Welcome to Collective Theatre

We are Canberra’s newest theatre company and are focused on providing excellent, affordable productions.  Our premiere production, Ordinary Days, had it’s opening night on Thursday, 7th of December 2017 and successfully ran for four performances.

Collective Theatre is proudly sponsored by Ginninderry, a newly developing North Canberra community with innovation, diversity and sustainability at its core.

Meet the Team

Collective Theatre is completely made up of and run by public school college students from across the ACT.  All members are graduating Year 12 at the end of 2017.



Andrew Howes

Jason / Production Manager

Andrew has been involved in the Canberra theatre scene for a few years now, most recently appearing in Canberra Rep’s A View From The Bridge, The Addams Family at The Q and Dramatic Productions‘ Catch Me If You Can.  Andrew is currently studying Psychology, Indonesian, Comedy and Acting & Directing.


Ashleigh Dodds

Stage Manager

Ashleigh has been studying stage management since 2012.  She has designed and built the set for Lyneham High School’s production of Cats and Moonflower.  Recently, Ashleigh has emerged from the depths of the bio box to perform on stage in Dickson College’s 2017 production of Orlando.  She is looking forward to returning to the depths of the bio box in this production.


Claire Yung

Assistant Musical Director

Claire has loved playing music ever since she can remember. She has played in Lyneham High School’s production of Cats and is currently playing with the ACT Senior Concert Band.


Jess Osvald

Claire / Director

Jess has been a member of various bands and ensembles over the last eight years, and is currently playing in the Ginninderra Wind Orchestra. She has been in the cast of Cats at Lyneham High School and Les Miserables at Gungahlin College. Jess has a diverse range of interests including performing arts, literature, chemistry and philosophy.


Jett Chudleigh

Deb / Artistic Director

Jett has been studying musical theatre and drama for four years now. She has participated in multiple school plays and musicals including Lyneham High’s Moonflower and Cats, and most recently as the title role in Dickson College’s Orlando. She is excited to extend her experience to other productions.


Lucinda Antcliff

Musical Director

Lucinda has been playing music since a young age, as a soloist and in ensembles at the state, national and international level.  She has played in Gungahlin College’s Les Miserables and Lyneham High’s Cats.  Currently she is playing with the ACT’s Senior Concert Band.


Mark Zatschler

Warren / Head of Marketing

Mark has been singing from a very young age, much to the annoyance of his siblings. He has been in several school productions, including Gungahlin College’s Les Miserables as Enjolras. He was also part of Ickle Pickle Productions’ Peter Pan, and most recently, Canberra Youth Theatre’s production, Versions of Us.


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