• Shaun


    EMAIL shaun@clarencesttheatre.co.nz

    EMAIL Shaun

    Shaun brings over three decades of experience in Hamilton's vibrant theatre scene, coupled with a 25-year background as a business owner in the graphics and printing industry. In this time he has worked with many of Hamilton’s theatre groups, in most of our city’s venues, and in a wide variety of roles. As a leader who values collaboration, Shaun prioritises fostering friendly, open relations and approaches every day with positivity, professionalism, and a smear of humor.

    Shaun has a personal connection to Clarence Street Theatre, where his journey in theatre began as a student at Hillcrest High School. It became a formative source of confidence, comradery, knowledge, and even love; being where he met his partner, who along with their two daughters remain his greatest source of happiness. This connection sustains Shaun’s deep-rooted desire to contribute to Clarence Street’s ongoing success and legacy, and he hopes you will support our journey.

  • Darlene


    EMAIL darlene@clarencesttheatre.co.nz

    EMAIL Darlene

    In her younger days Darlene took a few Ballet lessons and even performed on stage at a recital.

    Darlene is not a stranger to Clarence St Theatre or the Hamilton theatre scene in general. She worked as a Theatre Security Guard for over five years before joining Clarence St Theatre Trust in the Admin & Events area in 2015.

    Darlene enjoys working in the background and loves helping wherever she can.

  • Melissa


    EMAIL melissa@clarencesttheatre.co.nz

    EMAIL Melissa

    Melissa’s journey with Clarence St Theatre began at the ripe age of five where she started dance classes. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary Dance she went on to work as a professional dancer for various companies and independent projects in both Australia and London. In 2006 she moved to India to study Tabla (Indian percussion) and has been playing and performing on this instrument ever since. For the past 15 years Melissa has been living and working in Australia as a Radio Mic Technician for touring musical productions such as 'The Lion King', 'Les Miserables', 'Matilda'.

    She is thrilled to be circling back home to be part of the team at Clarence St Theatre

  • Ray


    EMAIL ray@xray.net.nz

    EMAIL Ray

    Ray has been involved in theatre since his school days growing up in Timaru. His passion has seen him performing onstage and working backstage for various amateur theatre groups around New Zealand. For the last eight years he has been involved in the Hamilton theatre scene where, along with the occasional on-stage role (Roger Hall's 'Hot Water' and 'Hudson & Halls' at CST; 'Cosi' at Riverlea Theatre), he now enjoys his other creative passion - graphic design.

    A theatre highlight for Ray has been as a founding member of the Bold Theatre Trust, producing shows like 'That Bloody Woman', 'Assassins', 'Old, Bold and Going Nowhere' and 'Dogfight'.

    And when he’s not busy with any of the above you’ll find him working behind the bar at Clarence St Theatre!