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What is Drama NSW?

Drama NSW is the official, professional body which represents the teachers of Drama in NSW. It is run by, and for, early-childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary teachers, drama practitioners, and theorists. Drama NSW is affiliated with Drama Australia, and the International Drama/Theatre and Education Association(IDEA).

Membership is available to individuals, related organisations and institutions (schools, academic and arts institutions).

The Aims of Drama NSW

To promote the recognition of Drama in education as a valuable and valued part of education.

To encourage the study and development of Drama in education as a teaching method and as an expressive art form.

To assist teachers, students and others interested in Drama in education.

To promote these aims, Drama NSW conducts a wide range of activities to encourage and support the teaching of Drama throughout the state. It is actively involved in representing the needs of Drama educators in the development and implementation of curriculum and policy. It liaises with relevant organisations, particularly those related to education and the arts.

“Drama NSW is the official, professional body which represents the teachers of Drama in NSW.”

Drama NSW Life Members

Drama NSW acknowledges the leaders within our community who have provided outstanding service to Drama education in the state. These educators are always ready and willing to support Drama NSW and have demonstrated our values in an exemplary fashion.

Pauline Cain

Cate Cunningham

Oliver Fiala

Peter Gough

Debra Griffiths

Christine Hatton

Wendy Kon

Colleen Roche

Dianne Makenzie

Wendy Michaels

Mary Mooney

Jennifer Simons

Elizabeth Surbey

Brother John Thompson

Jane Simmons



Kelly Young

Vice President Professional Learning

Amy Gill

Vice President Membership

Georgia Andreacchio

Vice President Communications

Najee Tannous

Vice President Business & Finance

Alyssha Clarke

Vice President Drama Australia Liaison Officer

Amy Gill

Business and Finance Portfolio


Professional Learning Portfolio

Natasha Saboisky


Advocacy Portfolio

Dan Jones

Communications Portfolio

Isabella Christenson

Stacey Whitmore

DALO Portfolio



Marie Mitris (Drama NSW Administrator)

Drama NSW Committee

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