Mandy has been part of the Court Company for 25 years and she was our Production Manager from 2011 to 2015. Mandy has been involved with over 100 Court productions with her most recent being stage manager of the school touring production He Kura Korero. Other Court Theatre shows include August: Osage County; The Complete Works of William Shakespeare; She Stoops to Conquer; The Wind in the Willows; Great Expectations; The Sound of Music; Stones in His Pockets; Proof; Ladies Night; Year of the Rat and Glorious.
As a freelance production and stage manager she has worked with various other companies including The Christchurch Arts Festival, The World Buskers Festival, Southern Opera, NASDA, Two Productions, NZ Opera and Cubbin Theatre Company, who produce theatre for the very young. Some stage management highlights include the NZ tour of Maui: One Man Against the Gods; Pacific Underground’s first season of Fresh Off the Boat and Showbiz Christchurch productions of Miss Saigon, Hairspray and Hitmen.
Mandy helps coordinate the annual Theatrefest competition for Canterbury and enjoys teaching as well as mentoring new stage managers.