Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The Reluctant Actor

A snapshot of what it is like inside the New Theatre and Marie, a member and performer of the theatre

Marie Armstrong is an active member of one of Australia's oldest continuously performing theatres in the country -"New Theatre" in Newtown. Marie joined "New Theatre" at the age of 19 and has an uninterrupted association for over 60 years. Marie was awarded the Queens Jubilee Medal and the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for her voluntary work at New Theatre. Marie's contribution has been on a variety of levels from acting, directing, choreography, drama and dance tutor. Her inspiring lifelong contribution gives a passionate insight into the relationship between "Politics & the Arts". Produced by Jamie McMechan Maritime Union of Australia Film Unit.

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