Rebecca Davis

Rebecca Davis

Board Member
Rebecca Davis

Rebecca Davis

Board Member

Rebecca has been resident Production Coordinator for THEATRE 180 since 2019.

She is also founder and co-director of the leading WA entertainment agency BIG SKY ENTERTAINMENT, booking hundreds of Western Australian entertainers for over a decade to the private and corporate sector and to the major mine sites including acts such as The Angels, Diesel, The Preatures, Hoodoo Gurus, Birds of Tokyo, Kasey Chambers, Downsyde, The Brow, Baby Animals and Eskimo Joe. Big Sky Entertainment artistically created and produced the Shakespeare 400 Festival, Perth at UWA in 2016, employing over 50 performers and produced the 2018 Riversea Arts Spring Festival, a collaboration between Bethanie Aged Care, Mount Lawley Senior High School and Agelink Theatre. Rebecca was a Creative Producer on the original West Australian musical/opera MIMMA, a musical of war and friendship at The Regal Theatre in April 2019.

Rebecca is also a professional actor and theatre creator and has appeared in numerous productions over the last 20 years in England, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and regional tours to country WA, VIC, and NSW. Some of these include A FORTUNATE LIFE for THEATRE 180, THE VIBRATOR PLAY, OR (IN THE NEXT ROOM), A PERFECT SPECIMEN, DINNER, THE SEAGULL, OTHER DESERT CITIES, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, ARCADIA, BOUNDARY STREET, MADAGASCAR and THE MEMORY OF WATER for Black Swan State Theatre Company, SEVEN DEADLY SINS, FOUR DEADLY SINNERS for Onward Production / Black Swan State Theatre Company, SINGULAR WOMEN for Onward Production, THE BIG PICTURE for Perth Theatre Company / Agelink Theatre, THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES for Perth Theatre Company, DEAR HEART, AIRSWIMMING, THE GREATEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD, AS SHIPS PASS BY, RED FLOWERING GUMS and HERE TO STAY for Agelink Theatre, AS YOU LIKE IT for Deckchair Theatre, THE MERCY SEAT for Brain Box Project – His Majesty’s Theatre, SKYLAB for Barking Gecko Theatre Company, KING LEAR for Shakespeare Globe Centre Australia, A MOMENT ON THE LIPS for Red Ryder Productions, LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES AND MILES FRANKLIN AND THE RAINBOW’S END for Performing Arts Productions, and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM for the Australian Shakespeare Company.

Rebecca’s work with Agelink Theatre (now THEATRE 180) has also involved interviewing seniors and assisting in creating scripts and stories for the stage. She has been part of the script development and production stage of over 10 of their shows.

Film & TV includes the US feature THE MYSTERY OF NATALIE WOOD, THE RECKONING, VICTIM (winner of six awards at the 2004 WA Screen Awards, official selection for the Sarasota Film Festival in Florida, Brooklyn International Film Festival, NY and St Kilda Film Festival), THE HEIGHTS, LOCKIE LEONARD 2, THE SLEEPOVER CLUB 2, MAGICIAN, STATE CORONER, MURDER CALL, and SHIPWRECK COAST.

In 2001 Rebecca was selected to represent Australia at the inaugural International Artistic Fellowship at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London. She is also an Equity Guild award winner for best actress in Agelink Theatre’s production of THE GREATEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD.

Rebecca has been a proud member of Equity since 1983.

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We are so delighted and honoured to welcome Dr Carina Hoang to the board of THEATRE 180. Dr Hoang brings an incredible amount of expertise, advocacy and heart to our team and we look forward to working with her!

Special Representative of Australia for UNHCR • Actor • Speaker • Historian • Academic • Business Owner •  Award-winning Author/Publisher 

Carina was 16 when she fled Vietnam on a wooden boat with her two younger siblings and 370 other people. She survived the harrowing journey and the extreme challenges living in a primitive refugee camp. After resettled in the United States she continued her education and had a successful corporate career. She went on to hold management positions in the semiconductor, biotechnology, and healthcare industries in the areas of marketing, human resources, and administrative management. 

She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Gender and Cultural Studies, a Master of Business Administration, and a Doctor of Philosophy. 

Carina is a leading advocate for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers. In 2007, she moved to Australia and has made an immense impact in raising awareness of refugee issues.
Thanks to CircuitWest we have two of our wonderful teaching artists in Albany this weekend. TrenT Baker and Tegan Mulvany will be conducting some awesome acting/directing/impro workshops at the Albany Light Opera & Theatre Company. Beautiful Albany - we wish we were all there! 
#theatre #Workshops #albany #theatre180 #circuitwest
Due to positive Covid cases among the artistic team we have had to reschedule the two performances of Matters of the Heart to Friday 20th May, 11am and 7pm. All existing ticket holders have been notified by email and your tickets will be automatically valid for the new date and time. Please check your inbox and if you can't make the new date please email info@theatre180.com.au for a refund.
If you haven't yet booked a ticket there are only a few remaining so be sure to get in quick! www.theatre180.com.au
A first get together with the cast, director, costume/set designer and producers of THEATRE 180’s upcoming production of Joe Penhall’s award-winning play Blue/Orange. A very exciting discussion has ensued about characters and costume/set ideas 😊

Don’t miss out on seeing one of the best contemporary plays written in the last two decades! 

Laurence Olivier Award – Best Play 2001
Evening Standard Theatre Award – Best Play 2000
Critics Circle Theatre Award – Best New Play 2000
 
“Blue/Orange explores the connection between ethnicity and  perceptions of mental health…it illuminates the way psychiatry can be strategic - and anatomises the politics of medical care.” – Evening Standard (London)
 
“In the way of great comedy, Blue/Orange touches on great themes: self-advancement at the expense of others and perceptions of sanity.” - The Independent (London)
 
Directed by Stuart Halusz
Featuring Jarryd Dobson, Andrew Lewis, Tinashe Mangwana
Set/Costume Designer - Neil Sheriff
Sound Designer – Noah Ivulich
Lighting Designer – Garry Ferguson
Lower Burt Memorial Hall, 38 St Georges Tce, Perth
August 20 – September 3
Bookings link www.theatre180.com.au
#theatre #mentalhealthawareness
Thank you Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries for providing creative development funding for our next cinestage production based on the stunning series of books by Dianne Wolfer - Author The Lighthouse Girl, The Light Horse Boy, In the Lamplight and the Last Light Horse. 
Titled ‘The Lighthouse Girl Saga’, the script, written by Jenny Davis and Hellie Turner, with AV Design by  Josephine Hayes, AV Production by Sunburnt Films, Sound Design by Ben Collins and directed by Stuart Halusz, this seed funding sets us on our path to seek full production funding for this very special story. Thank you to our readers Michelle Fornasier Brendan Hanson and Nick Maclaine ❤️ #thelighthousegirl #theatre #westernaustralia #DLGSC #artsfunding
So excited to be at the launch of @diannewolfer  latest book The Last Light Horse at the beautiful Albany Town Hall! We are thrilled we have been given creative development funding from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries to turn all of the 4 books into a script for a theatre production, written by Jenny Davis and Hellie Turner ❤️