Theatre Kimberley's Act-Belong-Commit Sandfly Circus. A native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (USA) who greatly misses cornbread and a few other things Southern, Meredith comes to TK with a background in visual arts (BA Magna Cum Laude, Davidson College, USA), in culinary arts (Certificate, Ballymaloe Cooking School, Cork, Ireland), and in production management. Meredith helps run a small tv production company with her freelance cameraman/director husband Paul, and they enjoy the beauty of life in Broome with their two young children. 
Philip Thompson
Treasurer

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Philip is currently the co-owner of iconic Sydney restaurant the Sydney Cove Oyster Bar and wears the hats of managing director and company secretary. He's also the major shareholder and managing director in Sydney based investment company Quay One Investments. Philip is also an active social media hound for the Oyster Bar, managing Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. He dabbles in making short films, mostly sporting, but with a recent more serious film about rheumatic heart disease in the Kimberley. He's a cricket tragic, a father of two and a husband of one who's fluent in drinking French.   
Carolyn Pickett
Board Member

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Carolyn has recently joined the board of Theatre Kimberley. Having lived for a long time she has both wide experience and varied skills. Work has included over a decade as a university lecturer mainly in theatre and drama, and a similar period of time involved in Indigenous education. Her passions in life, after her wonderful family, include theatre, education, early years learning and the possessive apostrophe. After first visiting the Kimberley late last century she has been unable to resist and keeps returning. It might be hard to get rid of her. 

Chris Hill
Props officer

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Clancy McDowell
Board Member

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Clancy grew up in Sydney but has made her home here in Broome for about 15 years. She first found herself in the Kimberley after running away from work overload in the feature film and television industry. She then returned in 2001 to settle down and work for Goolarri Media Enterprises as a television producer. After six years of low budget, but resourceful, video making she left Goolarri to spend time with two small kids. Those kids are now enthusiastic circus nuts and Clancy has been working at the ABC for over five years in the area of digital and social media.  
Lesley Marsh
Board Member

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Lesley had a great childhood in Kelston, West Auckland and spent it playing sport seven days a week which was her parents' way of controlling the six children they had. After successfully completing her studies at Kelston Girls High she and her sister travelled around Australia, finally hitching into Broome where Lesley now resides. She worked at the Derby Meat Processing Company for 11 years until it closed, then had a beautiful daughter while successfully completing a business degree at Notre Dame University. She continued work at the Broome Advertiser, Goolarri Media Enterprises and the Broome Historical Society, and she currently works at the Broome Public Library. Lesley's focus lies in using recycled and unconventional materials for costumes and various arts projects. She is a successful costume designer and main costumer for the local Sandfly Circus. She is a founding member of the Te Waaka Kiwi Klub Kapa Haka group, was the lead in Aladdin the Pantomime (2005), one of the main characters in Ship of Dreams (2008) and she designed, performed and choreographed complete scenes in six of the Worn Art events. She also wrote and directed the most recent Worn Art Revamped in 2014 and is currently writing the 2016 show.       
Lily Chin
Board Member

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Maggie MacFie
Board Member

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Maggie works for Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd in the Social Enterprise Development Unit. Prior to that she was the ceo of youthconnections.com.au and subsidiary companies YC Industry Link Pty Ltd, YG Enterprise Pty Ltd, Bara Barang and Enterprise Central Pty Ltd for over 14 years. Maggie's employment history has spanned a number of government departments and agencies. She has owned and managed businesses in hospitality, accommodation, retail and outbound tourism for 12 years. Maggie has chaired and been a committee member of a number of ngo boards including Building Australia's Future Workforce, Better Futures Local Solutions, Friends of Central Coast Campuses, Central Coast Community Council, Broome Youth and Family Hub, KTI Governing Council and most recently she was delighted to accept the nomination to Theatre Kimberley. She has extensive experience in board governance and working for community in a voluntary capacity. Maggie was awarded Central Coast Business Woman in Community of the Year 2009. She received the Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Lands Council Medal for a Non Indigenous Person in 2012 and completed Sydney Leadership 2012. 

Robyn Stacey
Board member

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