Daniel came to us at Queensland Theatre in September, 2016. He was keen to do a weekly work experience placement with the company, as he has a strong interest in theatre and performance. Daniel is a member of Blue Roo Theatre Company and each year, rehearses a performance which happens in November at the Judith Wright Centre. Centacare HAND Learning and Leisure Services, is a not for profit organisation in north Brisbane supporting people with a disability by enhancing leisure and lifestyle opportunities. Daniel works with Krystal, who is a support worker from HAND, and each week, helps around the office for a few hours on a Tuesday morning. Since Daniel has been with us for almost a year, we wanted to share with you what he does at Queensland Theatre and why he loves working here! We asked Daniel some questions below…
Tell us five interesting facts about yourself.
I love music
I love movies
I love swimming
I love singing
I like doing art
What do you do at Queensland Theatre?
I do computer work for Heidi and Laurel, I tidy the bookshelf, I help other departments with tasks they need done. I have helped the Ticketing team and Executive Assistant, Jacki, before as well.
What do you like about coming to work here?
The people are really nice and I like to learn new things.
What other activities or interests do you have?
Drama, drumming and I am in an IT group at HAND.
We know you're a performer, tell us a little bit about what you do with Blue Roo Theatre Company?
I rehearse every Thursday and Friday. Thursday is the full Blue Roo ensemble, Friday is a small ensemble called Commedia Dell’arte.
What is your next show and when will you be performing?
Our next show is called ‘NOW’ made up of 4 small groups. We perform on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th of November at the Judith Wright Centre
And finally, what's been the best movie you've seen in the last few months? Why?
The best movie I've seen is Suicide Squad, because it had an excellent storyline. My favourite character is Harley Quinn.