TRAINING: National Theatre Drama School, Melbourne National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Sydney Singing Teacher - Graham Clarke, Melbourne Voice Coach - Julia Wilson Dickson, London Improvisation Workshop - Steven Burkoff Clowning Workshop - Geoffrey Rush AFTRS Summer Skill, Melbourne FILM: THE WRITERS FESTIVAL, Dirtor Christine Keogh THE MUSHROOM PICKER BBC TV, Director Andy Wilson, London CHANNEL CHAOS (Valerie) Hafful Productions TRAINING FILMS: Experienced with Auto Cue TELECOM AUSTRALIA (Presenter) FORD AUSTRALIA (Presenter) NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK (Presenter) MS LONDON MAGAZINE (Presenter) London THE QUEUE (TV Host) London College of Printing TELEVISION: MDA (Noni Hibbard) ABC Drama, Director Daina Reid KITTSON FAHEY Comedy Sketches ABC Director Ted Robinson DARYL SOMERS SHOW Comedy Sketches Channel 9 NEIGHBOURS (Liz) Grundy TV THE FAST LANE (Frances) ABC PRISONER (Miss Doyle) Grundy TV PRISONER CELL BLOCK H ITV Thames Television COP SHOP Crawford Productions HOLIDAY ISLAND Crawford Productions I CAN JUMP PUDDLES ABC SAM'S LUCK ABC 01 FOR LONDON ITV Thames Television TELEVISION COMMERCIALS: 100% THEATRE: WINNERS (Margaret) Children's Arena Theatre THE WIZARD OF OZ (Aunt Em\Glynda\Gatekeeper) Alexander Theatre THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Maria) Princess Theatre & National Tour FOOTROT FLATS THE MUSICAL (Cheeky Hobson) National Tour SISTER MARY IGNATIS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU (Dianne) St. Martins NUNSENSE (Sister Mary Amnesia & covered 3 roles), Comedy Theatre GET HAPPY Ensemble Theatre, Sydney. Tribute to songwriter Harold Arlen PERFECTLY PORTER Producer\Writer\Performer, Ballarat Opera Festival & Regional Tour. Tribute to songwriter Cole Porter KISS ME KATE Covered the role of Kate, E&B Productions, National Tour UK Director - Roger Redfem. ROSE TATTOO Night Club, Los Angeles ROBINSON CRUSOE (Good Fairy) Grand Opera House, Belfast. E&B Productions UK MASCULINE WOMEN FEMININE MEN (One Woman Show) Edinburgh Fringe Festival THE DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG (Mother) Stephen Sondheims' Musical Writers Course, Oxford University UK AMUSO'S Musical Comedy Venue, Golden Lion Theatre Bar, London PRISONER CELL BLOCK H (Kath Evans) Original Cast - Dominion Theatre, West End & National Tour SHERLOCK HOLMES THE MUSICAL by Leslie Bricusse, Northcott Theatre, Exeter UK PAGLIACCI (Opera Ensemble) Fitzroy Town Hall ADDITIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS: AUSTRALIA DAY CONCERT, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne CHARLES NORMAN MEMORIAL CONCERT Produced & Performed at the George Fairfax Studio, Victorian Arts Centre BRICK LANE MUSIC HALL - London. Concert featuring Rosie Ash, Marilyn Home, Nicola Blackman & Danny La Rue. Musical Director: Jonathan Coen. EXMA The Worrier Princess Midsumma Festival, Adult Pantomime Writer/Producer/Performer. Australian Maid Productions. CERTIFICATE IN SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Specifically for the Performing Arts (NEIS) & started own company: AUSTRALIAN MAID PRODUCTIONS write & produce both original & existing musicals for theatre, film & animation. WRITERS GRANT from The Australian Arts Council Music Fund. Composed Both music & lyrics for ten original songs as well as writing the book for: THE PETTICOAT PIRATE a swashbuckling animated musical adventure. PRODUCERS GRANT from the Victorian Arts Council for the Ballarat Opera Festival and Victorian Region Tour of PERFECTLY PORTER. (Written, Devised and Directed by Brenda. VOLUNTEER CHANNEL 31 Camera Operator & Administrative Assistant BRENDA is now a qualified and experienced SCREENWRITER Pro Series & Master Screenwriting Certificates from ScreenwritingU L.A. Completed Million Dollar Movie Method Chris Soth L.A. Independent Film Maker Certificate from Hollywood Film Institute, Dov Simmons, Toronto Canada. Associate Diploma TRINITY College, London (Music Theatre).