Making quality theatre accessible to the local community

About TTT

Office-bearers and TTT Committee members 2023:

as at (and since) Special meeting February 15 2023


  1. President – Michael Baker
  2. Vice President –
  3. Secretary – Fred Preston
  4. Treasurer – Anne Staig

Committee members (in addition to the above):

  1. Gay Bell (Production Manager)
  2. Zina Carman (Social secretary)
  3. Lisa Berry (Facebook site administrator)
  4. Trry Roseburgh
  5. Rosemary Faris


  • SOCIAL: Zina Carman, Marie Darby
  • PLAY READINGS and SELECTION: Gay Bell, Rosemary Faris

Special tasks:

  • Shoestring Playhouse Bookings Officer – Michael Baker
  • Minutes Secretary – Karen Long (

Many thanks to the outgoing Committee for yet another successful year and a growing Troupe.

Link to President’s Report 2022 (Presented at 2023 AGM)

Link to President’s Report 2021 (Presented at 2022 AGM)


A little history

  • Started in 2001 in local peoples’ homes – play readings and discussions.
  • Operated in Senior Citizens’ Hall for 18 years.
  • Lobbied for an arts space for 15 years.
  • Continued full-length and one-act plays three times a year for 20 years.
  • Led the community in convincing local government to permit the use of the old basketball court (recreation centre) to become a performance and visual arts centre.
  • Contributed to the planning and development of Shoestring Playhouse and ‘The MAC’ (Multi Arts Centre).
  • Developed the functionality of Shoestring Playhouse and took on its management in March 2021.
  • Organised Stage Management and Lighting Workshops (2023)
  • Collaborated with Melbourne Improvisation to run Improv sessions in 2023
  • Continued management of Shoestring Playhouse for community users

Torquay Theatre Troupe Vision and mission statement

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