Our Ear to the Ground March 2010: alumni news
Bachelor of Theology graduate James Fitzsimons has joined Green Point Baptist church as assistant pastor.
Master of Theology (Honours) graduate and lecturer Louise Gosbell has commenced doctoral studies with the Ancient History Department at Macquarie University with a scholarship.
Master of Counselling graduate Ros Harrison has returned to her counselling work in China.
2009 Bachelor of Graphic Design graduate Emma Vincin has won an internship in an art gallery in Santa Monica, USA, assisting with promotional material and exhibition design.
Jenn Gordon, another graduate from the class of 2009, has just secured a job with Fairfax in an Advertising Creative role.
2008 alumni Susan Browning’s band Touch of Blue had their live album recording recently, with over 100 people attending. They were supported by another alumni band, Storm in a Teacup (2009 graduate Asher Greig, 2007 graduates Camilla Halpin and Matt Glowacki).
2009 graduand Hannah Harriman is already building on her drama degree by studying dramatherapy in North Sydney and Wesley’s Institute’s Graduate Diploma of Education.
Dana Newell has been acting & studying filmmaking since completing her degree in 2004. She currently works for production company GMR, and her second short film One Broken Man is due for release in the next couple of weeks.
A group of alumni are making the trip to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival to perform with renowned Sydney sketch comedy group Comicide. Claire Jago (Drama graduate 2007), Nick O’Regan (2009 drama graduand) and Jess Kelly (2004 Drama graduate) are all performing, with Hannah Bath (Drama graduate 2007) assistant directing and performing.
2009 Drama graduate Phoebe Soden is building on her years spent in greasepaint by studying makeup artistry at Meadowbank TAFE.
A group of alumni from various years (including Sarah Frost, Hailey McQueen, Hannah Forsyth, Shane Grubba, Ben Vickers, Sarah Farmer and Luke Edward Smith) have just finished performing A Brutally Funny Double Bill for Twisted Tree Theatre, Wesley Institute’s alumni theatre company. Nick Freestone, graduate of the Bachelor of Music class of 2007, was the sound designer for the production.