ANNA KIDD – Silly Girl & Ensemble
Anna started performing at a very young age. She has studied various instruments as well as singing and a variety of styles of dance. She has also taught singing and choreographed school musicals. Her performance credits include three separate productions of Les Misérables – for the G&S Society in 1995, ExitLeft in 2000 and the Tasmanian Theatre Unit Trust season in March this year – as well as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum with Rosny College, The Sound of Music, RENT and Cats for ExitLeft, Trial By Jury for the G&S Society, On Our Selection with Mainstage, 4.48 Psychosis with Fade Theatre, an array of shows with PLoT plus a variety of concerts for the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, where she is in her final semester of a Music Theatre degree. In 2006 Anna won the Conservatorium of Music’s prestigious Director's Prize.

  KAREN KLUSS – Silly Girl & Ensemble
Karen has been involved in Hobart theatre for a number of years. She was most recently seen as Beatrice in Direction Theatre’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens earlier this year. Other productions include The Wind in the Willows, Meet the Candidates, I Hate Hamlet, Pride and Prejudice, Deadly Nightcap and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead for Hobart Rep, Company for The Show Company and The Comedy of Errors for Directions Theatre. Karen has also worked on the production side of theatre in publicity and poster design, and she is about to complete a degree in Visual Communications from the Tasmanian School of Art.

  LEAH VENETTACCI – Silly Girl & Ensemble
After a four year hiatus from the Hobart theatre scene Leah is excited to be back and part of this "tale as old as time!" She has previously appeared for the G&S Society as Bloody Mary in South Pacific and has performed on stage at the Theatre Royal several times – in the X Wellington Wellington X/Theatre Royal production of Sweet Charity and with Pierrot Productions in Chicago and Grease, playing the role of Jan in the latter. She was also in the cast of Hair for Hobart Rep. Leah intends not to wait for another four years before her next show!


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