Tim Minchin Patron! Excitingness!


Western Australian Youth Theatre Company is thrilled that our first official celebrity patron is… ta da!

Tim MichinTIM MINCHIN

Tim Minchin…is a f#@king genius.
5 guffaws out of 5 (thescene.com.au)

‘Take out a second mortgage, sell the car, and put your money on the safest bet you’ll ever make in this uncertain world: that Tim Minchin will be the next big thing in musical comedy.’
(Time Out Magazine, London)

Tim is a London-based comedian, actor and musician originally from Perth, Western Australia. He was one of our members and composed and directed the music for our production of Berthold Brecht’s ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle’
We got in touch with him and Tim said “Well, sure, I’ll be a patron. I love patronising stuff.”

We’re also very pleased to welcome on the board…ta da!

MALCOLM MOORE

Malcolm Moore trained as a drama teacher in London before migrating to Melbourne where he taught  and then lectured in drama and Theatre in Education for seven years. He was appointed Artistic Director of the Magpie State Theatre in Education Company based in Adelaide’s Festival Centre, where for five years he directed touring TIE works for primary and secondary students and main stage productions in the Playhouse. Subsequently he became  the first Artistic Director of the bi-annual ‘Come Out’ youth arts festival  for 1985 and 1987. In 1987 he was appointed Head of Arts Management at WAPPA, a position he held for 6 years before accepting the role of Director of Marketing and Programming with the Perth Theatre Trust prior to his appointment as General Manager of the Black Swan Theatre. He has served on the Theatre Board of the Australia Council and the Board of Heathway. He is currently the Director of Excitement at Scitech.

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