The Company

Currently Hobart Playback Theatre has 13 members who have diverse roles as actors, musicians, conductors, trainers and administrators.

These include:

Kim Willing

Kim is a conductor and actor with the Company and a member since 1994. She has trained with the founder of Playback Theatre, Jonathan Fox, and Mary Good, who brought Playback Theatre to Australia. Kim works as a facilitator and coach with community, industry and Government organisations.

Sam de Zoet

Sam is a great mover! His energy and great sense of fun will engage you!

Lou-anne Barker

Lou-anne joined the Company in 1995 and has since performed as an actor or conductor in over a hundred community and commissioned performances. She has attended and co-facilitated several workshops for Hobart Playback Theatre.

Emily Conolan

Emily brings strong insight into her Playback performances with a background in refugee advocacy work. She gets to the heart of a story!

Nel Smit

Nel is a founding member, working as an actor, musician, conductor and on the executive for a number of years, with expertise in grant writing. Nel’s day job is in environmental education. She has had international training with Jonathan Fox, Founder of Playback Theatre.

Georgie Carr

Georgie comes from a background of directing, choreographing and stage managing Community Theater. She has a playful energy, physical brightness and offers creative sound to her performances!

Saty Roberts

Satyamo is a trained musician, yoga instructor and music therapist. She joined Hobart Playback Theatre in 2009. Her spontaneous song writing and musical support is extraordinary!

Andrew Koch

Andrew joined in 1995, with a background in piano improvisation and theatre production and interests in audio and lighting. Trained with Australian and international theatre and circus professionals. He works in visual science and health in Tasmania and East Timor.

Ange Percy

Our esteemed Treasurer who keeps us on track and financially organised!