May, Sylvia

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20 Jan 1993
Oral history. First involved in Little Theatre in 1957 when asked to help with properties with Noel Baty. First directed "Winnie the Pooh". Mentions many people - Evie Atkinson, Ali Girling Butcher, Malcolm Cunninghame, Lynne Wilson, Martin Lloyd, Georgina Christensen, Ian Buchanan, Stan Priest, Glenys Horsfall, Geoffrey Darling. Describes rehearsal schedules, importance of the prompt, of all working together. President in 1984 and got the kitchen upgraded. New wardrobe and bathroom acquired 1987. Wyonnie Cave had a big influence on her and with Derek Treeby they were a trio. Cydie Strang was a tememdous diciplinarian, Brian smith and Tery Dombrosky great backstage. Describes auditioning and actors needs. Believes in open auditions.
Recorded: 20 Jan 1993
Interviewer: Mary Donald
Abstraction: Mary Whiting
Restrictions: None

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20 Jan 1993
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