Peter Verhagen President/Founder

peter@lightboxau.com

Peter is a professional theatre technician and designer, and performs in musicals as a hobby.

Performance Credits: Grease, Beauty and the Beast, Hairspray, Cats, Anything Goes (MLMC), Shrek (MT Studios)
Technical Production Credits: Cats (Santa Maria College), Robin Hood, Camp Rock (YouthARK Theatre), Anything Goes, High School Musical (MLMC), High School Musical Jr (Catchment Players), Shrek Jr (SPJE), Yarra Valley Film Festival, Be More Chill (Lightbox Productions), Spring Awakening (RMIT Creative), American Idiot (Phoenix TC), We Will Rock You (SLAMS MTC)
Music Direction: Camp Rock (YouthARK Theatre), High School Musical (MLMC), Be More Chill (Lightbox Productions), Chicago (Phoenix TC), Heathers (GJ Productions), Dogfight (Lightbox Productions), Bar One (Lightbox Productions), We Will Rock You (SLAMS MTC)
Direction: Robin Hood, Camp Rock (YouthARK Theatre), Be More Chill (Lightbox Productions), Bar One (Lightbox Productions)
Education: Diploma of Live Production & Technical Services (2017), RADA Summer Course – Lighting Design (2017)

Luke Martin Vice President

lmartin@lightboxau.com

Luke is very excited to be taking on the position of Vice President after being Secretary for the last 2 years at Lightbox. He is a designer, currently finishing a Bachelors of Design at Deakin University, majoring in Visual Communication Design.

Performance Credits: Be More Chill, The Theory of Relativity (Lightbox Productions); The Addams Family, The Wedding Singer, Noises Off (Koonung Secondary College); The Addams Family, Rock Of Ages, Chicago (Phoenix TC); Shrek (Masquerade Theatre Studios)

Production Credits: Dogfight (Lightbox Productions); Thoroughly Modern Millie (Koonung Secondary College)

David Brown Treasurer

dbrown@lightboxau.com

David is a professional lighting technician with over 10 years of experience. With a strong experience in all things technical, as well as extensive marketing and management background, David is excited to be a part of the Lightbox team!

Technical Production Credits: Dogfight (Lightbox Productions); History Boys, Quartet, Wisdom of Eve, Picnic at Hanging Rock (Lilydale Athenaeum); Seussical, Hairspray, Oliver (Luther College)

Erin Casey Secretary

ecasey@lightboxau.com

Erin is excited to join the Lightbox team as Secretary of the Committee. In 2020, she completed her Honours degree in studying Ancient Egyptian and Babylonian literature. For the better part of the last decade, Erin has worked in a variety of theatre roles both on stage and off. She is looking forward to seeing what Lightbox Productions does next!

Performance Credits: Twelfth Night, Noises Off, The Addams Family (Koonung Secondary College)

Production Credits: Hedda Gabler, The Flick, The Metamorphosis (MU Modern Theatre)

Ruby Gleeson General Member

rgleeson@lightboxau.com

Ruby is excited to meet everyone, new and returning who come into our Lightbox family. Whether she is under stage lights or operating them, she’s always up for a chat. Ruby is a Nurse by day, and is affectionately known at her work as “Singing Ruby”. She takes pride in creating theatre magic within this kickass committee and hope to see you there with us!

Performance Credits:

Soloist in BustCo’s Ensomblah: Second Serve 2019 earning her a Lyrebird Nomination for Highly Commended Performance.
Blind Mouse in SLAMS Shrek the Musical
Ancestor Bride of Phoenix Theatre’s The Addams Family.
Usherette in Waterdale’s The Producers!
Ensemble in productions of Lightbox’s Bar One, KidzActs Hairspray, Waterdale’s A Midsummer Nights Dream, and Nova Music Theatre’s Legally Blonde and Grease.

Emily Hill General Member

ehill@lightboxau.com

Emily is excited to join Lightbox’s Committee for the first time in 2020. You’ll find her backstage, organising as much of the chaos as possible, while professionally she works building 3D computer models of buildings.

Production Credits: Heathers, All Shook Up, High Fidelity, We Will Rock You (SLAMS MTC) American Idiot (Phoenix TC) Dogfight, Bar One (Lightbox Productions)

2017/18 Committee

President: Peter Verhagen
Vice-President: Jared Smith
Secretary: Alex Keuken
Treasurer: Darcy Myring
General Member: Karissa Taylor

2018/19 Committee

President: Peter Verhagen
Vice-President: Jared Smith
Secretary: Maddy Connolly/Luke Martin
Treasurer: Darcy Myring
Marketing & Publicity Officer: Jessica Mathewes
General Members: Kristyn Adamopolous; Emily Keagan; Chris Keuken; Kirsten Manuel

2019/20 Committee

President: Peter Verhagen
Vice-President: Kristyn Adamopoulos
Secretary: Luke Martin
Treasurer: Darcy Myring
Marketing & Publicity Officer: David Brown
Events Officer: Caitlin Stewart
Fundraising and Sponsorships Officer: Joshua Meadows
General Members: Jess Marshall and Ruby Gleeson