Daisy PLAYWRIGHT: Terry Mervin DATE: 23rd Sept - 1st Oct 2016 DIRECTOR: Robert Trott VENUE: Lilydale Heights College Performing Arts Centre SYNOPSIS: CAST: Rosey Cullinan, Ross Pearce, Brady Gray, Emma Gardner, Aaron Butcher, Kathie Kenyon, Ann Quinn, Darren Montgomery, Lianne Counsell, Lesley Jenkin, Frank Unsworth, Rosa Scabellone, Jimmy Dunne & Alana Morris CREW: Rosa Scabellone, Alison Jones, Callum Robertson, Chris Keuken, Kathie Kenyon & Jimmy Dunne
Father's Day Flash Mob DATE: 1st Sept 2016 VENUE: Croydon Bunnings SYNOPSIS: ARK Theatre presented a Father's Day tribute with an altered version of Gloria Gaynor's 'I Will Survive' CAST: Ann O'Connor, Olivia Goss, Shelley Goss, Lesley Jenkin, Angela McCulloch, Jimmy Dunne, Rosa Scabellone, Robert Trott, Rosey Cullinan, Christine Sellar, Tina D'Angelo, Tracey Langridge & Merrell Harris.
The ARKadian Authentic All-Woman Old Time Music Hall PLAYWRIGHT: Colin Mockett DATE: 8th - 16th April 2016 DIRECTOR: Fiona Carter VENUE: Lilydale Heights College Performing Arts Centre SYNOPSIS: CAST: Fiona Carter, Emma Gardner, Ross Pearce, Ann Quinn, Lesley Jenkin, Alison Jones, Frank Unsworth, Olivia Goss, Emily Carter, Ann O'Connor, Evelyn Devitt & Julie Cunningham CREW: Rosey Cullinan, Angela McCulloch, Brady Gray, Jimmy Dunne, Chris Keuken, Peter Jones, Lucy Morris, Shelly Goss & Alex Carter
Celebrate Mooroolbark Festival DATE: 19th Mar 2016 VENUE: Mooroolbark Oval and Showgrounds SYNOPSIS: Great display boards with information galore promoting both ARK and YouthARK to the general public CAST: Emma Sutcliffe, Ann O'Connor & Lianne Counsell [on centre stage in the afternoon] CREW: Robert Trott, Rosey Cullinan, Evelyn Devitt, Chris Keuken, Peter Verhagen, Tom Blackburn, Jimmy Dunne, Angela McCulloch
ARK Christmas Party 2015 DATE: 29th Nov 2015 VENUE: Lilydale Heights College Performing Arts Centre SYNOPSIS: ARK Certificates of Appreciation, ARKdes triumph Awards and Open Mic.
ARKstraliana Beach - HOTEL SORRENTO PLAYWRIGHT: Hannie Rayson DATE: 25th Sept - 3rd Oct 2015 DIRECTOR: Michelle Swann VENUE: Lilydale Heights College Performing Arts Centre SYNOPSIS: Hilary lives in seaside Sorrento with her father and sixteen-year-old son; Pippa is visiting from New York and Meg returns from England with her English husband. Three sisters, reunited after 10 years in different worlds, again feel the constraints of family life. It is Meg's semi-autobiographical novel, recently short-listed for the Booker prize, which overshadows their homecoming. CAST: Michelle Swann, Ann Quinn, Robert Trott, Jennie Kellaway, Frank Unsworth, Caillan Soutar, Rachel Negus, Grant Lepan-Walker, Elise D'Amico, Rosey Cullinan, Jimmy Dunne, Alison Louise Jones, Lesley Jenkin, Steve Karandais, Tom Blackburn, Dave Swann, Gary Rens, Emily Carter, CREW: Chris Keuken, Gina Ingham, Angela McCulloch & Lucy Morris.
Rock 'n' Roll Parish Dinner DATE: 15th August 2015 DIRECTOR: Lucy Morris VENUE: St Peter Julian Eymard SYNOPSIS: A musical presentation from ARK Theatre CAST: Emma Gardner, Adric Gardner, Lucy Morris, Rosa Scabellone & Evelyn Devitt
GEMCO - Dandenong Ranges One Act Play Festival PERFORMED PEICE: Down Came A Jumbuck PLAYWRIGHT: Ian Austin DATE: 17th - 19th July 2015 DIRECTOR: Philip Stephenson VENUE: SYNOPSIS: CAST: Robert Trott, Jenny Silalahi & Ryan O’Keefe AWARDS: Nominations
Philip Stephenson for Best Director
Robert Trott for Best Male Actor
'Down Came a Jumbuck' for Best Production 'Runner up'
Jenny Silalahi for Best Female Actor
Ryan O'Keefe for Best Youth Actor
Eastern FM 98.1 - Radio Plays PLAYWRIGHT: Ray Bradbury DATE: Nov 2014 SYNOPSIS: ARK Theatre presented radio play 'The Veldt' on Eastern FM CAST: Chris Shaw, Tom Blackburn. PLAYWRIGHT: Ian Austin DATE: 26th Jan 2016 SYNOPSIS: ARK Theatre returned to the Eastern FM 98.1 airwaves on Australia Day 2016 with 'Down Came a Jumbuck' CAST: Robert Trott, Jenny Silalahi & Ryan O'Keefe.
YouthARK Theatre - First Time Out! DATE: 7th & 8th July 2015 VENUE: Lilydale Heights College Performing Arts Centre SYNOPSIS: In July 2015 a great group of local youth presented 'First Time Out' - a 2 day play writing and presentation forum as the first performance of ARKs new youth sub branch.
YouthARK Theatre - Robin Hood PLAYWRIGHT: Julie Cunningham. DATE: 11th & 12th Dec 2015 DIRECTOR: Molly Mackinnnon VENUE: Lilydale Heights College Performing Arts Centre SYNOPSIS: YouthARK followed up their play in a day event with a full length play 'Robin Hood' by an ARK playwright. CAST: Gina Ingham, Brady Gray, Bohdi Lindsey, Ashley Satori, Ryan Abblitt, Joel Peters, Abigail Pettigrew, Jack Blackey, Phoebe Myring & Aragon Keuken
ARKstraliana - Bush Season DATE: 3rd - 11th July 2015 PLAYS ENTERED: 'Farmer will Swap Combine Harvester for Wife' by Hugh O'Brien (Directed by Gary Rens) 'Down Came a Jumbuck' by Ian Austin (Directed by Phillip Stephenson) CAST: Peter Fowler, Emma Gardner, Ross Pearce, Sam Corr, Rosey Cullinan & Jessica Battersby, Robert Trott, Jenny Silalahi & Ryan O'Keefe CREW: Angela McCulloch, Peter Verhagen, Rosa Scabellone, Chris Keuken, Jimmy Dunne, Tom Blackburn, Robert Trott & Lucy Morris Celebrate Mooroolbark Festival DATE: 23rd Mar 2015 SYNOPSIS: Great display boards, information galore & our new canopy VOLUNTEERS: Rosa Scabellone, Lucy Morris, Robert Trott, Rosey Cullinan, Evelyn Devitt, Emma Sutcliffe, Ann O'Connor & Lianne Counsell
ARK Christmas Party 2014 DATE: 23rd Nov 2014 SYNOPSIS: ARK Certificates of Appreciation, ARK t'riumph Awards, L'ARK Sisters, The Von Crapp Family Singers & Friends
ARK Articles PUBLICATION: Living Today DATE: December 2014
Radio ARKadia DIRECTOR: Lucy Morris DATE: 10th-18th Oct 2014 VENUE: PLAYS ENTERED: Philip Marlow in THE PANAMA HAT Harry Lime in THE THIRD MAN - MAN OF MYSTERY CAST: Robert Trott, Rachel Negus, Jasmine Morris, Tom Blackburn, Chris Shaw, Darren Montgomery, Rosey Cullinan, Lucy Morris, Jessica Battersby, Kathryn Toomey, Jimmy Dunne, Ann O’Connor, Eve Devitt, Lianne Counsell, Emma Sutcliffe, Kassi Hargreaves & Angela McCulloch CREW: Chris Keuken, Peter Verhagen, Rosa Scabellone, Adric Gardner & Gina Ingham
FAMDA One Act Play Festival DATE: 9th and 10th Aug 2014 PLAYS ENTERED: 'Ringtones' by John Tilbrook (Directed By Gary Rens) 'Fourteen' by Alice Gerstenberg (Directed by Angela McCulloch) AWARDS: Nomination - Rosey Cullinan for Best Actress in 'Ringtones' Nomination - Kassi Hargreaves for Best Youth Actor in 'Fourteen'
Dial 'T' For Theatre SYNOPSIS: Three Short plays with the Telephone as the central character DATE: 23rd-24th May 2014 PLAYS ENTERED: 'Fourteen' by Alice Gerstenberg (Directed by Angela McCulloch) 'Thank You for Holding' by Sarah King (Directed by Gary Rens) 'Ringtones' by John Tilbrook (Directed by Gary Rens)
Celebrate Mooroolbark Festival DATE: 22nd Mar 2014 SYNOPSIS: Great display boards & information galore VOLUNTEERS: Lucy Morris, Jimmy Dunne & Evelyn Devitt, Rosey Cullinan, Tom Blackburn & Angela McCulloch
ARK Theatre Christmas Show DATE: 7th Dec 2013 PLAYS ENTERED:
‘The Reckoning' - A drama by Percival Wilde
'Ashes to Ashes' - A Comedy by Rosey Cullinan
'Impervu Cabaret' - A Musical Collection by Lucy Morris
City of Monash One Act Play Festival PERFORMED PIECE: The Reckoning PLAYWRIGHT: Percival Wilde DATE: 21st Sept 2013 DIRECTOR: Fiona Carter AWARDS: Winner - Best Staging Award
FAMDA One Act Play Festival PERFORMED PIECE: The Reckoning PLAYWRIGHT: Percival Wilde DATE: 11th Aug 2013 DIRECTOR: Fiona Carter CAST: Jimmy Dunne & Sean Figgers CREW: Thelma Miller, Angela McCulloch, Rosey Cullinan, Lucy Morris, Jimmy Dunne, Ian Carter, Fiona Carter, Tom Blackburn, Evelyn DeVitt & Steve Morris AWARDS: Winner - Best Set Design