Peter has undertaken extensive research into the work of his great great grandfather and Australian's most prolific colonial theatre architect George R. Johnson (1840-1898). He has written entries for the Australian Dictionary of Biography and the Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture. Peter operates an architectural practice in St Kilda and acts as a valuer of architectural documents for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
If you are coming to the meeting, you may like to print out the below documents and bring them along.
Notice & Agenda (pdf file, 86 KB)
President's Report (pdf file)
Financial Statement (pdf file, 317 KB)
AGM Minutes 2017 Minutes (pdf file, 84 KB)
If appropriate, you may like to use these forms.
Proxy form (Ms Word file, 27 KB)
Committee nomination (Ms Word file, 44 KB)
The following are some interesting books, pamphlets & programs [out of copyright] for you to download:
Nellie Stewart, My Life's Story
J. Sands, Sydney 1923
(pdf, 113.85 MB)
Vinia de Loitte (Mrs Howard Vernon), Gilbert & Sullivan Opera in Australia 1879-1935,
11th edition, Whitmarks Ltd., Sydney, 1935
(pdf, 7.96 MB)
Phil Finkelstein, His Majesty's Theatre Melbourne Opening Souvenir Saturday July 28th 1934,
J. C. Williamson Ltd. Melbourne, 1934
(pdf, 25.36 MB)
J. C. Williamson Ltd. Opera Season in association with Dame Nellie Melba, Stories of the Operas,
J. C. Williamson Ltd. 1918
(pdf, 4.2 MB)
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Bard garb: Dramatic Shakespeare costumes
The exhibition Shakespeare, the Stuff of the World brings together more than 100 outfits, from Gertrude's gown to Banquo's blood-stained doublet. The exhibition is at the Centre National du Costume de Scene in Moulins, central France, until 4 January 2015.
Read a article about this exhibition in the Guardian.
For more information about the Centre National du Costume de Scene click here.
Members lucky enough to be travelling to Europe this year may like to take a detour to Moulins in central France to see this exhibition.
Actor, dancer; long-time THA supporter d. 19.8.2013
Robert's reminiscences were published in On Stage, Volume 3, Numbers 1-4