Elise Martin – Artistic Director
Elise has been working as an actor for several years on both the stage and screen. She has previously performed and trained in Sydney completing courses at Sydney Theatre School, NIDA and Screenwise as well as master classes in improvisation.
Elise is a Newcastle based actor and drama teacher. She has most recently appeared in Stooged Theatre’s Blood Bank, Newcastle Theatre Company’s Proof, Someone Like You for Stooged Theatre as part of the Roald Dahl festival, The Chosen for Tantrum Youth Arts and The Female of the Species for Newcastle Theatre Company for which she received a CONDA nomination. Elise is currently studying a Bachelor of Teaching/Arts while working as Artistic Director and tutor at Hunter Drama.
Elise has trained extensively in the performing arts gaining qualifications from NIDA (Acting Ensemble) Screenwise and Sydney Theatre School. She has also attended intensive master classes in improvisation with Lyn Pierce.
In 2016 she won a CONDA award for her performance in Newcastle Theatre Company’s ‘Proof’.