ADAM (GUS) POWERS
Gus is the recently appointed Artistic Director/CEO of Tasmanian Theatre Company, having undertaken the role in January 2019. He has a background as a freelance theatre maker with a Master of Theatre from Monash University. Gus has worked across both production/stage management, set/costume design and directing roles.
In 2018 Gus stage managed for TTC Buyer and Cellar, Eight Gigabytes of Hardcore Pornography, Uprising and The Campaign and Mind How You Go and Twelve Times He Spoke for Blue Cow Theatre, including the Tasmanian Tour with TasPerforms. Prior to moving to Hobart in 2018, Gus was the Tour/Stage Manager for the Australian Tour of Bakersfield Mist produced by Tasmanian Theatre Company and Straight Jacket Productions.
From 2008 to 2017 Gus worked on over seventy productions at Federation University’s Arts Academy in Ballarat in various roles as Stage Manager, Designer and Production Manager. Design highlights include; The Hatpin, Oklahoma!, The Tempest, The Kitchen; Oh What A Lovely War, Machinal, Love and Information, As You Like It and Garden City Weeded.
Other freelance work includes; directing/designing Southside Players 2015 production of Wheeler’s Luck and the 2016 return season at the Theatre Royal in Hobart, designing The Invisible People at Sovereign Hill, Calvin Berger at the Lawler Studio MTC, Manilla Street's Production of Blood Brothers at Chapel Off Chapel, Cheeky Theatre’s Ordinary Days and Come Blow Your Horn and Left Bauer/Humdrum Comedy’s production of Gilligan’s Island - The Musical at Chapel Off Chapel.
Christine Joined TTC as administrator in July 2011. Christine came to Tasmanian Theatre Company with a broad range of admin skills built up over far too many years of working in the Tasmanian arts industry. Previously she worked for the Festival of Voices over 3 festivals and prior to that was with Ten Days on the Island as Operations Coordinator for festivals 2011 and 2009 and as a stage manager for the very first festival in 2001.
Christine worked for several years as the office manager for Production Works, and before that for the Terrapin Puppet Theatre Company as administrator. Christine also spent many years managing the craft gallery Aspect Design which was established by her husband Jon in 1978. In the dim and distant past of the 1980s Christine was the office manager of the Salamanca Arts Centre.
Max has worked on almost every TTC production for the last 7 years, including Poxed, I am My Own Wife, The Boy With The Longest Shadow, The Journey Girl, The Trade, The Tree Widows, Born From Animals, SICK and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and assisted many, many independent artists and organisations from Hobart and beyond.
Creating work in theatres, halls, warehouses and quarries around Tasmania, Max has a collection of keys, hats and lanyards - as well as being the TTC’s Technical Manager, his credits have included lighting designer, site manager, touring technician, production manager and technical consultant for 10 Days On The Island, Terrapin Puppet Theatre, Second Echo Ensemble, Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Dark Mofo, The Unconformity and Festival Of Voices. Max holds a bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Tasmania and a Diploma of Live production from SPACE.
MAEVE MHAIRI MACGREGOR
Maeve is a Tasmania-based, nationally transient theatre maker, and the former Artistic Director of Loud Mouth Theatre Co. She is currently studying a Masters of Cultural Leadership at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, and holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Acting) also from NIDA. She was a Tasmanian independent delegate to the 2017 Australian Theatre Forum, and a Terrapin Puppet Theatre delegate to the 2017 National Youth Arts Forum.
Maeve has worked extensively as a performer in Sydney and Hobart, including for the Tamarama Rock Surfers, Sydney Chamber Opera, Tasmanian Theatre Company, Terrapin Puppet Theatre and LMTC. She has worked extensively in producing, marketing, production and design with Loud Mouth Theatre Company, and her work as a director has been nominated for numerous Tasmanian Theatre Awards including the LMTC production of Patricia Cornelius’s SHIT taking home the gong for Best Production in 2017. Maeve has also undertaken several formative assistant directorships alongside the likes of Annette Downs with Blue Cow Theatre Company, Aidan Fennessy with the Tasmanian Theatre Company, and Teddy Dunn with the State Theatre Company of South Australia.
Maeve works in marketing, advocacy, research and programming across local festivals, events, theatre, circus, music and the corporate entertainment sectors, most notably with Island Entertainment: Tasmania’s premiere provider of entertainment services to the corporate sector.
She threatened Leo Schofield with a bogan flashmob once, and has been a proud member of MEAA since 2014.